Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Thomas Jefferson, 7 May 1791

To Thomas Jefferson1

Treasury Department
May the 7. 1791

The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to inform the Secretary of State that there are in the bank of North America Bills at ten days sight for the sum of 32.175 Guilders, which the Cashier is directed to hold for him. A warrant is enclosed for the sum of 13000 dolls. in his favor, the money for which is intended to procure those bills for the purpose of obtaining a recognition of the treaty with the new Emperor of Morocco.

D, in unidentified handwriting, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter, see Jefferson to H, March 12, 1791.

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