Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William Duer, 12 August 1791

From William Duer1

[New York, August 12, 1791. On August 17, 1791, Hamilton wrote to Duer: “I have received your two letters of the 12th and 16th.” Letter of August 12 not found.]

1Duer, a prominent New York financier and speculator, had served as Assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury from September, 1789, until early in 1790.

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