To the President and Directors of the Bank of New York1
Ty Dept. 16 Aug. 1791
You will please to cause to be paid to Willm. Seton Esqr such sums not exceeding in the whole One Hundred & fifty Thousand Dollars as he may require to be applied by him towards purchases of the Public Debt at the request of the Trustees of the Sinking Fund.2 The advances you shall make, when known, will be covered in the requisite forms.
Copy, in the handwriting of William Seton, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Gulian Verplanck was elected president of the Bank of New York on May 11, 1791.