Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Eliphalet Pearson, [10 September 1791]

From Eliphalet Pearson1

[Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 10, 1791]


I feel myself happy in the honor of acquainting a gentleman of Mr. Hamilton’s merited distinction that the American Academy of Arts & Sciences has elected him a Fellow; of which the instrument, herewith transmitted, is a Certificate executed in the usual form.2

With sentiments of highest esteem, I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most obedient &   very humble servant,

Eliphalet Pearson
Correspg. Secretary.

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Pearson was Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Oriental Languages at Harvard College.

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