Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Charles Lee, 13 September 1791

To Charles Lee

Treasury Department
Septr. 13. 1791


As it is possible The President of the United States may have occasion for some Money in Alexandria,1 you will retain for his own use one thousand Dollars. The receipt of any of the Gentlemen of his family for such part of the said sum as he may desire, when transmitted to this office will be duly covered with a warrant.

I am,   Sir,   Your obedt Servant

A Hamilton

Charles Lee Esquire

LS, RG 56, Letters to and from the Collectors at Alexandria, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.

1On September 15, 1791, Washington left Philadelphia for Mount Vernon.

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