Alexander Hamilton Papers

Enclosure: John Mix, Junior, to John Chester, 8 October 1791

John Mix, Junior, to John Chester70

Newhaven [Connecticut] October 8th 1791.


Doubtless you may remember that I mentioned a word to you at my house with regard to my Supplying the Federal Armey with Buttons from our Factory, and that I wished for your Patronage and Influence in the matter. If Sir it is agreeable to you to mention the matter to the Secretary, I should take it as a favour. We should be able to Furnish at a very reasonable rate, and would Put USA on Each Button or any other figure or Divise that Should be required. I am Sir with Esteam &c &c Yours

John Mix Junr.

Honl John Chester Esq

70ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

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