Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James Reynolds, [3 January 1792]

From James Reynolds1

[Philadelphia, January 3, 1792]

Received Philadelphia January 3. 179[2]2 of Alexander Hamilton four hundred dollars in full of all demands

James Reynolds

1This receipt is printed as document No. VI in the appendix of the “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797.

This was the second of two payments of blackmail made by H to Reynolds. The first payment was made on December 22, 1791. For background to this affair, see Reynolds to H, December 15, 17, 19, 1791; H to Reynolds, December 15, 1791; Maria Reynolds to H, December 15, 1791.

2In the pamphlet this date is incorrectly given as 1791.

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