Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to John Kean, 8 March 1792

To John Kean1

Treasury Department
March 8. 1792.


I have desired the Treasurer to transmit to the Bank of the United States a bill or bills on the Bank of New York for the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, which are to be passed, to the credit of the United States.

It is to be understood that the Bank of the United States are to receive the amount in their own notes or in specie at the option of the Bank of New York.

I am, Sir,   Your most obedt. servant

Alexander Hamilton

John Kean Esq.
Cashier of the Bank of the United States.

LS, from the original in the New York State Library, Albany.

1For background to this letter, see H to William Seton, February 10, 1792.

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