Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Jean Baptiste de Ternant, 12 March 1792

To Jean Baptiste de Ternant

Treasury Department
March 12, 1702.


I have the honor to receive your letter of the 10th. instant, and Mr. de la Forest1 has applied at the Treasury for the payment of the sum of one hundred thousand dollars at the moment when 1 was about to request you would take order for the receipt of that sum. A warrant on the Treasurer has in course been executed.

With very great respect & attachment, I have the honor to be   Sir   Your obed. servant

Alexander Hamilton

Mr. Ternant
Minister Plenipotentiary of France

LS, Arch. des Aff. Etr., Corr. Pol., Etats-Unis, Supplement Vol. 20.

1Antoine René Charles Mathurin de La Forest, French consul general in the United States.

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