Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William Duer, 21 March 1792

From William Duer1

[New York, March 21, 1792. The calendar summary of this letter reads as follows: “‘Your letter of the 14th has been Balm to my Soul.…2 You shall never blush to call me your friend.’ Sends letter by the surveyor of Gallipolis.3 Recommends that settlement.” Letter not found.]

1Letter listed in “Calendar Summary of Philip Schuyler and Alexander Hamilton Papers,” Personal Miscellaneous, Box 6, Schuyler, MS Division, New York Public Library.

2For information on Duer’s bankruptcy, see Duer to H, March 12, 1792; H to Duer, March 14, 1792; and Robert Troup to H, March 19, 1792.

3Presumably this is a reference to Medad Mitchell. See Mitchell to H, February 9, 1792.

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