Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Gulian Verplanck, 26 March 1792

To Gulian Verplanck1

Treasury Department
March 26, 1792


You will please to pay to William Seton Esquire cashier of your institution, fifty thousand dollars to be applied by him towards purchases of the public debt on account of the United States—which shall be covered by a warant in due form. With great consideration,

I have the honor to be, gentlemen,   Your obd’t serv’t

Alexander Hamilton
Sec’y of the Treasury

Gulian Verplanck, Esq.
Cashier of the Bank of New York2

ALS, from typescript supplied by Mr. Arthur P. Morgan, Princeton, New Jersey.

1This letter was enclosed in H to William Seton, March 26, 1792. Verplanck was president of the Bank of New York.

2This is a mistake, for Seton was the cashier of the Bank of New York.

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