Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James Reynolds, 7 April 1792

From James Reynolds1

Philadelphia 7th, April. 1792.


I am sorry to inform you my setivation is as such. I am indebted to a man in this town about 45. dollars which he will wate no longer on me. now sir I am sorrey to be troubleing you So Offen. which if you Can Oblige me with this to day. you will do me infenate service. that will pay Nearly all I owe in this town except yourself. I have some property on the North River which I have Wrote to my Brother sell which as soon as it Come in my hands. I pay you every shilling with the strictest Justice you Oblige me with. the inclose is the Receipt. for the amount

I am sir with due Regard. your humble servant

James Reynolds

Alexr. Hamilton Esqr.

1This letter and the enclosed receipt are printed as document No. XIV in the appendix of the “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797.

For background to this letter, see Reynolds to H, December 15, 17, 19, 22, 1791, January 3, 17, March 24, April 3, 1792; H to Reynolds, December 15, 1791; Maria Reynolds to H, December 15, 1791, January 23–March 18, March 24, 1792.

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