Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Thomas Jefferson, 30 May 1792

From Thomas Jefferson

[Philadelphia] May 30, 1792. “Th: Jefferson presents his respectful compliments to the Secretary of the Treasury, and sends him the above extract1 at the request of mr Short who, being unwell, wrote only a few lines to Th: J.”

AL, letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress; LC, RG 59, Diplomatic and Consular Instructions of the Department of State, 1791–1801, National Archives.

1For the extract from William Short’s letter to Jefferson of February 29, 1792, see Short to H, March 24, 1792, note 21.

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