Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Elisha Boudinot, 30 July 1792

To Elisha Boudinot

[Philadelphia] 30th July, 1792.

Dear Sir:

I expected to have set out to-day to join the Committee to-morrow at Newark, but it is not possible.1 To-morrow morning I shall embark in the Early Stage, and hope to reach you in the afternoon; but I pray that no business may be deferred on my account.

Truly yours,

Alexr. Hamilton.

JCHW description begins John C. Hamilton, ed., The Works of Alexander Hamilton (New York, 1851–1856). description ends , V, 517.

1H attended the meeting of the committee of the board of directors of the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures which met on August 1, 1792, at Paterson, New Jersey, rather than at Newark (“Minutes of the S.U.M.,” description begins MS minutes of the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, City of Paterson, New Jersey, Plant Management Commission, Successors to the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures. description ends 56). See also “Proposals to Contract for the Construction of the Manufacturing Plant of the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures,” July 11, 1792, and H to Boudinot, July 12, 1792.

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