From Sebastian Bauman
New York Septr. 3. 1792.1
I have recieved your favour of 31st Ult.2 and I have to inform you that there is no letter in my Office for Gulliaum Vaillant,3 Poste restante. If there had been, I should without delay have forwarded the same under cover to you by this days Post.
Remain with great respect Dear Sir, Your most Obd. & very humble Servt.
The Honble. Alexr. Hamilton
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. This letter was postmarked “N York Sept 2.”
2. Letter not found.
3. Presumably Sieur Vaillant, captain of the ship Le Coulard (“France, Consulate: United States, Register of the Chancery of the Consulate of France in the United States, at New York City,” D, MS Division, New York Public Library).