Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to John F. Mercer, 3 November 1792

To John F. Mercer1

Philadelphia Novr 3d 1792


The Post two days since, brought me your letter of the 16th of October.

I deemed it incumbent on me previous to a more particular notice of its contents to forward a copy of it, and of the documents which accompany it, as far as they regard your public discourses to Major Ross.

With due consideration   I am Sir   Your Obedt Servt


John F Mercer Esq

Copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Mercer was a member of the House of Representatives from Maryland.

For background to this letter, see the introductory note to H to Mercer, September 26, 1792. See also H to David Ross, September 26, 1792; Ross to H, October 5–10, 1792; Mercer to H, October 16–28, 1792.

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