Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Thomas Mifflin, 1 December 1792

To Thomas Mifflin1

[Philadelphia, December 1, 1792. “Mr. Hamilton presents his respectful Compliments to Governor Mifflin and requests he will be so obliging as to send by the bearer the papers2 he was kind enough to offer a perusal of to Mr. Hamilton.”3 Letter not found.]

AL, sold by American Art Association, March 3, 1925, Lot 272.

1Mifflin was governor of Pennsylvania.

2The papers, which have not been found, related to the resistance in western Pennsylvania to the Federal excise on distilled spirits. See H to Mifflin, December 3, 1792.

3Extract taken from dealer’s catalogue.

Index Entries