Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to William Short, 23 May 1793

To William Short

[Philadelphia, May 23, 1793. The catalogue description of this letter reads: “Introducing Major Jackson1 to the United States Minister at the Hague.” Letter not found.]

ALS, sold by Stan V. Henkels, Jr., October 9, 1914, Lot 774.

1William Jackson, who had served as secretary of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and as George Washington’s secretary from 1789 to 1791, was a business partner of William Bingham of Philadelphia. In 1793 he went to Europe as a land agent for Bingham.

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