Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James Monroe, 11 June 1794

To James Monroe1

Philadelphia, June 11. 1794

Dear Sir

I send you the paper which Mrs. De Talleyrand2 & De Beaumez3 were to hand you through me. You observe they have foreborne to insert any but females. The object, I am sure, will interest your good offices, as far as shall consist with your situation & with propriety. I confirm to you what they say on the subject of money. With good wishes, consideration, & esteem I remain, Sir

Your obed ser

A Hamilton

Mr. Monroe

ALS, James Monroe Papers, Library of Congress.

1George Washington had nominated Monroe United States Minister Plenipotentiary to France on May 27, 1794; the Senate had consented to the nomination on May 28, 1794 (Executive Journal, I description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate (Washington, 1828), I. description ends , 157).

2Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord. See H to Washington, May 5, 1794, note 1.

3Bon-Albert Briois, Chevalier de Beaumetz, like Talleyrand was an exile and had traveled with him from England. See H to Washington, May 5, 1794, note 3.

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