Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to William Rawle, [21 June 1794]

To William Rawle1

[Philadelphia, June 21, 1794]

The Secretary of the Treasury presents his Compliments to Mr. Rawle—requests that he will be so obliging as to call at the Treasury Office, tomorrow morning at Nine OClock, to converse on a matter of public business. It is expected that other persons concerned in it will be present.2

AL, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

1Rawle was United States attorney for the District of Pennsylvania.

2This letter is endorsed in Rawle’s handwriting: “about Judge Symmes’s purchase.” For information concerning John Cleves Symmes’s purchase of western lands, see H to Rawle, March 13, 1794. See also H to Rawle, January 6, July 17, 1793; Israel Ludlow to H, July 10, 1793; Edmund Randolph to H, February 18, 1794.

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