Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Henry Van Schaack, 26 March 1795

From Henry Van Schaack1

[Pittsfield, Massachusetts, March 26, 1795. On April 1, 1795, Hamilton wrote to Van Schaack: “I am favoured with your letter of the 26. of March.” Letter not found.]

1Van Schaack was banished from New York State during the American Revolution because of his Loyalist sympathies. He moved to Massachusetts, first settling in Richmond and then in Pittsfield. He was a close friend and correspondent of Philip Schuyler, James Duane, and several other New Yorkers who were well known to H.

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