To Rufus King
[New York, May 5, 1796]
After reading seal & hand on the inclosed.1 If such things are to be you cannot leave the Senate.2 Jay is against it at all events till the European storm is over. We must all think well of this business.
Adieu Yours Affey
R. King Esqr
Copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. The endorsement on this letter reads: “The enclosed letter was for the Pt. RK.” The enclosure was a letter from H to Washington, May 5, 1796, which in turn enclosed a letter from Gouverneur Morris to H, March 4, 1796.