Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Jacob Read, [November 1798]

To Jacob Read1

[Philadelphia, November, 1798]

I am mortified My Dear Sir that I cannot have the pleasure of dining with you today as I promised; but I am so extremely deranged in point of health that I am compelled to stay at home repose & muse.

Yrs. truly

A Hamilton

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1Read, a South Carolina Federalist, was a member of the United States Senate from 1795 to 1801.

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