Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 18 November 1799

From James McHenry1

Philad. 18 Novr. 1799

Dear Sir.

I recd two hours ago your letter of the 14th,2 begging me to call upon and send you certain papers you had lodged with Mr Bingham.3 As he has not yet returned to the City I dispatched my servant with a note to which I have received the answer inclosed. I do not remember to have seen the papers aluded to.

Yours truly & Affectionately

James McHenry

Genl. Alex Hamilton

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter, see the introductory note to Oliver Wolcott, Jr., to H, July 3, 1797.

2Letter not found.

3William Bingham was a United States Senator from Pennsylvania.

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