From James McHenry1
Philad. 18 Novr. 1799
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
Genl. Alex Hamilton
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. For background to this letter, see the introductory note to Oliver Wolcott, Jr., to H, July 3, 1797.
2. Letter not found.
3. William Bingham was a United States Senator from Pennsylvania.