Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Charles W. Hare, 14 January 1802

From Charles W. Hare1

Philadelphia, January 14, 1802. Describes the arrangement he “made with Col. Burr on the subject of Mr Angersteins debt.”2 States: “I have paid 20 Dlls 67 to the keeper of the city tavern on account of your son’s bill and have taken a receipt in full. I enquired for other bills, but could not find any, and I believe he owed nothing more.”3

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Hare, the nephew of Anne Willing Bingham, the late wife of William Bingham, became Bingham’s agent and legal representative in the summer of 1801 when Bingham left the United States for London (Bingham to H, July 21, 1801).

2For Aaron Burr’s debt to John J. Angerstein, See Alexander Baring to H, November 16, 1797; the enclosure to H to John Rutledge, Jr., January 4, 1801.

3Shortly before his death on November 24, 1801, Philip Hamilton, H’s oldest son, had visited Philadelphia. See Benjamin Rush to H, November 26, 1801.

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