To Ernst Frederich von Walterstorff1
[New York, August 5, 1802. On April 20, 1803, Walterstorff wrote to Hamilton and referred to “Your favr. of the 5th. August.” Letter not found.]
1. Walterstorff was governor general of the Danish West Indies from 1787 to July 25, 1794. On leaving office he went to the United States where he remained until 1796, at which time he returned to Denmark. He served again as governor general from February 16, 1802, to February 16, 1803. See also New-York Evening Post, March 9, 1802.