From James Kane1
[Albany, February 28, 1804]
Attach’d to this You have the Purdy Statement, which I am very Clear is in substance Correct. If you deem it very important that I should make affidavit of what is Here related—I will do it. At the same time I must acknowledge I shall have some difficulty in bringing my mind to it. My pride & Delicacy being in Opposition &c.
With much respect & Esteem I remain Dr Sir &c
ALS, New-York Historical Society, New York City.
1. For background to this letter, see “Nathaniel Pendleton’s Memorandum on a Conversation between Alexander Hamilton and Ebenezer Purdy,” February 25, 1804; H to George Clinton, February 27, 1804.