[Philadelphia, December 10, 1790. On July 9, 1791, Randolph wrote to Hamilton:2 “In answering your communication of the 10th. of december last.” Letter not found.]
1. Randolph, a native of Virginia, was an aide-de-camp to George Washington in 1775, a member of the Continental Congress from 1779 to 1783, governor of Virginia from 1786 to 1789, and attorney general of the United States from 1789 to 1794.
2. PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , VIII, 541.