Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to John Neufville, [8 February 1791]

To John Neufville1

[Philadelphia, February 8, 1791. On May 5, 1796, Neufville wrote to John Davis:2 “The Secretary of the Treasury advised me by letter of 8th. February 1791, that the Secretary of War3 would write to me concerning the evidences upon, and under which those payments were to be made, but … nothing of that sort had come to my hands.” Letter not found.]

1Neufville, who wrote this letter in his capacity as commissioner of loans for South Carolina, is discussing the payment of invalid pensions.

For information concerning invalid pensions, see H to Nathaniel Appleton, February 8, 1791, note 1 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , VIII, 13–14).

2Copy, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 7997, National Archives.

Davis was comptroller of the Treasury.

3Henry Knox.

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