Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Henry Marchant, 14 September 1791

From Henry Marchant

Newport Rhode Island
Sepr. 14th. 1791.


I have the Honor to transmit You the Petition of Peleg Saunders upon the mitigating Act; and the Proceedings thereon.1 I feel myself much obliged by Your very polite Letter of the 30th of June;2 The interesting Concern You are pleased to take in the Situation of Officers of Government residing at a distance; and the flattering Hopes We have reason to entertain of a Speedy Relief in the mode of Payment of their Salaries. With all possible Esteem I am,

Sir,   Your most obedient and very humble Servt.

Henry Marchant.

Alexander Hamilton Esq.
Secretary of the Treasury of the United States

ALS, Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia.

1See Marchant to H, September 14, 1791 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , IX, 205–06).

2Letter not found.

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