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.
Alexander Hamilton Esq.
Secretary of the Treasury of the United States
ALS, Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia.
2. Letter not found.