From Tench Coxe1
[Philadelphia, January 25, 1794]
Mr. Coxe has the honor to inclose to Mr. Hamilton a general account of the payments, in Notes & money, of the sum of ten thousand dollars, except a balance of 206 40/100 Drs. for which Mr. Coxe will thank Mr. H. if he can send it to day.2 Mr. Coxe will at the same time deliver Mr. Hamiltons Note for 300 Drs. of the 11th Jany. last3 and sign a minute upon the within paper declaring the whole to have been paid. If Mr. Meyer4 could make a calculation ascertaining the day between Apl. 9 & Jany. th5 on which the interest should run upon the whole sum an Obligation in form will be given in exchange for all the other papers.
AL, Montague Collection, MS Division, New York Public Library.
1. This letter is printed in PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XV, 661, and is reprinted here because the enclosure has recently been found in the Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
For an explanation of the contents of this letter, see the introductory note to Coxe to H, February 13, 1795 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XVIII, 262–69). See also the references cited in Coxe to H, April 13, 1793, note 3 (printed in this volume).
2. At the bottom of this letter H wrote: “paid the above mentioned balance this day AH.”
4. John Meyer was a clerk in the Treasury Department.
5. Space left blank in MS.