Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Ezra L’Hommedieu, [9 April 1799]

From Ezra L’Hommedieu1

[April 9, 1799. “… I consent that you receive the four thousand Dollars which have been deposited on account of this note without prejudice to your recourse against me as Indorser.”2 Letter not found.]

The Collector: A Magazine for Autograph and Historical Collectors, LXXII, No. 6 (1959), 128, Item i 299.

1L’Hommedieu represented New York in the Continental Congress from 1779 to 1782 and in 1788. He was a member of the New York Assembly from Suffolk County from 1777 to 1783, clerk of Suffolk County from 1784 to 1810, and a member of the state Senate from 1784 to 1792 and from 1794 to 1809.

For background to this letter, see H to L’Hommedieu, April 4, 1799 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XXIII, 8–10).

2Text taken from extract in dealer’s catalogue.

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