Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to John Lillie, 31 January 1799

To John Lillie, 31 January 1799

New York Jany. 31st 1799


I have received your letter of the 21st Instant expressing your surprise at your application being withdrawn, which was really so, altho’ I cannot recollect the source of the information. I shall pay particular attention to your request of being considered as a Candidate for a Majority. Let me assure you of the pleasure I shall take at all times of manifesting to you my esteem and regard believe me Sir with regard—Yr Obed. Serv

A Hamilton

John Lillie Esqr.

(LS, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Princeton University Library). Acknowledges Lillie’s letter of January 21, 1799. Letter not found.

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