Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Alexander Hamilton, 23 December 1791

To Alexander Hamilton

Dec. 23. 1791.

Th: Jefferson presents his respectful compliments to the Secretary of the treasury and incloses him the copy of a letter and table which he has addressed to the President of the United States, and which being on a subject whereon the Secretary of the Treasury and Th:J. have differed in opinion, he thinks it his duty to communicate to him.

RC (DLC: Hamilton Papers). For the letter and table see TJ to Washington, 23 Dec. 1791. The subject on which TJ and Hamilton differed was that of the proposed commercial treaty with France (see note, TJ to Washington, 26 Nov. 1791).

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