James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Jared Ingersoll, [24 February] 1796

From Jared Ingersoll

[24 February 1796]

… Mr. Hamilton has today stated his points. Permit me to mention them hastily, & if you have time … to remark on them I shall be glad.…1

Printed extract (Argosy Book Stores Catalogue No. 168, “Political History of the U.S.A., 1776–1936,” [1940], item 201). Described as a one-page ALS.

1The catalogue notes that among Hamilton’s points was “That Taxes on Land and Labour only are direct.” For Hamilton’s notes on this matter, see Goebel et al., Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton, 4:342–55.

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