George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Alexander Hamilton, 4 January 1790

To Alexander Hamilton

[New York] Monday Morng 4th Jany [1790]1

Dear Sir,

I feel myself very much obliged by what you sent me yesterday.2 The letter from Governor Johnston I return—much pleased to find so authentic an Acct of the adoption by No. Carolina of the Constitution.3 Yrs sincerely & affectly

Go: Washington

ALS, DLC: Alexander Hamilton Papers.

1GW mistakenly dated this letter 1789.

2Presumably GW is referring to Hamilton’s report on lighthouses, 3 Jan. 1790.

3The letter from Samuel Johnston, governor of North Carolina, has not been identified.

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