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Framed letters from Alexander Hamilton, 1793 and 1799

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Identifier: yhm-arc-2012-034

Content Description

Framed letter dated March 29, 1793, signed by Alexander Hamilton; frame includes engravings of Alexander Hamilton (by F.T. Stuart) and his wife (nee Elizabeth Schuyler); begins "The ideas you have communicated give me pain. I wish you had not not [sic] had the idea of adjourning the hands [lands?], unless you had been legally directed so to do." Framed letter dated June 17, 1799 (New York), signed by Alexander Hamilton; frame includes engraving of Alexander Hamilton (by LW Gilbs and HB Hall); begins "Your favour of the 15th is received. I am very glad you have determined on changing the Purveyor." He mentions W. Williams, Major [?] Teussard [?], Capt. Elliot. --

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Received from Christian Goodwillie; documents were in RBR; moved from RBR to Archives

Restrictions Apply

No