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1716

1792 ALEXANDER HAMILTON LETTER

Written to Gulian Verplank, president of the Bank of New York, March 26, 1792, requesting payment to William Seton Esquire of $50,000 to be applied towards purchase of the public debt on account of the United States; Provenance: Accompanied by 1956 letter from Columbia University Press describing the meaning and context of letter, and requesting inclusion of it in "The Papers of Alexander Hamilton" (can be found in Vol. II, page 195); Note: Original owner typed letter to Columbia University Press with some inconsistencies, it appears in this form in "The Papers of Alexander Hamilton"; Provenance: Private collection, New Jersey


Sale Price: $37,500

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000


Condition Report

Some slight tears, matte burn from being framed, two tape hinges.

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