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Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Hamilton to Martha Washington, 1800 January 12

 Item — Shelf Oversized
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1800 January 12

B. F. Herbert to Bushrod Washington, Philadelphia, 1825 September 25

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Herbert writes that Elizabeth Hamilton is hoping to acquire some of the correspondence between George Washington and Alexander Hamilton.

Dates: 1825 September 25

Elizabeth Hamilton to Bushrod Washington, 1818

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Elizabeth Hamilton writes about her husband Alexander Hamilton's legacy and invites Bushrod and his wife to stay with her next time they are in New York.

Dates: 1818

Excerpts from George Washington and George Cabot letters to Timothy Pickering, 1798 September 9-27

 Item — Box 32, Folder: 1798.09.09
Identifier: 2018-SC-024
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copies of excerpts from two letters about the Quasi-War with France, supposedly provided to Alexander Hamilton circa September 1798. The first letter is from George Washington to Timothy Pickering, 9 September 1798. The second is from George Cabot to Timothy Pickering, 27 September 1798.

Dates: 1798 September 9-27

Letter, Alexander Hamilton to John Fitzgerald, 1783 June 10

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-014
Scope and Contents Alexander Hamilton writes to Colonel John Fitzgerald, while he waits for the Treaty of Paris to arrive. He writes "The enclosed letter is for Mr. Bowman who married Mrs. Cattle. I am told he is at Alexandria which makes me trouble you with the letter. Should he have left that place for South Carolina, I will thank you to forward it to him. No definitive treaty yet arrived nor any thing else of importance new. I write in Congress..." A cessation of hostilities had been proclaimed by the...
Dates: 1783 June 10

Letter, to Christopher Greene, 1780 November 27

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1780.11.27
Identifier: 2018-SC-019-001
Scope and Contents Letter in Alexander Hamilton's hand, signed by Washington. Washington issues orders for Colonel Christopher Greene's First Rhode Island Regiment, which included formerly enslaved African American soldiers, to march from Newport to West Point under Rochambeau. Washington writes, "only come on with such officers as are to remain in service on the new arrangement and such men as engaged for the war, or at least for a term, that will last through the next campaign. The other men you may dismiss,...
Dates: 1780 November 27

Letter, to Elizabeth Hamilton, [1793]

 Item — Box OV, Folder: 1793.00.00
Identifier: 2016-SC-023
Scope and Contents

In 1793 Alexander Hamilton was battling yellow fever, along with George and Martha Washington. In this letter Martha sends her prayers to Elizabeth Hamilton for her husband's recovery and for her health. The letter is not dated, but it is attributed to 1793 because that was when Alexander Hamilton was ill.

Dates: [1793]

Tobias Lear to Alexander Hamilton, 1800 January 23

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear's, Mount Vernon, response on behalf of Martha to Hamilton's condolence letter.

Dates: 1800 January 23