Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Herbert writes that Elizabeth Hamilton is hoping to acquire some of the correspondence between George Washington and Alexander Hamilton.
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.
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.
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.
Autograph letter signed. Tobias Lear's, Mount Vernon, response on behalf of Martha to Hamilton's condolence letter.