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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]

Creator

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Extent

From the Collection: 1.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Repository

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