?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Letter Signed, as Secretary of the Treasury, to MA Commissioner of Loans Nathaniel Appleton, reporting that he can expect payment for pensions that are due to Invalids of the United States [veterans of the Revolutionary War and others disabled in the line of duty]. With holograph free frank but unsigned ("Free Sec'y of the Treas'ry") on address panel. 1 page, 4to, with integral address leaf; faint scattered soiling, folds. [Philadelphia], 8 February 1794
"I have directed the Treasurer of the United States to furnish you with a draught on the Office of Discount and Deposit at Boston for six hundred and sixty eight dollars and thirty three cents to enable you to discharge the pensions due to sundry Invalids of the United States in the Year 1790 and which were not paid by Benjamin Lincoln the late Agent."