Jun 21, 2018 - Sale 2483

Sale 2483 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 6,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
"PENSION WILL BE DUE TO THE INVALIDS" HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Letter Signed, twice ("Alex Hamilton / Sect'y of the Treasury" and "AHamilton" on address panel), to Customs Collector Jeremiah Olney, requesting that he pay the invalid pension coming due, and stating that he may expect a draft on [Major General and Collector at Boston] Benjamin Lincoln. 1 page, 4to, with integral address leaf; closed tears at left edge and in address leaf from seal, remnants of prior mounting along right edge of address leaf, even toning, folds. [New York], 15 May 1790

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"Another half years pension will become due to the invalids on the fifth day of June next, which you will please to pay . . . .
". . . I have issued a warrant on the Treasurer of the United States in your favor for 1454 dollars for the payment of which the said Treasurer will forward to you a draft on Benj'n Lincoln esquire of Boston."