Observations on Certain Documents Contained in No. V & VI of "The History of the United States for the Year 1796,"; In Which the Charge of Speculation Against Alexander Hamilton, Late Secretary of the Treasury, Is Fully Refuted. Written

Observations on Certain Documents Contained in No. V & VI of "The History of the United States for the Year 1796,"; In Which the Charge of Speculation Against Alexander Hamilton, Late Secretary of the Treasury, Is Fully Refuted. Written

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ... upon a late profecution, which was initialled againft him, Clingman feeing Reynolds, afked him, why he did not apply to his friend Col. Hamilton, he faid, he would go immediately, and went accordingly;--he faid afterwards, that Col. Hamilton advifed him to keep out of the way, a few days, and the matter would be felled. That after this time, Henry Seckel went to Reynolds, and offered to be his bail, if he would go with him to Mr. Baker's office, where he had left the officer, who had the warrant in writing;--that he prevailed on Reynolds to go with him;--that after Reynolds was taken into cuftody, Seckel refufed to become his bail, unlefs he would depofit, in his pofleffion, property to the value of four hundred pounds j--upon which, Reynolds wrote to Col. Hamilton, and Mr. Seckel carried the note;--after two or three times going, he faw Col. Hamilton j Col. Hamilton faid, he knew Reynolds and his father;--that hrs father was a good' whisj in the late war; that was all he could fay: That it was not in his power to affift him;--in confequence of which, Seckel refufed to be his bail, and Reynolds was imprifoned, Mr. Reynolds alfo applied to a Mr. Francis, vhois one of the clerks in the treafury-department: he faid, he could not da zny thing, without the confent of Mr. Hamilton; that he woald apply to him. He applied to Mr. Hamilton; who told him, that it would not be pruknt; if he did, he muft leave the department. After Reynolds was confined, CHngman aiked Mrs. Reynolds, why fhe did not apply to Col. Hamikon, to difmiis him, as the money was ready to be refunded, that had been received;--fhe replied, that Hie kad applied to him, and he had fent her to MrVolcott, but directed her, not to let Mr-. Wolcott know, that he had fent her there;...show more

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