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title:“Alexander Hamilton to Rufus King”
authors:Alexander Hamilton
date written:1787-8-28

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Hamilton, Alexander. "Letter to Rufus King." The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Vol. 3. Ed. Max Farrand. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911. Print.

Alexander Hamilton to Rufus King (August 28, 1787)

New York, Aug. 28, 1787.
I wrote to you some days since to request you to inform me when there was a prospect of your finishing, as I intended to be with you, for certain reasons, before the conclusion.
It is whispered here that some late changes in your scheme have taken place which give it a higher tone. Is this the case?
I leave town today to attend a circuit in a neighboring County, from which I shall return the last of the week; and shall be glad to find a line from you explanatory of the period of the probable termination of your business.

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