Mass. recovers Hamilton letter from 1780

Lafayette correspondence disappeared from state archives by 1950s

ON JULY 21, 1780, Alexander Hamilton wrote a letter to the Marquis de Lafayette warning of imminent danger to French troops in Rhode Island.  “We have just received advice from New York through different channels that the enemy are making an embarkation with which they menace the French fleet and army,” Hamilton wrote in a letter(...)

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