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The Works of Alexander Hamilton, ed. Henry Cabot Lodge (Federal Edition) (New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1904). In 12 vols. Vol. 10.
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May 10, 1796.
When last in Philadelphia you mentioned to me your wish that I should re-dress a certain paper which you had prepared. As it is important that a thing of this kind should be done with great care, and much at leisure, touched and re-touched, I submit a wish that as soon as you have given it the body you mean it to have, it may be sent to me.2
“Copied from Writings of Washington. Whether it is an extract from, or the entire letter, is unknown to the editor.” (Note by J.C. Hamilton.) The paper referred to is the “Farewell Address.”