Gallatin, Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin, 1761-1849
- Existence: 1761 - 1849
Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin, born de Gallatin was an American politician, diplomat, ethnologist and linguist. He is known for being the founder of New York University and for serving in the Democratic-Republican Party at various federal elective and appointed positions across four decades. He represented Pennsylvania in the Senate and the House of Representatives before becoming the longest-tenured United States Secretary of the Treasury and serving as a high-ranking diplomat.
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Identifier: Mss 811419.1
Scope and Contents Letter from Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin in Washington, DC to Robert Brent, confirming the proposal made in a letter from Brent of the previous day. "Cashier of late office of discount and deposit at New Orleans to pay cash for bills of Lt. John T. Pemberton, distict paymaster, drawn upon you for $ 50,000."