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“Sir! The Trustees of this literary Institution have desired me to express their congratulations at the prosperous state of our national finances under your wise direction. They have desired me to communicate the high sense, which they retain of your talents, and political knowledge. Influenced by and exalted Opinion of your merit, they make a tender of the highest Honours, that any University can confer. They beg, Sir, your acceptance of the Degree of Doctor of the Laws of Nature and Nations. It is a testimony unequal to their respect; but it is the best within their power to give. The Diploma will be completed, and forwarded to you by some safe conveyance, so soon as may be convenient. I have the honour to be, in behalf of the Board of Trustees, Sir! Your most obedient, & very humble servant. ”—
John Wheelock, President of Dartmouth College. To Alexander Hamilton, August 27th 1790.
So the President and Board of Dartmouth were total Hamilton fanboys.
Good to know.