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Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionMaryland Historical Society: Gen. Otho Williams Papers, MS# 908 view image
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 3, 1794
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name Brigadier General Otho H. Williams (primary)
Summary Fortifications of Baltimore harbor required, authorized the hiring of laborers and the acquisition of materials. Advised on keeping accounts of expenses and how funding will occur. Request name of agent Williams will appoint to position of accountant.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Stevens to Hamilton, 12/01/1794 [in cite date given was 04/13/1794], and Hamilton to Ellery, 08/21/1794.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Otho Williams; Alexander Hamilton; accountant; laborers; Congress; engineer; Samuel Meredith; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; Baltimore; Maryland; harbor; harbour; port; ;
Keywords monies; tools; artillery; voucher; receipt; transaction; fortifications; ;
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