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Fortifications at Newport

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PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date August 21, 1794
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name William Ellery (primary)
Summary Secretary Hamilton writes William Ellery, Collector of Newport, Rhode Island, informing him that the Treasurer has been directed to remit to him the sum of $2,500, on account of the fortifications being erected there. The payment will be made via a bank draft transferring the money from the Bank of Providence.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes LS, The Sol Feinstone Collection, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.
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Related Persons/Groups William Ellery; Alexander Hamilton; Treasurer; collector;
Related Places Treasury Department; Rhode Island; Newport;
Keywords fortifications; dollars; Bank of Providence; remittance; commission;
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