Mischief Related to Construction at the Port of Charleston

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Date January 2, 1795
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Hamilton expresses concern about construction at the port of Charleston which has not been pursued according to the rules established by the President and the relevant Act of Congress and which may result in undue exprense to the United States. A circular should be sent to the officers of Charleston which provides the necessary instructions.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Alexander Hamilton; Collector of Charleston; Comptroller; President; Congress; Executives of South Carolina; Secretary of State; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; Charleston; Westward; ;
Keywords letters; construction; port; rules of the President; act of Congress; armed vessels; equipping; mischief; circular instruction; ;
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