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Hats for the War Department

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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 April 24, 1792
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Nagle & Zeiber (primary)
Summary A contract between Hamilton and the hatters Peter Nagle and Philip Zieber in which the hatters agree to deliver 4,608 hats to the War Department. (See transcript)
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes The Papers of Alexander Hamilton
Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Peter Nagle; Philip Zeiber; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Philadelphia;
Keywords [not available]
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"Articles of agreement between Alexander Hamilton Secretary of the Treasury, on behalf of the United [States] of America and Peter Nagle & Philip Zieber of the Borough of Reading in the County of Berks Hatters...That the said Peter Nagle and Philip Zieber shall furnish and deliver to the order of the Secretary for the department of War four thousand six hundred and eight the price of five shillings and nine[?] pence Pennsylvania currency, or seventy six and two thirds cents for each hat."