Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Sharp Delany, 18 January 1790

From Sharp Delany

[Philadelphia] January 18, 1790. “… There is one branch of Revenue which if it did not interfere too much with some of the states would produce 100,000 Dollars per annm. I mean 2 per Ct on Sales at public Auction. This has no doubt fell under your knowledge, but if not you will give it a due decision.”

LC, Bureau of Customs, Philadelphia.

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