Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Otho H. Williams, 4 May 1790

To Otho H. Williams

Treasury Department May 4th 1790


I have received yours of the 24th of April1 requesting my opinion with respect to the Duty on the article of hemp.

There can be no doubt that this article is under the present Law Subject to a Duty of five per cent ad valorem untill the first day of December next.

I am   Sir   Your obedt Servt

A Hamilton

O H Williams Esqr
Collector for the port of Baltimore

LS, Columbia University Libraries.

1Letter not found.

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