Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Charles Lee, 24 September 1791

To Charles Lee

Treasury Department
September 24. 1791


You were right in declining to pay the order which was made upon you by the District Court in relation to Charles Page.1 It was altogether irregular, and of course I cannot authorise its being complied with.

I am with consideration   Sir   Your obedient ser

A Hamilton

Charles Lee Esqr
Collector Alexandria

ALS, RG 56, Letters to and from the Collector at Alexandria, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.

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