Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Richard Harison, 19 September 1792

To Richard Harison

Treasury Department
September 19th. 1792


I am to inform you, that for the purpose of discharging the bill drawn on me the 20th. of August last in favor of Robert Boyd & yourself, by John McComb Junr.1 Contractor for erecting a Light House on Cape Henry, a Warrant has this day passed the Treasury in favor of Jonathan Burrall2 Esquire Assignee of the said Bill, and which the Treasurer will be directed to pay in New York.

I am with Respectful Consideration Sir Your Most Obedt. Servt.

Alexander Hamilton

Richard Harison Esquire

LS, New-York Historical Society, New York.

2Formerly a commissioner appointed under the Continental Congress to settle the accounts of the quartermaster and commissary departments, Burrall was cashier of the New York branch of the Bank of the United States.

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