Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Tench Coxe, 6 March 1793

To Tench Coxe

Treasury Department March 6th. 1793


I request your attention to the enclosed Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 2 instant, requiring certain Returns relative to the Revenue, to be furnished to Congress on the first monday in January next.1

I am Sir   Your obedt Servt

A Hamilton

Commissioner of the Revenue
Tench Coxe Esquire

LS, RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives.

1The House resolution reads as follows: “Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury report to Congress, on the first Monday of January next, the number of stills in the respective districts, distinguishing those that are employed in distilling spirits from materials of the growth of the United States; and also the nett product of revenue arising from the respective Districts and States, particularizing the drawbacks, and distinguishing the foreign from American materials, and the product by the gallon, month, and year. Also, the number of officers, and amount of their salaries” (Journal of the House, I description begins Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States (Washington, 1826), I. description ends , 733).

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