Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Joseph Howell, Junior, 11 September 1794

From Joseph Howell, Junior

W. D. Accountants Office
September 11th. 1794


I have to request in the absence of the Secretary of War, you will be pleased to direct the sum of five thousand dollars to be placed in the hands of the Treasurer, being for the use of the department of war, namely—

For the pay of the recruits 2000.
“   the recruiting service 1500
“   incidental expences 1500
Dollars 5000

I am Sir &c

Joseph Howell

The Secretary of the Treasury

LC, RG 93, Letter Book, 1794, National Archives.

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