Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 27 January 1795

To George Washington

Treasy. Depart. Jany. 27. 1795.


I have the honor to transmit to you herewith a copy of the opinion of the Attorney General, with respect to the time to which the expression, “subsequent to the thirtieth day of June next,” used in the 13 section of an act making further provision &c. &c. and passed the 5 of June 17941 must be understood to refer.

I shall just observe, that my ideas on this subject correspond with the opinion of the Attorney General, & that

I have the honor to be &c.

Alex: Hamilton.

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter, see Tench Coxe to H, July 15, 1794, note 4, December 13, 26, 30, 1794, January 5, 1795; H to Coxe, December 9, 29, 1794; H to Washington, first and third letters of January 21, 1795; Bartholomew Dandridge to H, January 27, 1795.

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