Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William R. Putnam, 12 December 1803

From William R. Putnam

Marietta [Ohio] Decemr 12th 1803

Dear Sir

your last1 inclosing thirty dollars has been receiv’d & your taxes paid—and your acct stands thus

1803 Viz Dr to ballance of old account $3.572
Oct to postage of a letter .503
29 to taxes paid (see bill) 13.394
to commissions  5.00
Cr By cash per mail 30   
Ballance Cr $7.54 for 1804.

I am Sir your Obedient Sert

Wm Rufus Putnum

The Hbl. A Hamilton Esqr

ALS, Yale University Library.

3Letter not found.

4In the Yale University Library there is a receipt which reads: “Recie’d of Wm Rufus Putnam thirteen dols and thirty nine Cents, being the amount of taxes upon Alexander Hamiltons lands for the present year. Duplicates signed Marietta Oct 29th 1803

Wm Skinner Sheriff
& Collector.”

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