Alexander Hamilton Papers
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From Alexander Hamilton to Jeremiah Olney, 31 January 1791

To Jeremiah Olney

Treasury Department, January 31, 1791. “The President of the United States being about to appoint the 1st. 2d. & 3d. Mates of the revenue Cutters, it will be of public service to obtain the names of some persons of your State suitable for those duties.…”

Copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Providence, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives; copy, RG 26, Revenue Cutter Service, Letters Sent, Vol. “O,” National Archives; LS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence.

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