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From Alexander Hamilton to Jeremiah Olney, 13 August 1794

To Jeremiah Olney1

Treasury Department, August 13, 1794. “As great inconveniences have arisen from your discontinuing to endorse the name of your Office on your letters of a public nature; as heretofore directed2 I have to request, that you will in future be more punctual in conforming to a regulation so necessary to the dispatch of business in my Department.”

LS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence; copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Providence, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.

1Olney was collector of customs at Providence.

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