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From Alexander Hamilton to Thomas Jefferson, [28 August 1790]

To Thomas Jefferson

[New York, August 28, 1790]

Dear Sir

I request the favour of you to furnish me with two Copies of each of the following acts certified or exemplified under the Great Seal. That intitled “An Act making provision for the debt of the United States”1 and that intitled “An Act making provision for the reduction of the public Debt”2 and also with two copies exemplified or certified in like manner of my Commission as Secretary of the Treasury.

As a Vessel is expected to sail this Evening for Amsterdam by which I wish to forward some of those copies3 I shall be obliged by their being ready as soon as possible.

I have the honor to be With great respect & regard Sir

T Jefferson Esqr

AL[S], RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters, 1790–1791, National Archives.

11 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 138–44 (August 4, 1790).

21 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 186–87 (August 12, 1790).

3These documents were enclosed in H to Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard, August 28, 1790.

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