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To Alexander Hamilton from Tench Coxe, 8 April 1794

From Tench Coxe

Treasury Department, Revenue Office, April 8, 1794. “I have the honor to request of you a warrant for nine hundred Dollars intended to make a payment to the undertaker of the Iron work of the two Lighthouse Lanterns at Bald Head & Savannah.”1

LC, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters, Vol. I, National Archives.

1The “undertaker” was Samuel Wheeler of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (D, RG 26, Lighthouse Deeds and Contracts, National Archives). See H to George Washington, April 25, 1793; Tobias Lear to H, April 27, 1793; Coxe to H, January 1, 1794.

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