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New York, June 9, 1785. Cannot represent them in their land dispute with Robert Lettis Hooper and James Wilson, as Hooper and Wilson previously have engaged Hamilton’s services in the controversy. ADfS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. See John D. Coxe and Tench Coxe to H, May 21, 1785 .
Reposing especial trust and confidence in your integrity, diligence, and abilities, I, Alexander Hamilton, secretary of the treasury of the United States, in virtue of the power to me given, by the act entitled “An act to establish the treasury department,” do constitute and appoint you assistant to the said secretary: To hold and exercise the said office during the pleasure of the secretary...
[ Philadelphia ] June 16, 1794 . “Mr. Hamilton requests to see Mr. Coxe at Eleven this forenoon.” AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives.
Treasury Department, June 23, 1792. Encloses “the contract between the Superintendent of the Delaware Light House and Abraham Hargis.” LS , RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, “Segregated” Lighthouse Records, Hamilton, National Archives. See Coxe to H, May 28, 1792 ; H to George Washington, June 19, 1792 ; H to Tobias Lear, June 22, 1792 ; and Lear to H, June 22, 1792 .
Be so good as to inquire of General Irvine the character of Mr. O Hara as a man of business and Integrity and qualifications as for a Quarter Master. If any one else occurs to you I will thank you to mention him. I have thought much of the affair & of characters supposed to be attainable; I am at a loss to satisfy myself. Yrs. Send Bowman. I wish also for Mr. Meyer. What was the state of Stock...
[ Philadelphia, December 24, 1794. On December 25–27, 1794, Coxe wrote to Hamilton : “I have Just received your letter of the 24th istant.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, December 25, 1794. On December 26, 1794, Coxe wrote to Hamilton : “I have received your letter of the 25th. inst: relative to anchors.” Letter not found. ]
The President is of opinion that it will be adviseable to close the purchase & to extend it to a years supply taking due precaution as to preservation &c. ALS , RG 26, “Segregated” Lighthouse Records, Hamilton, National Archives. This letter is attached to “A Note of a contract for two parcels of oil for the use of the light Houses of the United States, made by Thomas Randall of New York with...
[ Philadelphia, January 3, 1795. On January 3, 1795, Coxe wrote to William Lindsay: “I have this day received from the Secretary of the Treasury a note….” Letter not found. ] LC , RG 26, Lighthouse Letters, Vol. I, National Archives. Lindsay was collector of customs at Norfolk, Virginia. For information concerning this letter, see Coxe to H, fifth letter of December 26, 1794 .
I request your attention to the enclosed Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 2 instant, requiring certain Returns relative to the Revenue, to be furnished to Congress on the first monday in January next. I am Sir   Your obedt Servt LS , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives. The House resolution reads as follows: “ Resolved , That the Secretary of the Treasury...