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From Alexander Hamilton to Benjamin Lincoln, 2 August 1792

To Benjamin Lincoln

Treasury Department, August 2, 1792. “I have directed a packet to be sent to you by water, containing two Thermometers which I request you will forward by a safe conveyance; the one to the Collector of Barnstable,1 and the other to the Collector of Frenchman’s bay.”2

L[S], RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters from the Treasury, 1789–1807, Vol. 4, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Boston, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.

1Joseph Otis.

2Meletiah Jordan.

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