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Jeremiah Olney to Alexander Hamilton and Oliver Wolcott, Junior, 23 April 1800

Jeremiah Olney to Alexander Hamilton and
Oliver Wolcott, Junior1

Providence the 23 Apl. 1800.

Dr. Sir

Permit me to recommend to your Civilities the Reverend Doctr. Enos Hitchcock,2 who is appointed a Deligate from this State Society to attend the Meeting of the Genl. Cincinnati to be held at Philadelphia on the first Monday in May next. He is a Gentleman of real merit—possessing all the requisites to render an acquaintance with him Valuable, and is a genuine Federalist—well attached to the Constitution and Government of the United States.

Yours with Sincere Esteem

Jereh. Olney

Maj. Genl. Hamilton N. York
& Oliver Wolcott Esqe. Philadelph.

ADfS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence.

1Olney was collector of customs at Providence.

2Hitchcock had served as a chaplain during the American Revolution. From the end of the war until his death in 1803, he was the minister of the Benevolent Congregational Church in Providence.

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