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From Alexander Hamilton to Richard Harrison, [2 December 1793]

To Richard Harrison1

[Philadelphia, December 2, 1793. The dealer’s catalogue description of this letter reads: “Regarding the account of Young & Dannacker2 for ‘surplus cloathing furnished for the use of the army. As it appears that the Cloathing for the Sergeants & musicians has been made of cloth of a very superior quality, it is my wish that [they] be allowed an extraordinary compensation therefor.…” Letter not found.]

LS, sold by Swann Galleries, Inc., October 10, 1957, Lot 139.

1Harrison was auditor of the Treasury.

2William Young and George Dannacker were contractors for the Army.

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