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From Alexander Hamilton to Jeremiah Olney, 24 July 1793

To Jeremiah Olney

Treasury Department, July 24, 1793. Acknowledges receipt of Olney’s letter “of the 26th ultimo” and states: “From the special circumstances growing out of a new law,1 I rather forbear to recommend the enforcement of Penalties in this case.”

LS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence; copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Providence, National Archives; LC, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.

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