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From Alexander Hamilton to the President and Directors of the Bank of the United States, 5 November 1792

To the President and Directors of the
Bank of the United States1

[Treasury Department, November 5, 1792. “I have to request that you will advance to Messrs. William Young and George Dannaker the sum of two thousand dollars, on account of their contract with the public,2 for supplying the troops with clothing for the ensuing year. For this advance the contractors are to be charged in a temporary account, until arrangements shall be made to have the payment covered by a warrant.”3 Letter not found.]

1ALS, sold by Kenneth W. Rendell, Inc., Catalogue 80, Item 92.

In PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XIII, 17, this letter is listed as a “letter not found.”

2See “Contract with George Dannacker and William Young,” October 22, 1792 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XII, 608). See also H to the President and Directors of the Bank of the United States, November 28, 1792 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XIII, 241–42).

In the dealer’s catalogue Dannacker’s name is spelled “Dannakee.”

3Text taken from the dealer’s catalogue.

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