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Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs, 5 March 1791

Treasury Department Circular
to the Collectors of the Customs

Treasury Department,
5 March 1791

Sir,

The arrangements towards the payment of the ensuing Quarters interest to the public Creditors within your state require that the Commissioner of Loans for your state should be advised by every opportunity of the monies in your hands. This you will not fail to do by every post, & even by every private opportunity which shall present. I shall count on your punctuality.

You will also pay to the order of the said Commissioner whatever specie may be in your hands at any time during the present month.

Your returns to the Treasury will continue with exact punctuality.

I remain with great consideration sir,   your obt servant

A Hamilton

LS, to Jeremiah Olney, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence; copy, to John Daves, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at New Bern, National Archives; copy, to John Daves, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives; copy, to Jeremiah Olney, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Providence, National Archives; copy, to Jeremiah Olney, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.

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