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To Alexander Hamilton from Joseph Nourse, 8 August 1793

From Joseph Nourse

Treasury Department, Register’s Office, August 8, 1793. Sends “an Estimate of the Pro[ba]ble Amount of Rations which have been and which may be issued from the 1st. January 1793 to the 30th. September following by Messrs. Elliot & Williams1 Contractors for supplying the Western posts with Provisions.”2

LC, RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National Archives.

1This was the firm of Robert Elliot and Elie Williams.

2The estimate enclosed in this letter may be found in RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National Archives.

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