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Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs, 23 May 1792

Treasury Department Circular
to the Collectors of the Customs1

Treasury Department
May 23. 1792.

Sir

I have to request, if in future you should have any particular communication to make to the Secretary of the Treasury, that you will designate Your Office upon the outside of your letters.

I am, Sir,   Your Obedt. Servant

A Hamilton

LS, The Turner Manuscript Collection at the Torrington Library, Torrington, Connecticut; LS, sold by Kingston Galleries, Inc., Lot 77, Catalogue No. 4; LS, Independence National Historical Park Collection, Old Custom House, Philadelphia

1Although there is no addressee given on either copy of this circular letter, presumably it was addressed to the collectors of the customs as an amplification of the directions H gave in “Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs,” May 10, 1792.

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