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To Alexander Hamilton from Tobias Lear, 27 April 1793

From Tobias Lear1

[Philadelphia] April 27, 1793. Returns “with the President’s approbation annexed, the Contract made by the Superintendant of the Lighthouse &c. on the Delaware, with Matthew Van Dusen, for a mooring chain for one of the floating beacons & the proposal of Samuel Wheeler to make two iron lanterns—one for Tybee & one for Cape Fear lighthouse.” States that “The President approves of the suggestion … to make the building of a House for the Keeper & a vault for the oil, at the Baldhead Lighthouse concurrent operations.”

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter, see H to George Washington, April 25, 1793.

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