Alexander Hamilton Papers

Subscription to the New-York Manufacturing Society, [17 March 1789]

Subscription to the New-York Manufacturing Society

[New York, March 17, 1789.] On this date Hamilton’s name was listed as one of the subscribers to the New-York Manufacturing Society.1

The [New York] Daily Advertiser, March 17, 1789.

1The New-York Manufacturing Society had been organized on January 7, 1789. At a later meeting it was resolved to raise a fund by subscription for the establishment of a woolen factory, the shares to be £10 each. The Daily Advertiser reported on March 17 that “the amount of the shares already subscribed is Two Thousand One Hundred Pounds.”

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