Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William Allibone, 21 October 1789

From William Allibone

[Philadelphia] October 21, 1789. “Your Circular letter of the fifth Instt.1 came only to my hands this day.… The principal matters requested thereby have been sent forward by me sometime ago2 particularly the description of the Nature & Extent of the Several Establishments for the safety of the Navigation.…”

ALS, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “A,” Pennsylvania and Southern States, National Archives.

1This circular was addressed to the wardens of the ports.

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