Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from John Habersham, 14 November 1789

From John Habersham1

Savannah, November 14, 1789. “… In answer to your letter of the 1st. ultimo,2 I have to inform you, that the only public Convenience we have in this Port and Harbour, is a Light House on the Island of Tybee.…”

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

1Habersham was collector of customs at Savannah.

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