Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Thomas Randall and William Heyer, 1 December 1789

From Thomas Randall and William Heyer1

New York, December 1, 1789. “We have been informed by the Pilots that the Beacon on Sandy Hook has been blown down, and entirely destroyed by the late Storm.…”

LS, in writing of William Heyer, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “C,” Connecticut and New York, National Archives.

1Randall and Heyer were New York City port wardens.

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