Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Benjamin Lincoln, 20 January 1790

To Benjamin Lincoln

Treasury Department, January 20, 1790. Instructs Lincoln to reimburse John Coffin Jones1 “for Oil supplied the Lighthouses” in Massachusetts.

LS, RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters and Papers re Lighthouses, Buoys, and Piers, 1789–1819, Vol. 3, National Archives.

1Jones was a stockholder and director of the Massachusetts Bank, 1785–1786.

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