Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Jeremiah Olney, 4 February 1790

To Jeremiah Olney1

Treasury Department, February 4, 1790. Announces that Olney has been selected by the President to pay “pensions to Invalids for the Space of one year.”2

LS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence.

1On June 14, 1790, the Senate confirmed Olney’s appointment as collector of customs at Providence.

2This letter, except for the sums specified as owed to the “invalids,” is the same as the one that H wrote to Jedediah Huntington on January 30, 1790.

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