Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Sharp Delany, 13 February 1790

From Sharp Delany

[Philadelphia] February 13, 1790. Discusses two objects “intimately connected with your present plan, and also applicable to the present revenue Laws.” The first object “is that of having a Boat in our Bay which … is absolutely necessary to prevent smuggling.” The second “is that of stores” needed for goods deposited by merchants as security.

LC, Copies of Letters to the Secretary, 1789–1790, Bureau of Customs, Philadelphia.

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