Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington, [31 March 1790]

From George Washington1

[New York, March 31, 1790]

The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorised to negotiate and agree for a Loan to the United States to an amount not exceeding one hundred thousand Dollars, bearing an Interest not exceeding six ⅌. Cent ⅌ annum to be applied towards carrying into effect the appropriation made by the Act Entitled, “An Act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year one thousand seven hundred & ninety.”2 and according to the annexed representation.

G. Washington

United States }
March 31st. 1790

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; LC, RG 39, Letter Book, 1789–1795, National Archives.

1This letter is in reply to H to Washington, March 29, 1790.

21 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 104–06 (March 26, 1790).

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