Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Thomas Newton, Junior, 27 June 1790

From Thomas Newton, Junior1

Norfolk [Virginia] June 27, 1790. “Your favor of the 17th I received.…”2 Agrees to select the site for the Cape Henry lighthouse. Proposes that a small lighthouse be constructed at “old Point Comfort.”

LS, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “A,” Pennsylvania and Southern States, National Archives.

1For the background to this letter, see H to Randolph, June 19, 1790.

2Letter not found.

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