Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Thomas Newton, Junior, 16 February 1791

From Thomas Newton, Junior1

Norfolk [Virginia] February 16, 1791. Proposes that a “comfortable house” be built for the keeper of the Cape Henry lighthouse.

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

1This letter was enclosed in Josiah Parker to H, March 5, 1791. Newton, a Norfolk lawyer, was nominated inspector of Survey No. 4 in Virginia on October 31, 1791.

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