Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Richard Harison, 15 March 1791

To Richard Harison

Treasury Department
March 15. 1791


You will find under this cover a letter of particular importance to this department,1 the business of which will I doubt not receive your early attention.

I am, Sir,   Your Obedient servant

Alexander Hamilton

Richard Harison Esqr.
Attorney of the United States
for the district of New York

LS, New-York Historical Society, New York City.

1William Lewis to Harison, March 14, 1791 (ALS, New-York Historical Society). In this letter, Lewis, United States attorney for the District of Pennsylvania, asked for Harison’s assistance in apprehending a band of counterfeiters.

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