Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Tobias Lear, 23 March 1791

To Tobias Lear

Treasury Department
March 23d. 1791


I find it necessary to request of you the Commissions of the several gentlemen, whom the President was pleased to appoint as Commissioners to receive subscriptions to the Bank of the United States. The persons appointed are

Thomas Willing } of Pennsylvania
David Rittenhouse
Saml. Howell

John Beale Bordley of Maryland and
Lambert Cadwalader of New Jersey.

You will oblige me by procuring the Seals to be affixed and the Commissions sent to this Office by two oClock this day.

I am sir   Yr. most Obt. Servt.

Alexander Hamilton

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