Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Jeremiah Olney, 17 May 1791

From Jeremiah Olney

Providence, May 17, 1791. “I was honored, by the last Post, with your circular Letter of the 14th of April, on the Subject of a Statement of the Monies received, and Expenses paid, by the Officers of the Revenue in this District, for the Four quarters in the Year 1790; but as a Year will not be compleated with us until the 21st of June next,1 I beg leave respectfully to suggest the propriety of postponing my Account till that period.…”

ADfS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence; copy, RG 56, Letters from the Collector at Providence, National Archives.

1Rhode Island did not ratify the Constitution until May 29, 1790.

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