Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Tobias Lear, 9 July 1791

From Tobias Lear

[Philadelphia] July 9, 1791. “… the President has received a letter from Mr. Rue,1 who was appointed second mate of the revenue Cutter on the Delaware station, declining his appointment & returning his commission.”

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Benjamin Rue was a Philadelphia sea captain.

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