Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to John Davidson, 1 October 1791

To John Davidson1

Treasury Department, October 1, 1791. “By a circular instruction of March 30 1790 you have been directed to transmit all paid draughts of the Treasurer to this office. A deviation from this rule has taken place in your remitting draughts to the Treasurer. You will in future adhere to the Instruction.”

Copy, RG 56, Letters to and from the Collectors at Bridgetown and Annapolis, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.

1Davidson was the collector of customs at Annapolis.

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