Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Joseph Whipple, 3 October 1791

To Joseph Whipple1

Treasury Department
October 3rd. 1791.


Another Thermometer will be sent on to you, but I request that you will enjoin on the Inspectors great care in the handling of it.

The spare Hydrometer of which you are possessed may be delivered to the Supervisor of the Revenue for the District of New Hampshire2 for the use of the officers in his Department. It will be proper that, his receipt for the instrument be transmitted to the Treasury.

I am   Sir   Your obedt Servant

A Hamilton

Joseph Whipple Esqr

LS, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Portsmouth, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.

1This letter is in reply to Whipple to H, September 16, 1791.

2Joshua Wentworth.

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