Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Jedediah Huntington, 26 November 1791

To Jedediah Huntington

[Philadelphia, November 26, 1791. Orders Huntington to “pay annually to the Surveyor of Stonington the Sum allowed by the Collection law.…”1 Letter not found.]2

LS, sold at Swann Galleries, May 19, 1949, Lot 12.

1“An Act to provide more effectually for the collection of the duties imposed by law on goods, wares and merchandise imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 145–78 [August 4, 1790]).

2Quotation taken from an extract in dealer’s catalogue.

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