Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Benjamin Lincoln, 23 January 1792

To Benjamin Lincoln

Treasury Department, January 23, 1792. “The President of the United States having determined to add to the allowance of the keeper of the light house at Portland head the sum of twenty dollars per annum, you will be pleased to make the same known to him.…”1

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

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