Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Joseph Whipple, 28 February 1792

From Joseph Whipple

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, February 28, 1792. “Your letter of the 4th. instant1 I had the honor to receive the 21st. and conformably with your directions I now give you the Name of Benjamin Gunnison as a Suitable person for the first Mate of the Revenue Cutter Scammel.…”

LC, RG 36, Collector of Customs at Portsmouth, Letters Sent, 1791–1792, Vol. 3, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters from the Collector at Portsmouth, National Archives.

1Letter not found.

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