Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 31 May 1792

To George Washington1

[Philadelphia, May 31, 1792.] “… the place of Keeper of the Light house on Thatcher’s Island in the State of Massachusetts has become vacant by the death of Mr. Hustin.2 The following persons are respectably recommended—Joseph Sayword—Henry White—Samuel Hustin, son of the deceas’d Keeper, and Rowe.…”3

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter, see Benjamin Lincoln to H, March 14, 1792.

2Samuel Houston.

3Sayward, White, and John Rowe were residents of Gloucester, Massachusetts.

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