Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 3 August 1792

To George Washington

Treasury Departmt. 3d. Augt. 1792


I have the honor to enclose a letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue of the 25th. of July,1 on the subject of a provisional Contract for the supply of the Lighthouse in New Hampshire; together with the Contract for your consideration & decision. I agree in the opinion expressed by the Commissioner of the Revenue.

With the most perfect respect and truest attachment, I have the honor to be &c.

Alexander Hamilton.

P.S. Inclosed you will be pleased to receive the copy of a letter of 31st May, just received from our Commissioners at Amsterdam.2 It announces a further Loan of 3,000,000 of florins at 4 per Cent.3

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

2Letter not found. The American commissioners at Amsterdam were Wilhem and Jan Willink, Nicholaas and Jacob Van Staphorst, and Nicholas Hubbard.

3For a description of the Holland loan of 1792, see H to William Short, June 28, 1792, note 18.

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