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 ⅌ 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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