Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Otho H. Williams, 13 August 1792

To Otho H. Williams

Treasury Department, August 13, 1792. “The President having signified to me his intention to appoint David Porter, the present first mate in the cutter Active, master of the said Cutter, in the room of Simon Gross, who has resigned; I have to request, that you will notify the intended appointment to Mr Porter.…”1

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