Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Winthrop Sargent, 21 September 1792

To Winthrop Sargent1

Treasury Department, September 21, 1792. Requests information for report ordered by the Senate on May 7, 1792.2

LS, Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland.

1Sargent, who had surveyed in the Ohio country in 1786, was elected secretary of the Ohio Company in 1787 and was active in the planting of the Ohio settlements. In 1787 Congress appointed him secretary of the Northwest Territory.

2The contents of this letter are essentially the same as those of “Treasury Department Circular,” September 13, 1792.

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