Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Jeremiah Olney, 24 September 1792

To Jeremiah Olney1

Treasury Department Sept 24th 1792


I enclose you duplicate of my letter of the 19th instant, to which I refer you in answer to yours of the 13th.

I shall only add, that it interests the merchants as much as the Public to discountenance such a species of evasion. For could it long succeed, it would render credits for the duties inadmissible. It will be well to let this idea get into circulation among the merchants.

I am Sir Your obedt Servt

A Hamilton

Jere. Olney Esqr
Collector Providence

LS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence.

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