Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Jeremiah Olney, 22 November 1792

From Jeremiah Olney

Providence, November 22, 1792. Introduces “the bearer, Mr. Geo. Benson,1 of the first mercantile House in this Town, under the firm of Brown, Benson & Ives.”

ADfS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence.

1Benson had been elected a director of the Providence Bank on October 1, 1792, to replace Nicholas Brown who had resigned ([Philadelphia] Gazette of the United States, October 17, 1792).

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