Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Sharp Delany, 13 December 1792

To Sharp Delany

Treasury Department, December 13, 1792. “I received with your letter of the 26th Ultimo1 an estimate of the Duties which have accrued in your Office during the third quarter of the present year amounting to 402,540 dollars. It does not appear, whether the expences that have occurred during the quarter, are deducted from the sum. If not, I request to be informed of the amount.…”

LS, Bureau of Customs, Philadelphia; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Philadelphia, National Archives.

1Letter not found.

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