Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 22 March 1793

To George Washington

Treasury Department, March 22, 1793. Submits “a Communication from the Commissioner of the Revenue, of the 18 instant;1 concerning certain proposals for the maintenance and repairs of Buoys moored at & near the entrance of Charlestown Bay in South Carolina.” Discusses the merits of the proposals. Also encloses “Another communication from the Commissioner of the Revenue respecting a Clerical mistake in a late Act of the President concerning the revenue district of North Carolina.”2

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Tench Coxe’s letter to H has not been found.

2Washington’s “late act” was a letter, dated January 23, 1793, from the President to the Senate and the House of Representatives presenting a plan “to revise and amend the arrangements … in regard to certain Surveys and the officers thereof in the District of North Carolina” (GW description begins John C. Fitzpatrick, ed., The Writings of George Washington (Washington, 1931–1944). description ends , XXXII, 311–12). See also Coxe to H, December 13, 1792, January 12, 1793; H to Washington, January 4, 20, 1793.

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