Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Benjamin Lincoln, 23 May 1793

To Benjamin Lincoln

Treasury Department, May 23, 1793. “You will herewith receive a package of Sea letters, which I request you to distribute among the Collectors of your State, as they shall apply for them.1 A further and a larger parcel will be forwarded to you, for the same purpose in a few days.…”

L[S], RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters from the Treasury, 1789–1807, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Boston, National Archives; LC, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.

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