Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William Ellery, 22 July 1793

From William Ellery

[Newport, Rhode Island] July 22, 1793. “… Inclosed… is a Representation made by our Boatmen, of the rise of provisions and fire wood since the establishment of the Custom House, and of the inadequacy of their present pay to their support, The Representation so far as it respects provisions and fire-wood, is true.…”

LC, Newport Historical Society, Newport, Rhode Island.

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