Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Jeremiah Olney, 24 July 1793

To Jeremiah Olney

Treasury Department, July 24, 1793. Acknowledges receipt of Olney’s letter “of the 26th ultimo” and states: “From the special circumstances growing out of a new law,1 I rather forbear to recommend the enforcement of Penalties in this case.”

LS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence; copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Providence, National Archives; LC, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.

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