From Tench Coxe
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, January 27, 1794. “I have the honor to communicate to you the result of the enquiry into ‘the expediency of erecting a light House on Occacock Island or elsewhere near the entrance of Occacock inlet; and an estimate of the probable expence.’…”1
LS, RG 46, Reports from the Secretary of the Treasury, National Archives; LC, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters, Vol. I, National Archives.
1. H submitted this letter with its enclosure to the Senate in “Report Relative to a Lighthouse on Cape Hatteras,” February 20, 1794.