Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington, 18 March 1794

From George Washington

United States 18 Mar. 1794

Pay to the Director of the Mint the within sum of sixteen hundred dollars1 and also the further sum of one thousand dollars for the purposes of that establishment.

Geo: Washington

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1At the bottom of this document is the following note by David Rittenhouse, director of the Mint:

“Expenses of the mint for the present quarter, ending March 31, 1794.
Including all the arrears due to Albion Cox, Assayer, Dolls. cts.
since he was first engaged by Mr. [Thomas] Pinckney 3315. 02
balance in the Treasurer’s hands Jan 1, 1794 1715. 02
Remains to be covered by Warrt. 1600

Mar. 17, 1794.”

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