Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Otho H. Williams, 20 March 1794

From Otho H. Williams

Baltimore, March 20, 1794. “Your letter of the 5th Instant1 respecting the suits against Mr. Vochez & Co.2 was duly received. But, owing to the confinement of the Collector, was not communicated to the Attorney of the District3 until about a Week past.… I have also the honor of your letter respecting arrangements to be made with the British Consul relative to French prizes &c4—and that business is about to be adjusted.…”

ALS, RG 53, “Old Correspondence,” Baltimore Collector, National Archives.

1Letter not found.

3Zebulon Hollingsworth.

4“Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs,” February 10, 1794. Edward Thornton was the British vice consul at Baltimore.

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