Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to William Ellery, 1 May 1794

To William Ellery1

Treasury Department
May 1. 1794


A representation has been made that there is within your district a [Transport Ship the Britannia in the British service which was employed by Admiral Jarvis to bring General Rochambeau to Newport]2 This Ship is to be permitted to depart notwithstanding the embargo.

With consideration I am Sir   Your obed Servant Alex Hamilton

The Collector of New Port

ALS, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

1For background to this letter, see Ellery to H, April 22, 1794.

2Bracketed material is not in the handwriting of H.

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