Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from John Daves, 20 May 1794

From John Daves1

New Bern [North Carolina] May 20, 1794. “Agreeable to your letter dated April 3rd.2 I have appointed John Wallace Agent for Imploying workmen supplying materials &c for the fortifications to be erected at Ocacoke.…3

Copy, RG 56, Letters from the Collector at New Bern, National Archives.

1Daves was collector of customs at New Bern.

3For background to arrangements for the fortification of ports and harbors, see Henry Knox to H, March 29, 1794.

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