Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 10 July 1794

To George Washington

Treasury Department, July 10, 1794. “The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully submits to the President of the UStates a Communication from the Commissioner of The Revenue of yesterday,1 transmitting a provisional contract for oil for the use of the Light houses with his opinion that a ratification of the contract will consist with the interest of the United States.”

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

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