Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Christopher Richmond, 26 July 1794

From Christopher Richmond

Baltimore, July 26, 1794. “Enclosed are the Weekly returns … together with the Treasurer’s order on the Collector of this Port for Five Hundred Dollars payable to me, for the purpose of defraying the expence of Fortifying the Harbour of Baltimore—1 which sum I have paid over to Captain Samuel Dodge who has the superintendance of the Works.…”2

AL[S], RG 56, Original Letters to the Collector at Baltimore, National Archives.

1For information concerning the fortification of ports and harbors, see Henry Knox to H, March 29, 1794.

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