Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Joseph Nourse, 1 August 1794

To Joseph Nourse1

Treasury Department, August 1, 1794. Sends a list of acts of Congress making appropriations “for the service of the year 1794, and for making good deficiencies, the sums following.”2

Copy, RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1794, Vol. “136-T,” National Archives.

1Nourse was register of the Treasury

2This list constituted Nourse’s warrant for making the payments authorized by Congress. The warrant is countersigned by Oliver Wolcott, Jr., comptroller of the Treasury.

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