Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Jeremiah Olney, 20 August 1794

From Jeremiah Olney

Providence, August 20, 1794. “The public Scale-beam, now in use at this Port, being in want of repairs, and too small for weighing Hemp and large hhds of Sugar … I ask your permission to procure another Beam … necessary for the convenience and dispatch of public business in this District.…”

ADfS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence.

Index Entries