Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to John Cochran, 24 September 1794

To John Cochran1

Treasury Department, September 24, 1794. “I have directed the Treasurer … to remit to you, a draught for Ninety Thousand Dollars on account of the Interest payable … on the several species of stocks standing on your books.”2 Letter not found.]

LS, sold at Swann Galleries, March 8, 1945, Lot 18.

1Cochran was commissioner of loans for New York.

2Extract taken from dealer’s catalogue.

On September 24, 1794, Warrant No. 4060 for ninety thousand dollars was issued to Cochran (D, RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 6392, National Archives).

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