Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Amos Marsh, 18 October 1794

From Amos Marsh1

Bennington [Vermont] October 18, 1794. “Noah Smith Esquire has signified to me, that he has resigned the Office of Supervisor of this District.2 Cephus Smith, Junr. Esquire of Rutland, wishes to obtain the appointment to that Office. He is a Gentleman of Education Integrity and ability. I can therefore recommend him as a person well qualified to discharge all the duties of a Supervisor. He is a reputable practitioner of Law, and is Thirty Three Years of Age.”3

Copy, RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives.

1Marsh was United States attorney for the District of Vermont.

2Noah Smith had been appointed supervisor of the revenue for the District of Vermont on March 4, 1791 (Executive Journal, I description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate (Washington, 1828),I. description ends , 81, 82).

3On November 24, 1794, the Senate approved the nomination of Nathaniel Brush as supervisor of the revenue for the District of Vermont (Executive Journal, I description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate (Washington, 1828),I. description ends , 163, 164).

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