Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Tench Coxe, 8 December 1794

From Tench Coxe1

Treasury Department, Revenue Office, December 8, 1794. States that “contracts for the large Anchors can not be made in the U: S: upon terms more favorable than 12½ &13 cents, to be deliver’d in time, and that an importation of them from England can be made at 10 cents …2 the anchors wanted … being about 20 in number.”

LC, RG 75, Letters of Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, Relating to the Procurement of Military, Naval, and Indian Supplies, National Archives.

1For information concerning the naval armament, see Henry Knox to H, April 21, 1794.

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