Alexander Hamilton Papers

Treasury Department Circular, [9 May 1792]

Treasury Department Circular1

[Philadelphia, May 9, 1792. The description of this circular reads: “Concerning the President’s (George Washington’s) appointment of Tench Coxe to the office of Commissioner of Revenue.”2 Circular not found.]

1LS, sold by B. Altman & Co., New York City (The New York Times, December 7, 1969).

2On May 8, 1792, Washington nominated Coxe to be commissioner of the revenue, and the Senate confirmed the appointment on the same day (Executive Journal, I description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (Washington, 1828), I. description ends , 124).

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