George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Alexander Hamilton, 26 September 1792

From Alexander Hamilton

Treasury Departmt Septr 26th 1792.


The Post of yesterday brought me your letter of the 21st instant, with the Proclamation enclosed, which was immediately published through the Secretary of State’s Office, in Brown’s Federal Gazette; and means will be taken to accelerate a general circulation of it.1 I have the honor to be with the highest respect & truest attachment, Sir, Your most Obedient and humble servant

Alexander Hamilton


1For publication of GW’s proclamation of 15 Sept. urging compliance with the federal excise tax on whiskey, see the 25 Sept. 1792 issue of Andrew Brown’s Federal Gazette and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser.

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