To Alexander Hamilton
United States, 21 Mar. 1794.
Pay to the Secretary of State, in pursuance of the Act providing for the relief of such of the Inhabitants of St Domingo, resident within the U.S. as may be found in want of support, two thousand dollars;1 to be by him remitted to the Committee at Baltimore, appointed to superintend the unfortunate people of the above description at that place.2
1. For this law, see “An Act providing for the relief of such of the inhabitants of Saint Domingo, resident within the United States, as may be found in want of support,” 12 Feb. (Stat description begins Richard Peters, ed. The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, from the Organization of the Government in 1789, to March 3, 1845 . . .. 8 vols. Boston, 1845-67. description ends . 6:13). On the allocation of money to Baltimore, see Edmund Randolph to GW, 27 Feb. (first and second letters) and 19 March.