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    Alexander Hamilton 1793 Treasury Department Circular Signed "A. Hamilton" as Treasury Secretary under George Washington, one page, 7" x 9.25". A printed document dated 1793 June 13 reading (in part): "I have to desire that you extend my Instructions, of the 2d of January, 1792, relatively to the Receipt of the Cash and Post Notes of the Bank of the United States..." As Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton presented a far-reaching financial program to the first Congress. He proposed that the debt accumulated by the Continental Congress be paid in full, that the federal government assume all state debts, and that a Bank of the United States be chartered. In 1804, Hamilton met Aaron Burr in a duel where he was mortally wounded. Lightly toned, folds with some weakness, rough right edge, else fine.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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