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    Alexander Hamilton Document Signed. One partially-printed page, 7.75" x 9.25", "Treasury Department," July 1, 1793. Hamilton, as secretary of the treasury, writes to New London customs collector Jedediah Huntington, in full: "A paid draught of the Treasurer, No. 4499 for one thousand Dollars has been received from you at this office." Docketed on the verso. This toned document is carefully inset into a larger archival sheet for an overall size of 8.25" x 10".

    Jedediah Huntington (1743-1818) was active in the Sons of Liberty and served as a general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. After the war, he helped organize the Society of the Cincinnati and held the post of New London collector for twenty-six years.


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