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Carrington, Edward (1749-1810) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04586 Author/Creator: Carrington, Edward (1749-1810) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 17 April 1790 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 22.6 x 18.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses taking out a draft of money for the census department. Notes the Secretary of Treasurer, Alexander Hamilton, has informed him that in order to obtain a draft of money for the departments in the census, another person needs to be empowered to perform drawing and transmitting duties during his absence. Requests Knox takes over this function and to transmit the money by post. "Free" stamped on address leaf with no signature.

People: Carrington, Edward, 1749-1810
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralGovernment and CivicsFinanceCensus

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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