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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1791
|Alexander Hamilton to Edward Carrington on the position of Supervisor of the Revenue for the District of Virginia
|21 March 1791
|Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)
|As Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton delegates duties to Carrington as the new Supervisor of the Revenue for the District of Virginia. Advises that the salary is $1000 a year and one percent of the duties on spirits distilled within the district. Instructs that President George Washington will contact him in regards to subdividing the district into surveys of inspection. Gives additional instructions on the office of supervisor and the assignment of subordinate inspectors, collectors, and officers.
|Taxes or Taxation Finance Economics Government and Civics Alcohol President Whiskey Rebellion
|Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804) Carrington, Edward (1749-1810) Washington, George (1732-1799)
|New York, New York
|Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; The Presidency
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859