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Collection Reference Number GLC00299
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1791 
Title Alexander Hamilton to Edward Carrington on the position of Supervisor of the Revenue for the District of Virginia
Date 21 March 1791
Author Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  
Recipient Carrington, Edward  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects Taxes or Taxation  Finance  Economics  Government and Civics  Alcohol  President  Whiskey Rebellion  
People Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  Carrington, Edward (1749-1810)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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