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Collection Reference Number GLC05540
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1792 
Title Alexander Hamilton to Edward Wigglesworth instructing Wigglesworth to deposit public money in the United States Bank
Date 28 June 1792
Author Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  
Recipient Wigglesworth, Edward  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Circular letter. As Secretary of the Treasury Hamilton tells Wigglesworth of Newburyport, Massachusetts (possibly port collector there) to henceforth deposit no public monies in the Bank of Massachusetts, but rather to deposit them in the United States Bank in Boston.
Subjects Government and Civics  Finance  American Statesmen  Bank of the US  Banking  
People Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  Wigglesworth, Edward (1732-1794)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics
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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