April 8 1791 · [Washington DC]
ALS signed ""A. Hamilton"", two pages, dated April 8, 1791, 7.875"" x 9.25"" with ""Treasury Department"" written at the top. Expert paper loss filling to a few small areas, not affecting Hamilton's signature.
In full: ""(Circular) Sir: I enclose you a form of an account (c.a.) agreeably to which I request that you will transmit me a summary statement of the quarterly payment of interest in your office, upon the 6 p cent stocks, including an exhibition of the Stats of that species of stock on your books after each quarterly payment of interest, and exclusively of the transactions in it, which will arise between the quarter days. Similar accounts or statements are to be transmitted at the same time of the 3 per cent & non subscribed stock, as also of the defered (sic) stock excepting the items relative to interest, which, of course, will be appear in that statement. I am, Sir, your Obed Servant (signed) A. Hamilton P. S. You will find enclosed a transcript of a notification from this office published on the 28th September last, by which I presume you have been governed. It appears proper to communicate it to you as an instruction in which light you will hereafter consider it.""
" (Inventory #: 61829)