The Moral Liberal, Liberty Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Finance: Hamilton to Short* (Cabinet Paper) Treasury Department, April 16, 1792. Sir: The fluctuation of the price of the stocks in the United States is a circumstance that cannot have failed to attract your attention, nor to excite a temporary...
The Moral Liberal, Liberty Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Taxation and Finance: Report on Impost Duty Communicated to the House of Representatives, March 17, 1792. Treasury Department, March 16, 1792. The Secretary of the Treasury, pursuant to a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 8th instant,...
The Moral Liberal, Liberty Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Finance: Spirits, Foreign and Domestic Communicated to the House of Representatives, March 6, 1792. Treasury Department, March 5, 1792. In obedience to the orders of the House of Representatives of the first and second days of November last, the first directing...
The Moral Liberal, Liberty Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Finance: Report To Congress Regarding Loans Subscribed To By The United States as of February, 7, 1792. Communicated to the House of Representatives, February 7, 1792. Treasury Department, January 23, 1792. Pursuant to the order of the House of Representatives of...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Finance: Hamilton to Supervisors of Boston Treasury Department, July 27, 1791. Gentlemen: A temporary absence from the seat of government has delayed an answer to your letter of the 14th inst. It is an established rule at the treasury not to...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 2, 1778 Finance: Public Credit Communicated to the House of Representatives, December 13, 1790. Treasury Department, In obedience to the order of the House of Representatives, of the ninth day of August last, requiring the Secretary of the Treasury to prepare and...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 2, 1778 Finance: Arrears of Pay* Treasury Department, May 28, 1790. The Secretary of the Treasury conceives it to be his duty most respectfully to represent to the President of the United States that there are in his judgment objections of...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Finance: Operations of the Act Laying Duties on Imports Communicated to the House of Representatives, April 23, 1790. Treasury Department, April 22, 1790. In obedience to the order of the House of Representatives of the 19th day of January last, the...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Finance: First Report on the Public Credit  Communicated to the House of Representatives, January 14, 1790. Treasury Department, January 9, 1790. The Secretary of the Treasury, in obedience to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the twenty-first day of...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Taxation and Finance: Speech on the Revenue System* There appears to me to have been some confusion in the manner of voting on the two preceding clauses of this bill: the first, for granting the impost to...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Taxation and Finance: Report on Impost Duty By the United States in Congress assembled, December 16, 1782. The Committee, consisting of Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Madison, and Mr. Fitzsimmons, to whom was referred the letter of the thirtieth of...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774  After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter XVI New York, March 8, 1789. Dear Sir: The seventh of the circumstances enumerated in proof of his Excellency's enmity to the Union is, that he has continued his...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774:  After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter XV March 9, 1789. Dear Sir: The last of the circumstances mentioned by me in my letter of the 20th of February, as evincive of the inimical disposition...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter XIV New York, March 8, 1789. Dear Sir: The seventh of the circumstances enumerated in proof of his Excellency's enmity to the Union is, that he has continued his...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774:  After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter XII New York, March 7, 1789. Dear Sir: The next in order of the circumstances alleged in proof of the unfriendly disposition of the Governor to the Union, is...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter XII New York, March 6, 1789. Dear Sir: One of the circumstances stated to you in mine of the 26th of February, to show that the Governor is unfriendly...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter XI LETTER XI New York, March 4, 1789. Dear Sir: Some time in the latter part of the year 1785, or beginning of 1786, the State of Virginia proposed the...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter X New York, March 3, 1789. Dear Sir: I have mentioned as a third circumstance tending to prove the enmity of the Governor to the Union, “that his behavior...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter IX New York, March 2, 1789. Dear Sir: The second particular which I have stated, as evidence of Mr. Clinton's enmity to the Union, is, that he has treated...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter VIII     New York, February 28, 1789. Dear Sir:   The embarrassments experienced in carrying through the first plan, the increase of the national debt, and other circumstances, induced Congress to...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter VII New York, February 27, 1789. Dear Sir: In my last I stated a number of facts tending to prove that Mr. Clinton is not a friend of the...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter VI     New York, February 26, 1789. Dear Sir:   I shall now proceed to give you a brief history of the Governor's administration since the peace, as it respects the...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter IV New York, February 25, 1789. Dear Sir: In yours of the 23d instant, which has just come to hand, you observe that there are persons in your county...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter IV New York, February 24, 1789. You will perceive, my dear sir, from the sketch I have given you, that though the present Governor has a just title...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. Letter III  New York, February 22, 1789. Dear Sir: You mention, toward the close of your letter, two reports circulating in your county, which you say operate to the advantage...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the Ratifying Convention of New York 1788, Letters of H.G., Letter II  New York, February 21, 1789. Sir: Shortly after the breaking out of the war with Great Britain, Mr. Clinton received an appointment as brigadier-general, in which capacity...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 After the Ratifying Convention of New York 1788, Letters of H.G., Letter 1  New York, February 20, 1789. Dear Sir: Your letter of the 18th instant has duly come to hand, and entitles you to my particular thanks. In return...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Convention of New York 1788: Addresses* (after the Convention) New York, February 18, 1789. To the Supervisors of the City of Albany, in the County of Albany. Gentlemen:—The last Tuesday of April next being the day appointed by law for...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Convention of New York 1788: Draft of Proposed Ratification of the Constitution of the United States, with Specified Amendments  We, the delegates of the people of the State of New York in Convention assembled, having maturely considered...
The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774 Convention of New York 1788: Brief of Argument on the Constitution of the United States   I. A republic, a word used in various senses. Has been applied to aristocracies and monarchies. 1. To Rome, under the kings. 2. To...