ATF to Transfer 200-Year-Old Hamilton Document to National Archives

Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:52am EDT

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WHAT: Unveiling and transfer ceremony of an original Alexander Hamilton
document from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to
the National Archives. This document is one of the opening salvos in the
events which led to the Whiskey Rebellion. Come to the National Archives to
hear about its significance and the fascinating story of how it ended up at
ATF.

WHO: Adrienne Thomas, Acting Archivist of the United States
Kenneth Melson, Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms
and Explosives
Michael Kurtz, Assistant Archivist for Records Services, Washington, DC 

WHEN: 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009

WHERE: Archivist's Reception Room
National Archives Building
700 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20408
The media should use the Pennsylvania Ave. entrance.

PLEASE NOTE: NO ARTIFICIAL LIGHT MAY BE USED ON THE DOCUMENT.

CONTACT: National Archives Public Affairs, +1-202-357-5300, or ATF Public
Affairs, +1-202-648-8500

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Sept. 21/


SOURCE  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
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