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Media Advisory
September 21, 2009

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

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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: Archivistís Reception Room
National Archives Building
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408

The media should use the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance.

Please Note: No Artificial Light May Be Used On The Document.

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For Press information, contact the National Archives Public Affairs Staff at: (202) 357-5300 or ATF Public Affairs at: (202) 648-8500.

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