#AmericanTrivia What was the main problem that the first Secretary of the Treasury had to solve?

What was the main problem that the first Secretary of the Treasury had to solve?

Alexander Hamilton had to deal with debt owed to the French and the Dutch (approximately $12 million) and domestic debt of more than $44 million resulting from the war.

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