Adams Papers

To John Adams from Alexander Hamilton, 23 November 1791

Treasury Department Nov. 23. 1791.


I have the honor to transmit to the Senate, in further obedience to their order, an estimate exhibiting the value, at the several places of shipment, of all foreign goods, wares and merchandize imported into the United States, during the year ending on the 30th. day of September 1790. The principal objects of this document are to exhibit the portion of our consumption which is supplied by each foreign nation, and the aggregate value of the whole of our importations.

I have the honor to be with the greatest respect, Sir, / Your most obedt. / & most humble servt.

Alexander Hamilton

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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