From Joseph Whipple1
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, September 22, 1789. Encloses report2 on customs duties. Promises to transmit quarterly statements of tonnage and impost duties.
Copy, RG 56, Letters from the Collector at Portsmouth, National Archives.
1. Whipple was collector of the state impost from 1785 to 1789, and United States collector of customs at Portsmouth from 1789 to 1798.
2. H had requested this report in “Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs,” September 14, 1789.