From William Ellery
[Newport, Rhode Island] March 13, 1792. “… I wish for a supply of Registers having only seven on hand; and I should be very happy if an allowance and compensation for my services could be made to me before the adjournment of Congress.”1
LC, Newport Historical Society, Newport, Rhode Island.
1. On April 5, 1792, H submitted to Congress his “Report on Compensation of Officers Employed in the Collection of the Revenue.”