To John Daves
Treasury Department, October 1, 1792. “I enclose you a letter for Captn Cooke.1 … I have … concluded to alter the station of the Revenue Cutter from New Bern to Wilmington. The Collector of that port2 will of course have to perform the duties which were heretofore committed to you relative to the Said Cutter.”
Copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at New Bern, National Archives; LC, RG 26, Revenue Cutter Service Letters Sent, Vol. “O,” National Archives.
1. William Cooke was commander of the Diligence, the revenue cutter for North Carolina.
2. James Read was collector of customs at Wilmington, North Carolina.