Alexander Hamilton Papers

Enclosure: [Abstract on the Amount of Goods Paying a Duty], [20 January 1795]


Abstract of the amount of Goods paying a duty of 7½ and 10 per cent. Also the amount of duties upon Coffee, Cocoa and Coal, imported into the United States from the 1st of January 1793, to the 31st of December following.

Dollars. Cents.
Amount of Goods paying a duty of 7½ per cent. 15,510,183 81
Ditto do. do. of 10 per cent. 4,832,117 01
Amount of duty on Coffee from 1st January to 30th June 1793 538,384 12
do. Cocoa do. do. 16,730 31
do. Coal do. do. 4,032 82
Amount of duty on Coffee from 1st July to 31st Dec. 1793 861,645 44
do. Cocoa do. do. 12,452 04
do. Coal do. do. 2,270 18

(Note.) The above duties upon Coffee and Cocoa is the gross amount: The drawbacks upon the exportation of those articles which are very considerable, cannot as yet be ascertained.

Joseph Nourse, Register.

3The [New York] Daily Advertiser, January 29, 1795.

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