Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Tench Coxe, [30 January? 1791]

From Tench Coxe

Sunday Evening [30 Jan.? 1791]

Mr. Coxe has the honor to inform Mr. Jefferson that pitch is certainly 11/ per 112℔ i.e. dutied to exclusion as a manufacture. Tar 11d. per barrl. and turpentine ⅔ per Cwt.

Mr. Remsen’s copy of Mr. Coxe’s very rough minutes, corrected, is enclosed, also the amount of fur duties in England equal to 15 and 20 per Ct. ad valorem at the medium prices.
Mr. Coxe will not fail to send the Return of Exports the Moment
Mr. Hamilton shall have done with it.

RC (DLC); undated and unrecorded in SJL, but evidently written just before Coxe transmitted the return of exports (see Coxe to TJ, 1 Feb. 1791). Enclosures not identified.

The return of exports may have been enclosed in the above, for TJ sent it back to Coxe in a (missing and unrecorded) note which the latter acknowledged in his of 1 Feb. 1791. The return covered the period 10 Aug. 1789 to 30 Sep. 1790 and is printed in ASP description begins American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Washington, Gales & Seaton, 1832–61, 38 vols. description ends , Commerce, i, 23–34, as submitted by Hamilton to Congress on 15 Feb. 1791.

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