From Zebulon Hollingsworth
Baltimore Augt. 20th. 1793
I have the honour to enclose you a communication from the Collector of the Customs of the Port of Baltimore. As I have not yet received any instructions from the Executive of the United States on this subject I request you to lay this letter before the President. I am with very sincere respect your obedt servt
(signed) Z Hollingsworth
Tr (MdAA); at foot of text: “Honble Thomas Jefferson”; certified by John Stagg, Jr., Chief Clerk of the War Office, 22 Aug. 1793. Enclosure: Daniel Delozier to Hollingsworth, Collector’s Office, Baltimore, 19 Aug. 1793, reporting, pursuant to general instructions received from the Secretary of the Treasury, that the brigantine Maxwell of Kirkcudbright, Thomas Milrae commander, has been captured and sent into Baltimore by the schooner Sans Culotte, a privateer fitted out in Charleston (Tr in same; certified by Stagg). Enclosed in TJ to Henry Knox, 22 Aug. 1793.