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Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs, 3 October 1789

Treasury Department Circular to the
Collectors of the Customs

Treasury Department
October 3d. 1789

Sir

Inclosed is the copy of an Act for amending the “Act for registering and Clearing Vessels, regulating the Coasting Trade, and for other purposes,”1 which I transmit you for your Government.

I am   Sir   Your humble servt.

Alex Hamilton
Secy of the Treasury

LS, to Charles Lee, Charles Lee Papers, Library of Congress; LS, to John Scott, Harvard College Library; LS, to William Webb, Princeton University Library; L[S], to Otho H. Williams, Office of the Secretary, United States Treasury Department; copy, to Otho H. Williams, RG 56, Circulars of the Office of the Secretary, “Set T,” National Archives; LS, to Richard Harris, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

11 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 94–95 (September 29, 1789). The original act can be found in 1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 55–65 (September 1, 1789).

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