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Report on Exports for the Year Ending September 30, 1792, and the Import and Tonnage Duties to December 31, 1791, 27 February 1793

Report on Exports for the Year Ending
September 30, 1792, and the Import and
Tonnage Duties to December 31, 1791

Treasury Department
February 27th. 1793
[Communicated on February 27, 1793]1

[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives]

Sir

I have the honor to transmit to you an abstract of the goods wares and merchandize exported from the United States during one year, ending on the 30th day of September last, and exhibiting the precise quantity of each article thereof exported from each State. Also two returns of impost and tonnage to the end of the year 1791.2 A part of the necessary documents, for the year 1792 have not yet been received from the Custom houses.

I have the honor to be with   perfect respect   Sir your most obedient and   very humble servant

Alexr. Hamilton,
Secy of the Treasury.

To the Speaker of House of
Representatives of the United States.

Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of the Treasury, 1784–1795, Vol. IV, National Archives.

1Journal of the House, I description begins Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States (Washington, 1826), I. description ends , 721.

2The enclosures consist of three tables, which are printed in ASP description begins American State Papers, Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States (Washington, 1832–1861). description ends , Commerce and Navigation, I, 157–66, and are entitled: “Abstract of Goods, Wares, and Merchandise, exported from each State, from 1st October, 1791, to 30th September, 1792”; “Abstract of Duties Arising on Goods, Wares, and Merchandise, imported into the United States, commencing the 1st of October, 1791, and ending on the 31st of December following”; and “Abstract of Duties arising on the Tonnage of Vessels entered into the United States, Commencing the 1st October, 1791, and ending on the 31st December following.”

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