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To Alexander Hamilton from Benjamin Lincoln, [1789]

From Benjamin Lincoln

[Boston, 1789.] Discusses the difficulty of distinguishing between goods on which duties have been paid and those on which they have not been paid. Proposes a system of branding casks, chests, and boxes, and marking bales to prevent smuggling.

LC, RG 36, Letters from the Treasury and Others, 1789–1818, Vol. 11, National Archives.

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