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I have received your favor of the 25th of May, and am much obliged to you for putting the information concerning the Manufactures of your State in a train, that promises so much authenticity & accuracy. The direction of the duplicate to you, was occasioned by an opinion of some of the Members of the Legislature, that such a Committee had been appointed & that you were the Chairman. I beg leave...
Treasury Department, June 24, 1790. “No official information has been yet received of the Cession of the Light House at Portland Head.… If you could procure … an Account of the Cost of the Light House, so far as it is built—the height to which it is carried—the height to which it is proposed to be carried, and an estimate of the expence that will attend the Completion of it, I shall be obliged...
Treasury Department, July 14, 1790. Encloses the commissions for the various lighthouse keepers in Massachusetts. LS , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters and Papers re Lighthouses, Buoys, and Piers, 1789–1819, Vol. 1, National Archives.
I have received your favor of the 9th Instant, and duly observed the useful hints in it relative to the exportation of & re-exportation of salted provisions & Fish. The question with regard to Weighers will probably meet the attention of the Legislature in the present Session. I observe with great satisfaction your successful endeavors to detect the Breaches of the Revenue Laws and to secure...
Treasury Department, July 27, 1790. “… I request that you will be so obliging as to inform me, whether you have received and found right, a parcel of 150 Ship Registers prepared according to law & forwarded to your Office on the 9th of December last, and another parcel of 200, also forwarded to your office on the 16th of the same Month.…” L[S] , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters...
Treasury Department, July 30, 1790. “I have been favored with your information, respecting the light House at Portland Head some days; but it has not been deemed proper to ask from the Legislature, the needful Authority to finish that Building untill the Cession by the State should be received.… The repairs stated in your letters relative to the Light Houses on Plumb & Thatchers Islands &...
I am of opinion that the Legislature did not contemplate any distinction in the rate of Duty between Sugars of different qualities, if unmanufactured & free from damage. Goods belonging to Foreign Consuls are not exempted from duty, by virtue of any privilege to which they are legally entitled. I am however of opinion that the indication of the sense of the Legislature, contained in the new...
The excuses made by the owners of the Lighter, as stated in your letter of the 17th. Ulto, may be true but as they are the mere allegations of the Defendants, you will percieve the impropriety of considering them as sufficient to justify them. The seizure of a Boat under such circumstances was a prudent & necessary step, and it seems proper that you consider further whether the law does not...
Treasury Department, September 10, 1790. “I received your letter of the 3d. instant with the papers enclosed.… The British ship, which you mention will not have the second duty of Tonnage to pay, if she should have arrived at the eastern port after the first of September.” L[S] , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters from the Treasury, 1789–1818, Vol. 5, National Archives; copy, RG...
[ New York, September 10, 1790. On September 17, 1790, Lincoln wrote to Hamilton : “Your private letter of the 10th came by the post the last evening.” Letter not found. ]