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Inclosed I transmit to you, the Copies of three several petitions of Jacob Quincy, and John McCalpin to the Judge of the District Court of the District of Maine. I have therefore to request that after maturely considering the facts stated in the said Petitions and the suggestion concerning your Deputy you will be pleased to inform me, whether what is alledged did happen and also what is the...
I have found it necessary, in order to provide for the punctual payment of the Allowances to fishing Vessels , which will become due on the 31st of the ensuing month to authorise the Collectors of the several Districts in Massachusetts to draw on you, when the funds in their hands shall be inadequate to discharge the demands upon them. The Collectors who may have occasion to resort to this...
Treasury Department, August 19, 1794. “A temporary absence from the seat of Government added to a great pressure of public Business since my return has prevented me from replying sooner to your favor of the 8th July last. As it was not in my power to do anything in the case stated by you untill it came properly before me—I have in consequence of an application from the parties themselves,...
Treasury Department, August 7, 1794. “A warrant has issued this day in your favor … for Eight Thousand, Eight hundred and forty nine dollars and twenty five Cents … for Spermiceti Oil for the use of the Light Houses in the United States.…” LS , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters and Papers re Lighthouses, Buoys, and Piers, 1789–1819, Vol. 3, National Archives. See Tench Coxe to H,...
What sail Cloth shall we use for the Frigates that of Domestic or that of Foreign Manufacture? National pride & interest plead for the former if the quality be really good. But is it really good? Objections are made; that which is principally insisted upon is that it shrinks exceedingly. Let me know with certainty what Experience has decided. I ask your opinion because I rely on your...
Treasury Department, June 26, 1794. “Inclosed is a copy of a letter to me from the collector of Barnstable, being an application for a Boat for the use of the Inspector at Tarpentine cove. I request your opinion as to the public utility of keeping such a boat at the place mentioned.” L[S] , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters from the Treasury, 1789–1807, Vol. 4, National Archives;...
Treasury Department, June 19, 1794. “I have to request that the draft of the Collector of York mentioned in your letter of the 21st. of march last may be paid, as in other cases of fishing bounties.” L[S] , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters from the Treasury, 1790–1810, Vol. 2, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Boston, National Archives; copy, RG 56,...
I duly received your letter of the 19th of march last, containing an explanation of the affair between the officers of the Customs and the british Consul. Though I thought it proper to notice the circumstance, I was beforehand persuaded that what has been done did not proceed from any culpable motive. I still however am of opinion that the hint of public resentment ought to have been avoided...
Treasury Department, June 14, 1794. “Your letter of the 21st of January last in the hurry of business got out of view. The instruction therein requested, respecting the Schooner Flora and Schooner Greyhound is however no more required; the appraisements of those Vessels and Cargoes having been since received. It appears that the money you lodged in the branch Bank of New York on account of the...
Treasury Department, May 1, 1794. “The difficulty stated in your letter of the 10th of April with regard to certain claims for drawback can only be obviated by an application to Congress, there being no where a power vested to dispense with the proof which is required by law of the landing of the goods in a foreign country.” LS , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters from the...