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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, January 23, 1795. “I have to State to you the amount of expenditures on the fortifications of the harbour of Portsmouth … including the Blockhouse, a Store, and Furnace & Commission thereon…. There still remains to be performed work on the walls…. I have omitted to transmit my accounts with the Vouchers presuming it to be unnecessary untill the whole work shall be...
Portsmouth [ New Hampshire ] December 18, 1794 . “… The estimated allowances to Fishing Vessels payable in this district on the 31st. day of December instant is Sixteen hundred & twenty nine dollars.” LC , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Portsmouth, Letters Sent, 1794–1796, Vol. 6, National Archives. See “Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs,” October 25, 1792 .
Portsmouth [ New Hampshire ] October 7, 1794 . “I enclose you a Statement of Payments on Account of the Fortifications for the harbour of Portsmouth (to the 4th. instant), amounting to Dolls 2229 ²⁴⁄₁₀₀ dollars. The estimated amount of the expence of compleating the Work directed … is 348 dollars.…” LC , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Portsmouth, Letters Sent, 1793–1794, Vol. 5,National...
Portsmouth [ New Hampshire ] July 12, 1794 . “Since my letter of the 9th. instant the Marshall of the District of N Hamp. applied for & recd. the 2d M[o]iety of the 200 dollars directed to be Advanced to him.… Considering that your instruction to me of the 2d of July 1793 restricts these payments to 200 dolls Per year I cannot consistant therewith make a further payment to him in the present...
Portsmouth [ New Hampshire ] July 9, 1794 . “Your letters of the 23d & 24th. Ultimo respecting the advances to be made to the Marshall of the district of New Hampshire I have received and to which due attention will be paid. Receipts for the payments already made in consequence of your letter of the 2d July 1793 have been regularly transmitted to the Office of the Comptroller with my...
Portsmouth [ New Hampshire ] July 8, 1794 . “The Same Difficulties existing respecting the acceptance of the Agency for providing Supplies & labour for the Fortifications in this port, as mentiond in my letter addressed to you of the 25th April last I have commenced the business myself.…” LC , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Portsmouth, Letters Sent, 1793–1794, Vol. 5, National Archives; copy,...
Portsmouth [ New Hampshire ] April 25, 1794 . “Since the receipt of your letter of the 3d instant … directing the appointment of an agent for procuring labour & Materials & paying the disbursements of the Fortifications proposed for this harbour—I have taken much pains, but have not hitherto been able to procure an apt person to undertake the Services of this agency on the terms of 3 ⅌ Cent...
Portsmouth [ New Hampshire ] December 26, 1793 . “I received your favor of the 9th Instant.… On estimating the Allowances to Vessels licensed after the last day of May for the Cod Fishery & those licensed before that date & since the 1st. of January last which were intended for that Fishery I find the amount to be 2497 ³⁰⁄₁₀₀ Dollars, as it is probable Some of the Vessels licensed may fail in...
I had the honor to receive by the last post, your letter of the 7th. instant. Capt Yeaton being absent on a Cruize I cannot obtain his final answer respective the Supply of Rations for the Scammel other than his proposal already transmitted which I shall do on his return. In the mean time I could wish to be informed in case of a Contract with others, what amount of Articles shall be contracted...
Portsmouth [ New Hampshire ] May 22, 1793 . “… Capt. Yeaton informs me he has sustained considerable loss in furnishing provisions for the Cutter at 12 cents per Ration for several quarters past & requests an augmentation of the Stipend if he continues the Supply and desires also the deficiencies of past quarters, since his Contract expired may be made up—his application on this Subject I now...