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Providence, January 9, 1795. Transmits “Schedule of Bonds for December,” and states that the pressure of “Business of my Office” has prevented “the transmission, by this Post, of my Weekly Return of Monies from the 1st to the 7th instant, inclusive.” ADfS , Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence. Olney was collector of customs at Providence.
I have the Honor to Transmit (under cover of your care) for the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States, the writs of Error and Citations with copies of the proceedings (before the State court) in the Suits of Welcome Arnold and Edward Dexter, against me, relative to the Brigantine Neptune. I respectfully request Sir, after examining those papers, you will please to cause them to be...
Providence, December 12, 1794. Acknowledges receipt of Hamilton’s “Letter of the 27th of November, relative to the payment of Allowances to fishing Vessels.” States that “there is not one, belonging to this District, entitled to any.” ADfS , Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence.
At the Circuit Court held in this Town on the 7th Instant, the Grand Jury found bills of Indictment against Metcalf Bowler and Zebedee Hunt Junr., Masters of the Brigantine Mariah and Schooner Nancy, for departing from the Harbour of Newport on a Forreign Voyage, in Violation of the Embargo Act passed the 26th of March last. Capt. Hunt being arraigned, pled Guilty to the Charge. The Court...
I have been Honored with your Letter of the 9th. Instant in reply to mine of the 11th August last on the Subject of Arnold and Dexter’s Suits against me, which were both Tried before the Superiour Court on the 17th Instant when Virdicts by Jury were rendered against me in the Case of Arnold for £13–5 / LM Damages with £8. 8. 6 Cost and in the Case of Dexter for £2–10/ Damages with £7. 12. 8....
I was much hurt by your Letter of the 13th. instant, until it occurred to me that it might, by mistake, have been misdirected; which I am persuaded must have been the case: For on every official Letter from this Office, addressed to “the Secretary of the Treasury,” since the receipt of your circular directions of the 10th. of May 1792 (excepting Two or Three in that Year, omitted thro...
Providence, August 20, 1794. “The public Scale-beam, now in use at this Port, being in want of repairs, and too small for weighing Hemp and large hhds of Sugar … I ask your permission to procure another Beam … necessary for the convenience and dispatch of public business in this District.…” ADfS , Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence.
On the 24th April last I had the Honor of Transmitting for your information Sundry Documents relative to the Suits of Messrs. Arnold and Dexter against me: my not hearing from you, Since, on that Subject, and as the Court meets in this Town on the 15th Septr. next, when Damages are to be assessed—I am induced to enclose a letter from Mr. Barnes to me, relative to his Idea of the Future...
Providence, July 2, 1794. “Agreeable to your directions of the 23rd. of June, I enclose, with the Returns &c. due at this period, the Marshall’s Receipt for One Hundred & Fifty Dollars, paid to him yesterday; those for the Monies heretofore paid, have been regularly forwarded with my Accots. conformable to your first instructions.” ADfS , Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence. “Treasury...
Providence, June 30, 1794. “I have recd. your Letter of the 19th instant.… Lawful evidence having been received, that the Duties on the Merchze. for which Mr. Rhodes’ Bond was taken, were legally secured at Washington, the Bond was cancelled.” ADfS , Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence. See Olney to H, second letter of April 24, 1794 .