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To Alexander Hamilton from Jeremiah Olney, 2 August 1790

From Jeremiah Olney

Providence, August 2, 1790. “Enclosed are a Register and License given at the Custom House at New York for the Sloop Charlotte belonging to Warwick within this District;… in conformity to the law for registering vessels,1 it appeared to me to be necessary that she should be registered anew at this office, which has this day been done.…”

Copy, RG 56, Letters from the Collector at Providence, National Archives.

1“An act for Registering and Clearing Vessels, Regulating the Coasting Trade, and for other purposes” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 55–65 [September 1, 1789]).

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