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[ Philadelphia, November 16, 1791. On December 5, 1791, Ellery wrote to Hamilton : “I have recd. your letters of the 16th & 17th of the last month.” Letter of November 16 not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, September 17, 1792. On October 1, 1792, Ellery wrote to Hamilton : “I have also to acknowledge receipt of your letter of the 15th of last month … and of yours of the 17th. of the same month.” Letter of September 17 not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, March 21, 1792 . On April 9, 1792, Ellery wrote to Hamilton : “I have received your letter of the 21st. of this last month.” Letter not found .]
[ Philadelphia, December 6, 1790. Ellery endorsed his letter to Hamilton of November 22, 1790 : “Answered Dece. 6th.” Letter not found. ] Printed in this volume.
[ Philadelphia, November 17, 1791. On December 5, 1791, Ellery wrote to Hamilton : “I have recd. your letters of the 16th & 17th of the last month.” Letter of November 17 not found. ] This letter was written in reply to Ellery to H, October 14, 1791 .
[ Philadelphia, September 7, 1792. On September 24, 1792, Ellery wrote to Hamilton : “I have recd. your letter of the 7th. of this month.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, July 2, 1792. On July 16, 1792, Ellery wrote to Hamilton : “I have recd. your … letter of the 2nd. of July last.” Letter not found. ] Ellery was collector of customs at Newport, Rhode Island.
[ Philadelphia, December 13, 1790. On January 17, 1791, Ellery wrote to Hamilton : “On my return from the Eastward … I found that four letters had been received from you.… The third dated Dece. 13. 1790 respects the Departure of the Ship Warren from the District of Providence without a coasting licence or register.” Letter not found. ] Printed in this volume. See Jeremiah Olney to H, November...
A representation has been made that there is within your district a [Transport Ship the Britannia in the British service which was employed by Admiral Jarvis to bring General Rochambeau to Newport] This Ship is to be permitted to depart notwithstanding the embargo. With consideration I am Sir   Your obed Servant Alex Hamilton ALS , Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. For background to...
The case stated in your letter of the 8th of April with regard to certain vessels which violated the law laying an embargo, ought to be reported to the District Attorney, in order that he may judge whether the parties are not indictable for disobeying an injunction of the law and what may be proper to be done. You have been already instructed in regard to the Schooner Boyne. Inclosed I...
My letter of the 27th of Septr to you proceeded on the supposition that the duty of Tonnage mentioned by you under the denomination of light money was for the purpose of supporting the lighthouse establishments in your state and consequently distinct from that imposed by the Act entitled “An Act to incorporate certain persons by the name of the River machine Company in the Town of Providence...
[ Treasury Department, July 7, 1794. The description of this letter in the dealer’s catalogue reads as follows: “About the remission of fines on ships, ‘… respecting Edmund Valentine, master of the Schooner Arethus and Guilford Grinnel of the Sloop Wealthy , I have no power to remit but upon application through the District Judge. Besides … the penalty imposed by law is so moderate. I have...
[ New York, September 27, 1790. The dealer’s catalogue description of this letter reads: “Hamilton asserts that the duty on ships collected by the State of Rhode Island is illegal under the present form of federal government, and requests Ellery ‘to give some proper & respectful intimation of this to the Governor … that the collection may be discontinued;—as I should not wish to see any formal...
The Schooner Boyne whereof Thomas Grune is Master ought to have been permitted to proceed to her Port of Destination, New York. An instruction to the Military officer to release her in order that she may proceed will go by this Post from the War Department. Should any accident delay it You will communicate this letter to him as evidence of the President’s intention in order that no further...
I have directed the Treasurer of the United States to remit to you on account of the fortifications erecting at Newport the further Sum of Two thousand five hundred Dollars in bills to be drawn payable to yourself or order. These draughts having blanks for the directions are to be filled up on yourself provided the funds in your hands are adequate to the purpose. If that however should not be...
[ Philadelphia, September 10, 1794. The description of this letter in the dealer’s catalogue reads: “He discusses Ellery’s suit against Pierce —‘confide in the Jury’s doing their duty.’ Comments on funds to be sent to Ellery for use in building fortifications.” Letter not found. ] LS , sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., October 17, 1961, Lot 122. Preserved Pierce. See Ellery to H, August...
Treasury Department, September 27, 1790. “I learn by your letter of the 14th Instant that you have continued William Martin as keeper of the Light House.… He will be notified to the President for a regular appointment.… The collection of Light Money by the State being a contribution of your Trade to an object the expence of which the United States defray, ought to be discontinued.… A cession...
The law has not provided for the payment of drawbacks, except the prescribed proofs of landing in some place, without the United States, be adduced. Goods exported for drawback cannot be landed again in the United States, without again paying the impost, under the existing laws, though it ⟨is no⟩t improbable the legislature will provide a remedy in some future act for this inconvenience to...
[ Philadelphia, April 25, 1794. “The object of the resolution being … that no permits are to be granted to Vessels licensed for the whale and cod fishery to touch and trade at foreign ports.… Instructions on the execution of a law do not immediately go from the President of the United States. This department is the organ of the instructions of the President to the collectors.” Letter not found....
[ Philadelphia, January 23, 1794. “The Collector of New York informed me … that the papers concerning the Brigantine Enterprize requested by you had been forwarded by the district attorney of New York, I doubt not these documents are now in your possession.” Letter not found. ] LS , sold by Kenneth W. Rendell, Kingston Galleries, Inc., Somerville, Massachusetts, 1969, Catalogue 42, Item 67....