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Mr. Flag who was appointed 1st mate of the Revenue Cutter having been absent ever since his appointment has lately returned home, & having enterd into engagements in the Service of a Merchant as Master of a Vessel declines the Acceptance of his Commission which I now return inclosed herewith. I beg leave to name John Parrot the 2nd Mate to fill the Station of 1st. Mate, his Conduct since he...
Since mine of the 4th. Instant, covering some information upon Manufactures, I have received an additional report from General Stevens, Inspector of Survey No. 2, which, together with his letter, and a Copy of one he received from one of his Collectors I now do myself the pleasure to enclose. It was my intention, at first, to have obtained the Reports of all the Inspectors, and then have made...
In pursuance of an Act of the Congress of the United States “to provide for mitigating or remitting forfeitures, and penalties, accruing under the Revenue Laws, in certain Cases therein mentioned” I have received the Petition of Samuel Westgate of Providence in said District hereto annexed, and thereupon caused Jeremiah Olney Collector, Ebenezer Thompson Naval Officer and William Barton...
There has lately been instituted in this Town a Bank which will Commence discounting on Tuesday Next, the plan or Constitution of which I have the Honor to enclose you. The President and others, are very desirous that the public monies Received in my office should be Deposited therein, and that Bank notes should be received by me in discharge of Bonds taken for duties. Tho I am Fully sensible...
[ Alexandria, Virginia, October 9, 1791. On November 10, 1791, Hamilton wrote to Charles Lee : “Mr Gray’s letter of the 9th Ultimo … has been received.” Letter not found. ] Gray was the deputy collector of customs at Alexandria, Virginia.
I have received your Circular of the 21st. of last month, and shall observe your directions contained in it. I have also received your letter of the 23d. of the same month with the marginal part of Certife. of Registry No. 60. I wish to know whether cancelled bonds for Registers may be delivered up to the obligors, or destroyed. I don’t know that they can be of any use after cancelment, and...
[ New London, Connecticut, October 10, 1791. On November 22, 1791, Hamilton wrote to Huntington : “I do not think, it will be necessary to require a refund from the officers of the revenue cutter … as mentioned in your letter of the 10th. October.” Letter not found. ]
The Register General of Pennsylvania, conceiving, that the possession of an accurate list of the State Debt subscribed to the Loan of the United States, would be a considerable improvement to the arrangement of the public accounts in his office has made a request upon the subject, which I beg leave to submit to your consideration; with a view that, if it will not be improper or inconvenient,...
Norfolk [ Virginia ] October 10, 1791 . Reports that John McComb, Jr., has completed the foundation of the Cape Henry lighthouse. ALS , RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “A,” Pennsylvania and Southern States, National Archives.
The last letter which I have had the honor of writing to you was of the 23d. of September. I have since then recieved yours of August 1st. I inclose you at present a copy of my last letter to the bankers at Amsterdam written in answer to theirs in which they propose of themselves, as I had formerly mentioned it was probable they would do, that the rate of commission on the last loan should be...