From Joseph Whipple
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, November 30, 1789. Asks “whether Bonds for Duties shall be put in Suit immediately after they shall fall due or whether one or more days notice shall be given.”
LC, RG 36, Collector of Customs, 1789–1790, Vol. 1, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters from the Collector at Portsmouth, National Archives.