Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Meletiah Jordan, 20 February 1790

From Meletiah Jordan

Frenchman’s Bay [District of Maine] February 20, 1790. Acknowledges Treasury Department circulars of October 20, and November 20, 1789. States that the question “of receiving Bank Notes payable for Duties” does not arise “there being no vessels in this District that carry on any foreign trade.”

Copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Gloucester, Machias, Frenchman’s Bay, National Archives.

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