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.