From Meletiah Jordan
Frenchman’s Bay [District of Maine] March 15, 1790. States: “I did myself the pleasure to write you the 24th. 25th. & 29th. December.”1 Transmits “two quarterly returns of the exports from this District, two Abstracts of Duties arising on Tonnage, two Abstracts of pay to Inspectors &c with my accounts current for the two last quarters.” Explains “the expense attending the seizing of the Schooner Betsey.”
LC, RG 56, Letters to Collector at Gloucester, Machias and Frenchman’s Bay, National Archives.
1. Letter of December 25, 1789, not found.