Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Sharp Delany, 26 October 1790

From Sharp Delany

[Philadelphia] Oct 26th 1790


There are Doubts respecting the payment of Tonnage on new Vessells. The only reason perhaps such payment should follow the granting of a Register is, that on granting a Licence & Enrollement the Tonnage follows. I have now depending four or five cases, and request your opinion for my guide in future & am &c.


LC, Bureau of Customs, Philadelphia.

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