From Sharp Delany
[Philadelphia, December 6, 1790.] “In the Impost Law Hemp pays a Duty of five Cent ad Valorem. By a special Clause in sd Law,1 this Article from the first of Decr Inst: is to pay 60 Cents Cwt. Quere Whether Hemp is to pay the 5 Cent ad Valorem & the 60 Cents Cwt.…”
LC, Bureau of Customs, Philadelphia.