To George Washington
Treasury Department, December 7, 1790. Submits “a provisional agreement entered into by the Collector of Newport1 for keeping the Light house on the Island of Conanicut2 for one year from the 13th. of September last.…”
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. William Ellery.
2. Conanicut Island is located in Narragansett Bay.