To Samuel Gerry1
Treasury Department, July 11, 1792. Cites case of the Schooner Dolphin, which was “admeasured” at both Baltimore and Marblehead. Asks why results of the “ad-measurement” at Marblehead were different from those at Baltimore and asks “to be particularly informed of the usal process which prevails at your port for the admeasuring of vessels.”
LC, Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts.
1. Gerry was collector of customs at Marblehead, Massachusetts.