Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Samuel Gerry, 11 July 1792

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.

1Gerry was collector of customs at Marblehead, Massachusetts.

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