Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Joseph Whipple, 13 April 1793

From Joseph Whipple1

Portsmouth [New Hampshire] April 13, 1793. Writes concerning “a Small Seizure in this district of one bag of Cocoa and four bags of Coffee.” Discusses the details of the case. Asks for “instructions on this matter.”

LC, RG 36, Collector of Customs at Portsmouth, Letters Sent, 1792–1793, Vol. 4, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters from the Collector at Portsmouth, National Archives.

1Whipple was collector of customs at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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