From Tench Coxe
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, June 30, 1794. Requests “that a Warrant may issue in favor of William Allibone Esqr Superintendent of the Delaware Establishments1 for four hundred & fifty Dollars to enable him to discharge the contingent expences for the quarter ending this day.”
LC, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters, Vol. I, National Archives; LC, RG 75, Letters of Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue. Relating to the Procurement of Military, Naval, and Indian Supplies, National Archives.
1. Allibone was superintendent of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, public piers, and stakage for Philadelphia, Cape Henlopen, and Delaware Bay.