From William Ellery
Newport [Rhode Island] August 9, 1790. Asks whether drawbacks are allowable on pickled fish which has been imported, repacked, and then exported to the West Indies.1
LC, Newport Historical Society, Newport, Rhode Island.
1. For H’s reply to this question, see “Report on Defects in the Existing Laws of Revenue,” April 22, 1790 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , VI, 373–97).