Memorandum from Albert Gallatin
[ca. 1 May 1802]
New District on Mississip: at pleasure of President, one other port of entry & delivery—collector customs &a.
MS (NHi: Gallatin Papers); entirely in Gallatin’s hand; undated, but see below.
Gallatin’s first letter to the president of 30 Apr. promised information on appointments required for the revenue districts established by Congress. For the act establishing the districts, see U.S. Statutes at Large description begins Richard Peters, ed., The Public Statutes at Large of the United States … 1789 to March 3, 1845, Boston, 1855–56, 8 vols. description ends , 2:181–2. See Notes on the Establishment of New Revenue Districts, 1 May, for TJ’s own summary of the legislation.