on or before 17 Jan 1809
Distribution which has been made of the 30 vessels authorised by act of 9th instt.
|Maine||Penobscot||1||}||4||The twelve old revenue|
|Wiscasset||1||Cutters are stationed at|
|or Cape Cod||Charleston S.C.||1|
|Rhode Island||2||N. Orleans||1|
|New Jersey—Egg-harbour||1||Vessels hired as per contra||30|
|Coast of Georgia||5|
Twelve new cutters are authorised which must be purchased & measures have been taken to ascertain where they may be obtained. They will be ordered to cruise according to circumstance
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.