James Madison Papers

Presidential Proclamation, 31 August 1810 (Abstract)

§ Presidential Proclamation

31 August 1810, Montpelier, Virginia. Instructs customs collectors, under section 61 of “‘An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,’ passed 2d day of March, 1799,” to establish the value of the ruble at 33⅓ cents in levying duties on imports from Russia and its dominions.

Printed circular (reproduced in Papers of Gallatin [microfilm ed.], reel 21). Printed with Treasury Department circular to collectors and naval officers, 3 Sept. 1810. Enclosed in Gabriel Duvall to Henry Dearborn, 3 Sept. 1810.

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