George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 13 April 1790]

Tuesday 13th. Exercised on Horseback about 10 Oclock.

A good deal of Company at the Levee to day.

Received from the Joint Committee of Congress “An act furthr. to suspend pt. of an Act entitled, An Act to regulate the Collectn. of the Duties imposed by Law on the Tonnage of Ships &ca. &ca.

According to the journal of the House of Representatives the joint committee for enrolled bills brought the enrolled bill “An act further to suspend part of an act, entitled ‘An act to regulate the collection of the duties imposed by law on the tonnage of ships or vessels, and on goods, wares and merchandizes imported into the United States,’ and to amend the said act” to GW on Wednesday, 14 April, rather than Tuesday, 13 April (DE PAUW description begins Linda Grant De Pauw et al., eds. Documentary History of the First Federal Congress of the United States of America, March 4, 1789-March 3, 1791. 20 vols. to date. Baltimore, 1972–. description ends , 3:368).

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