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At a Glance
Letters and documents relating to the Customs House of Baltimore. There are twenty-two letters from Oliver Wolcott (1760-1833), second Secretary of the Treasury, to Robert Purviance, Controller of the Customs in Baltimore, which concern the administration of shipping laws and the financial affairs of the Customs House. There is also a second group of letters from Albert Gallatin (1761-1849), fourth Secretary of the Treasury, to James H. McCulloch, Controller of Baltimore in 1808, concerning the administration of the Embargo Act of 1808. There are also twenty-six autograph letters, circular letters, and documents from various persons.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Customs House of Baltimore collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 03/27/89.
2020-07-06 EAD document created by CCR.