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Customs House of Baltimore collection, 1789-1808

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0063
Bib ID 4078807 View CLIO record
Creator(s) United States. Collector of Customs (Baltimore, Md.)
Title Customs House of Baltimore collection, 1789-1808
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged.

Description

Summary

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.

  • Papers

    The container list is a list of correspondents and authors of documents.

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.

Preferred Citation

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

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 03/27/89.

Revision Description

2020-07-06 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Subject

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Customhouses -- Maryland -- Baltimore Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Customs House (Baltimore, Md.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Customs administration -- Maryland -- Baltimore Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Embargo, 1807-1809 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
M'Culloch, James Haines, -1836 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maritime law -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Purviance, Robert Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shipping -- Maryland -- Baltimore Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Secretary Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID