REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF WAYS AND MEANS, ON THE SEVERAL PETITIONS OF THE COLLECTORS OF THE PORTS OF PHILADELPHIA, NORFOLK, PLYMOUTH (MASS.) AND BALTIMORE; AND OF THE NAVAL OFFICER OF THE PORT OF PHILADELPHIA.

Washington. 1811. 12pp. Dbd. Very good, untrimmed. [with:] SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF WAYS AND MEANS, ON THE PETITIONS OF THE COLLECTORS OF THE PORTS OF PHILADELPHIA, NORFOLK, PLYMOUTH (MASS.) AND BALTIMORE; AND OF THE NAVAL OFFICER OF THE PORT OF PHILADELPHIA. Washington. 1811 [i.e. 1812]. 4pp. on folded sheet. Very good, untrimmed. Item #WRCAM31887

The House Committee of Ways and Means approves a request from the collectors of some of the most important American ports for a raise in salary. They further request a report from the Treasury Department on the salaries of the said collectors. Also included is a two- page opinion from Treasury Secretary Gallatin concurring with the House. In the SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT, the House Committee provides the findings of their inquiry into the actual salaries of the collectors, deems them adequate, and overturns their previous recommendation. OCLC and Shaw & Shoemaker together locate three copies of the first title and four of the second. Scarce. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 24284,27361. OCLC 46689842,46691666.

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