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Clymer, George (1739-1813) [Certification of duty payment on rum]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00797 Author/Creator: Clymer, George (1739-1813) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Printed document signed Date: circa 1791-1794 Pagination: 1 p. ; 11 x 22 cm. Order a Copy PDF Download(s): Download PDF

Partly printed document signed by Clymer as Supervisor of the Revenue for the district of Pennsylvania attests that the duties had been paid on "one Puncheon of Rum containing one hundred & fifteen gallons..." Marked "No. 3294." Clymer served as Pennsylvania's collector of excise taxes from 1791-1794, and was in the post when the Whiskey Rebellion broke out in western Pennsylvania.

Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

. 3294 Supervisor's-Office, District of Pennsylvania

I Certify, that the duties on one Puncheon of Rum - containing one hundred & fifteen -gallons of the third proof, and marked and
Philadelphia numbered as in the margin, have been secured according to
3d proof, law.
No. _ 65
115 G JP GClymer
Supervisor of the Revenue for
the district of Pennsylvania.

Clymer, George, 1739-1813

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