Circular to Collectors from the United States Treasury Department, Comptroller’s Office, October 7, 1812.
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AbstractA circular to American customs officers reminding them to be especially vigilant in preventing American ships from trading provisions to the British in any of the ports of Upper and Lower Canada, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. This was during the early months of the War of 1812. The circular begins “As there is reason to think attempts may be made to evade the provisions of the act of the 6th of July last, to prohibit vessels of the United States, from proceeding to or trading with the enemy, I have to call your attention to it with a view to its most vigilant execution…” The circular is signed by Richard Rush [Comptroller of the Treasury].
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