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Collection Reference Number GLC00797
From Archive Folder Undated Documents Relating to the Post-Revolutionary Era 
Title Certification of duty payment on rum
Date 1791-1794
Author Clymer, George (1739-1813)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description 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.
Subjects Finance  Taxes or Taxation  Alcohol  Whiskey Rebellion  Economics  Government and Civics  Law  
People Clymer, George (1739-1813)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Banking & Economics; Law; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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