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Collection Reference Number GLC02050.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1808 
Title Circular Letter from Albert Gallatin to The Port Collector of Gloucester, Massachusetts, giving guidelines for conforming to the Embargo Act of 1807
Date 31 March 1808
Author Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849)  
Recipient The Port Collector of Gloucester, Massachusetts  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description Circular letter from the Treasury Department giving guidelines for conforming to the Embargo Act of 1807. A sample form for port collectors appears on the verso. Gallatin was then secretary of the treasury.
Subjects War of 1812  Embargo  Maritime  Commerce  Merchants and Trade  Global History and Civics  Law  Government and Civics  
People Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme War of 1812; Merchants & Commerce; Foreign Affairs; Law; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859