To the hon. the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress assembled [electronic resource] : The undersigned, inspectors of customs for the district of Boston and Charlestown, respectfully represent that, in 1816, the compensation of inspectors was fixed by law at three dollars per day; in addition to which, each inspector received in perquisites about three hundred dollars per annum--making a total of annual salary of nearly fourteen hundred dollars; that in 1822, the office of measurer was created, and the pay of the inspectors limited to three dollars per day. The undersigned would respectfully urge upon your honorable body the justice of an increase of their compensation for the following reasons ...
- [Boston] : [publisher not identified], 
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 26 x 20 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Chase, Cyrus, 1796-1854 and United States. Congress (33rd, 1st session : 1853-1854)
- "Boston, Dec. 20, 1853. Signed, Cyrus Chase, John P. Lord, A.J. Lewis, and others."
Printed area measures 14.2 x 15.7 cm.
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- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 8688).
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