A General Statement of the Foreign Loans, Shewing in Abstract,
the Capital Sums Borrowed, and the Arrearages of Interest
to the 31st December, 1789.
|Capital sums borrowed||Livres.||Dollars.||Cts.|
|Of the Royal French Treasury, on Interest at 5 per cent.||24,000,000|
|In Holland, guaranteed by the French Court, at 4 per cent.||10,000,000|
|Of the Royal Spanish Treasury, at 5 per cent.||174,011|
|Lenders in Holland,||Florins.|
|First Loan,||5 per cent.||5,000,000|
|Second ditto,||4 per cent.||2,000,000|
|Third ditto,||5 per cent.||1,000,000|
|Fourth ditto,||5 per cent.||1,000,000|
|Arrearages of Interest to 31st December, 1789.|
|On the French Loan.||Livres.||Dollars.||Cts.|
|1789, Jan. 1, Five Years Interest||on the||6,000,000 at 5 per cent.||277,777.||77|
|Sept. 3, Six do.||on the||18,000,000 do.||999,999.||96|
|Nov. 5, Four do.||on the||10,000,000 at 4 per cent.||296,296.|
|On the Spanish Loan.|
|Arrearages on the Spanish Loan of 174,011 Dollars,|
|to 21st March, 1782, at 5 per cent.||5,093.||27|
|March 21, Seven Years Interest on do.||60,904.||62|
|Note. There were certain parts of the Capital of the
Dutch guaranteed Loan of 10,000,000 Florins, and of the
French Loan of 18,000,000 Livres, which became due at
the following periods, and remain unpaid, viz.
|Treasury Department, Register’s Office, 31st Dec. 1789.||Joseph Nourse, Register.|
|To the Arrearage of Interest to 31st December, 1789, above stated, Amounting to||1,640,071.||62|
|Add one year’s Interest from 1st January, to 31 December, 1789, on 186,427, dollars,
and 69 cents, being the Amount Principal Sum due to foreign officers, employed in
the service of the United States, which Interest is annually payable at the House of
Mons. Grand138 Banker at Paris, at 6 per cent.
|Arrearages of Interest to 31st December, 1789,||Dollars,||1,651,257.||28|
The above Addition was adverted to, after the conclusion of the Report; but as it makes no material difference, an alteration in consequence of it, is deemed unnecessary.
Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury.
138. Ferdinand Grand.