From Nathaniel Appleton
Boston, November 24, 1790. “I wrote you 20 instant. This serves to transmit a Return of Certificates, Indents & bills of Old Emission rec’d into the Office in the Month of October, for which, Certificates of Funded Debt have been issued agreably to an act of Congress 4 Augst 17901 & your instructions 16th Sept2 last ⟨as⟩ will appear by the Abstract, herewith sent you agreably ⟨to⟩ the form H, in which are stated 137 Accounts which Accts I now transmit & the same number of Receipts for Certificates issued to the several subscribers. I also forward by the Post all the Certificates & Indents rec’d in Octo which are cancelled by crossing them with red Ink; the bills of the Old Emission are not sent for reasons given in my last.…”
LC, RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book, 1785–1791, Vol. “259-M,” National Archives.
1. “An Act making provision for the (payment of the) Debt of the United States” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 138–44).
2. Circular not found.