Alexander Hamilton Papers

Enclosure C: [Estimate of Balances upon Appropriations for 1791], [3 February 1792]


The following sums may probably be deemed as Balances upon the Appropriations for the Year 1791.34 Vizt:

On the Appropriation of 299.276. ⁵³⁄₁₀₀ Drs. Dollars.
Judiciary—Pennsylvania by the Death of Francis Hopkinson .289.49
Congress. after paying the Members of Senate & House
of Representatives, secy. Clerks &ca. to 31st. Decr. 1791
Treasury Department, comprising the secretarys, Comptrollers,
Auditors, Registers & Treasurers Offices
Department of State 146.93
Department of War 1.168. 6
Board of Commissioners 270.45
Congress, Senate & House of Representatives 3.—
Treasury, comprising all the Offices 97.—
Department of War, Nothing drawn on this fund 600.—
Board of Commissioners for settling the &ca.     6.25
Dollars 40.019. 2

The Appropriation of 50.756. ⁷⁄₁₀₀ Drs: cannot yet be ascertain’d as there are many Charges against it now depending in the Auditors Office,

The Ditto of 87.463. ⁶⁰⁄₁₀₀ is still liable to demands, to what amount is yet to be ascertained.

“ Ditto of 302.735. ⁹⁴⁄₁₀₀. for the War Departmt is compleated.

“ Ditto of 20.000 Drs. per act of Mar: 3rd: 179135 for renewing the treaty with the Emperor of Morocco. on this 13.000 Drs: has been paid whether any further sum will be necessary. rests with the Secy: of state to determine.

34These appropriations were from “An Act making appropriations for the support of Government during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, and for other purposes” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 190 [February 11, 1791]). Detailed estimates of these appropriations were submitted with H’s “Report on Appropriations of Money for Certain Purposes,” January 6, 1791. These estimates are printed in ASP description begins American State Papers, Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States (Washington, 1832–1861). description ends , Finance, I, 83–88.

35“An Act making an appropriation for the purpose therein mentioned” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 214).

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