From Oliver Wolcott, Junior1
C. Off Decr. 6th., 1792
I have the honour to transmit the following statements of disbursements by the Department of War in the years 1790 & 1791.2
Number 1. Being a statement of the accounts of Henry Knox Esq. Secretary at War as settled at the Treasury.
No. 2. Being a statement of the accounts of Joseph Howell Esq. from the 10th. of Sept. 1789. to the 1st. of March 1790. as settled at the Treasury.
No. 3. Being a statement of the accounts of Joseph Howell Esq. from March 1st. 1790 to the 31st. of Decr. 1791 as rendered to the Auditor of the Treasury for settlement & depending in his Office.
Some of the expenditures included in these statements, were made previous to the year 1790, but they could not be separated without inconvenience & deranging the order of the Accts. as rendered for settlement.
I enclose duplicates of the accounts at the special request & for the use of the Secy at War.
Hon A Hamilton
ADf, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford; copy, RG 233, Reports of the Treasury Department, 1792–1793, Vol. III, National Archives.
1. This letter was enclosed in “Report on Disbursements by the Department of War,” December 7, 1792.
2. For the enclosures to this letter, see “Report on Disbursements by the Department of War,” December 7, 1792.