To Abraham Baldwin1
Treasury Department Feby. 27. 1794
I have this morning received your Note of yesterday as Chairman of the Committee on the State of the Treasury Department.
I beg the Committee to accept my acknowlegement for the politeness they manifest. They are not mistaken in assuring themselves of my most cheerful cooperation to give the fullest effect to the object with which they are charged.
In this disposition, I shall with pleasure meet them at the time appointed when I hope a plan of proceeding may be concerted which will be mutually convenient, and effectual to the end in view.2
I have the honor Sir to be With perfect respect Your most Obed serv
Abraham Baldwin Esquire
ADf, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford; copy, RG 233, Papers of the Select Committee Appointed to Examine the Treasury Department, Third Congress, National Archives.
1. For background to this letter, see the introductory note to H to Frederick A. C. Muhlenberg, December 16, 1793.
2. According to the committee’s minute book, at the scheduled meeting on March 1, 1794, both H and Oliver Wolcott, Jr., were present (D, RG 233, Papers of the Select Committee Appointed to Examine the Treasury Department, Third Congress, National Archives). For the “plan of proceeding,” see the introductory note to H to Muhlenberg, December 16, 1793.