From Abraham Baldwin
[Philadelphia] Saturday the 5. of April 1794.
Resolved,1 that it would be satisfactory to the Committee, that the paper submitted to them, April 1st 1794, by the Secy. of the Treasury, respecting the point of authority, under which, monies borrowed abroad, have been drawn to the United States, should be presented to the President of the United States;2 and that the Secretary should obtain from him, such declaration concerning the same, as the President may think proper to make.
Chairman of Committee.
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. This resolution also appears in the minute book of the select committee appointed to examine the Treasury Department under this date (D, RG 233, Papers of the Select Committee Appointed to Examine the Treasury Department, Third Congress, National Archives).
For background to this document, see the introductory note to H to Frederick A. C. Muhlenberg, December 16, 1793. See also H to the Select Committee Appointed to Examine the Treasury Department, March 24, 1794; H to George Washington, March 24, April 1, 1794; Baldwin to H, March 29, 1794; “Report on Principles and Course of Proceeding with Regard to the Disposition of the Moneys Borrowed Abroad by Virtue of the Acts of the Fourth and Twelfth of August, 1790, as to the Point of Authority,” April 1, 1794.