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The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred the Petition of James Gamble by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 14th. instant thereupon respectfully Reports— That the Claim of the petitioner has been heretofore considered and rejected, as appears, on the Journals of Congress under date the 15th of April 1784. That the Petitioner having been informed of this decision, (of...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 26th. of December 1793, the Petition of John McLean, thereupon respectfully reports, as follows— The Petitioner claims compensation for damages done upon his Farm in Dutchess County in the State of New York by the American Army in the Year 1778. This being a Case in principle similar to that...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred the Memorial of James Read by an order of the House of Representatives of the 29th. of April 1790, thereupon respectfully reports. That the facts stated by the memorialist are understood to be true. That the paper No. 2 herewith is a true Copy of a report made on the Subject to Congress by the late Board of Treasury upon a former Application....
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the Petition of William Stearns thereupon respectfully reports as follows— The Petitioner in Capacity of Administrator of the Estate of Peleg Stearns deceased, claims compensation for certain property stated to have been taken by and applied to the use of the Continental Army at Charlestown in the State of...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives the petition of Pitman Collins, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for a vessel alleged to have been impressed into the service of the United States, during the late war, to have been wrecked on her voyage, and to have finally fallen into the hands of the enemy....
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of William M’Gilton, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The petitioner, by his said petition, claims compensation for his services, as a Clerk to John Reynolds, an Assistant Commissary of Issues, from the 14th of October 1780, to the 18th of January 1781. It appears, that the...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of Griffith Jones, by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 14th. instant, thereupon respectfully reports: That the case is one of those stated in a former Report to the House, dated the 16th of April 1792, as barred by the Acts of limitation. That the present petition is accompanied with a Certificate, recently given...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 17th of April 1792, the Petition of John Hobby of Portland thereupon respectfully reports as follows— The Petitioner is possessed of a Certificate issued in his favour by the Late Quarter Master General for 163 dollars and 12 Ninetieths, which Certificate has not been admitted at the Treasury...
The last letter, which I had the honor to address to the House of Representatives, contained, a pretty full exposition of the conduct and views of this department, in regard to the foreign loans. There remains, however, some incidental topics, which it may not be expedient to pass over in silence. In order to carry the attention of the House immediately to a just application of the remarks...
An Additional Estimate, for Making Good Deficiencies for the Support of the Civil List Establishment, for Aiding the Fund Appropriated for the Payment of Certain Officers of the Courts, Jurors and Witnesses, for the Support of Light-Houses, and for Other Purposes. To Make Good Deficiencies for the Support of the Civil List for the Year 1793. Extra Clerk hire, in the Office of the Secretary of...
Dr. State of Monies Transferred to the United States, Out of the Proceeds of Foreign Loans Cr Dollars Cents Dollars Cents To this Sum paid to France for the Use of St. Domingo 726,020.   By this Sum drawn by the Treasurer on the Commissioners in “ payment to France of 3 Millions of Livres pursuant to an Agreement with M. Ternant 544,500.   Dollars Amsterdam Florins 5,649,621.2.8 = 2,305,769.13...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of Ludwig Kuhn, by an Order of the House of Representatives, of the 28th of November last, thereupon respectfully makes the following Report: The case is one of those included in a former report to the House, dated the 16th of April 1792, as barred by the Acts of limitation. To remove the objection, which has been made on that...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of Hugh Cunningham, submits the following report thereupon. Respectfully referring the House of Representatives, to his report of the 17th Instant, on the subject of depreciation generally; The Secretary begs leave to add, That the claim of the petitioner is in the capacity of an Officer of the...
In obedience to two resolutions of the House of Representatives, one of the 21st instant, directing the Secretary of the Treasury to report a plan for the redemption of so much of the public debt, as by the Act, intituled “An Act making provision for the debt of the United States,” the United States have reserved the right to redeem; the other of the 22d instant, directing him to report the...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of John Lewis, by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 8th of December 1790, thereupon makes the following Report: The petition seeks to obtain the settlement and payment of a claim, which is barred by the Acts of limitation. The Secretary, having in his report of the 16th of April last, upon the petitions of several...
The Secretary of the Treasury, pursuant to an order of the House of Representatives of the 30th. of January last respectfully reports as follows. The Statement A herewith transmitted shews the Monies now in the Treasury and (as far as official documents hitherto received furnish information) such further Sums as may be expected to come into it before the first day of April next, and the...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 16th of February 1793, the Petition of Oliver Bowen, thereupon respectfully reports as follows— The petition seeks an Allowance of Interest upon a Settlement made by the State of Georgia in the year 1783, for Supplies furnished during the late War. The Secretary is of Opinion that an...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of Thomas Wickes, by an order of the House of Representatives, of the 13th of April 1790, thereupon respectfully reports: That the case, in which the petitioner seeks relief, is one of those provided for in the Act of Congress, passed the 12th of August 1790. That the claim, appearing to have been included in a return made to the...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom were referred by the House of Representatives, the several Petitions noted at foot hereof, respectfully reports thereupon as follows— The Claims to which the said petitions severally relate, are barred by the Acts of Limitation. The Secretary has repeatedly and especially in his Report of the 16th. of April 1792, suggested the weighty reasons which operate...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an order of the House of Representatives of the 14th. July 1790, the petition of Peter pra Van Zandt, thereupon makes the follow Report— That the Subject of this petition has been decided upon by the Commissioner of the Revenue and the Auditor, subsequent to the reference of it to the Secretary—and that the interposition of Congress...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Elizabeth Rockwell, Administratrix of William Rockwell, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The said petition seeks compensation for Scow hire, freight and some small articles of supply, amounting together to £38.13. lawful money of Connecticut, alleged to have been contracted...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred the Petition of John Edgar of Kaskaskias by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 2nd of February 1791, thereupon respectfully makes the following Report— The Petitioner represents that during his residence in the Western Country, he made, at different periods, presents to several Tribes of Indians in the Illonois Country, consisting...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred the Petition of Stephen Porter, respectfully makes the following Report. The Petitioner claims compensation and indemnification in relation to 1st a quantity of Grain which he furnished for the Use of the Army in the Year 1778. 2nd. the rent of a Store-House belonging to him, which was occupied for the Use of the Troops of the United States...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of sundry merchants of Wilmington in the State of North Carolina, by an order of the House of Representatives of the 26th of May 1790, thereupon respectfully reports: That the case of the petitioners, as appears by their own shewing, is one arising wholly under the laws of the State of North Carolina, prior to its acceding to the...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an order of the House of Representatives of the 24th May 1790, the Petition of William Hardy and Joseph Bedford, thereupon respectfully Reports— That upon inquiry it is understood to be true, that the Petitioners were employed by direction of the late Board of Treasury, in the examination, counting and destroying of the Old Emission Money,...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred the Petition of Joseph Packwood by an Order of the House of Representatives, of the 21st. of June 1790, thereupon respectfully makes the following Report— It appears from the Statement of the petitioner that he shipped certain Goods at the Island of Hispaniola, on his own Account, destined for New London, in the Schooner John and Joseph; that...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 28th. of December 1791 the Petition of William W. Smith for himself and as Administrator to Gilbert Tennent deceased; and of Joseph Eaker by his Attorney George Hunter, thereupon respectfully makes the following Report— That it appears from the Books and Documents appertaining to the late...
I have the honor to inform you, that prior to the receipt of the order of the House of Representatives of the 30th. ultimo, the formation of several returns of the nature of those designated in their resolution, had been commenced at the Treasury. It had been deemed expedient to make them up, so as to include the space of one year, in order that they might exhibit the annual course of that...
A Particular Statement of the Application of 5169 Dollars, Granted by an Act Making Certain Appropriations Therein Mentioned, Passed the 28th. of February, 1793, (Included in Appropriation of 1,589,044⁷²⁄₁₀₀ Dollars) for the Purpose of Discharging Such Demands on the United States, Not Otherwise Provided for, As Shall Have Been Ascertained and Admitted, in Due Course of Settlement, at the...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the Petition of Edward Telfair and John Wereat respectfully reports thereupon as follows— The object of the petition is to obtain compensation for a quantity of Melasses stated to have been furnished to the Commissary General in Georgia for the use of the Troops of the United States; the Claim for which was...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred the Petition of Jacob Bailey by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 25th of May 1790, thereupon respectfully Reports— That the Secretary has caused inquiry to be made at the proper Office of the Treasury concerning the Case of the Petitioner, and has received the following Information Vizt. The Commissioner for settling the...
The Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to the Order of the House of Representatives of the 28th. of February 1794, respectfully makes the following report: The paper A, herewith transmitted, is a Copy of the Contract with the Bank of the United States respecting the Loan of two Millions of dollars had of that Institution in conformity with a provision for that purpose in the Act by which it is...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the Memorial of Stephen Steele, submits the following report thereupon. That the Memorialist prays for the allowance of an Account, exhibited by him, amounting to five hundred and one pounds, eight shillings and seven pence, New York Currency, for work and materials expended in preparing and fitting up...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the Memorial of John R. Livingston respectfully reports thereupon as follows— The object of the said memorial is to seek the revision of certain Statements of the Account of the Memorialist with the United States, and a Settlement upon principles deemed by him more equitable. The facts which appear in relation...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an order of the House of Representatives of the 3d. of March 1792, the Petition of Timothy Pickering, thereupon respectfully reports as follows— It is understood that the Claims, to which the said petition refers, have been liquidated and covered by written Certificates of the proper Officers. The[y] have not been heretofore admitted by...
I have the honor to transmit herewith for the information of the House of Representatives, a general Abstract of the Exports of the United States for one Year, ending on the 30th of September, 1793. Annexed thereto are two summary Statements for the same period; the first exhibiting the Value of the Exports from each State, and the second presenting a View of the exportation to all the foreign...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of George Blanchard, respectfully submits the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for services alleged to have been performed, under the order of the Navy-Board for the eastern department, by Edward Blanchard; stating, that the accounts for those services were rendered, in...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of Margaret Fisher, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for expenditures and services, alleged to have rendered and made, by Henry Fisher (the petitioner’s deceased husband) he having been stationed, during the late war, at Lewes near Cape Henlopen,...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Udney Hay, respectfully makes the following Report, thereupon. The said petition seeks payment of interest upon a certain promissory note recited therein, from Christopher Greene and Return Jonathan J. Meigs to Simon Frazer, which is understood to have been given, for a sum of money advanced...
In obedience to an Order of the President of the United States, I have the honor to transmit sundry Statements, No. 1, 2, 3, 4, respecting the several foreign Loans, which have been made under his authority, by the United States, shewing, in conformity to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 27th of December, as far as the materials in the possession of the Treasury will now...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Ebenezer Prout, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The said petition seeks compensation for the services of the petitioner, as Clerk to Joshua Mercereau, Assistant Commissary of prisoners, and William Hunt, Assistant Commissary of Issues. The accounts of the said Joshua...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 2nd July 1790 the Petition of Jabez Champlin of Rhode Island, thereupon respectfully Reports— That the Claim of the petitioner, being for a Certain balance remaining due to him from the United States on a draft of the late Qr Mr General upon the receiver of Continental Taxes for the State of...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the Petition of Lawrence Fonda, by an order of the House of Representatives of the 16th of March 1792 thereupon respectfully makes the following Report— It appears that the Petitioner was an Assistant Deputy Commissary of Forage under the direction of Andrew Bostwick Deputy Commissary General of Forage for the State of New York from June 1778...
I have the honor to transmit herewith the accounts called for by a resolution of the House of Representatives of Friday last, together with a Statement by the Register exhibiting the detail of the Estimate, to which that resolution relates, and the copy of a letter from him to me of this date. As the accounts are original papers, and necessary documents of the Treasury, I pray that the House...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an order of the House of Representatives of the 20th of February 1792, the Memorial of Thomas McElderry of Baltimore, Agent of Thomas Horatio and Judson Clagett, thereupon respectfully makes the following Report— The Memorial seeks a remittance of Duties which appear to have been secured at the Custom House in Baltimore on certain goods...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the Memorial of Samuel [Prioleau, Jr.], respectfully reports thereupon as follows— The Memorial seeks compensation for sundry buildings of the Memorialist situate in the Town of Charleston, which are alleged to have been pulled down by Order of General Lincoln, then Commander of the Army of the United States, that the Materials might be...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by an order of the House of Representatives of the 18th of February 1791, the Petition of Frederick W. Starman and others, thereupon makes the following Report— That the difficulty respecting the transfer of certain Certificates, as represented by the said petition, has been surmounted by a Treasury regulation, whereby the relief sought has...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives the petition of Joseph Ball and Isaac Ledyard, respectfully submits the following report thereupon. The said petition contains the following suggestions. “That an armed Dutch Ship, named the Renown, owned chiefly by Mr. John Ball, Burgher of St. Eustatius, and employed by him in a trade between that place and...