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Sales of Government Bills on Amsterdam, at the Office of Discount and Deposit in New York. Vizt, 225,000 Guilders @ 36⁴⁄₁₁ Ninetieths of a Dollar ⅌ Guilder, on a Credit of Six Months, With Interest for the Last Four Months. When sold. To whom sold. Amount in Guilders Amount in Dollars. When paid Amount of Interest. Sums paid. April 25th.
List of Persons Employed in the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue. Names. Station. Salary ⅌ ann. Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the revenue, 1900. William Barton principal Clerk   800. 2.700. John Mease Clerk 400. Peter Footman “ 400. Ezekiel Forman
Dr. Cr. 1792 Dollars. Cts. 1792 Dollars. Cts. December 31st. To the amount of monies received into the treasury from the several Supervisors of the revenue, since the last day of June 1791, the particulars whereof have been compared with the Records of Warrants in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury, and with the books of the Treasurer 208.942. 81. Decr. 31st. By amount of duties...
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...
In my Circular letter of the 31st. of October last I directed you to claim the duties which had arisen on Imports since the first day of August last, and prior to the organisation of the Customhouses in the respective districts, and if the same was controverted by the parties liable thereto to prosecute this claim to a legal determination. As the decision in one case will probably form a rule...
Some investigations in which I am engaged induce a wish to be able to form as accurate an idea as can be obtained of the usual product in proportion to the value of cultivated lands in different parts of the United States. As I am persuaded no person can better assist me in this object than yourself, I take the liberty to ask the favor of your assistance. It has occurred to me that if the...
Inclosed you will find a resolution of Congress for laying an embargo on all vessels in the ports of the United States bound to any foreign port or place, for the term of thirty days. It is understood that this is not to interfere with any of the usual proceedings in the cases of vessels employed in the coasting trade or Fisheries except that the surrender of a license in order to the...
You will have perceived by the Act of the last session, entitled an Act making further provision for the payment of the debts of the United States, that after the end of the present month the duties on distilled spirits are regulated according to certain classes of proof, to be determined by Dycas’s Hydrometer. Doubting whether it might be convenient to the several officers of the Customs to...
I have already transmitted a Copy of an act of Congress passed on the fourth day of August 1790, making provision for the debt of the United States, & I now transmit such forms as have been devised for the government of your conduct as Commissioner of Loans in the State of ——. On the opening of your Office, two books will be provided by you for the purpose of receiving subscriptions, agreably...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Benjamin Brown, submits the following Report thereupon. The Act of the last Session, entitled “An Act providing for the settlement of the claims of persons under particular circumstances barred by the limitations heretofore established,” removes all obstacles to the claim of the petitioner,...