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On examining the Accounts of Daniel Benezet, Collector of the Customs, for the district of Great-Egg-harbour, from the 1st: of January to the 31st. of March last; it appears, that he has collected duties on American Coasting Vessells, under 20 Tons burthen, at the rate of Six Cents per Ton, per annum, to the amount of one dollar & Eighty six Cents. As the Collection of those duties, seems to...
Observations on the question, whether it is expedient for the Bank of the United States to operate by Departments? It is first necessary to determine, whether any limitations in the constitution of the Bank of the United States, render it improper for the Corporation to operate by departments. A fair construction of the law must decide this point. The only limitation in the act of...
Plan for establishing departments of the Bank of the United States, submitted to the Secretary of the Treasy. by Oliver Wolcott. 1st. The Directors of the Bank of the United States shall appoint directors for each Department. 2d. The Directors for each department shall choose one of their number for President of the directors of each respective department. 3d. The Directors of the Bank of the...
Mr. Wolcott respectfully informs the Secretary of the Treasury, that Stephen Drayton Esq: of south Carolina, is charged on the Books of the Quarter Master Department, with between, three & four Millions of Dollars in old emissions recd. by him, principally during the years 1779. & 1780. Also that certificates of Specie value, to a large amount, were issued by said Drayton & his assistants,...
I take the liberty to request that the opinion of the Attorney General of the United States may be taken on the question arising out of the following state of facts. On the twenty first day of October 1780 congress resolved that the Officers of the Army who should continue in service to the end of the war should be intittled to receive half pay during life. On the 22d. of March 1783. the grant...
[ Philadelphia November, 1791 ]. Encloses extract of a letter, dated August 22, 1785, from Nathanael Greene to the President of Congress . Observes that “Baron Glaubeck was allowed pay as a Captain from March 9, 81. to August. 24 1782 & pd.… A sum far less than Genl. Green had advanced.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Wolcott prepared this memorandum for use in connection with H’s...
Applications are frequently made respecting accounts which remain dependg in this Office, on which I have already delivered my opinion and made reports while I served in the Office of Auditer of the Treasury. In some cases special appeals were made to my predecessor in Office, & in other cases when no appeals were made; the principles on which the accounts were stated, appear to be interesting...
I have the honour to submit to your consideration and decision a form for regulating the manner of rendering the accounts of expences of the revenue Cutters and take the liberty to request your instructions respecting the rate of Commissions to be allowed. I have & ADf , Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.
Enclosed you will receive a form for stating the accounts of the Revenue Cutters and your direction. It will be expedient that an account should be opened in your books for the expences incurred under this agency, which will be closed quarterly and for the amount of which you will debit the United States in your quarterly account Current as Collector of the Revenue for the district of . The...
I have considered the application of Benjamin Bourne Esq. for the renewal of certain Certificates and Warrants for transfering funded Stock alledged to have been lost and am of opinion that the following rules should be adopted. That in case a transfer Certificate is lost, before the Treasury Warrant has been issued, the claimant or some person having knowledge thereof should in the first...