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The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully transmits to the President a Warrant for Three thousand Dollars, and requests that the President would be pleased to sign the Recd. on the back of the Warrant, in lieu of that signed by Cotton Tufts Esqr. for an equal amount paid by Genl. Lincoln, which it is proposed to leave in the Presidents hands. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have complied with your direction by sending under cover to the Post Master of Philadelphia an anonimous Note with Five hundred Dollars in a Letter to Mr. Allen President of the Health Committee—This generous donation will relieve many a distressed person. The Warrant stands charged to the Presidents account in the Treays as recd. by me in the character of Agent to the President . I have the...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to submit to The President, recommendations in favor of several Candidates for the office of Inspector of the Revenue for the 6th Survey of the District of Virginia vacant by the resignation of James Brakenridge Esq. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
The Secretary of the Treasury most respectfully reports to the President of the United States That the facts stated in the Report of the Secretary of State dated Decb. 19th. 1799. in relation to the official conduct of John M. Pintard appear to be proved, and are in the opinion of the undersigned, of such a nature and tendency as render his removal from Office necessary. All which is...
At the request of Richard Soderstrom Esqr. Consul Genl. of Sweden & charged with the management of Consular business for the Danish Govr. I have the honour to transmit a second representative on behalf of Wm. Smith who is confined in Gaol at Baltimore. I take the liberty to observe that the Collector has been requested to see that the Prisoner receives every degree of relief & comfort which...
I have the honour to put under cover a Letter from Mr Whipple in answer to one I wrote respecting the Servant Girl & to be with the most perfect respect, Sir, your obedt & humble servt NHi : Vail Collection.
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to transmit to the President of the United States the enclosed papers announcing the resignation of Thomas Jones Collector for Hampton, received this day. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I have the honour to enclose a Letter from the Honble. Richard Bland Lee Esquire of Virginia, presenting himself as a Candidate in case a vacancy should occur for the appointment of Commissioner for the City of Washington. It would be superfluous if not improper in me, to offer any observations on this application, as the President is perfectly acquainted with Mr. Lee’s character & pretensions...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully submits to the consideration of the President of the United States sundry documents relative to a proposal for making five chains for the use of the Beacons & Buoys in Charleston & Delaware bays. It is the opinion of the Secretary that it will be for the interest of the United States to contract for the chains upon the terms specified in the proposal....
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully submits to the consideration of the President of the United States, a Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue, accompanied with an account of fifteen hundred & sixty two gallons of oil purchased at New York for the use of the Lighthouse establishment. As it appears that this oil has been obtained on terms favorable to the United States, the...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honour to transmit to the President of the United States a Copy of a Letter to the Comr. of the Revenue dated the 27th. of June 1796, which states the principles of a compromise proposed to the Distillers of Spirits in Kentucky— CtHi : Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Papers.
The Secretary of the Treasury, has the honor of transmitting to the President of the United States, an authenticated copy of an Official Settlement at the Treasury, of his account as Vice President, accompanied with a Warrant on the Treasurer for the balance found due to him thereon, being one hundred and three Dollars & thirty Cents. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have recd. your Note of the 30th. of September—and enclose a Letter from the Post Master of Phila. acknowledging the Rect. of my anonimous Note to the President of the Health Office, and declaring the delivery of it according to direction. I took the only mode which occurred to me of fullfilling your direction, without exposing my own name in the public Papers. I have the honour to be / with...
I have the Honour to enclose a Letter from Mr. Harper recommending Mr. Cook to be the District Judge of Maryland.... I agree with Mr. Harper, that whoever may be appointed the residence of the Judge ought to be in Baltimore. I have the honour to be with / great respect / Sir, / your obedt. Sert. MHi : Adams Papers.
March 14th. 1796 In obedience to the resolution of the Senate of the 23d of December 1795; I have the honour to transmit herewith a Return of the Exports of the United States for the Year ending September 30th. 1795.— I have the honour to be / With perfect respect / Sir / Your Obedient Servant DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I have had the honour to receive your Letter of the first instant by Mr Dandridge & have paid to him the balance of the monies placed in my hands, & a sum of Five hundred Dollars on account of your compensation. There is nothing new here; the enclosed came under cover to me this morning. I have the honour to be with perfect respect Sir, your obedt servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I feel a sincere pleasure in representing to the President, that the Citizens are returning to their Homes;—the City resumes its usual appearance, & by the beginning of the next Week I believe most of the Houses will be opened, as usual. I hope to have the pleasure of paying my respects to yourself and family, some day the next Week. No news of much importance has been recd. by the William...
I have the honor to transmit herewith a Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue dated the 23d instant, with the Statement of the Exports of the United States therein mentioned. I have the honor to be / with perfect respect / Sir / Your Obedient Servant DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to transmit to The President of the United States triplicates of a statement of Expenditures upon the funds heretofore appropriated for defraying the Contingent Charges of Government up to the 31st of December last. LB , DLC:GW . GW submitted the enclosed statement to Congress on 13 January.
In reply to your letter of the 17th instant on the subject of the Cutter, I have to inform you that what has been done in that business was in pursuance of my directions. I am with Consideration Sir Your Obed. Servant DNA : RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.
I have the honour to transmit a Letter, which I have this morning received from Colo. Carrington, in favour of Francis S. Taylor, a Candidate for the Office of Collector of Norfolk; and also two Letters from Col. Carrington, in favour of Major James Gibbon another candidate for the same office. I have the honour to be / with the greatest respect / Sir, / your mo. obedt. Servt. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have the honour to transmit a Return of the exports of the United States, for the year ending the 30th of September 1794; with a Letter relative thereto from the Commissioner of the Revenue, of this date. I have the honour to be / with perfect respect, / Sir / Your Obedient Servant DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I have the honour to transmit a Letter dated April 8th. 1799 from Nathl. Burwell Esqr. one of the Commissioners of Virginia.—This Letter was received in due season, after the date.—By the operation of a late Law of the State, a new appointment is now necessary.—I have no reason to doubt that Mr. William Fleet is a suitable character to fill the vacancy.— I have the honour to be / very...
Agreeably to the direction of the President of the United States—The Secretary of the Treasury, has the honor of transmitting for his consideration—two Official Statements; One of them exhibiting a view of the payments made at the Treasury on account of the President’s compensation to the 3d of March 1800—inclusive—the other in relation to the expenditure of the Sum appropriated for his...
I have the honor to acknowledge your letter of September 14—No person can more sincerely commisserate the situation of Mr Jarvis and his family than I do—and I am certain that the Comptroller who has directed the proceedings for the recovery of the debt due to the United States has been influenced by the same feelings—It is now about three years since Mr Jarvis was removed from Office and not...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully submits to the President of the United States, the following report upon the petition of Slocum Fowler.— The petitioner states that at the last February term of the District Court for the District of Rhode Island, judgment was recovered against him in favour of the United States, for the sum of four hundred dollars, being a penalty incurred by him in...
The Secretary of the Treasury in Obedience to the command of the President of the United States respectfully submits the following Report. That the facts stated in the petitions of Robert Wanton herewith transmitted, praying for the pardon of an offence committed by him against the Revenue Laws of the United States are verefied by the Letter of the Collector for the District of Boston and...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to The President of the United States, certain documents, by which it appears that John Muir Collector for the District of Vienna in Maryland, has neglected his duty in failing to collect (or to institute in season, suits for the recovery of) bonds for duties due to the United States. This Collector has moreover failed to pay...
I have the honor to acknowledge having received from you a statement of the claim of William Short Esquire, for salary, as Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States to Spain.—It was my expectation that the question upon which this Demand has so long unfortunately been suspended, would have been determined during my continuance in Office—I have however been informed within a few days, that...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully transmits to The President of the United States a paper received from the Commissioner of the Revenue, containing certain propositions of the proprietors of Montack-point on Long Island in the State of New York, relative to a tract of Land intended to be granted to the United States for the use of the Lighthouse now erecting on said Montack-point. It...