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It being understood by the proposed arrangement for the Treasury Department that a continuation of the Office of Register is intended, I hope I shall be held excusable in your Excellency’s esteem in expressing my wishes to be continued in that Office, and in thus early offering myself to your Notice whenever the nomination and appointment to that Office may come in Form before your Excellency....
Dol. 90ths. Dol. 90ths. On William Whipple, receiver for the state of New-Hampshire For an order in favor of M. G. Sullivan, dated 24th Jan. 1784, 1,300    Ditto Brig. Gen. Moses Hazen, dated 24th Jan. 1784, 2,887 72 Do. Capt. Olive, dated 6th March, 1784, 406 26 Do. Capt. Philip Leibert, do. 105 17 Do. Lieut. Germaine Dienne, do. 85    Do. Capt. Anthony Selin, 8th do.  219  5 5,003 30 On...
SCHEDULE B A General Statement of the Foreign Loans, Shewing in Abstract, the Capital Sums Borrowed, and the Arrearages of Interest to the 31st December, 1789. Capital sums borrowed Livres. Dollars. Cts. Of the Royal French Treasury, on Interest at 5 per cent. 24,000,000 In Holland, guaranteed by the French Court, at 4 per cent. 10,000,000 Livres ,  4,000,000 6,296,296 Of the Royal Spanish...
SCHEDULE D An Estimate of all the Interest Which Will Accrue on the Domestic Debt of the United States, From Its Formation to the 31st December 1790, of Such Partial Payments As Have Been Made on Account Thereof, and of the Balance Which Will Remain to be Provided for, to Pay Up the Interest Fully to That Period. Dollars.   Cts. The total amount of interest arising on the loan-office debt,...
Dollars. Cts.   Dollars. Cts. Amount of Orders drawn by the late superintendant of Finance, and stated by the Secretary of the Treasury in his Report to the House of Representatives made in Obedience to their    Order of 17th. Septr. 1789 93,463 21 Indian Affairs under the late Government. For the Extinguishment of Indian Claims in pursuance of the Acts of Congress of the 22 October 1787 and 2...
For the payment of the Civil and Military Establishments under the Acts passed during the present Session—for defraying the Expense of the enumeration Law—for the payment of Claims founded upon Contracts made by the late Government, and which have been adjusted at the Treasury since the former Estimate of Extraordinaries was presented under date of 1st. March 1790—to make good some...
Dollars Cts. Dollars Cts. Arrearages of Interest to 31st: December 1791. on the French Loans Livres 1791 January 1st: Seven Years Interest on the 6,000,000. at 5 ⅌ Cent: is 388.888.90. “ September 3rd: Eight
Register’s Office, Treasury of the United States [Philadelphia], 8 Nov. 1790. Forwards for the use of Lear’s office a statement of the accounts of the United States during the administration of Robert Morris as superintendent of finance and statements of Morris’s receipts and expenditures of public monies. LB , DLC:GW . On 10 Feb. 1790 Robert Morris presented a petition to Congress requesting...
States Nett Amot of Duties New Hampshire 14,550.19½ Massachusetts 320,430.98¼ Rhode-Island 17,675.29½ Connecticut 64,336.20½ New-York 446,646.38 New-Jersey 4,291.85½ Pennsylvania 472,756.35 Delaware 9,914.21½ Maryland
Agreeably to the Act of Congress of the 4th. of August 1790, at the Treasury and the several Loan Offices, from the 1st October 1790 to 30th September 1791. Funded 6 pr Cent Stock Dollars   Cents Deferred 6 pr Cent Stock Dollars   Cents Funded 3 pr Cent Stock Dollars   Cents Total Amount Dollars   Cents Treasury 5,184,041.41 2,592,018.72 3,973,865.10 11,749,925.23 New Hampshire 191,322.44
Registered or Unfunded Debt Dollars   Cents Dollars Cents The amount of this Debt, as stated to Congress, on the third of March 1789, was 4,598,462 78 There were Treasury Certificates issued in exchange for Loan Office and Final settlement certificates cancelled by the Auditor of the Treasury, from the 3rd. of March 1789 to the 30th. of June 1791 4,716,376 45 There have been Certificates...
The amount of the domestic debt of the United States, as stated by the Secretary of the Treasury, in his report of the 9th. January 1790, to the House of Representatives, relative to a provision for the support of the public credit, is as follows: Liquidated and Loan Office debt, as per Schedule C. 27,383,917.67 Interest thereon to the 31st. December 1790, pr ditto, D. 13,030,168.20 Additional...
States Amount assumed by the Act Amount Subscribed Remaining unsubscribed to complete the amount assumed Subscribed beyond the amount assumed Estimated amount of the remaining debt of the State Dollars    Dollars Cts Dollars Cts Dollars Cts Dollars Cts New Hampshire 300,000 242,501.25 57,498.75 100,000.00 (a) Massachusetts 4,000,000 4,447,013.81 477,013.81
Having agreeably to your directions examined the Actual payments which have been made, upon the several appropriations of public Monies to 31st. Decemr. 1790 & having compared them with each other a balance of 314.747.29 Dolls. remains stated as ⅌ : B. I have not been able yet to ascertain what proportion thereof will form a fund of surpluses which is appropriated by act of Feb. 11th: 1791,...
The following sums may probably be deemed as Balances upon the Appropriations for the Year 1791. Vizt: On the Appropriation of 299.276. ⁵³⁄₁₀₀ Drs. Dollars. Judiciary—Pennsylvania by the Death of Francis Hopkinson .289.49 Congress. after paying the Members of Senate & House of Representatives, secy. Clerks &ca. to 31st. Decr. 1791 } 34.396.12 Treasury Department, comprising the secretarys,...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully reports to the House of Representatives, an Estimate of certain Sums, amounting together to thirty four thousand four hundred and ninety seven dollars, ninety Cents, for which an appropriation is requisite, in addition to the provisions heretofore made. The funds in the power of the legislature, for this purpose, are the surplus of the duties on...
I have the honor to enclose the several papers, upon which I have attempted to form a Conjectural Estimate of the Monies due to the War Department for the year 1791. A. Estimate of the Rations issued by the Contractors 1791. with subordinate vouchers No. 1 a 11— B.   do. at Brunswick, Philadelphia, Carlisle and other places on the Rout to Fort Pitt together with the probable Expence of...
I have the honor to enclose a list of the Clerks engaged in this Office, with a note of the Objects on which they were employd and the Rate of their respective Compensations. Being with the greatest Respect   Sir   Your mo: ob: hb: Servt. ALS , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1792, Vol. “134-T,” National Archives.
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, August 17, 1792. States that William Banks, a clerk in the register’s office, “has suggested the following particulars for the notice of the Secretary: 1st. That the Records of Tonage would be kept more compleat, if the collectors were directed to transmit the cancell’d Registers and Emolements Monthly instead of Quarterly. 2d. That there is a defect in...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, August 24, 1792. “I have carefully looked over the Journals of the late Congress and have therefrom selected their several Proceedings which relate to Indents.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LC , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1792, Vol. “134-T,” National Archives. This enclosure is entitled “References to the...
I have the honor to enclose an abstract statement of the debt incurred by the late government, and which has been paid off from the funds of the present government, amounting to one million eight hundred and forty-five thousand two hundred and seventeen dollars forty-two cents; but this sum will be encreased, when the balance of three hundred and ninety-seven thousand twenty-four dollars...
I have the Honor to enclose certifyd Copies from the Treasury Books of an Acct. depending betwixt His Mo: Catholic Majesty and the United States, for Monies recd. on Loan. I cannot find that this Loan has been recognized on the Journals of Congress in a like Manner with the french and Dutch Loans. It is founded on a settlemt made by the late Comr. for settling the foreign Accts. entitled Loans...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, 12 Oct. 1792. In conformity with a request from the Secretary of the Treasury for estimates of appropriations to be made by the United States for 1793, he asks for an estimate of the sums needed by “your Departmt.” for submission to Congress at its next meeting. FC ( DNA : RG 53, Register’s Estimates and Statements); 1 p.; circular letter sent to TJ and...
In the returns from the Treasury Dept. which will be laid before you in pursuance of your Directions founded on the order of the Senate of the United States of May 7. 1792 there will be wanting an Account of the Contingent Expences of the Treasury Department, for Wood, rent and other payment, which have not been considered as forming a Part of the Expence of any particular Office, but which...
I have the Honor to enclose the several Estimates for which Appropriations will be necessary for the Services of the Year 1793.—vizt. Civil List Dollars 352.466.39/100 War Department 1.089.473.73     Invalid Pensioners 82.245.32     Extraordinaries 92.599.66.     The foregoing Estimates are accompanied with particular Statements of the Application of Two Several Sums vizt: Of 50,000 Dollars {...
Estimate of the Expenditure for the Civil List of the United States, for the Year 1793, Together with the Incidental and Contingent Expenses of the Several Departments and Offices. Dollars. Cts. Dollars. Cts. For compensation to the President of the United States 25.000.   That of the Vice President 5.000.   Compensation to the Chief Justice 4.000.   Ditto of five Associate Judges, at 3.500...
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 Lighthouses; and for the Establishment of Ten Cutters, and for Other Purposes. For the Salaries of certain Officers, by an Act making alterations in the Treasury and War...
Estimate of the Expenses of the War-department, for the Year 1793 The Legion of the United States. General Staff. 1 Major General at 166. dollars, per month 1 992.   4 Brigadier Generals 104. “ “ 4 992.   1 Major Commandant of Artillery 55 “
A Particular Statement of the Application of Fifty Thousand Dollars, Granted by an Act Making Certain Appropriations Therein Mentioned, Passed the 12th. August 1790, 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 Treasury, and Which Are of a Nature, According to the...
A Particular Statement of the Application of Five Thousand Dollars, Granted by an Act Making Certain Appropriations Therein Mentioned, Passed the 8th. May 1792, (Included in Appropriation of 34.497 Dollars 90 Cents) 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...
I have the Honor to prest. to you the Accounts of the Comrs. of Loans upon which the Estimate for appropriating 35.063 Dollars 28 Cts. was formd being for the Salarys of their Clerks and for stationary in the Loan Offices to 31 March 93 the Amount of said accounts the Payment whereof is suspended untill an Appn. shall be made is 18,947.88     The sum requisite for the Payment of the several...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, December 31, 1792. States that the balance “in the Hands of the Cashier of the Bank of the United States” is inadequate. Requests “that a Warrant may issue … to be applied in the Payt. of Arrearges of Int. of the Regd. Debt and also of the Dividend becoming due on the first of Jany: 1793.…” ADf , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, December 31, 1792. Transmits “List of the Clerks employd in the Office of the Register of Treasury, the Objects on which they were Employd and their Salary for the last Quarter Ending the 31st. December 1792.” ADf , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1792, Vol. “134-T,” National Archives.
List of the Several Persons Employed in the Office of the Register of the Treasury, With the Salaries Allowed to Each. Clerks. Joshua Dawson Dollars. 700.   William Banks 700.   Joseph Stretch 700.   Miles F. Clossy 700.   Jacob S. Howell 700.   John Woodside 650.   Thomas O:Hara 600.   Charles Tomkins 550.   John Finley
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, January 4, 1793. Encloses “three Statemts. from the Treasury Books of the Appropriation of Ten Thousand Dollars granted 26 March 1790 for the Purpose of defraying the Contingent Expences of Governt. leaving a Balance due thereon the first of this Month of Eight thousand Three hundred and two Dollars and fifty Cents.” LC , RG 53, Estimates and Statements...
General Account of Receipts and Expenditures of Public Monies, Commencing the 1st. of January 1792, and Ending the 31st. December 1792. Dr. Cr. 1792. Dollars. Cts. 1792. Dollars Cts. September 30th. To the amount of Expenditures from the 1st. of January, to the 30th. of September 1792, agreeably to the Treasurer’s Accounts settled at the Treasury, copies of which have been by him transmitted...
The 11th. Section of the Act for registering and recording Ships or vessels enacts that where a ship or vessel is in any other District than where the Owner, being a Citizen resides, The Collector of the Port in whose District the Vessel may be shall register the same provided that when the vessel shall return to the Port to which she belongs the said Register shall be delivered up and a New...
Mint of the United States. For defraying certain expences which have been incurred by the institution of the Mint, under a resolution of Congress of 3rd March 1791, and the Act for establishing a Mint and regulating the coins of the United States, passed 2d April 1792. Purchase of a House, and two lotts of ground erecting two new brick buildings, furnaces &c, and two new frame buildings,...
I have the Honor to transmitt for your Inspection sundry Statements No. 1 to 12 which have been made out at the Request of the Hon: W. Smith of So. Carolina. Permit me to intimate that Mr. Smith woud wish to be furnishd with them some time Tomorrow as he Expects to sail for Charlestown on Wednesday morning. I have not conceived it necessary to render these Statements under Signature, as Mr....
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, May 10, 1793. Encloses “a Certified Copy of a Letter received from Stephen Hussuy Collr. of the District of Nantucket.… Enclosing 2 Ship Registers issued from that Port in the year 1791.” LS , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. Hussey’s letter, dated April 23, 1793, is addressed to Nourse and reads in part as follows: “Inclosed is the...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, June 24, 1793. Encloses “to the Secretary of the Treasury a Certificate agreeably to his Request of this Morning.” AL , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National Archives. AD , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National Archives; LC , George Washington...
From an Adjustment of the Quarter Yearly Interest on the Registered Debt which becomes due at the Treasury on the 30th June 1793 it appears that the Sum of four thousand seven hundred and fifty five Dollars and fifty Cents is the Amount of the Dividend then due to the several Creditors. A Balance remains on hand of 1,812 ⁶³⁄₉₀ but as this is insufficient to Answer the immediate Probable...
[ Philadelphia, July 18, 1793. “Wrote this Day, the 18 July 1793, a Letter to the Secretary of the Treasury stating that the Contingent Money of the Treasury deposited in Bank was nearly Expended and that an Advance of Twelve hundred Dollars might be made me to defray Expences.” Letter not found. ] D , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National...
These are to Certify that the Sum of Fifteen Thousand two hundred and Ninety Eight Dollars, fifty Nine Cents became payable on the 30th. June last to the Trustees for the Redemption of the Public Debt being the amount of Interest arising in the second quarter of 1793 on the Stock standing in their names and in the name of Saml. Meredith, Treasurer, in trust for the United States and applicable...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, August 8, 1793. Sends “an Estimate of the Pro[ba]ble Amount of Rations which have been and which may be issued from the 1st. January 1793 to the 30th. September following by Messrs. Elliot & Williams Contractors for supplying the Western posts with Provisions.” LC , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,”...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, September 3, 1793. “I request that a Warrant may issue… for one Hundred dollars… for Contingent Expences… in stating the public Accounts for the year 1792 which Statement is directed by an order of the House of representatives of the 30th: December 1791.…” LC , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National...
[ Philadelphia, September 3, 1793. “Wrote 3d. Sepr. 1793 to the Secretary of the Treasury requesting that a Warrant for twelve hundred dollars might issue in my favor for the purchase of Wood and other incidental Expences of the several Offices of the Treasury Department.” Letter not found. ] LC , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National Archives.
Application has been made to me by several of the Clerks in this Office to be absent under an apprehension that the malignant Disease (now in the neighbourhood of the Treasury) renders their attendance dangerous to themselves and their Families. I have been reluctant to comply with their request from a persuasion that if this is granted to one it would be a precedent to all, and the State of...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, November 5, 1793. Requests “that an Estimate of the Monies that may be requisite to defray the Expenses of your Department for the ensuing Year be made out and transmitted as early as convenient, for the purpose of forming a General Estimate of the expenditures of the United States for the year 1794 to be laid before Congress at their next meeting.” LC ,...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, 5 Nov. 1793. On behalf of the Secretary of the Treasury, he requests an estimate of the sums needed “to defray the Expences of your Department” for 1794 for the purpose of forming a general estimate to be submitted to Congress at its next meeting. FC ( DNA : RG 53, Register’s Estimates and Statements); 1 p.; unsigned; at foot of text: “Honourable Thos....