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I have been duly honored with your letter of the 13 inst: from Mt. Vernon; and, according to your desire, have informed Mr. Wolcott of your intention to appoint him Comptroller. This appointment gives me particular pleasure, as I am confident it will be a great & real improvement in the state of the Treasury Department. There can no material inconvenience attend the postponing a decision...
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his respects to the president of the United States, and has the honor to enclose a Dispatch which he has just received from Georgia. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the president of the United States, a contract made between the superintendant of the Delaware lighthouse, and Joseph Anthony & Son for oil, the terms of which he humbly conceives to be as favourable to the United States, as could have been effected with any other person for an equal quantity. LC , George Washington Papers,...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the President of the United States, a contract between the superintendant of the establishments on Delaware river, & John Wilson, for building a Beacon-boat to be anchored on the shoals of the said river. On a comparison of the estimate of the said Wilson with that of Warwick Hale herein enclosed, and after due enquiry into...
Philadelphia, 8 July 1791. Respectfully submits a contract between the superintendent of the establishments on the Delaware River and John Wilson for building a beacon boat for its shoals and humbly gives his opinion, after comparing Wilson’s contract with that of Warwick Hale, enclosed, and after inquiring into the proportional value of a similar boat already built and into the present rates...
Philadelphia, 8 July 1791. Presents his respects to the president and transmits a dispatch just received from Georgia. LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed dispatch, probably from John Habersham, federal customs collector at Savannah, to Alexander Hamilton, has not been identified. It apparently covered a letter of 2 June from Maj. Richard Call to army contractors Speirs, McLeod, & Co. (see Knox to GW,...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the President of the United States, a contract made by the Collector of the District of Washington in North Carolina, for the stakage of all the shoals & channels of the State to the Northward of the District of Wilmington, which have been heretofore thus designated. The former stakes having generally to decay, or being...
The Secretary of the Treasury having had the honor to lay before the president of the United States, the correspondence of Mr. Short respecting the loans made, & to be made, pursuant to the several Acts of Congress for that purpose, begs leave to note particularly for his consideration two circumstances which appear in that correspondence. First, that there are moments when large sums may be...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the President of the United States, a contract made by the Collector of the District of Washington in North Carolina, for the stakage of all the shoals & channels of that State to the Northward of the District of Wilmington, which have been heretofore thus designated. The former stakes having generally fallen to decay, or...
The Secretary of the Treasury having had the honor to lay before the President of the United States, the correspondence of Mr Short respecting the loans made, & to be made, pursuant to the several Acts of Congress for that purpose; begs leave to note particularly for his consideration two circumstances which appear in that correspondence. First, that there are moments when large sums may be...