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Boston, October 8, 1789. “I perceive that His Excellency the President of the United States has been pleased to appoint you Secretary of the Treasury I therefore presume that it is my duty to transmitt Quarterly returns to you, of the Official proceedings in the Loan-Office, of which I have the honor to be a Commissioner, in the same manner as I have hitherto done to the late Commissioners of...
Boston, October 20, 1789. “… if any change in this present mode of discharging the Interest on the Domestic Debt should be thought necessary, still I presume some office similar to the present, or somehow aiding the public creditors in obtaining their Interest in an expeditious & cheap manner will be established in the Several States or Districts, in which case I shall hope to be continued in...
Boston, February 2, 1790. “… Agreably to your directions I notifyed the Holders of public securities that no Indents of Interest would be issued at the Loan Office after the close of the year 1789. This brought so large a demand upon the Office at the close of the Quarter that I have not been able before now to register all the Certificates presented, & to compleat my quarterly return.… I...
Boston, May 11, 1790. “When I was in the City of N York I presented to the Auditors my account Currt. as Commissr. of the Loan Office in this State, he objected to the adjustment of part of my account for want of Vouchers to support the charge of Interest paid, & my Commissions thereon previous to the establishment of Salaries. Agreable to the Auditors direction I now transmitt to the...
Your favour 31st Augt. was recd. by the last Post informing me that the President of the United States had been pleased to appoint me a Commissioner of Loans in this State; a continuance of confidence from the Government of the United States after 14 Years services, is highly gratifying to a mind who ranks reputation in the highest class of worldly acquirements. I shall proceed immediately to...
[ Boston ] September 23, 1790 . “I recd. your circular Letter of 16th Inst. enclosing the various Forms prescribed for transacting the bussiness assigned to this Office.… I shall take the liberty to request the favour of your answers to the following Queries: Wether Warrants upon the Treasurer for Indents are to be taken up by the Loan Officers? Wether the Old Emission Money is to be...
[ Boston ] September 29, 1790 . “I had the honor of writing you the 23d. Inst., since which I am favoured with yours of 23d Inst.… I now transmitt you an account of the Registers which I now have on hand, as far as they respect the Army Accounts & the Accounts of the Five great departments.… I have employed Printers to strike off blanks of the various Forms and Bookbinders to prepare the...
Your favors of 30th Ulto. is recd. I am apprehensive that the quantity of Old Emission money will be very great. I have already recd. into the Office about a Million Dollars which fills a middling sized Chest; a few Years since there was an order of Court for the Town Clerks to make the best return they could of the quantity of paper money in their respective Towns, the returns amounted to...
My last was 10th Inst. since wch. I am favord. with yours of 7th & 11th Instant to which I shall pay particular attention. I have also recd. a Letter of the 12th from the Register informing me that he shall soon supply me with Certificates for the Indents, the Stock which may be unsubscribed, and for transfering from one Office to another. I have only to observe that I have already issued...
Boston, November 17, 1790. “Your circular Letter 1st Novr. is recd. I have put my signature to all the Certificates which I have issued. I have had no applicants as non-subscribers if any persons should apply I shall observe your directions respecting Indents & Old Continental emissions . I had no Idea that a State could be a subscriber towards the assumed Debt but only be entitled to draw...
I wrote you 17th Inst. in answer to yours of the 1st Inst. This serves to enclose duplicate receipt for twelve books of Certificates recd. by Capt. Bray also a receipt for one Book of Certificates recd. by post from Mr. Gavett containg. Certificates for Non subscribers, for transferring Stock to other States & Certifts. bearing Interest of three pr Cent. In your letter 30th Sept. you say “if...
Boston, November 24, 1790. “I wrote you 20 instant. This serves to transmit a Return of Certificates, Indents & bills of Old Emission rec’d into the Office in the Month of October, for which, Certificates of Funded Debt have been issued agreably to an act of Congress 4 Augst 1790 & your instructions 16th Sept last ⟨as⟩ will appear by the Abstract, herewith sent you agreably ⟨to⟩ the form H, in...
Boston, November 27, 1790. “… This serves to transmitt pr Post two packages … containing of the Certificates & Indents which were recd. in … October.… I observe in your General Instruction that the Salary to which I am intitled will be paid Quarterly by drafts or assignments upon the Treasury, but I have not been informed when the Salary commenced.…” LC , RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan...
[ Boston, December 22, 1790. On April 28, 1791, Hamilton wrote to Appleton and referred to “your letter of the 22nd December.” Letter not found. ]
Your circular favour of 11 instant is recd. I don’t remember to have ever seen any Bills of the Old Emissions dated 2d July 1777; the person to whom I intrust counting the paper money thinks he never admitted a Bill of that date, as I have proof Sheets of evry denomination. This serves to inclose a second receipt of 12th. instant. & a first Receipt 22d. instant for certificate Recd. from the...
[ Boston ] February 5, 1791 . “I wrote you 26 Ulto. This serves to inclose Duplicate Receipt for Certificates received from the Register dated 22d Jany 1791—also first receipt for Certificates dated 29th. Jany 1791. By this Post I transmitt to the Auditor an Abstract of Certificates Indents & Bills of Old Emission, recd into the Office in the Month of November last for which Certificates of...
Boston, February 9, 1791. “As I understand all public papers must pass under cover to you, this incloses a duplicate receipt for Certificates received from the Registers and letter to the Auditor respecting cancelled Certifts & Indents forwarded to him by this Post.…” LC , RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book, 1785–1791, Vol. “259–M,” National Archives.
Boston, February 13, 1791. “… I hope by next Post to be able to transmitt you the amount of the Certift of Funded Debt issued in the month of December & Jany last for your information tho’ I shall not be able to send a regular Abstract of the Same.” LC , RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book, 1785–1791, Vol. “259–M,” National Archives.
I wrote you 13th instant—this serves to enclose first Rect. 12th. Feby for Certifts. received from the Register—agreable to my engagement by last Post I have added up the Receipts for Certificates of Funded Dept issued in the Months of December and January for your information, tho’ it is impossible for me yet to transmitt regular Abstracts of the same. Amount is as follows six ⅌ C Stock...
Boston, February 23, 1791. Acknowledges receipt of Hamilton’s letters of February 8 and 14, 1791. Will carry out instructions in those letters. Encloses “Duplicate rec’t for Certifts received from the Registers 12 instant & first receipt of Ditto rec’d 23 instant.” Will “inquire respecting the Sale of Bills on New York or Philadelphia.” LC , RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book,...
Boston, March 2, 1791. “I had the honor to write you 23d Ulto. since which I have received Drafts from the Treasury for fifty thousand Dollars. I find they will meet with a ready Sale. I have already sold & Engaged 24000 Dollr. The drafts on the Collector & the Massachusetts Bank are recd. & deposited in the Bank to my credit by which I am supplied with means to pay the Pensioners which...
Boston, March 13, 1791. “… Mr. Higginson presented me with a letter from you of 27 Feby. Agreably thereto I shall recei⟨ve of⟩ him whatever he inclines to pay me to the extent of thirty thousand Dolls.… I am in hopes to be ready to pay Interest on the 1st April but it will require our utmost exertions to accomplish it, for on the last of Feby they crowded upon me very large sums to Loan &...
I had the honor to write you 13th instant since which Mr Higginson has paid LeRoy & Bayards draft for ten Thousand Dollrs. He has also purchased five thousand Dollrs of the Treasurers Drafts and proposes soon to make a further purchase. The money as fast as I recive it is deposited in the Massts Bank. I have this minute recd yours of 5th instant. I note what you say of closing the Office...
I have already wrote you this Evening & as it is now past the close of the Mail am in hopes to convey this by the Stage Driver. Inclosed is as accurate Statement of the Stocks standing on my Books as the time would permitt the Books not being posted up. Part of the Account are taken from original entries & therefore subject to error. But I believe it is not far from the truth. Issues of...
Boston, March 20, 1791. “I wrote you twice the 16 instant.… I now send you copy of the same lest the original should miscarry.… I have issued no Certificate to non-subscribers or for Deposits.…” LC , RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book, 1785–1791, Vol. “259–M,” National Archives. See H to Appleton, March 5, 1791 .
Boston, March 30, 1791. “I wrote you 20 instant when I transmitted a duplicate Statement of the Stock apparently standing on my Books. I am this Evening favourd with your Circular Letters of 17th & 18 instant. In answer to the former, I have recd Register Certificates & admitted them upon the new Loan persuming that your instructions of 19th November permitted it. In evry case I have conformed...
Boston, April 2, 1791. “… I have now to inform you that I began yesterday morning to pay Interest on the Public Debt agreeably to the Act of Congress making provision for the same. I have compleated the Dividend book in which are Stated 863 Stockholders. The Duplicate Receipts are also prepared agreeably to the Instructions.…” LC , RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book,...
Boston, April 9, 1791. Sends “Names of persons to whom some of the … [Treasury] drafts were directed.” States that Hamilton’s “special Letter 24th March … and … Circular Letter 25th March are this minute come to hand.” Has complied with the instructions in Hamilton’s letter of March 17, 1791 . LC , RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book, 1785–1791, Vol. “259–M,” National Archives....
Boston, April 27, 1791. “I wrote you 9th instant. I am this minute favoured with your Circular Letter 16th instant. I have disposed of all the Treasury Drafts.…” LC , RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book, 1785–1791, National Archives. Circular not found.
Boston, May 3, 1791. “Your circular Letter 8th April is received. An Account agreably to the form sent shall be transmitted as soon as possible. I now inclose you a Statement of the United States Act Current as it stands in my Book the balance of 26385.83 is deposited in the Massachusetts Bank.…” LC , RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book, 1785–1791, Vol. “259–M,” National...