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The Attorney general has just informed me that on a conversation with you it has been found convenient that we should meet at 9. aclock tomorrow at his house as Commissioners of the Sinking fund. I will attend there and shall hope the honor of meeting you. I have that of being Sir your most obedt. servt. PrC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “The Secretary of the Treasury.” Tr ( DLC ); 19th-century copy.
[ Philadelphia, September 2, 1793. On November 30, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Jefferson : “I have taken the opinion of the Attorney General in the case of the St Domingo vessels, mentioned in your letter of the 2d of September last.” Letter not found. ]
Having received full authority from mr William Short to superintend & controul the disposal of his property in the public funds, I take the liberty of desiring that no property of his of that kind, whether standing in his own name or in that of mr James Brown or any other person in trust for him may be permitted to be transferred or to [be] paid to any person whatever. I have the honor to be...
During my absence from the seat of government, which will be for about two months, the removal of my office, and other circumstances will call for advances of money which I am absolutely unable to calculate before hand. The following heads may give some idea what they will be. Dollars Sep. 30. for a quarter’s salaries 1504.16 Arrearage account about  325. debts due here about   25. expences of...
When you mentioned to me yesterday that M. de Ternant proposed to apply for a sum of money, & founded himself on a letter of mine which gave him reason to expect it, I thought I could not have written such a letter, because I did not recollect it, & because it was out of the plan which you know had been adopted that when we furnished one sum of money we should avoid promising another. I have...
Permit me to request the favor of you, to cause a warrant to be issued on the Treasurer of the United States payable to George Taylor Junior to the amount of five hundred and twenty dollars for defraying the contingent expenses of the Department of State. I have the honor to be, with sentiments of the highest respect, Sir, Your most obedient and most humble servant PrC ( DLC ); in Taylor’s...
Colo. Humphries having charged Mr. Church our Consul at Lisbon to send us information of the truce between Algiers and Portugal by an Express vessel, he engaged one under Swedish colours to come here with his letters. She is now lying at New York at our expence. Thinking it material to save as much of the expence as we can, by permitting her to be freighted back to Lisbon to which place she is...
The President has thought proper to appoint Colo. David Humphreys, minister Resident for the U.S. at the court of Lisbon, with a salary of 4500. dollars a year, and an outfit equal to a year’s salary. Besides this, by a standing regulation, he will be allowed his disbursements for gazettes transmitted here, translating & printing papers where that shall be necessary, postage, couriers, &...
Th. Jefferson submits to the Secretaries of the treasury & War & the Atty Genl. some sketches of Notes to be signed for the President. As they are done from memory only, they will be pleased to insert whatever more their memories suggest as material. Particularly, the final conclusion as to the express-vessel will be to be inserted, which is most accurately know to the Secy. of the Treasury....
Th. Jefferson presents his respectful compliments to the Secretary of the treasury and incloses him the copy of a letter and table which he has addressed to the President of the United States, and which being on a subject whereon the Secretary of the Treasury and Th: J. have differed in opinion, he thinks it his duty to communicate to him. AL , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Jefferson’s...