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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...
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,...
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...
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 {...
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.
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...
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...
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 ,...
I have the Honor to Enclose my Certificate in Relation to the Payment of the Claim of the Baron De Glaubeck and sundry other Papers thereunto belonging. I am Sir,   your mo: ob: & mo: hb Serv. LS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. For background to this letter, see Andrew G. Fraunces to H, May 16, 1793, note 9 . See also William Willcocks to H, September 1 , 5, 1793 ; H to Catharine...
Papers furnished the Secretary of the Treasury, in Relation to the Payment of Baron Glaubecks Claim These are to certify that in Pursuance of an Act of the United States entitled “an Act to allow the Baron De Glaubeck the Pay of a Captain in the Army of the United States” passed on the 29th September 1789 the Auditor of the Treasury on the 16th. of november 1789 settled the Claim of said...
I have the honor to enclose a Certificate of the Sums issuable from the Treasury of the United States for the payment of Interest which was due to the several Creditors on the Books of the Treasury on the 30th September 1793; and to the Trustees for Redemption of the Public Debt for Interest arising to the same Period upon the Stock standing in their names and in the name of Samuel Meredith in...
Treasury Department, December 1, 1793. “… As the Sum in Bank is not more than may be required to answer the Current Demand of Interest on the Registered Debt, I request that a Warrant may issue in favour of John Kean Cashier of the Bank of the United States for the Sum of Twenty four thousand Dollars and for which he should be charged and held accountable.” LC , RG 53, Register of the...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, December 20, 1793. Encloses “the estimates of the Expences of the Civil List and War department for the ensuing year, together with an additional estimate and invalid Pensioners.” LS , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1794, Vol. “136-T,” National Archives. These four MS documents may be found in RG 53, Register of the...
I have the honor to enclose a Certificate of the Sums issuable from the Treasury of the United States for the payment of interest becoming due to the Several Creditors on the Books of the Treasury on the 31st. of December 1793 and to the trustees for the redemption of the Public Debt for Interest arising to the same period upon the Stock Standing in their names and in the name of Samuel...
I have the honor to enclose a certificate of the sums issuable from the Treasury of the United States for the payment of Interest becoming due to the several creditors on the books of the Treasury on the 31. of March 1794 and to the trustees for the redemption of the Public debt for interest arising to the same period upon the stock standing in their names and in the name of Samuel Meredith in...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, May 28, 1794. “I … Enclose the papers you directed me to prepare vizt. An Estimate for an additional Appropriation, And A statement of the payments made from the fund of 10.000 Dollars granted by Act of the 26 March 1790 for the Contingent Expences of Government.” LC , RG 53, Estimates and Statements for 1794, Vol. “136-T,” National Archives. This...
Provision having been made by law passed the last Session for the payment of Interest on the unsubscribed or registered debt for the current year, I am to request that the sum of Three Thousand Six hundred and seventy four Dollars, twenty seven cents, may be issued from the Treasury of the United States upon a warrant to be drawn in favor of John Kean Esqr. Cashier of the Bank of the United...
I have the honour to enclose a certificate of the sums issuable from the Treasury of the United States for the payment of Interest becoming due to the several creditors on the books of the Treasurey on the 30th June 1794. and to the Trustees for the redemption of the Public debt for Interest arising to the same period upon the Stock standing in their names and in the name of Samuel Meredith in...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, July 18, 1794. States “that from an examination of my quarter yearly accounts to the 30th June 1794 of the contingent expences of the several offices of the Treasury Department, that the sum of Two Thousand Dollars will be requisite to answer the several demands which may be made between the 1st. July and 30th September next.” LC , RG 53, Register of the...
I have the honor to enclose a Certificate of the sums issueable from the Treasury of the United states for the payment of Interest becoming due to the several creditors on the Books of the Treasury on the 30th September 1794 and to the Trustees for the redemption of the Public debt for Interest arising to the same period upon the stock standing in their names, and in the name of Samuel...
I would beg leave to intimate that upon an adjustment of the several dividend accounts of the registered debt, the sum of Nineteen thousand and twenty nine dollars ⁵⁷⁄₁₀₀ remained to be issued from the Treasury for payment of interest and arrearages of Interest to the 1st October 1794; but as only a part of the Arrearages will be called for in the course of the present Quarter; I wou’d...
Philadelphia, March 30, 1795. “… I received your esteemed favor of the 18th. Inst, only this morning, and have complied with your request in the foregoing part of this Sheet….” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Nourse enclosed “A General Statement of the Domestic Debt divided amongst the States” ( D , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I had the Honor of your Letter a few days since and in compliance with the request therein (the consent of Mr. Wolcott having been obtained) I have now the pleasure to inclose an Official Statement of the public Debt distributed amongst the several States so far as the same can be ascertained. I believe this is in substance a Copy of a Paper wch: was laid before you during your Administration....