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Mr. Coxe presents his compliments to Mr. Hamilton, with the inclosed, just received from a Committee of the Snuff manufacturers. LC , RG 58, Letters of Commissioner of Revenue, 1794–1795, National Archives.
Mr. Coxe has the honor to inclose to Mr. Jefferson an abstract from the general imports, intended to exhibit the quantum of manufactured supplies, which each foreign nation has the benefit of selling to the United States. The estimate is formed on a presumption that all the ad valorem articles from Europe and the E. Indies are Manufactures. This is almost universally true, and if it varies in...
I have to acknowledge the honor of your letter of the 13th. instant—and am very happy to find that what has been done in regard to a house is satisfactory to Mrs. Adams and yourself. It gives me great pleasure to inform you that I have a message this moment from Mrs. Keppele (the owner) from which I learn that Mr. Bradford will certainly move out on the 4th of October; so that I hope to have...
I have the Honor to enclose you a paper No. 3 on which the estimate was founded relative to the proportions of foreign & American Articles exported from Pennsylvania. The Estimate has slipt out of the paper & cannot now be found but it resulted in 4,000000 Drs. of Amn. produce & manufactures & 1,500,000 of foreign. This is above common years owing to the great prices of wheat & flour in 1789,...
In pursuance of the powers and authorities vested in me by the Acts of Congress (of the 3d. of March 1791. and the Eighth of May 1792.) relative to the duties on distilled spirits and to the collection thereof, the following alterations and additions to the arrangement of Officers and distribution of compensations made on the 15. day of March 1791. are hereby adopted and established. 1st. The...
I have the honor to inclose to you a translation of a letter lately received by me from Genl Rochambeau, the younger. During his late residence in Philadelphia, he often manifested to me a concern for the preservation of harmony between the two countries; and just before his departure he expressed some apprehensions of the reverse, at least so far as feelings were concerned, on the side of...
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, April 30, 1794. “I have the honor to enclose for submission to the President a contract in the form of a bill of parcels for a temporary supply of oil for the use of the L: House at Sandy Hook. It is lower than the price in this City, and as low as the New York market admitted of. The attempts I have sometime made to secure a years supply by a large...
I hope, Sir, that this letter will find [you] settled in your retreat at Monticello. It is the first which I have had the honor to address to you since your departure. I congratulate you on the temperate conduct of the French Convention towards the U.S. in regard to the late Altercations of Mr. Genet with our Government and his conduct in general. I understood yesterday from the P. that Mr....
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, October 15, 1794. “It appears extremely probable that the supply of Whiskey for 1795 may require some share of your attention at Pittsburg. Mr. Carrington was authorized to procure the whole in consequence of the disorders which prevailed in the western parts of Pennsylvania.… 75,000 rations are required this day by the Secy. at War to be deposited in...
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, April 16, 1794. “… Who are the persons in the several states who have been authorized by you to direct or superintend the business of Military contracts, purchases &ca. and who are the persons in the same to whom Agencies similar to that of Mr. Francis have been heretofore committed?” LC , RG 75, Letters of Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, Relating...
In addition to the Circumstances relative to the Case of the Secretary at War, transmitted from the Comptrollers office for our determination we have the honor to state to you the following facts for the purpose of obtaining the Attorney generals opinion after a knowledge of them. We find that the first appearance of the claim in question, in any form, is in an account current dated at the...
We have the Honor to in-close to you, a contract made and executed on the 11th. day of January 1776, between the late Silas Deane, and Barnabas Deane with the following statement for the purpose of obtaining an opinion of the Attorney General on this Question. To whom is the balance due from the United States, on the account arising out of the agency, under that Contract due and payable....
Dr. Cr. 1792 Dollars. Cts. 1792 Dollars. Cts. December 31st. To the amount of monies received into the treasury from the several Supervisors of the revenue, since the last day of June 1791, the particulars whereof have been compared with the Records of Warrants in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury, and with the books of the Treasurer 208.942. 81. Decr. 31st. By amount of duties...
1. The “denomination of Vessel” would be an useful, and not a difficult column. It ought of course to be filled with the word Ship or Snow or Brig or Schooner or Sloop as the fact may be. 2. If the column mentioned under head 1 be introduced, that which is now entitled “ Ship’s Name” should be varied to Vessels name. 3. Between the column for the “
Mr Coxe presents his compliments to the Secretary of the Treasury and reminds him of the Subject of the Delaware piers, in lieu of those destroyed, as a harbour, by the building of Fortifications. Also of the Superintendence of the Light House at Cape Fear. He wishes to be informed whether the contract for Segwin Light House is to be proceeded in . Also of the Presidents determination in...
I do myself the honor to enclose you a letter received from Mr Fitzsimons by the days mail. The house to which he alludes is situated about a mile from the State house on or near the continuation of Second & Front Streets. It is about a quarter of a mile from the Delaware, South of the city and due West of the old battery, which was falling to decay when you were last in Philadelphia. The lot...
Mr. Coxe has the honor to inform Mr. Jefferson that he has purchased of Mr. John Wilcocks a bill on London at 174 ⅌ Ct. to the amount of 5000 Drs. Mr. Wilcocks wishes for the Cash this day and will give Mr. Coxe the bills by the time Mr. Jefferson can send a check on the Bank. [ Note by TJ: ] gave instantly an order on the bank for 5000. D. payable to John Wilcocks or bearer. RC ( DLC ); with...
List of Persons Employed in the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue. Names. Station. Salary ⅌ ann. Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the revenue, 1900. William Barton principal Clerk   800. 2.700. John Mease Clerk 400. Peter Footman “ 400. Ezekiel Forman
Mr. Coxe has the honor to enclose to Mr. Jefferson a bill of Mr. John Wilcocks for £1077.11.9 Stg. which, at 174 ⅌ Ct., amounts to 5000 Drs. Mr. Vaughan this day informed Mr. Coxe that he was negociating for 50,000 Drs. in Bills on London to be delivered on the 18th. of Augt., which he said he should procure on much more favorable terms than 74 ⅌ Ct.—but he did not say how low. He added that...
Recd. August 24th. 1790. from the hon. Alexr. Hamilton Esqr two hundred dollars, which I promise to repay on demand. ADS , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. At the bottom of this document Coxe wrote: “(repaid in Philada. ⅌ Acct. in sundries & Cash).”