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Treasury Department, Revenue Office, December 31, 1792. “The Superintendent of the Establishments on Delaware has occasion for about four hundred and fifteen Dollars to discharge all the balances falling due this day in that part of the public service. I have to ask the favor of a Warrant to him for that Sum.…” LC , RG 58, Letters of Commissioner of Revenue, 1792–1793, National Archives....
I have the honor to represent to you that considerable Inconvenience occurs in the execution of a part of the business of this office, which however may be remedied by placing a limited sum of the Monies appropriated for the Establishments connected with navigation in the hands of the Commissioner of the Revenue for which he will be charged and held accountable. The inconveniencies arise from...
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, January 2, 1793. “I have the honor to inclose to you for the purpose of submission to the President, three Contracts Made by the Collector of the District of Washington in North Carolina for the stakeage of all the shoals, sounds &c. within that state and North of the District of Wilmington, which have heretofore been staked.… I have only to observe that as...
I have the honor to inclose to you an authenticated copy of an Act of the legislature of New York received this day from Mr. Lawrence, one of the Representatives in Congress from that State. I have to observe on this Act that the reservation of Jurisdiction contained in the proviso appears to be inconsistent with the intention of the last clause but one of the 8th. Section of the 1st. Article...
In compliance with the direction in your letter of the 2d. instant, I have the honor to inform you that the following persons are employed in this office. William Barton, principal Clerk at 800 Dollars ⅌ Annm. John Mease Clerk at 400. Peter Footman do. at 400 Ezekiel Forman do. at
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
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, January 4, 1793. “I have the honor to inform you that on the receipt of Mr. J. N. Cummings’s letter to you relative to the case of Mathias Brewer, I wrote to him for information on certain points, which appeared necessary. I desired him to communicate the same, with a general State of the Case, to the Supervisor.… I am in daily expectation of the papers and...
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, January 4, 1793. Discusses a “plan of repairs of the light House on Tybee Island at the Mouth of the Savannah River.” LC , RG 58, Letters of Commissioner of Revenue, 1792–1793, National Archives. According to a notice in the [Philadelphia] National Gazette for December 5, 1792, “Savanna Light House on Tybee island took fire about a month since, when the...
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, January 12, 1793. “Agreeably to your Note of the 10th instant, I have the honor to inclose to you a draught of an Act of the President of the United States, calculated to establish certain alterations of the Revenue Arrangement in the District of North Carolina, conforming with what I presume from your said note to be the pleasure of the President.…” LC ,...
In examining a report concerning the commencement, progress and present state of the establishments in Massachusetts for the direction and safety of navigation made to this office by the Superintendent thereof, in pursuance of a late circular instruction, I perceive a proviso in the copy of the Act of cession, which appears to render the same of no effect, under the Act of Congress of the 7th....