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I beg leave through you to inform the Senate..... that pursuant to the second Section of the Act establishing the Treasury Department which expressly makes it the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury “to digest and prepare plans for the improvement and management of the Revenue and for the Support of public Credit ”... I have digested and prepared a plan, on the basis of the actual revenues ,...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to enclose to the Vice President of the United States the letter of the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, with that of Captain Lyde. These papers were duly transmitted to the President of the United States, but could not be attended with any favorable consequences to Captain Lyde, as a commander for the Cutter in the Massachusetts Station had...
I have received a late order of the Senate on the subject of a Petition of Arthur Hughes. Diligent search has been made for such a Petition, and it has not been found. Neither have I now a distinct recollection of ever having seen it. Whether therefore it may not have originally failed in the transmission to me, or may have become mislaid by a temporary displacement of the papers of my...
I have just received a letter from Mr. Short which I wish to submit, in order to certain measures being taken upon it, to yourself and the heads of the executive departments, in pursuance of the President’s letter of the 4th. instant, which I take it for granted has been communicated to you by the Secretary of State. I request therefore that you will please to name a time and place for the...
By order of the President of the United States, I have the honor to transmit herewith... I. Copies of a power given by him to the Secretary of the Treasury for the time being dated the 28th of August 1790, for the negotiation of the loans authorized by the laws of the 4th and 12th of August 1790 and of certain instructions relative thereto dated on the same day. II. Copies of an authority...
An order of yesterday from the House of Representatives renders it necessary that I should have recourse to the Treasury Bank Books and the Accounts of the several Offices of Discount and Deposit which were lately transmitted to the Senate. I request that the Senate will be pleased to cause them to be returned. After the purpose has been answered they will be sent again to the Senate for such...
Having made the necessary examination into the means possessed by the Treasury for complying with a late order of the Senate and of the time which would be requisite for preparing them, I have the honor now to communicate the result. Several Custom-house returns of Exports amounting to a large sum having been rendered for a term longer than a quarter; it is found impossible to make up that...
In obedience to the Resolution of the Senate of the United States of the 18th of February 1793—I have the honor to transmit to you herewith—A Report on the Memorial of a number of the Inhabitants of the States of Connecticut & Rhode Island, praying that a Light House may be erected at the expence of the United States, on Watch Hill in the State of Rhode Island. I am Sir, / With the truest...
I have the honor to transmit herewith copies of sundry communications lately made to the House of Representatives, containing further information on subjects which appear to have been objects of inquiry before the Senate. I add the copy of the Treasurer’s last quarterly account heretofore omitted. With perfect respect / I have the honor to be Sir / Your most Obedient / & humble St DNA : RG...
You will find enclosed your account, which I take the liberty to send, lest by not adverting to the state of it, some inconvenience might insue. You are I presume aware, that Mr. Clinton is to be your Competitor at the next election. I trust he could not have succeeded in any event, but the issue of his late election will not help his cause. Alas! Alas! If you have seen some of the last...