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I have examined the items of Account presented by Anthony Morris Esq under the head of Contingent Expenses incident to his Mission or Agency to Spain; which, having been of a confidential character, no precedents literally applicable are I understand to be found at the Treasury; but they are all such as are usual in Agencies requiring similar duties to those enjoined on Mr Morris, and are such...
Upon my return from Pennsylvania yesterday evening I found a Letter from Miss Aitken who succeeded her Father Mr. Robert Aitken many years a valuable Citizen of Philadelphia and considerd a very accurate printer. This Letter I pray you to indulge me in presenting to your Notice, as the Lady who makes the application is of real merit, and has the famely of her Sister a Widow with four Children...
The Register of the Treasury has the honor to transmit to the President, two copies of the receipts & expenditures of the United States, for each of the years 1804 & 1805— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I beg your Permission, to represent, that a circumstance took place last week at a small place about three miles out of the District of about 30 Acres upon which I have a Tenant, who was prevailed upon without my Consent or even knowledge to admit a Meeting of Partizans for Mr Key; the consequence was that at the Meeting of two opposite Parties, there was no small share of abuse, a part of...
I have the honor to apply to you at the request of the Secretary of the Treasury, for the usual Estimates of your Department, of monies to be included in a general Appropriation, for the Services of the ensuing year, for the purpose of being laid before the Legislature of the United States at their ensuing meeting. I am with the greatest respect Sir Your most obedt. & most Humble Servt. DLC :...
§ From Joseph Nourse. 24 August 1805, “Treasury Department Register’s Office.” “Upon application to Mr Wagner for information relative to the death of Judge Ker of the Missisippi Territory, I am informed that a letter mentioning that event has been forwarded to you in Philadelphia; permit me therefore to request a Certificate of the time of his decease in order to obtain a Settlement of his...
Statement of the Monies retained by the UStates on Foreign Merchandize exported entitled to Drawback for each of the Years ending 31st December 1801. 1802 and 1803. Years 1801   305443.83 by calculation 1802   153275.45 from Secretary’s report 1803     94096.09 do. do. 3) 552815.37   184,271.79 For part of the above period the additional duties on Mdze imported in foreign Vessels & re-exported...
I do myself the honor to transmit herewith, two copies of the receipts & expenditures of the United States for the year 1803. I have the honor to be with great respect Sir, Your Obedient humble Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
6 October 1804, Treasury Department, Register’s Office. “I beg leave to request that the usual Estimates for the year 1805 may be prepared and transmitted to the Treasury Department, as early as convenient, for the purpose of being laid, by the Secretary of the Treasury before the Legislature of the United States at their ensuing session.” RC ( DNA : RG 59, ML ). 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand,...
I have the honor to transmit herewith two copies of the receipts & expenditures of the United States for the years 1801 & 1802. I have the honor to be with great respect Sir Your Obedient Servt. RC ( DLC ); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Nourse; at foot of text: “William Burwell Esqr:”; endorsed by TJ as received from the Treasury Department on 25 May and “Rects. & expend.” and so recorded in...
23 September 1803, Register’s Office, Treasury Department . Requests that JM furnish the Treasury Department “with the usual Estimates for the Salaries of foreign Agents and all other Expenditures within the Department of State.” Makes this request at the behest of the secretary of the treasury, “who wishes to be prepared early in the approaching Session to lay before Congress the general...
By direction of the Secretary of the Treasury I am to request that the Estimates of Monies which may be requisite to defray the foreign & domestic Expenditures for the ensuing year in the Department of State, may be formed and transmitted by the 1st. of November for the purpose of enabling the Secretary of the Treasury to lay before the Legislature, a General Estimate of Monies for the...
Having devoted about twenty one Years of my past Life in the Service of the United States in the Treasury Department ; I beg leave to offer the continuance thereof under the Executive of the Government, to which Sir! you have been elected in an accordance with the wishes of the People; and on which occasion, I wou’d beg the acceptance of my best Congratulations, and to assure you of my high...
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....
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).
Abstract of the amount of Goods paying a duty of 7½ and 10 per cent. Also the amount of duties upon Coffee, Cocoa and Coal, imported into the United States from the 1st of January 1793, to the 31st of December following. Dollars. Cents. Amount of Goods paying a duty of 7½ per cent. 15,510,183 81 Ditto do. do. of 10 per cent. 4,832,117 01 Amount of duty on Coffee from 1st January to 30th June...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully reports to the House of Representatives. An Estimate of certain Sums amounting together to Seven hundred and fifteen thousand, Six hundred and ten dollars and 87 Cents, for which a further Appropriation is requisite. The Appropriations already made leave no reliance on any funds for that purpose except those which may arise from such additional...
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...
Dr. Cr.   1794. 1793. Januy. 3d. To Warrant No. 3322 in favor of Bartholemew Dandridge being for so much paid by Edward Carrington to Andrew Beedles for carrying a Packet of Dispatches from the President of the United States to Mr. Jefferson, 16th. October 1793 13.33 Decemr. 31. By Balance unexpended as ⅌ certified Account rendered under this date, and lay’d before Congress 8,154.50 Feby. 11....
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...
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...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully reports to the House of Representatives the Estimates herewith sent marked A, B & C. The first relating to the civil list (or the expenditure for the Support of Government during the Year 1794) including the incidental and Contingent expenses of the several Departments and Officers, Amounting to, Dollars 397,201. 6 The second relating to certain...
Dr. State of Monies Transferred to the United States, Out of the Proceeds of Foreign Loans Cr Dollars Cents Dollars Cents To this Sum paid to France for the Use of St. Domingo 726,020.   By this Sum drawn by the Treasurer on the Commissioners in “ payment to France of 3 Millions of Livres pursuant to an Agreement with M. Ternant 544,500.   Dollars Amsterdam Florins 5,649,621.2.8 = 2,305,769.13...
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...
Estimate of the Expenditure for the Civil List of the United States, Together with the Incidental and Contingent Expenses of the Several Departments and Offices, for the Year 1794. For compensation to the President of the United States 25,000.   That of the Vice President  5,000.    30,000.   Compensation to the Chief Justice 4,000.   do. of five associate Judges, at 3,500 dollars ⅌ annum,...
An Additional Estimate, for Making Good Deficiencies for the Support of the Civil List Establishment, for Aiding the Fund Appropriated for the Payment of Certain Officers of the Courts, Jurors and Witnesses, for the Support of Light-Houses, and for Other Purposes. To Make Good Deficiencies for the Support of the Civil List for the Year 1793. Extra Clerk hire, in the Office of the Secretary of...
Statement of the Revenue of the United States, and Appropriations Charged Thereon, to the End of the Year 1793. Revenue. Dollars Cents Proceeds of duties on Imports and Tonnage, and of fines, penalties and forfeitures, from the Commencement of the present Government, to the 31st. of December 1791. 6,534,263.84 —of duties on Spirits distilled within the United States for a half year, ending the...
Estimate of the Expenses of the War Department, for the Year One Thousand, Seven Hundred and Ninety Four. The Legion of the United States Pay. General Staff—to wit. Dollars per Month 1 Major General at 166 1,992.   2 Brigadier-Generals 104 2,496.   1 Major Commandant of Artillery 55 660.   1 Major of Dragoons
A Particular Statement of the Application of 5169 Dollars, Granted by an Act Making Certain Appropriations Therein Mentioned, Passed the 28th. of February, 1793, (Included in Appropriation of 1,589,044⁷²⁄₁₀₀ Dollars) for the Purpose of Discharging Such Demands on the United States, Not Otherwise Provided for, As Shall Have Been Ascertained and Admitted, in Due Course of Settlement, at the...
Abstract of the Net Amount of Duties on Imports and Tonnage, Which Have Accrued in the United States, During the First and Second Quarters of the Year 1793. States. 1st Qr. ending 31st March, 1793. Dolls. Cents. 2d Qr. ending 30th June. Dolls. Cents. Total amount. Dolls. Cents. New-Hampshire 26,393.26 26,393.26 Massachusetts 7,823.52¾ 340,621. 5¾ 348,444,58½ Rhode-Island 1,665.52 67,078.93
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...
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...
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...
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 ,...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, 5 Nov. 1793. On behalf of the Secretary of the Treasury, he requests an estimate of the sums needed “to defray the Expences of your Department” for 1794 for the purpose of forming a general estimate to be submitted to Congress at its next meeting. FC ( DNA : RG 53, Register’s Estimates and Statements); 1 p.; unsigned; at foot of text: “Honourable Thos....
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, 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.
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,”...
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...
[ 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...
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...
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...
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...