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    • Wolcott, Oliver, Jr.
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The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully represents to the President of the United States. That the account of the President of the United States—stands charged in the Books of the Treasury with fourteen thousand dollars advanced by Warrants of the Secretary in pursuance of the Act of March 2d. 1797.— for the purpose of closing which account, the Secretary transmits the draft of an...
I have the honour to acknowledge with thanks, the Presidents oblidging Letter of yesterday. The time contemplated by myself for retiring from Office, is the last day of December next.—It will however be necessary for me to remain here several Weeks after my resignation takes place, whenever that event may happen, for the purpose of compleating the business, which will have been by me...
The Secretary of the Treasury in compliance with the request of the President of the United States, signified in his Letter of September 20th.—respectfully submits the following facts and observations relative to certain subjects proper to be noticed in the Speech at the commencement of the ensuing Session of Congress. The Revenue of the United States, from Imports & Tonnage during one year...
I have after due reflection, considered it a duty which I owe to myself and family, to retire from the Office of Secretary of the Treasury; and accordingly I take the liberty to request, that the President would be pleased to accept my resignation, to take effect, if agreable to him, only at the close of the present year. In thus suggesting my wishes, I am influenced by a desire, of affording...
I have the honor to acknowledge your letter of September 14—No person can more sincerely commisserate the situation of Mr Jarvis and his family than I do—and I am certain that the Comptroller who has directed the proceedings for the recovery of the debt due to the United States has been influenced by the same feelings—It is now about three years since Mr Jarvis was removed from Office and not...
I have the honour to transmit a Letter, which I have this morning received from Colo. Carrington, in favour of Francis S. Taylor, a Candidate for the Office of Collector of Norfolk; and also two Letters from Col. Carrington, in favour of Major James Gibbon another candidate for the same office. I have the honour to be / with the greatest respect / Sir, / your mo. obedt. Servt. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have the honour to transmit several applications and recommendations in favour of Miles King, Francis Taylor, W. H. Macon, Thomas Tinsley, James Gibbon, Abraham Archer, and W. Bentley, as Candidates for the Office of Collector of the district of Norfolk— I perceive nothing in these documents, which induces me to vary the representation which I had the honour to make on this subject, on the...
In compliance with my engagements, I have now the honour to inform the President that the following persons have become Candidates for the Office of Collector of the Customs for the district of Norfolk in Virginia, vacant by the decease of Colo. Otway Byrd, viz. William Davies, at present Collector of the Customs for the District of Richmond. James Gibbons, at present Surveyor of the Customs...
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your several Letters dated August 15th, 23rd. 24th, 25th. 26th. 27th, & 30th. and have applied to the Secretary of State for Commissions to Richard Hunnewell Esqr to be Surveyor and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Portland. On the petition of Mrs. Sylvester, I take the liberty to observe, that as her Husband John Sylvester, has expiated...
I have the honour of transmitting for your consideration, two Letters from James Simons Collector of Charleston of the 28th. of May & 14th. instant, recommending Edward Pennington to be first Mate, Dennard Rimbley to be second Mate and Richard Hrabowski to be third Mate of the Revenue Cutter on the South Carolina Station. It is my opinion, that it will be advisable to grant Commissions to the...