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I beg leave, with diffidence, to offer myself as a candidate for an appointment under the government of the United States. If I may be allowed to judge of my own qualifications, they are most suitable to some business in the Finance or Treasury Department. The gentlemen who represent the State of Connecticut, in the Senate and House of Representatives, are best acquainted with the degree of...
At the request of Colo. Hamilton I have the honour to enclose a copy of a memorandum describing the mode of treatment which was adopted in his case, when attacked with the prevailing fever. I am happy to announce, that the malady has within two days considerably abated, and I have no doubt that each successive day will present still more favourable aspects. I have the honour to be with the...
I had the honour to receive your Letter of the 25th of September yesterday; in consequence of which I immediately wrote to Mr Carter, that the sum requested should be furnished him at any time on his application. The Letter to Colonel Hamilton I shall not fail to transmit immediately. The malady which afflicts Philadelphia has not continued to abate in the manner I expected; it seems that the...
I have had the honour to receive your Letter dated the 14th instant and have lost no time in obtaining the best information in my power, on the several questions therein stated. The malady with which the City is afflicted, has been progressive, from the time of your departure, untill Monday the 14th instant, at which time it had nearly extended through the City—Several small remissions have...
I have been informed thro’ The Secretary of State, that you have been pleased to appoint me to the office of Secretary of the Treasury of the United States. It is with real diffidence that I undertake to discharge the important duties incident to this appointment; yet if constant exertions & strict fidelity can compensate for such qualifications as I may not possess, I indulge a hope that my...
I have the honor to inclose a draft of an instrument for constituting a temporary Comptroller of the Treasury. I have had a conference with the auditor & I learn from him that he will undertake to perform any duties which in the judgment of the President the public interest may require; but as he is engaged jointly with the Commissioner of the revenue in the settlement of certain important...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to The President of the United States, certain documents, by which it appears that John Muir Collector for the District of Vienna in Maryland, has neglected his duty in failing to collect (or to institute in season, suits for the recovery of) bonds for duties due to the United States. This Collector has moreover failed to pay...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor of transmitting to the President, of the U. States—two official Certificates of settlements made at the Treasury, by which it appears that the United States are indebted, To Joshua Yeates and James Ross for compensations and expenses while acting under a commission from the President, on business relating to the Insurrection in Pennsylvania 832.30...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to transmit to the President of the United States a draft of a nomination to certain vacant offices. In case the supplementary collection law now on its passage shall be approved, certain offices will require to be filled before the first of May; for most of which proper characters have been brought in view. The Secretary of State concurs with me in...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to submit to the consideration of the President of the United States, the result of certain conditional proposals made to the Bank of the United States, for obtaining a Loan of Eight hundred thousand Dollars of that Institution. It is believed that the terms are as reasonable as, under present circumstances, can be expected, and accordingly the form...