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Report on the Accounts of the Commissioners of Loans of Their Payment for Clerk Hire and Stationery, [16 January 1794]

Report on the Accounts of the
Commissioners of Loans of Their Payment
for Clerk Hire and Stationery1

Treasury Department
January 16th. 1794.
[Communicated on January 16, 1794]

Sir,

[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives]

I have the honor of transmitting herewith the general Statement2 required by the House of Representatives, pursuant to their resolution of the 10th. instant,3 and to be

with perfect respect Sir,   Your most obedient Servant

Alexander Hamilton
Secy. of the Treasury.

The Honorable
The Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of the Treasury, 1784–1795, Vol. IV, National Archives.

1Journal of the House, I description begins Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States (Washington, 1826), I. description ends I, 41.

2“A Statement from the Accounts of the Commissioners of Loans, of their payments for Clerk-Hire and Stationary, (so far as the same have been presented at the Treasury) and upon which Forty thousand Dollars were provisionally estimated to defray the Expences of the several Loan Offices, from 1st March 1793 to 31st December 1794” (copy, RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of the Treasury, 1784–1795, Vol. IV, National Archives; copy, RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1794, Vol. “136-T,” National Archives).

3The House “Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury do furnish the House with a general statement of the nature of such expenses, extracted from the accounts of the Commissioners of Loans, on which the estimate of forty thousand dollars is founded, as contained in his report of the twenty-third of December last” (Journal of the House, I description begins Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States (Washington, 1826), I. description ends I, 38). See “Report on Estimates for the Year 1794,” December 21, 1793.

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