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Reports on the Accounts of the Commissioners of Loans, [3 December 1792]

Reports on the Accounts of the
Commissioners of Loans

Treasury Department, December 3rd. 1792
[Communicated on December 3, 1792]1

[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives]

Sir

I have the honor to transmit herewith the accounts called for by a resolution of the House of Representatives of Friday last,2 together with a Statement by the Register exhibiting the detail of the Estimate, to which that resolution relates, and the copy of a letter from him to me of this date.3 As the accounts are original papers, and necessary documents of the Treasury, I pray that the House will be pleased, after making the use intended of them, to cause them to be returned.

With perfect respect,   I have the honor to be,   Sir,   Your most obedient and humble Servant,

Alexander Hamilton
Secry. of the Treasy.

The Honorable, The Speaker
of the House of Representatives.

Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Treasury Department, 1792–1793, Vol. III, National Archives.

1Journal of the House, I description begins Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States (Washington, 1826), I. description ends , 632. The communicating letter, dated December 3, 1792, may be found in RG 233, Reports of the Treasury Department, 1792–1793, Vol. III, National Archives.

2On November 30, 1792, the House of Representatives “Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to lay before the House the accounts of the Commissioners of Loans, for the current year, by which his estimate is formed for appropriating thirty-five thousand and sixty-three dollars and twenty-eight cents, for the salaries of Clerks and for stationery, in the Loan Offices of the United States, to the thirty-first of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three” (Journal of the House, I description begins Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States (Washington, 1826), I. description ends , 631).

3For the register’s letter, see Joseph Nourse to H, December 3, 1792.

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