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Report on Disbursements by the Department of War, 7 December 1792

Report on Disbursements by the
Department of War

Treasury Department,
December 7th 1792.
[Communicated on December 7, 1792]1

[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives]

Sir,

I have the honor herewith to transmit certain Statements, pursuant to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 13th ultimo,2 relative to the disbursements made by the department of War; Also, copy of a letter from the Comptroller of the Treasury on the subject;3 and to be, with perfect respect, Sir, Your most obedient servant

Alexander Hamilton,
Secry. of the Treasry.

The Honorable The Speaker
of the House of Representatives

Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Treasury Depart-ment, 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 , 635. The communicating letter may be found in RG 233, Reports of the Treasury Department, 1792–1793, Vol. III, National Archives.

2On November 13, 1792, the House of Representatives “Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to cause to be laid before this House a statement of the several disbursements of money made by the Department of War, in the years one thousand seven hundred and ninety, and one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one” (Journal of the House, I description begins Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States (Washington, 1826), I. description ends , 619).

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