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Car gr 12 Grains of A Spanish Doubloon 1777 Essayed produced 10.¹⁹⁄₂₄ pure gold  1.⁵⁄₂₄ Silver } Worse than Stand ⁵⁄₂₄ 12 Do: Do: 1782 tested 12 parted  1 Silver 11. Standard 12 Do. of A Portugal half Joe
The Speaker having signed an enrolled bill, I am directed to bring it to the Senate; I am also directed to bring to the Senate, a message from the President of the United States, addressed to both Houses of Congress, with sundry papers referred to therein. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
It is to be presumed that the Collectors cause all goods which are reported for exportation to be reshipped under the care of an Inspector; and that he draws the allowance, per diem, during the time he is engaged in this duty. This I apprehend is the only charge which arises on the service of Inspection prior to and during the shipment. I am, Sir, Your obedient Servant, Copy, RG 56, Letters to...
I have received your letter of the 3d. instant together with the contract for supplying the light house therein enclosed. I fear it will be difficult for the President to form an opinion of this agreement for want of the particulars. The quantities and prices of the requisite articles would afford better ground on which to judge; and I therefore request that you will endeavour to have the...
Providence, December 24, 1790. “I have this day received your letter of the 13. instant. Contrary to what Mr Brown informed me was his intention, the ship Warren did not return from Newport to this port; but having completed her lading there, she sails, as I am informed, about this time for India. I have only to add that she lay four days in the harbour of Newport without any Papers entitling...
[ Philadelphia, December 24, 1790. On January 3, 1791, Seton wrote to Hamilton : “all the purchasers chose to avail themselves of that indulgence, given in your Letter of the 24 Decbr.” Letter not found. ]
I learn with inexpressible Concern, that your Health still Continues in an Equivocal State: all your Friends here Entertain on this Subject the most serious Anxiety, and I am constantly required to Impress on you the necessity of some Relaxation from the laborious Duties of your Office. In the Executing this Task, I obey the Impulse of my own Heart, let me therefore Entreat in public...
I take the liberty respectfully to humiliate to your Excellency a Petition of mine. Having Conceived the Idea to apply to the Venerable Congress to which your Excellency is the Chief to Ask for the Consulship of the thirteen United Provinces of America in this place, Several friends of Mr Peter Buttler a Member of the Congress, who are also mine had made me hope that under his Auspices...
Letter not found: from Alexander Hamilton, 24 Dec. 1790. Tench Coxe wrote to Tobias Lear on 29 Dec. 1790: “I find on examining the current papers that the communications which the Secretary of the Treasury had the honor to make to the President of the United States on Friday, was transmitted by one of the Gentlemen in the office without enclosing the papers therein refered to. I do myself the...
A Duplicate of your favor of the fourteenth of August was handed to me Yesterday. The Delay has probably arisen from the Circumstance of my Absence when Colo. Humphreys arrived in this City. I have already informed you of what passed in Relation to the Ballance due to you by Mr Welch and also of the Mode proposed for Reimbursement of Monies applied according to your Orders in this City, which...