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Enclosure D: [Statement of Revenue and Appropriations], 18 December 1793

D.

Statement of the Revenue of the United States, and Appropriations Charged Thereon, to the End of the Year 1793.30
Revenue. Dollars Cents
Proceeds of duties on Imports and Tonnage, and of fines, penalties and forfeitures, from the Commencement of the present Government, to the 31st. of December 1791. 6,534,263.84
—of duties on Spirits distilled within the United States for a half year, ending the 31st. of December, 1791, agreeably to Accounts settled at the Treasury 141,849.98
—of duties on Imports and Tonnage, and of fines, penalties and forfeitures for the year 1792, agreeably to accounts settled at the Treasury 4,615,559.36½
—of duties on Spirits distilled within the United States in the year 1792, agreeably to Accounts settled at the Treasury 294,344.35
to which add the difference between said Sum, and the Amount estimated for 1792, for Accounts remaining to be settled 105,655.65
400,000.  
—of duties on Imports and Tonnage, and of fines, penalties and forfeitures, for the year 1793, estimated at nearly the same as for the year 1792 4,615,560.  
—of duties on Spirits distilled within the United States in the year 1793, estimated at the same as for the year 1792 400,000.  
Cash received into the Treasury, to the end of the year 1791, from fines, penalties and forfeitures and for balances 11,335.93
Cash received into the Treasury, to the end of the Year 1792, for Arms and Accoutrements sold, fines and penalties, balances of Accounts settled, and on account of the dividend declared by the Bank of the United States to June 30th. 1792 21,860.87
Cash received into the Treasury, during the Year 1793, on Account of patents, 630 dollars; of Cents and half Cents coined at the Mint, 1,154³⁄₁₀₀ dollars; balances due under the late Government 8,448⁵⁸⁄₁₀₀ dollars; and on account of dividends declared by the Bank of the United States, from the 1st. of July, 1792, to the 30th. of June, 1793, 38,500 dollars 48,732.61
Estimated product of the dividend to be declared from the 1st. of July, to the 31st. of December, 1793, beyond the interest payable to the Bank on the Loan of two Millions31     10,000.  
16,799,162.59½
Date of Acts Dollars Cents
Appropriations
1789, Aug. 20th. For Treaties with the Indians32 20,000.  
Sept. 29. —the Service of the Year 178933 639,000.  
 
1790, March 26. —the Support of Government for the Year 179034 754,658.99
July 1. —intercourse with foreign Nations for the Years 1790, 1791, & 179235 120,000.  
—Satisfying the Claim of John McCord36 1,309.71
22. —Treaties with certain Indian Tribes37 20,000.  
Augt. 4. —Interest on the debts, foreign and domestic,38 for the Year 1791, estimated at 2,060,861.40
—ditto ditto 1792 2,849,194.73
—ditto ditto 1793 2,849,194.73
—the establishment of Cutters39 10,000.  
10. —finishing the Light-house on Portland Head40 1,500.  
—the relief of disabled Soldiers and Seamen, and certain other persons41 548.57
12. —Sundry Objects42 233,219.97
—the reduction of the public debt, being Surplus of revenue to the end of the year 179043 1,374,656.40
1791, Feb. 11. —the Support of. Government during the year 1791, and for other purposes44 740,232.60
March 3. —a recognition of the Treaty with Morocco45 20,000.  
—Compensations to the Officers of the judicial Courts, Jurors and Witnesses, and for other purposes, being Net Proceeds of fines, penalties and forfeitures to the end of the year 179146 4,055.33
For raising and adding another Regiment to the Military Establishment, and for making further provision for the protection of the Frontiers47 312,686.20
Decemr. 23. —the Support of Government for the Year 179248 1,059,222.81
1792, April 2d. —finishing the Light-house on Bald-Head49 4,000.  
—Mint Establishment50 7,000.  
13. —compensating the Corporation of Trustees of the public Grammar School and Academy of Wilmington51 2,553.64
May 2. —the protection of the Frontiers and for other purposes52 673,500.  
—interest on 400,000 dollars received on account of a loan from the Bank of the United States of 523,500 dollars to December 31st. 179353 28,753.41
8. —Sundry objects54 84,497.90
—compensating the Services of the late Col. George Gibson55 1,000.  
—an advance on acount of the Claim of John Brown Cutting56 2,000.  
1793, Feb. 9. —intercourse with foreign nations for the year 179357 40,000.  
28 —the Service of the year 179358 1,589,044.72
—interest on a loan of 800,000 dollars from the Bank of the United States, to 31st. December, 179359 18,333.  
—defraying the expense of Clerks of Courts, Jurors and Witnesses, being the Net Proceeds of fines, penalties and forfeitures, to the end of the Year 1792 301.46½
 
March 2d. For treaties with the Indian Tribes North-West of the River Ohio60 100,000.  
the relief of Elijah Bostwick61 145.42
defraying certain specific demands62    59,107.41
15,680,578.40½
Balance being the estimated Surplus of Revenue to the end of the year 1793, collected and to be collected, beyond the Appropriations charged thereon 1,118,584.19
16,799,162.59½

Alexander Hamilton,
Secretary of the Treasury

30Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of the Treasury, 1784–1795, Vol. IV, National Archives.

31See note 4.

32“An Act providing for the Expenses which may attend Negotiations or Treaties with the Indian Tribes, and the appointment of Commissioners for managing the same” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 54).

33“An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the present year” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 95).

34“An Act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 104–06).

35“An Act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign nations” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 128–29) authorized the sum of forty thousand dollars annually for United States expenses abroad.

36“An Act to satisfy the claims of John McCord against the United States” (6 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America [Private Statutes] (Boston, 1856). description ends 2).

37“An Act providing for holding a Treaty or Treaties to establish Peace with certain Indian tribes” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 136).

38“An Act making provision for the (payment of the) Debt of the United States” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 138–44).

39Sections 62, 63, and 64 of “An Act to provide more effectually for the collection of the duties imposed by law on goods, wares and merchandise imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels” provided for the construction, equipment, and maintenance of the revenue cutters (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 175).

40“An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to finish the Lighthouse on Portland Head, in the District of Maine” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 184).

41This act was passed August 11, 1790 (6 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America [Private Statutes] (Boston, 1856). description ends 3).

42“An Act making certain Appropriations therein mentioned” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 185–86).

43“An Act making Provision for the Reduction of the Public Debt” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 186–87).

441 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 190.

45“An Act making an appropriation for the purpose therein mentioned” had provided twenty thousand dollars “for the purpose of effecting a recognition of the treaty of the United States, with the new emperor of Morocco” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 214).

461 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 216–17.

471 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 222–24.

481 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 226–29.

49“An Act for finishing the Lighthouse on Baldhead at the mouth of the Cape Fear river in the State of North Carolina” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 246).

50“An Act establishing a Mint, and regulating the Coins of the United States” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 246–51).

51“An Act to compensate the corporation of trustees of the public grammar school and academy of Wilmington, in the state of Delaware, for the occupation of, and damages done to, the said school, during the late war” (6 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America [Private Statutes] (Boston, 1856). description ends 8).

52“An Act for raising a farther sum of money for the protection of the frontiers, and for other purposes therein mentioned” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 259–63).

53H in his “Report Relative to the Additional Supplies for the Ensuing Year,” March 16, 1792, recommended this temporary loan from the Bank of the United States. Section 16 of “An Act for raising a farther sum of money for the protection of the frontiers, and for other purposes therein mentioned” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 262 [May 2, 1793]) authorized the sum of $523,500, and $400,000 was borrowed. See also Rafael A. Bayley, The National Loans of the United States from July 4, 1776, to June 30, 1880 (Washington, 1882), 36–37.

54“An Act making certain appropriations therein specified” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 284–85).

556 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America [Private Statutes] (Boston, 1856). description ends 10.

566 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America [Private Statutes] (Boston, 1856). description ends 10.

57“An Act to continue in force for a limited time, and to amend the act intituled ‘An act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign nations’” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 299–300).

58“An Act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 325–29).

59Section 3 of “An Act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 328) authorized this loan from the Bank of the United States. See also H to George Washington, March 18, 20, 1793; Washington to H, March 20, 21, 1793; “Agreement with the President, Directors, and Company of the Bank of the United States,” May 31, 1793; H to Thomas Willing, June 20, 1793.

60“An Act making an appropriation to defray the expense of a Treaty with the Indians northwest of the Ohio” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 333).

616 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America [Private Statutes] (Boston, 1856). description ends 12.

62“An Act making certain Appropriations therein mentioned” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 339–40).

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