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In pursuance of directions from the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate, further information relatively to the Southwestern frontiers. I have the honor to be, with great respect, your obedient servant, Printed Source--American State Papers. 38 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1831-61)..
I have the honor to enclose for the purpose of submission to the President another contract for the Stakeage of News River in lieu of that which was annulled on account of the unexplained increase of the consideration money 125 dolls by the Presidents disapprobation of the 26th of August last. This contract it will be perceived is for less than three fifths of that sum and it is above one...
[ Philadelphia, December 18, 1793. On December 23, 1793, Hamilton wrote to George Washington : “The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to submit … a communication from the Commissioner of the revenue, dated the 18th of December respecting Mr. James Collins.” Letter not found. ]
It is my desire that you proceed immediately in the plan of purchasing, for the account of the United States, Spirits lawfully distilled in the western Surveys of Pennsylvania and Virginia, and in Kentucky, in the manner which was directed upon the last occasion. A fund of Ten Thousand Dollars in addition to the former sum of ten thousand Dollars may be applied to the purchases at proper...
I am to acknowledge the receipt of an extract of a letter from you to Mr. Hammond of the 5th. of September 1793. As a preliminary however to the Instructions to be given to the Collectors, it will be necessary that you inform me, whether Mr. Hammond has assented to the proposed arrangement as well as the number and names of the prizes that come within the description. I have the Honor to be  ...
I have the honor to transmit herewith, an account of the receipts and expenditures of the United States for the year 1792, pursuant to a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 30th of December, 1791, accompanied with an explanatory letter to me, from the Comptroller of the Treasury. I trust the House will consider the interruption to business, occasioned by the late calamity in...
Stated in pursuance of the standing order of the House of Representatives of the United States, passed on the thirtieth day of December, 1791, of which the following is a copy. In the House of Representatives of the United States, Friday the 30th of December, 1791. Resolved , That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to lay before the House of Representatives, on the fourth...
A Summary Statement of Monies Received into the Treasury of the United States, in the Year 1792. From the Collectors of Imports and Tonnage, Agreeably to the Preceding Statement: On warrants passed to the credit of the respective collectors in the year 1791, which are included in the treasurers accounts for the year 1792. 86,025.42 On warrants included in the treasurers accounts for the year...
It has been made a question whether by the sixth section of the Act entitled “An Act for raising a farther sum of money for the protection of the frontiers and for other purposes therein mentioned,” the allowance to one fishing vessel is still restricted to the sum of one hundred and seventy Dollars for one season, as prescribed by the preceding Act concerning fisheries of the United States...
[ Philadelphia ] December 18, 1793 . “Pay to the Director of the Mint, for the purposes thereof, two thousand five hundred and forty four Dollars, and thirty seven Cents, on account.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; letterpress copy, in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. The original of the letterpress copy, which Jefferson...
Statement of the Revenue of the United States, and Appropriations Charged Thereon, to the End of the Year 1793. 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...
Agreeably to you[r] desire I have the honor to report to you in writing the substance of the conversations between Mr. Andrew G. Fraunces and myself, upon the occasion of his applying, through me, to the proper officers of this Department for the payment of certain warrants issued by the late Commissioners of the Treasury. About the End of July or the beginning of August last I was met in one...
The attachment, expressed by the resolutions of Shenandoah County, to the Constitution of the U. States; the importance of cultivating peace & harmony with all the world, by just & honorable means; and the grateful acknowledgment of the services rendered by the French nation, meet my full assent. For the favorable sentiments towards myself, I must entreat you, Sir, to communicate my thanks to...
Letter not found: from George Clinton, 18 Dec. 1793. On 25 Dec., GW wrote Clinton : “Your favor of the 18th instt enclosing a statement of sales of lots in Coxburgh, belonging to us, has been duly received.”
Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the President’s approbation the draught of letters to mister Genet and the Attorney Genl on the subject of the prosecution desired by the former to be instituted against Messrs Jay & King. He also incloses the form of a warrant for D=2544.37 for the Director of the Mint for the purchase of copper. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; AL (letterpress...
The paper enclosed with this letter will give you my ideas, generally, of the course of Crops I wish to pursue. I am sensible more might be made from the farms for a year or two—but my object is to recover the fields from the exhausted state into which they have fallen, by oppressive crops, and to restore them (if possible by any means in my power) to health & vigour. But two ways will enable...
I have laid before the President your letter of the 16th. instant, and in consequence thereof have written to the Attorney General of the US. a letter of which I have the honor to inclose you a copy, and to add assurances of the respect with which I am Sir Your most obedt & most humble servt RC ( DLC : Genet Papers); at foot of text: “The Min. Pleny. of the Republic of France.” PrC ( DLC ). FC...
I am to acknowledge the receipt of an extract of a letter from you to Mr. Hammond of the 5th. of September 1793. As a preliminary however to the Instructions to be given to the Collectors , it will be necessary that you inform me, whether Mr. Hammond has assented to the proposed arrangement as well as the number and names of the prizes that come within the description. I have the Honor to be...
In addition to the various papers which on different occasions we have had the honor to put into your hands relative to the affairs of the Indians our neighbors and allies, we have now the pleasure to transmit you a copy of extracts concerning this object, which we have lately recieved from the Governor of Louisiana. It’s contents will confirm to you the reason with which we ought to complain...
Not having yet seen the captain of the vessel to whom I had offered the transportation of my goods to Richmond, I conclude to send them by your vessels to Richmond if you chuse to take them on the terms I heretofore paid, that is to say @ 4d. the cubic foot. There are 15. boxes, containing 282. cubic feet now at Mr. Hazlehurst’s ready to be delivered, marked TJ. No. 52. to 66. There are 22....
The Minister Plenipotentiary of France has inclosed to me the copy of a letter of the 16th. inst. which he addressed to you, stating that some libellous publications had been made against him by Mr. Jay, chief Justice of the US. and Mr. King one of the Senators for the state of New York, and desiring that they might be prosecuted. This letter has been laid before the President, according to...
I have duly received your letter of the 16th. inst. and have communicated it to the President of the US. in order that such use may be made of your proposals as the future provisions of the legislature shall render expedient, these not having as yet furnished any grounds to act on it. I have the honor to be gentlemen Your most obedt. servt PrC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “Messrs. Samuel Ward &...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the President’s approbation the draught of letters to Mr. Genet and the Atty. Genl. on the subject of the prosecution desired by the former to be instituted against Messrs. Jay and King. He also incloses the form of a warrant for Đ 2544.37 for the Director of the Mint for the purchase of copper. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The Pres[…]”;...