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[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives] The Secretary of the Treasury, in obedience to the order of the House of the 23d Sept. 1789, respectfully submits the settlement therein required, together with one of the whole anticipation on the taxes made by the late superintendant of Finance, at the time of resigning his office; on which a balance appears due of 93,463 20/90ths. dollars....
[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives] In obedience to the order of the House of Representatives of the ninth day of August last, requiring the Secretary of the Treasury to prepare and report on this day such further provision as may, in his opinion, be necessary for establishing the public Credit The said Secretary further respectfully reports That from a conviction (as suggested in...
I have the honor to inform you, that prior to the receipt of the order of the House of Representatives of the 30th. ultimo, the formation of several returns of the nature of those designated in their resolution, had been commenced at the Treasury. It had been deemed expedient to make them up, so as to include the space of one year, in order that they might exhibit the annual course of that...
In addition to the papers transmitted yesterday, I have the honor to inclose you two Abstracts of the Duties on Imports into the United States; one exhibiting the sum received from the commencement of the operation of the impost act, to the 30th. of September 1789; and the other shewing, as far as the returns have been transmitted, the sum received for one year following that day. None of the...
[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives] The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully reports to the House of Representatives the Estimates herewith transmitted, No. I, II, III, IV. Dollars.   Cents. The first, relating to the Civil List, or the expenditure for the support of Government during the year 1792, (including incidental and contingent expenses of the several departments and...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred a petition of Catharine Greene, of the 4th of March 1790, respectfully submits the following report thereupon. The said petition seeks to obtain an indemnification from the United States, against the effects of certain engagements which were entered into by the now deceased husband of the petitioner, the late Major General Nathaniel Greene,...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives the petition of Joseph Ball and Isaac Ledyard, respectfully submits the following report thereupon. The said petition contains the following suggestions. “That an armed Dutch Ship, named the Renown, owned chiefly by Mr. John Ball, Burgher of St. Eustatius, and employed by him in a trade between that place and...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of George Blanchard, respectfully submits the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for services alleged to have been performed, under the order of the Navy-Board for the eastern department, by Edward Blanchard; stating, that the accounts for those services were rendered, in...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Benjamin Brown, submits the following Report thereupon. The Act of the last Session, entitled “An Act providing for the settlement of the claims of persons under particular circumstances barred by the limitations heretofore established,” removes all obstacles to the claim of the petitioner,...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives the petition of Pitman Collins, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for a vessel alleged to have been impressed into the service of the United States, during the late war, to have been wrecked on her voyage, and to have finally fallen into the hands of the enemy....
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of Hugh Cunningham, submits the following report thereupon. Respectfully referring the House of Representatives, to his report of the 17th Instant, on the subject of depreciation generally; The Secretary begs leave to add, That the claim of the petitioner is in the capacity of an Officer of the...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of Margaret Fisher, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for expenditures and services, alleged to have rendered and made, by Henry Fisher (the petitioner’s deceased husband) he having been stationed, during the late war, at Lewes near Cape Henlopen,...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the Memorial of Aquila Giles, in behalf of sundry inhabitants of Long Island, by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 12th of February 1791, thereupon respectfully submits the following Report. The Memorial sets forth, that the provision made by Congress, by their Act passed the 12th of August 1790, for discharging certain debts,...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Udney Hay, respectfully makes the following Report, thereupon. The said petition seeks payment of interest upon a certain promissory note recited therein, from Christopher Greene and Return Jonathan J. Meigs to Simon Frazer, which is understood to have been given, for a sum of money advanced...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of John Jones, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks a compensation for certain storehouses, which, it is alleged, were destroyed by the enemy, during the late war with Great Britain, upon the ground of a contract alleged to have been made with certain persons, on...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of Prudent La Jeunesse, respectfully submits the following Report. The petition suggests no specific ground of claim on the justice of the United States, but rather appears to seek a gratuity, in consideration of having espoused the cause of the United States, early in the late war, of having...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of John Lewis, by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 8th of December 1790, thereupon makes the following Report: The petition seeks to obtain the settlement and payment of a claim, which is barred by the Acts of limitation. The Secretary, having in his report of the 16th of April last, upon the petitions of several...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of William M’Gilton, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The petitioner, by his said petition, claims compensation for his services, as a Clerk to John Reynolds, an Assistant Commissary of Issues, from the 14th of October 1780, to the 18th of January 1781. It appears, that the...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Reuben Murray, respectfully submits the following Report. The petition seeks compensation for certain advances, alleged to have been made in Canada, in the year 1776, for the benefit of a detachment of sick soldiers under the charge of the petitioner. The nature of the claim is a meritorious...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Ebenezer Prout, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The said petition seeks compensation for the services of the petitioner, as Clerk to Joshua Mercereau, Assistant Commissary of prisoners, and William Hunt, Assistant Commissary of Issues. The accounts of the said Joshua...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of David M. Randolph, respectfully makes the following report thereupon. The said petition seeks compensation for a quantity of flour, taken by the then enemy, in the year 1776; founding the claim upon the following suggestions. 1st. That Richard Randolph, the petitioner’s testator, some time early in the year 1776, contracted to...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Elizabeth Rockwell, Administratrix of William Rockwell, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The said petition seeks compensation for Scow hire, freight and some small articles of supply, amounting together to £38.13. lawful money of Connecticut, alleged to have been contracted...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the Memorial of Stephen Steele, submits the following report thereupon. That the Memorialist prays for the allowance of an Account, exhibited by him, amounting to five hundred and one pounds, eight shillings and seven pence, New York Currency, for work and materials expended in preparing and fitting up...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of sundry merchants of Wilmington in the State of North Carolina, by an order of the House of Representatives of the 26th of May 1790, thereupon respectfully reports: That the case of the petitioners, as appears by their own shewing, is one arising wholly under the laws of the State of North Carolina, prior to its acceding to the...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of Thomas Wickes, by an order of the House of Representatives, of the 13th of April 1790, thereupon respectfully reports: That the case, in which the petitioner seeks relief, is one of those provided for in the Act of Congress, passed the 12th of August 1790. That the claim, appearing to have been included in a return made to the...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Henry Howell Williams, makes the following Report thereupon. Respectfully referring the House of Representatives, to his general report of the 19th Instant, concerning the provision heretofore made for cases of the property of citizens used, damaged or destroyed by the Troops of the United...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of Griffith Jones, by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 14th. instant, thereupon respectfully reports: That the case is one of those stated in a former Report to the House, dated the 16th of April 1792, as barred by the Acts of limitation. That the present petition is accompanied with a Certificate, recently given...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of Abraham Scribner and Thomas Cable, respectfully [submits] the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for the hire and value of a sloop, alleged to have been impressed into the public service, in August 1776, by Hugh Hughes, then Assistant Quarter-Master, with an engagement to pay, at the rate of four...
In obedience to two resolutions of the House of Representatives, one of the 21st instant, directing the Secretary of the Treasury to report a plan for the redemption of so much of the public debt, as by the Act, intituled “An Act making provision for the debt of the United States,” the United States have reserved the right to redeem; the other of the 22d instant, directing him to report the...
I have the honor to transmit herewith the accounts called for by a resolution of the House of Representatives of Friday last, 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. As the accounts are original papers, and necessary documents of the Treasury, I pray that the House...
I have the honor herewith to transmit certain Statements, pursuant to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 13th ultimo, relative to the disbursements made by the department of War; Also, copy of a letter from the Comptroller of the Treasury on the subject; and to be, with perfect respect, Sir, Your most obedient servant Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Treasury Depart-ment,...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of Ludwig Kuhn, by an Order of the House of Representatives, of the 28th of November last, thereupon respectfully makes the following Report: The case is one of those included in a former report to the House, dated the 16th of April 1792, as barred by the Acts of limitation. To remove the objection, which has been made on that...
In obedience to an Order of the President of the United States, I have the honor to transmit sundry Statements, No. 1, 2, 3, 4, respecting the several foreign Loans, which have been made under his authority, by the United States, shewing, in conformity to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 27th of December, as far as the materials in the possession of the Treasury will now...
In obedience to an Order of the President of the United States, founded upon the requests contained in two resolutions of the House of Representatives, of the 23d of January last, I have the honor to lay before the House— I. The several papers, numbered I, II, III, IV, being copies of the authorities, under which, loans have been negociated, pursuant to the Acts of the 4th. and 12th. of August...
Statement shewing the dates and sums of the respective payments which have been made on account of the Debt due to France out of the Dutch and Antwerp Loans—and by whom and to whom the monies were remitted or paid. Livres tournois. s. d. Florins. st: d.   1790 Decemr. 3. } Remitted by Wm. and J: Willink, N. and Jacob Van Staphorst and Hubbard of Amsterdam, to Monsr. du Fresne, { 3.611.950.    ...
Statement, shewing the respective payments which have been made by William and John Willink, Nicholaas and Jacob Van Staphorst and Hubbard, in Amsterdam, to individuals, upon the several loans made in Holland, on account of the United States. Florins. st. d 1791. Febry. 1: Payment of 54 premiums drawn in the lottery, agreeably to the terms of contract, of the 4 per cent loan of 2.000.000....
Mr. Short, from his own view of the situation of French affairs, had concluded to suspend further payments in consequence of the Revolution of the 10th of August last, as appears by his letter of the 30th of that month, in possession of the Senate. This letter contains the following passage “It is impossible to say how long the position of affairs will last. There will probably be several...
The next most important articles of enquiry, involved in the resolutions of the House of Representatives of the 23d of January last, and in the observations, which have been [made] respecting the conduct of this department, relates to the loans which have been negociated under the Acts of the fourth and twelfth of August, one thousand seven hundred and ninety. The papers, which have been...
The last letter, which I had the honor to address to the House of Representatives, contained, a pretty full exposition of the conduct and views of this department, in regard to the foreign loans. There remains, however, some incidental topics, which it may not be expedient to pass over in silence. In order to carry the attention of the House immediately to a just application of the remarks...
In pursuance of a resolution of the House of Representatives, bearing date of the 19th of this instant, we lay before them a copy of the journal of our Board, and a statement of the purchases made since our last report to Congress. We have the honor, sir, to be, your most obedient servants, ASP American State Papers, Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States...
[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives] The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully reports to the House of Representatives a suplementary estimate of certain sums for which appropriations are necessary. These appropriations may be charged upon any monies, which shall have come into the Treasury of the United States, to the end of the present year, not proceeding from the duties on...
I have the honor to transmit to you an abstract of the goods wares and merchandize exported from the United States during one year, ending on the 30th day of September last, and exhibiting the precise quantity of each article thereof exported from each State. Also two returns of impost and tonnage to the end of the year 1791. A part of the necessary documents, for the year 1792 have not yet...
[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives] The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an order of the House of Representatives of the 12th. of February, the Petition of Lewis Garranger, on behalf of himself and his brother Charles Garranger, thereupon respectfully makes the following Report: The petition among other objects sets forth that the interest due upon certain...
Pursuant to an order of the House of Representatives of the 8th of May last, I have the honor to transmit a general state of the Revenue on stills and spirits distilled within the United States, exhibiting the several particulars indicated by the said order, so far as returns have been received at the Treasury; to which I beg leave to add, the Copy of a letter of yesterday from the...
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...
For Discharging Warrants Issued by the Late Board of Treasury. 1792, October 12. To Henry Knox, assignee of Michael Hillegas, for the amount of a warrant No. 485, dated the 9th, May 1789, drawn by the late board of Treasury on William Imlay receiver of continental taxes for the state of Connecticut, Warrant No. 2156 33.33 Payments for the Support of the Civil List. To the President of the...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully reports to the House of Representatives the Estimates herewith sent marked A, B & C. The first relating to the civil list (or the expenditure for the Support of Government during the Year 1794) including the incidental and Contingent expenses of the several Departments and Officers, Amounting to, Dollars 397,201. 6 The second relating to certain...
Estimate of the Expenditure for the Civil List of the United States, Together with the Incidental and Contingent Expenses of the Several Departments and Offices, for the Year 1794. For compensation to the President of the United States 25,000.   That of the Vice President  5,000.    30,000.   Compensation to the Chief Justice 4,000.   do. of five associate Judges, at 3,500 dollars ⅌ annum,...