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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....
I have the honor of transmitting herewith the general Statement required by the House of Representatives, pursuant to their resolution of the 10th. instant, and to be with perfect respect Sir,   Your most obedient Servant Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of the Treasury, 1784–1795, Vol. IV, National Archives. Journal of the House , I Journal of the House of Representatives of the United...
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...
I have the honor to transmit a letter of this date, from the Comptroller of the Treasury, together with the Statements mentioned in it, which it has been impracticable to transmit Earlier in the Session, And to be, with perfect respect, Sir,   Your obedient Servant, An Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of the United States, for the Year 1793. Stated in Pursuance of the Standing Order of...
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...
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...
The Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to the Order of the House of Representatives of the 28th. of February 1794, respectfully makes the following report: The paper A, herewith transmitted, is a Copy of the Contract with the Bank of the United States respecting the Loan of two Millions of dollars had of that Institution in conformity with a provision for that purpose in the Act by which it is...
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,...
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 respectfully reports to the House of Representatives a Statement of the actual Tonnage employed between the United States and Foreign Countries for a year ending the 30th of September 1792, which is the statement that remained to be reported of those required by their order of the 3d instant. Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of the Treasury, 1784–1795, Vol....
[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...
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...
A Particular Statement of the Application of 5169 Dollars, Granted by an Act Making Certain Appropriations Therein Mentioned, Passed the 28th. of February, 1793, (Included in Appropriation of 1,589,044⁷²⁄₁₀₀ Dollars) for the Purpose of Discharging Such Demands on the United States, Not Otherwise Provided for, As Shall Have Been Ascertained and Admitted, in Due Course of Settlement, at the...
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...
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 Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the Petition of Edward Telfair and John Wereat respectfully reports thereupon as follows— The object of the petition is to obtain compensation for a quantity of Melasses stated to have been furnished to the Commissary General in Georgia for the use of the Troops of the United States; the Claim for which was...
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 an order of the House of Representatives of the 8th of January 1793, the petition of William Wirtz, thereupon respectfully reports as follows— It is stated by the petitioner, that he acted as Barrack Master and Assistant Commissary of Prisoners in the Borough of Lancaster during a certain period in the year 1782, for which Services he...
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...
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 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 the Petition of Jacob Bailey by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 25th of May 1790, thereupon respectfully Reports— That the Secretary has caused inquiry to be made at the proper Office of the Treasury concerning the Case of the Petitioner, and has received the following Information Vizt. The Commissioner for settling the...
[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 24th of January last a Representation from the Legislature of the State of Kentucky concerning the expences of certain expeditions carried on against the Indians, since the 1st. day of January 1785, respectfully makes the following Report...
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 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 an order of the House of Representatives of the 24th of December 1792 the Memorial of Joseph Bennet thereupon respectfully Reports as follows— The Memorialist represents that in May and August 1779 certain debts were paid to him in old Continental Money which having been declared a legal Tender by Congress, he had been obliged to receive at...
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 an Order of the House of Representatives of the 16th of February 1793, the Petition of Oliver Bowen, thereupon respectfully reports as follows— The petition seeks an Allowance of Interest upon a Settlement made by the State of Georgia in the year 1783, for Supplies furnished during the late War. The Secretary is of Opinion that an...
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 an Order of the House of Representatives of the 3d. of February 1792, the petition of Hugh Ferguson, thereupon respectfully Reports as follows— It appears from the documents of the Treasury, that the petitioners Accounts have been regularly and finally settled by the Commissioner for settling the Accounts of the Commissary Department; that...