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I enclose you an extract of a letter, lately received from the Collector of Bermuda hundred, concerning a certain practice, which if persisted in, would interfere with the due execution of the laws; and would oblige to a line of conduct, that would involve in difficulties the French bottoms, which arrive in the United States. To avoid both the one and the other, this communication is made, in...
Mr. Hamilton presents his respectful compliments to Mr. Jefferson & requests to be favoured with a copy of his Report concerning the distillation of Fresh from Salt-Water. AL , Harvard College Library. A joint resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives of May 8, 1792, stipulated: “That the Secretary of the Treasury cause to be provided, for the use of the several collectors in the...
In consequence of the letter, which you sent me from Mr. Short, I find it will be convenient to draw on the Commissioners in Holland for the sum which is required pursuant to the third Section of the Act intitled “An Act making certain appropriations therein specified.” I therefore propose the following arrangement that the Treasurer draw bills, in your favour, for a sum in guilders equal to...
There are two funds out of which the expense you mention may be defrayed, one a sum originally of 10,000 Dollars, placed under the disposition of the President to defray the Contingent charges of government —another a sum of 5,000 Dollars appropriated at the last Session to satisfy demands liquidated and admitted at the Treasury for which there was no special appropriation. In this Case the...
Treasury Department, October 6, 1792. Requests information for report ordered by the Senate on May 7, 1792. LS , partly in the handwriting of H, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. The contents of this letter are essentially the same as those of “Treasury Department Circular,” September 13, 1792 .
I have it in contemplation to make arrangements for the payment of the debt, which appears on the Books of the Treasury, to be due to His Most Catholic Majesty, being for advances made on account of the United States during the late War with G Britain. I make this communication, in order that if any reasons against the payment exist in the knowlege of the Department of State they may be made...
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his respects to The Secretary of State requests him to name some hour tomorrow forenoon when it will be convenient to him to receive at his house the Secry of the Treasury & Attorney General on the subject of the sinking fund. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. At the bottom of this letter Jefferson wrote: “This was to dispose of 50,000...
Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to Mr. Jefferson, requests to be informed, if there are any circumstances within his knowlege, more than are mentioned in the in-closed papers, which throw light upon the subject of them; particularly whether the discharge of the Vessels was communicated to The Baron De Steuben at the time it took place or at any time antecedent to the date of the Baron’s...
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his respects to the Secretary of State; incloses a contract for a loan lately concluded which has been submitted to the President and approved. It is now transmitted in order that a ratification in the usual form may be prepared and executed. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. See H to George Washington, October 31, 1792 , and Tobias Lear...
I have only considered the principal subject of the extracts from Mr. Morris’s letters, which you did me the honor to send me, namely the adjustment or liquidation of the payments to France, and am of Opinion, that the Idea which appears to be that of Mr. Morris is the safest now to be pursued vizt.—to ascertain the rate of exchange between Paris and Amsterdam, at each period of payment, as an...
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his respectful Compliments to The Secretary of State and sends two Copies of the Report of the Trustees of the Sinking Fund agreed upon last night with the requisite documents for each. This is the last day for presenting them; so that even if either House should not sit it will be proper to forward the Report to the Presiding Officer. The S of the T....
Mr. Hamilton regrets extremely that an unexpected occurrence has detained him so much beyond the hour mentioned to Mr. Jefferson, that he should fear interrupting him by calling. He requests Mr. Jefferson to mention some other early time convenient to him for the Interview. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.
Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to Mr. Jefferson. On reflection he concluded it to be most in order to address his communication on the subject of Mr Ternant’s application to the President. A copy which is sent herewith will apprise Mr. Jefferson of its precise import. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. See H to Jefferson, two letters, November 17, 1792 ; H to George...
Treasury Department, December 14, 1792. I … enclose … copies of two letters to me—with my answers thereto —which concern the Commerce between this Country & St Domingo.…” LS , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. Ambrose Vasse to H, November 21, 1792 ; H to Vasse, December 14, 1792 ; James Waters to H, December 6, 1792 ; H to Waters, December 10, 1792 .
I beg leave to suggest, that it would be useful for the Consuls of the United States, every where to be possessed of the Laws of the U States respecting Commerce & Navigation—giving it as a standing instruction, to make known in the best manner possible, in the parts where they reside those regulations, which are necessary to be complied with abroad by Merchants, & the Owners & Masters of...
I have the honor to inclose you the Copy of a letter I have received from Mr Geo Latimer of this City relating to some concerns of his, with the Govt of St Domingo, to which I have answered in substance as heretofore communicated to you on a similar subject. I have the honour to be   with Respect   Sir   Your Obed Servt LS , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. H misdated this letter...
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his respectful compliments to The Secretary of the State—requests he will meet the Comms. of the Sinking Fund at ten oClock tomorrow forenoon at the house of the Secy of the Treasury. The V President has been so obliging as to accommodate the place to the indifferent state of Mr. Hamilton’s health. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.
Major Rochefontaine has presented at the Treasury an authenticated copy of a Register Certificate in his favour, from which it appears, that the original has been deposited with Mr Delamotte, vice consul of the united States at Havre in France. It being necessary, that the Treasury should be in possession of the original certificate, I have in the enclosed letter desired Major Rochefontaine to...
Mr Hamilton presents his Compliments to Mr. Jefferson. The enclosed letter, written by his Clerk, will, it is hoped, express his wish sufficiently to render it unnecessary to remodel it. As Col Rochefontaine informs him The vessel, by which the letter is intended to be sent, departs tomorrow Morning he will be obliged by its being returned to him with the proper certificate this Evening. AL ,...
The following is an extract from a letter of Mr Short to me, dated Hague November 2. 1792. “I should repeat perhaps what I formerly mentioned to you, that Mr. Jefferson on his departure from Paris left with me bills of exchange to the amount of I think 66,000 ₶ . This was destined to a particular object with which you are aquainted. He expected it would be immediately applied and therefore...
I have the honor of your two notes of yesterday and today, respecting a proposed Meeting of the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund. The first came to hand only within a half hour. As you mention, that the Attorney General has informed you, that “ on a conversation with me , it has been found convenient ” that a Meeting should take place—I cannot help inferring, there has been some...
Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to Mr. Jefferson. The warrant for the sum in question will be forwarded to him tomorrow. Mr. J may therefore count on finding the money ready to pay for the bills which he may engage, as early as he pleases tomorrow. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. See Jefferson to H, March 23 , 31, 1793 ; George Washington to H, March 23, 1793 . In a...
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his respects to the Secretary of State, and proposes, if convenient to him, a Meeting of the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, on Saturday. The Secretary of State will please to name the hour and place. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. See Jefferson to H, March 23, 1793 ; H to Jefferson, March 24, 1793 .
Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to the Secy of State—elects his office as likely to be most convenient to him where Mr. H will accordingly attend tomorrow at 10 oClock. Friday   April 5 AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. See H to Jefferson, April 4, 1793 .
I regret extremely, that I did not receive your letter respecting Mr. Ternant’s application till two oClock yesterday; after a warrant had issued in his favour for the sum requested. Agreeing intirely in opinion with you, that all applications from Diplomatic characters, as well those relating to pecuniary matters as others, ought to be addressed to your Department—I should have taken no step...
A   Perhaps the Secretary of State, revising the expression of this member of the sentence, will find terms to express his idea still more clearly and may avoid the use of a word of doubtful propriety “Contraventions” B   “but be attentive” C   “mere” to be omitted D   Considering that this Letter will probably become a matter of publicity to the world is it necessary to be so strong? Would...
I have this moment received your Letter of yesterday. It appears to me, as it does to you, that the position of the Collectors of the Customs will render them the most convenient channel of distribution for the Passports; nor do I perceive, that it can interfere with their other duties. It will be equally agreeable to me, that they be transmitted either directly from your office, or through...
A Perhaps the Secretary of State, revising the expression of this member of the sentence, will find terms to express his idea still more clearly and may avoid the use of a word of doubtful propriety “Contraventions.” B “but be attentive” C “mere” to be omitted D Considering that this Letter will probably become a matter of publicity to the world is it necessary to be so strong? Would not the...
Philadelphia, May [ 12 ] 1793 . Transmits “the Copy of a letter of the 23d of April last from the Collector of the District of Nantucket to the Register of the Treasury” and “Copies of the declarations on the Registers, therein referred to.” LS , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. Although this letter is dated May 8, the enclosures were not submitted to H by Joseph Nourse until May...
I have the honor of your note, transmitting the copy of one from mr. Genet of yesterday. As our laws stand no transfer of any part of her cargo from one vessel to another within our Ports, can take place ’till after a regular entry and the paying or securing the payment of the duties. You are sensible, Sir, that I have no discretion to dispense with their requisitions. If the wines are to be...