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It was not till within an hour, that I received your letter of the 1st with the papers accompanying it. I approve all the drafts of letters, as they stand, except that I have some doubt about the concluding sentence of that on the subject of Henfield . If the facts are (as I presume they are) established—may it not be construed into a wish, that there may be found no law to punish a conduct in...
The Comptroller of the Treasury has reported to me that “On examining the subsisting contracts between the United States and the Government of France and the Farmers General and a comparison thereof with the foreign accounts and documents transmitted to the Treasury the following facts appear. That, previous to the Treaty of February 1778, the sum of Three millions of livres had been advanced...
Treasury Department, June 24, 1793. “… The Collectors have been furnished with all the Sea letters that have been received from your Department and … a demand exists at several of the Custom Houses for more.” LS , Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City. See “Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs,” May 13–16, 1793 .
The letters to Mr. Hammond & Mr. Pinckney appear to me proper, according to the facts stated in them. The object of that to Mr. Genet also appears to me desireable; but I am not wholly without scruple as to the proposition going from the UStates. ALS , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. For background to this letter, see Jefferson to H and Henry Knox, June 25, 1793 . H’s reply was...
Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to the Secretary of State—requests to be informed, if it will be convenient to him to meet the Secretary at War & Mr. H to day at twelve oClock. If it will, they will be at that hour at Mr. Jefferson’s office. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his Compliments to the Secretary of State. He has signed the Counterpart; but for the present leaves in the words as a privateer to consider jointly of some substitute the kind of vessel not being wholly indifferent & there being a doubt whether the general words would be descriptive enough. The letter supposed to have been received from the Commissioner...
[ Philadelphia ] July 26, 1793 . Transmits “Copies of two letters from the Commissioner of Loans for Virginia on the subject of Mr. Short’s stock.” Copy, William Short Papers, Library of Congress. For background to this letter, see John Hopkins to H, April 29 , July 16, 1793 ; H to Jefferson, July 10, 1793 .
The Secretary of The Treasury proposes to the Secretary of State a Meeting of the Trustees of the Sinking Fund at the Office of the Secy of State the day after tomorrow twelve oClock. If convenient to him he will please to give notice accordingly to The Atty General. If the Sy of the Treasury hears nothing to the contrary he will attend of course. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.
Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to Mr. Jefferson informs him that he has abandonned the intention of sending Mr. Little on being satisfied that the business may as well be confided to the Capt of the Sloop. The Sloops name is the Hannah. The Capts. William Culver. The letter for our Consul at Havre is all that is now wanting to complete. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress....
I have taken the opinion of the Attorney General on the case of the St Domingo Vessels, mentioned in your letter of the 2d September last, which confirms that which I had before entertained, and on further reflection continue to entertain—namely that those vessels do not fall within the meaning of the 38th Section of the Collection Law respecting vessels that put into our Ports from distress...
Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to Mr. Jefferson. He has a confused recollection that there was something agreed upon with regard to prizes about which he was to write to the Collectors but which his state of his health at the time put out of his recollection. If Mr. Jefferson recollects it Mr. H will thank him for information. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. This is...
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  ...
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his Respects to The Secretary of State requests he will favour him with copies of all his communications to Mr. Genet in answer to applications concerning the Debt. They will be necessary to complete a Report on his last. Mr. Hamilton having acted from his knowlege of them in some instances without having them before him. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers,...