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I had the Honor of your Letter a few days since and in compliance with the request therein (the consent of Mr. Wolcott having been obtained) I have now the pleasure to inclose an Official Statement of the public Debt distributed amongst the several States so far as the same can be ascertained. I believe this is in substance a Copy of a Paper wch: was laid before you during your Administration....
Philadelphia, March 30, 1795. “… I received your esteemed favor of the 18th. Inst, only this morning, and have complied with your request in the foregoing part of this Sheet….” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Nourse enclosed “A General Statement of the Domestic Debt divided amongst the States” ( D , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Abstract of the amount of Goods paying a duty of 7½ and 10 per cent. Also the amount of duties upon Coffee, Cocoa and Coal, imported into the United States from the 1st of January 1793, to the 31st of December following. Dollars. Cents. Amount of Goods paying a duty of 7½ per cent. 15,510,183 81 Ditto do. do. of 10 per cent. 4,832,117 01 Amount of duty on Coffee from 1st January to 30th June...
I would beg leave to intimate that upon an adjustment of the several dividend accounts of the registered debt, the sum of Nineteen thousand and twenty nine dollars ⁵⁷⁄₁₀₀ remained to be issued from the Treasury for payment of interest and arrearages of Interest to the 1st October 1794; but as only a part of the Arrearages will be called for in the course of the present Quarter; I wou’d...
I have the honor to enclose a Certificate of the sums issueable from the Treasury of the United states for the payment of Interest becoming due to the several creditors on the Books of the Treasury on the 30th September 1794 and to the Trustees for the redemption of the Public debt for Interest arising to the same period upon the stock standing in their names, and in the name of Samuel...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, July 18, 1794. States “that from an examination of my quarter yearly accounts to the 30th June 1794 of the contingent expences of the several offices of the Treasury Department, that the sum of Two Thousand Dollars will be requisite to answer the several demands which may be made between the 1st. July and 30th September next.” LC , RG 53, Register of the...
I have the honour to enclose a certificate of the sums issuable from the Treasury of the United States for the payment of Interest becoming due to the several creditors on the books of the Treasurey on the 30th June 1794. and to the Trustees for the redemption of the Public debt for Interest arising to the same period upon the Stock standing in their names and in the name of Samuel Meredith in...
Provision having been made by law passed the last Session for the payment of Interest on the unsubscribed or registered debt for the current year, I am to request that the sum of Three Thousand Six hundred and seventy four Dollars, twenty seven cents, may be issued from the Treasury of the United States upon a warrant to be drawn in favor of John Kean Esqr. Cashier of the Bank of the United...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully reports to the House of Representatives. An Estimate of certain Sums amounting together to Seven hundred and fifteen thousand, Six hundred and ten dollars and 87 Cents, for which a further Appropriation is requisite. The Appropriations already made leave no reliance on any funds for that purpose except those which may arise from such additional...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, May 28, 1794. “I … Enclose the papers you directed me to prepare vizt. An Estimate for an additional Appropriation, And A statement of the payments made from the fund of 10.000 Dollars granted by Act of the 26 March 1790 for the Contingent Expences of Government.” LC , RG 53, Estimates and Statements for 1794, Vol. “136-T,” National Archives. This...
Dr. Cr.   1794. 1793. Januy. 3d. To Warrant No. 3322 in favor of Bartholemew Dandridge being for so much paid by Edward Carrington to Andrew Beedles for carrying a Packet of Dispatches from the President of the United States to Mr. Jefferson, 16th. October 1793 13.33 Decemr. 31. By Balance unexpended as ⅌ certified Account rendered under this date, and lay’d before Congress 8,154.50 Feby. 11....
I have the honor to enclose a certificate of the sums issuable from the Treasury of the United States for the payment of Interest becoming due to the several creditors on the books of the Treasury on the 31. of March 1794 and to the trustees for the redemption of the Public debt for interest arising to the same period upon the stock standing in their names and in the name of Samuel Meredith in...
I have the honor to enclose a Certificate of the Sums issuable from the Treasury of the United States for the payment of interest becoming due to the Several Creditors on the Books of the Treasury on the 31st. of December 1793 and to the trustees for the redemption of the Public Debt for Interest arising to the same period upon the Stock Standing in their names and in the name of Samuel...
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...
Dr. State of Monies Transferred to the United States, Out of the Proceeds of Foreign Loans Cr Dollars Cents Dollars Cents To this Sum paid to France for the Use of St. Domingo 726,020.   By this Sum drawn by the Treasurer on the Commissioners in “ payment to France of 3 Millions of Livres pursuant to an Agreement with M. Ternant 544,500.   Dollars Amsterdam Florins 5,649,621.2.8 = 2,305,769.13...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, December 20, 1793. Encloses “the estimates of the Expences of the Civil List and War department for the ensuing year, together with an additional estimate and invalid Pensioners.” LS , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1794, Vol. “136-T,” National Archives. These four MS documents may be found in RG 53, Register of the...
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,...
An Additional Estimate, for Making Good Deficiencies for the Support of the Civil List Establishment, for Aiding the Fund Appropriated for the Payment of Certain Officers of the Courts, Jurors and Witnesses, for the Support of Light-Houses, and for Other Purposes. To Make Good Deficiencies for the Support of the Civil List for the Year 1793. Extra Clerk hire, in the Office of the Secretary of...
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...
Estimate of the Expenses of the War Department, for the Year One Thousand, Seven Hundred and Ninety Four. The Legion of the United States Pay. General Staff—to wit. Dollars per Month 1 Major General at 166 1,992.   2 Brigadier-Generals 104 2,496.   1 Major Commandant of Artillery 55 660.   1 Major of Dragoons
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...
Abstract of the Net Amount of Duties on Imports and Tonnage, Which Have Accrued in the United States, During the First and Second Quarters of the Year 1793. States. 1st Qr. ending 31st March, 1793. Dolls. Cents. 2d Qr. ending 30th June. Dolls. Cents. Total amount. Dolls. Cents. New-Hampshire 26,393.26 26,393.26 Massachusetts 7,823.52¾ 340,621. 5¾ 348,444,58½ Rhode-Island 1,665.52 67,078.93
Treasury Department, December 1, 1793. “… As the Sum in Bank is not more than may be required to answer the Current Demand of Interest on the Registered Debt, I request that a Warrant may issue in favour of John Kean Cashier of the Bank of the United States for the Sum of Twenty four thousand Dollars and for which he should be charged and held accountable.” LC , RG 53, Register of the...
I have the honor to enclose a Certificate of the Sums issuable from the Treasury of the United States for the payment of Interest which was due to the several Creditors on the Books of the Treasury on the 30th September 1793; and to the Trustees for Redemption of the Public Debt for Interest arising to the same Period upon the Stock standing in their names and in the name of Samuel Meredith in...
I have the Honor to Enclose my Certificate in Relation to the Payment of the Claim of the Baron De Glaubeck and sundry other Papers thereunto belonging. I am Sir,   your mo: ob: & mo: hb Serv. LS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. For background to this letter, see Andrew G. Fraunces to H, May 16, 1793, note 9 . See also William Willcocks to H, September 1 , 5, 1793 ; H to Catharine...
Papers furnished the Secretary of the Treasury, in Relation to the Payment of Baron Glaubecks Claim These are to certify that in Pursuance of an Act of the United States entitled “an Act to allow the Baron De Glaubeck the Pay of a Captain in the Army of the United States” passed on the 29th September 1789 the Auditor of the Treasury on the 16th. of november 1789 settled the Claim of said...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, November 5, 1793. Requests “that an Estimate of the Monies that may be requisite to defray the Expenses of your Department for the ensuing Year be made out and transmitted as early as convenient, for the purpose of forming a General Estimate of the expenditures of the United States for the year 1794 to be laid before Congress at their next meeting.” LC ,...
Application has been made to me by several of the Clerks in this Office to be absent under an apprehension that the malignant Disease (now in the neighbourhood of the Treasury) renders their attendance dangerous to themselves and their Families. I have been reluctant to comply with their request from a persuasion that if this is granted to one it would be a precedent to all, and the State of...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, September 3, 1793. “I request that a Warrant may issue… for one Hundred dollars… for Contingent Expences… in stating the public Accounts for the year 1792 which Statement is directed by an order of the House of representatives of the 30th: December 1791.…” LC , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National...
[ Philadelphia, September 3, 1793. “Wrote 3d. Sepr. 1793 to the Secretary of the Treasury requesting that a Warrant for twelve hundred dollars might issue in my favor for the purchase of Wood and other incidental Expences of the several Offices of the Treasury Department.” Letter not found. ] LC , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National Archives.
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, August 8, 1793. Sends “an Estimate of the Pro[ba]ble Amount of Rations which have been and which may be issued from the 1st. January 1793 to the 30th. September following by Messrs. Elliot & Williams Contractors for supplying the Western posts with Provisions.” LC , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,”...
These are to Certify that the Sum of Fifteen Thousand two hundred and Ninety Eight Dollars, fifty Nine Cents became payable on the 30th. June last to the Trustees for the Redemption of the Public Debt being the amount of Interest arising in the second quarter of 1793 on the Stock standing in their names and in the name of Saml. Meredith, Treasurer, in trust for the United States and applicable...
[ Philadelphia, July 18, 1793. “Wrote this Day, the 18 July 1793, a Letter to the Secretary of the Treasury stating that the Contingent Money of the Treasury deposited in Bank was nearly Expended and that an Advance of Twelve hundred Dollars might be made me to defray Expences.” Letter not found. ] D , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National...
From an Adjustment of the Quarter Yearly Interest on the Registered Debt which becomes due at the Treasury on the 30th June 1793 it appears that the Sum of four thousand seven hundred and fifty five Dollars and fifty Cents is the Amount of the Dividend then due to the several Creditors. A Balance remains on hand of 1,812 ⁶³⁄₉₀ but as this is insufficient to Answer the immediate Probable...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, June 24, 1793. Encloses “to the Secretary of the Treasury a Certificate agreeably to his Request of this Morning.” AL , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National Archives. AD , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1793, Vol. “135-T,” National Archives; LC , George Washington...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, May 10, 1793. Encloses “a Certified Copy of a Letter received from Stephen Hussuy Collr. of the District of Nantucket.… Enclosing 2 Ship Registers issued from that Port in the year 1791.” LS , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. Hussey’s letter, dated April 23, 1793, is addressed to Nourse and reads in part as follows: “Inclosed is the...
I have the Honor to transmitt for your Inspection sundry Statements No. 1 to 12 which have been made out at the Request of the Hon: W. Smith of So. Carolina. Permit me to intimate that Mr. Smith woud wish to be furnishd with them some time Tomorrow as he Expects to sail for Charlestown on Wednesday morning. I have not conceived it necessary to render these Statements under Signature, as Mr....
Mint of the United States. For defraying certain expences which have been incurred by the institution of the Mint, under a resolution of Congress of 3rd March 1791, and the Act for establishing a Mint and regulating the coins of the United States, passed 2d April 1792. Purchase of a House, and two lotts of ground erecting two new brick buildings, furnaces &c, and two new frame buildings,...
The 11th. Section of the Act for registering and recording Ships or vessels enacts that where a ship or vessel is in any other District than where the Owner, being a Citizen resides, The Collector of the Port in whose District the Vessel may be shall register the same provided that when the vessel shall return to the Port to which she belongs the said Register shall be delivered up and a New...
General Account of Receipts and Expenditures of Public Monies, Commencing the 1st. of January 1792, and Ending the 31st. December 1792. Dr. Cr. 1792. Dollars. Cts. 1792. Dollars Cts. September 30th. To the amount of Expenditures from the 1st. of January, to the 30th. of September 1792, agreeably to the Treasurer’s Accounts settled at the Treasury, copies of which have been by him transmitted...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, January 4, 1793. Encloses “three Statemts. from the Treasury Books of the Appropriation of Ten Thousand Dollars granted 26 March 1790 for the Purpose of defraying the Contingent Expences of Governt. leaving a Balance due thereon the first of this Month of Eight thousand Three hundred and two Dollars and fifty Cents.” LC , RG 53, Estimates and Statements...
List of the Several Persons Employed in the Office of the Register of the Treasury, With the Salaries Allowed to Each. Clerks. Joshua Dawson Dollars. 700.   William Banks 700.   Joseph Stretch 700.   Miles F. Clossy 700.   Jacob S. Howell 700.   John Woodside 650.   Thomas O:Hara 600.   Charles Tomkins 550.   John Finley
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, December 31, 1792. States that the balance “in the Hands of the Cashier of the Bank of the United States” is inadequate. Requests “that a Warrant may issue … to be applied in the Payt. of Arrearges of Int. of the Regd. Debt and also of the Dividend becoming due on the first of Jany: 1793.…” ADf , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements...
Treasury Department, Register’s Office, December 31, 1792. Transmits “List of the Clerks employd in the Office of the Register of Treasury, the Objects on which they were Employd and their Salary for the last Quarter Ending the 31st. December 1792.” ADf , RG 53, Register of the Treasury, Estimates and Statements for 1792, Vol. “134-T,” National Archives.
I have the Honor to prest. to you the Accounts of the Comrs. of Loans upon which the Estimate for appropriating 35.063 Dollars 28 Cts. was formd being for the Salarys of their Clerks and for stationary in the Loan Offices to 31 March 93 the Amount of said accounts the Payment whereof is suspended untill an Appn. shall be made is 18,947.88     The sum requisite for the Payment of the several...
I have the Honor to enclose the several Estimates for which Appropriations will be necessary for the Services of the Year 1793.—vizt. Civil List Dollars 352.466.39/100 War Department 1.089.473.73     Invalid Pensioners 82.245.32     Extraordinaries 92.599.66.     The foregoing Estimates are accompanied with particular Statements of the Application of Two Several Sums vizt: Of 50,000 Dollars {...
Estimate of the Expenditure for the Civil List of the United States, for the Year 1793, Together with the Incidental and Contingent Expenses of the Several Departments and Offices. Dollars. Cts. Dollars. Cts. For compensation to the President of the United States 25.000.   That of the Vice President 5.000.   Compensation to the Chief Justice 4.000.   Ditto of five Associate Judges, at 3.500...
An Additional Estimate for Making Good Deficiencies for the Support of the Civil List Establishment, for Aiding the Fund Appropriated for the Payment of Certain Officers of the Courts, Jurors and Witnesses; for the Support of Lighthouses; and for the Establishment of Ten Cutters, and for Other Purposes. For the Salaries of certain Officers, by an Act making alterations in the Treasury and War...
Estimate of the Expenses of the War-department, for the Year 1793 The Legion of the United States. General Staff. 1 Major General at 166. dollars, per month 1 992.   4 Brigadier Generals 104. “ “ 4 992.   1 Major Commandant of Artillery 55 “
A Particular Statement of the Application of Fifty Thousand Dollars, Granted by an Act Making Certain Appropriations Therein Mentioned, Passed the 12th. August 1790, 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 Treasury, and Which Are of a Nature, According to the...