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Enclosure B: [Statement of the Registered and Unsubscribed Debt], 30 November 1791

B.
Statement of the Registered and Unsubscribed Debt of the United States, which remained Unfunded upon the close of the Loan, on the 30th. September 1791.

Registered or Unfunded Debt
Dollars   Cents Dollars Cents
The amount of this Debt, as stated to Congress,33 on the third of March 1789, was 4,598,462 78
There were Treasury Certificates issued in exchange for Loan Office and Final settlement certificates cancelled by the Auditor of the Treasury, from the 3rd. of March 1789 to the 30th. of June 1791 4,716,376 45
There have been Certificates issued to invalid pensioners and others, entitled thereunto, on final settlement in pursuance of acts of Congress of the present and late government 134,883 18
9,449,722 41
Of the said Debt, there has been loaned, as follows: Vizt.
From the opening of the loan to the 31st. of March 1791 1,371,978 37
“ 1st. April to 30th. June 1791 1,088,466 60
“ 1st. of July to 30th. Sept. 1,611,194 82 4,071,639 79
Which being deducted leaves a balance,
Principal sum due the several creditors on the Treasury books
5,378,082 62
The interest on said debt to 31st December 1790, is as follows Vizt.
Arrearages to 31st December 1787 479,677 88
Three years interest from 1st. January 1788, to 31st. December 1790 968,054 76 1,417,732 64
Registered Debt, principal and interest 6,795,815 26
Unsubscribed debt.
The debt unsubscribed upon the books. New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland Amounts to 12,539 70
Interest 3,134 92 15,674 62
 
Credits on the Treasury books, to invalid pensioners, and several corps, for which certificates of registered debt are yet to be issued.
Invalid Pensioners
For the amount due to them under the Act of Congress,34 providing for the payment of their arrearages 56,152 76
The following Corps have credit on the Treasury books, being for certain certificates of final settlement, returned to the Treasury and Cancelled, and which certificates had issued to the non-commissioned Officers and soldiers of said Corps, respectively, for their pay
4th. regiment, Pennsylvania Artillery 846 37
Corps of Light Dragoons 1,009 83
Invalid regiment 3,803 35
Artillery officers 386 28
Willet’s regiment 2,565 42
Hazen’s regiment 11,267 49
Baldwin’s ditto of Artificers 281 28
Corps of Sappers and Miners 416 93
Armand’s legion 834 17
Lee’s legion 593 17
4th Pennsylvania regiment,
Captain North’s Company
487 67
  “  Lacy’s 1,062 97 1,550 64
Franklin’s Company of Militia 280 67
Individual creditors, of the States of Pennsylvania and Maryland, have credit on the Treasury books, being for certificates of final settlement, returned to the Treasury and Cancelled, and which certificates had issued to them respectively
By Benjamin Stelle Commissioner of Pennsylvania 5,436 66
“ John White, Maryland 693 89 6,130 55
86,118 91
Interest on the foregoing credits 21,529 72 107,648 63
Dollars 6,919,138 51

Joseph Nourse Register

34The United States had assumed the payment of military pensions to invalids “who were wounded and disabled during the late war” by “An Act providing for the payments of the Invalid Pensioners of the United States” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 95 [September 29, 1789]), which provided payment of invalids until March 4, 1790. The payment of invalids for the years 1790 and 1791 was continued in “An Act further to provide for the Payment of the Invalid Pensioners of the United States” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 129–30 [July 16, 1790]) and “An Act to continue in force the act therein mentioned, and to make further provision for the payment of Pensions to Invalids, and for the support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 218 [March 3, 1791]).

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