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I have the honor to inform you, that prior to the receipt of the order of the House of Representatives of the 30th. ultimo, the formation of several returns of the nature of those designated in their resolution, had been commenced at the Treasury. It had been deemed expedient to make them up, so as to include the space of one year, in order that they might exhibit the annual course of that...
[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives] The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully reports to the House of Representatives the Estimates herewith transmitted, No. I, II, III, IV. Dollars.   Cents. The first, relating to the Civil List, or the expenditure for the support of Government during the year 1792, (including incidental and contingent expenses of the several departments and...
An account of the Receipts and Expenditures of the United States commencing with the establishment of the Treasury Department under the present Governmt, and ending on the thirty first day of December 1791, 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...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives the petition of Joseph Ball and Isaac Ledyard, respectfully submits the following report thereupon. The said petition contains the following suggestions. “That an armed Dutch Ship, named the Renown, owned chiefly by Mr. John Ball, Burgher of St. Eustatius, and employed by him in a trade between that place and...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of George Blanchard, respectfully submits the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for services alleged to have been performed, under the order of the Navy-Board for the eastern department, by Edward Blanchard; stating, that the accounts for those services were rendered, in...
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 the House of Representatives the petition of Pitman Collins, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for a vessel alleged to have been impressed into the service of the United States, during the late war, to have been wrecked on her voyage, and to have finally fallen into the hands of the enemy....
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 Margaret Fisher, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for expenditures and services, alleged to have rendered and made, by Henry Fisher (the petitioner’s deceased husband) he having been stationed, during the late war, at Lewes near Cape Henlopen,...
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,...