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[ Philadelphia, May 1, 1792 . On May 2, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Washington: “The case was here before the Secretary’s letter of yesterday was sent to the President.” Letter not found. ]
Treasury Department, January 4, 1793. Submits to the President two communications from Tench Coxe “suggesting certain alterations in the arrangement heretofore made, within the Revenue, District of North Carolina.” Proposes minor changes. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See Coxe to H, December 13 , 21, 1792 .
Treasury Department, December 23, 1790. Discusses qualifications of various candidates who have been recommended for the appointment as “Keeper for the Light-house at Portland in the District of Maine.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
A conformity of opinion, and upon the same grounds, enables us to submit to you a joint Answer to the third of the Questions, which you were pleased to propose on the 18th. of April to the Heads of Departments and the Attorney General. We have concluded that this mode would be more agreeable to you than a repetition of the same ideas and arguments in seperate answers. With perfect respect &...
Mr. Hamilton will with pleasure execute the command of the President by the time appointed and have the honor of waiting upon him. AL , Photostat, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Treasury Department, May 28, 1790. Submits “five Contracts made by the superintendant of the Light house, piers &c on the river and Bay of Delaware” and recommends that these Contracts be approved. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
I have the honor to submit a letter from Wm. Bingham Esqr. of the 26 of febry. last, together with the papers which it enclosed. It would seem that the United States in Congress assembled have already put the affair in a situation to make the consequences of the Suit a public concern; in which case it would appear adviseable that measures should be taken for a regular defence on behalf of the...
Mr. Hamilton presenting his respects to The President, submits the enclosed Drafts. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. The enclosures have not been found, but on January 25, 1793, “The Secretary of the Tresy sent to the President the supplimentary arrangemt. respectg the Surveys of No. Carolina” ( JPP “Journal of the Proceedings of the President,” George Washington Papers,...
[ New York, July 20, 1795. On July 29, 1795, Washington wrote to Hamilton : “Your letters of the 20th and 21st Instt. found me at this place.” Letter of July 20 not found. ]
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the President of the United states, for his approbation, the enclosed Contract for timber, boards, Nails and Workmanship, for a Beacon to be placed near the Light-house on Sandy hook; the terms of which, he begs leave to observe are, in his opinion favourable to the U. States. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Philadelphia ] October 19, 1792 . “The Secretary of the Treasury … has the honor to observe that the absence of the Auditor renders it requisite for the President to designate the person who shall execute the duty of Auditor in his absence.… The first Clerk naturally presents himself to consideration; and will, it is believed, be adequate to all necessary business.” LC , George Washington...
Treasury Department, August 15, 1791. Recommends that the President accept the bid of Conrad Hook and John Naverson for rebuilding the “Lantern Story and all the wooden work of the Light house” in South Carolina. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See Tobias Lear to H, August 15, 1791 .
Treasury Department, August 5, 1790. “The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the President of the United states a contract … for shingling two houses, and building a breast-work for the foundation of the light-house at Cape-Henlopen He begs leave to offer an opinion, that the terms of this agreement appear to him advantageous to the United states.” LC , George...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to communicate to the President of the United States the copy of a letter which has this moment been received from the Collector of this port, informing of the arrival of two prizes sent in by the privateers Citizen Genet & Carmagnole. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Sharp Delany’s letter to H has not been found.
[ Philadelphia ] May 2, 1793 . “… encloses … a letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue on the subject of a Keeper of the Lt House for Cape Henlopen.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Letter from Tench Coxe not found. In an entry in JPP “Journal of the Proceedings of the President,” George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. for May 2, 1793, Coxe’s letter is described...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully submits to the President of the United States the Draft of an Agreement concerning the subscription on behalf of the U States to the Bank, agreeably to terms concerted with the Directors, in order that it may be considered by the President previous to it’s execution. The Secretary will wait upon the President for his Orders on Monday morning. LC ,...
Treasury Department, December 21, 1792. “The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit … two Contracts between the Superintendant of the Lighthouse at New London, and Daniel Harris & Nathaniel Richards.… The Contract with Danl. Harris is for his compensation as Keeper of the Lighthouse, and that with Nathaniel Richards for supplying it with oil and other necessaries. The...
Treasury Department, July 8, 1792. Submits “the in-closed Contract between the Superintendant of the Delaware Lighthouse &c. and Benjamin Rice, for the making of two mooring chains for the use of the Beacon boats on the River Delaware.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. William Allibone was superintendent of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers for Philadelphia, Cape...
[ Philadelphia ] April 19, 1794 . “The Secretary of the Treasury … encloses herewith the draft of a passport for the Sloop Dove, for the President’s signature.…” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. On April 19, 1794, Washington “signed a passport for the Sloop Dove, Capt. Friend Dale, to proceed from Newbury port in ballast, to any of the West India Islands” ( JPP “Journal of...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to communicate to The President a letter which he has just received from Mr. Short. It communicates the agreeable information of a Loan at four per Cent. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. H received two letters from William Short announcing the Holland loan of December, 1791. See Short to H, December 23 , 28, 1791 .
Mr. Hamilton presents his respects to the President. Colo. Wigglesworth’s christian name is Edward. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. On the same day that this letter was written Washington nominated Wigglesworth collector of customs at Newburyport, Massachetts Massachusetts ( Executive Journal , I Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate (Washington, 1828). , 121)....
The Post of this day has brought me your letter of the 7th. instant, the commands of which shall with great care & no less pleasure be executed. I wrote you on the sixth a letter; of which the enclosed is a copy. With the truest & most respectful attachment,   I have the honor   to remain   Sir, &c. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Letter not found.
Treasury Department, April 24, 1792 . “The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the President of the United States, a Contract lately made between the Superintendant of the Delaware Lighthouse, and Joseph Anthony & Son of Philadelphia, for a quantity of Oil.…” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. William Allibone.
Treasury Department December 2, 1794. “The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to transmit to The President of the UStates, triplicates of a statement of Expenditures upon the funds heretofore appropriated for defraying the contingent charges of Government up to the 30 of September last.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. “An Act making appropriations for certain purposes...
Treasury Department, June 28, 1792. Submits “copy of a Report of this date from The Commissioner of the Revenue, on the subject of certain provisional contracts, which have been entered into for the stakeage of certain waters in North Carolina.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See Tench Coxe to H, June 28, 1792 .
[ Philadelphia ] February 12, 1794 . Transmits “the … extract of a letter from the Supervisor of Virginia.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Edward Carrington’s letter to H has not been found.
[ Philadelphia, April 11, 1791. On May 7, 1791, Washington wrote to Hamilton : “I have received … the opinions offered in your letters of the 11th.” Second letter of April 11 not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, April 9, 1794. Letter not found. ] “List of Letters from General Hamilton to General Washington,” Columbia University Libraries.
Treasury Department, February 4, 1792. Transmits “a Contract between the Superintendant of the establishments on Delaware river, & Thomas Conaroe the elder, for repairing the public Piers adjacent to Reeding Island.…” States “that the charge is not disproportioned to what has been usually paid in other similar cases.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. William Allibone.
[ New York, July 6, 1795. On July 7, 1795, Washington wrote to Hamilton : “Your letter of yesterday is this moment received.” Letter not found. ] This letter is also cited in Hamilton, History John C. Hamilton, Life of Alexander Hamilton, a History of the Republic of the United States of America (Boston, 1879). , VI, 229.
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to present his respects to The President of the UStates and to send him the enclosed which is just come to hand by post. The Secretary would wait upon the President personally with it, but for the lateness of the hour. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Enclosure not found, but presumably it concerned the resolutions adopted by New...
[ Philadelphia ] May 20, 1793 . Submits “a communication of the 15 inst: from the Collector & Naval officer of Baltimore, concerning the conduct of the third Mate of the Revenue Cutter, Active.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Letter not found. Otho H. Williams and Robert Purviance. James Forbes.
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his respects to the president of the United States, and has the honor to enclose a Dispatch which he has just received from Georgia. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Philadelphia, April 27, 1794. Letter not found. ] “List of Letters from General Hamilton to General Washington,” Columbia University Libraries.
Treasury Department, December 7, 1790. Submits “a provisional agreement entered into by the Collector of Newport for keeping the Light house on the Island of Conanicut for one year from the 13th. of September last.…” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. William Ellery. Conanicut Island is located in Narragansett Bay.
Treasury Department, June 11, 1794 “I have the honor to communicate a letter of the 19 of May from the Collector of Charleston with it’s enclosures—which announce a very exceptionable & dangerous interference, by certain Citizens of that place, with the Government, Treaties, and lawful authorities of the UStates.…” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. The letter from Isaac...
Treasury Department, January 19, 1793. “The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to transmit herewith to the President of the United States three provisional Contracts made by the Collector of Washington in North Carolina, for the stakage of the shoals, sounds &c. within that State, north of the District of Wilmington, accompanied with a letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue relative...
[ Philadelphia, April 23, 1794 ] “The Secretary of the Treasury … has the honor to transmit sundry drafts of passports in cases which have been handed to him for that purpose by the Secretary of State.…” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See Edmund Randolph to H, April 19, 1794 .
[ Philadelphia ] April 29, 1794 . “The Secretary of the Treasury … encloses the draft of a passport for a schooner called the Eliza of New York, for the President’s signature. The application which accompanies it, comes from a number of French Emigrants now in New York.…” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Philadelphia ] April 30, 1794 . Encloses “the draft of a passport for the President’s signature intended for the Ship Hope, now at Charleston.…” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Treasury Department, August 22, 1793. Encloses “for the perusal of the President, the copy of a communication which has just been receiv’d from the Collector of Wilmington in the State of Delaware.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. This letter has not been found, but see H to George Bush, August 22, 1793, note 1 . See also “Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to inclose to the President of the United States a letter that has been transmitted under cover to him, together with some papers that accompanied it. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ New York, July 11, 1795. On July 13, 1795, Washington wrote to Hamilton : “I was almost in the act of sending the enclosed letter to the Post Office when your favor of the 11th. was put into my hands.” Letter not found. ] This letter, which was written in reply to Washington to H, July 3, 1795 , was one of three letters which H sent to Washington enclosing parts of H’s “Remarks on the Treaty...
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his respects to the President, and encloses him a letter received yesterday from the Supervisor of New York. The Secretary will have the honor of reminding the President of the subject when he has that of waiting upon him next. 26. October 1792 LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. The letter from Richard Morris to H has not been found. See,...
Treasury Department, April 16, 1794. “… encloses … the draft of a Warrant for five thousand dollars, relating to Mr. Higginson’s mission, for the Presidents signature.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See H to Nathaniel Higginson, April 16, 1794 ; Washington to H, April 16, 1794 .
Treasury Department, June 26, 1792. Submits “a Report of the Commissioner of the Revenue on the subject of a certain Pier to be erected in the River Delaware.” Also submits “the Contract provisionally entered into between the Superintendant of the Delaware Lighthouse &c. and Thomas Davis and Thomas Connaroe Junior, as the best thing practicable.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of...
I am very sorry to have to inform you, that the Comptroller of the Treasury departed this life yesterday. His loss is sincerely to be regretted as that of a good officer & an honorable & amiable man. With the most perfect   respect, I & ADf , Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford; LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Nicholas Eveleigh had been appointed the first comptroller...
In answer to your note of this morning, just deliver’d me, I give it as my opinion that you have ten days exclusive of that on which the Bill was delivered to you, and sundays. Hence in the present case if it is returned on Friday at any time while Congress are setting, it will be in time. It might be a question, if returned after their adjournment on Friday. I have the honor to be   with...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to enclose for the consideration of the President, the translation of a letter of the 27 of December, which he has received from Mr de la Forest. He will wait upon the President on Monday for his orders concerning the subject of it. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Letter from Antoine René Charles Mathurin de La Forest not found.
William Richardson of the County of Caroline in the State of Maryland “Inspector of the Revenue for Survey No. 3. of the District of Maryland.” The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to send above the memorandum which he promised this morning to the President. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See Tench Coxe to H, December 14, 1792 .