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From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 2 December 1794

To George Washington

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 Government1 up to the 30 of September last.”

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1“An Act making appropriations for certain purposes therein expressed” appropriated twenty thousand dollars to defray the contingent expenses of government (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 394–95 June 9, 1794]).

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