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In pursuance of a resolution of the House of Representatives, bearing date of the 19th of this instant, we lay before them a copy of the journal of our Board, and a statement of the purchases made since our last report to Congress. We have the honor, sir, to be, your most obedient servants, ASP American State Papers, Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States...
Pursuant to an order of the House of Representatives of the 8th of May last, I have the honor to transmit a general state of the Revenue on stills and spirits distilled within the United States, exhibiting the several particulars indicated by the said order, so far as returns have been received at the Treasury; to which I beg leave to add, the Copy of a letter of yesterday from the...
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 of Representatives of the United States, Friday the 30th of December, 1791. Resolved , That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to lay before the House of Representatives, on the fourth...
[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate] The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully makes the following report to the House of Representatives The President of the United States, with that provident concern for the public welfare which characterises all his conduct, was pleased in his speech to the two Houses of Congress, at the opening of the present...
For Discharging Warrants Issued by the Late Board of Treasury. 1792, October 12. To Henry Knox, assignee of Michael Hillegas, for the amount of a warrant No. 485, dated the 9th, May 1789, drawn by the late board of Treasury on William Imlay receiver of continental taxes for the state of Connecticut, Warrant No. 2156 33.33 Payments for the Support of the Civil List. To the President of the...
I have the honor to transmit a letter of this date, from the Comptroller of the Treasury, together with the Statements mentioned in it, which it has been impracticable to transmit Earlier in the Session, And to be, with perfect respect, Sir,   Your obedient Servant, An Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of the United States, for the Year 1793. Stated in Pursuance of the Standing Order of...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred a petition of Catharine Greene, of the 4th of March 1790, respectfully submits the following report thereupon. The said petition seeks to obtain an indemnification from the United States, against the effects of certain engagements which were entered into by the now deceased husband of the petitioner, the late Major General Nathaniel Greene,...
In obedience to an Order of the President of the United States, founded upon the requests contained in two resolutions of the House of Representatives, of the 23d of January last, I have the honor to lay before the House— I. The several papers, numbered I, II, III, IV, being copies of the authorities, under which, loans have been negociated, pursuant to the Acts of the 4th. and 12th. of August...
Statement, shewing the respective payments which have been made by William and John Willink, Nicholaas and Jacob Van Staphorst and Hubbard, in Amsterdam, to individuals, upon the several loans made in Holland, on account of the United States. Florins. st. d 1791. Febry. 1: Payment of 54 premiums drawn in the lottery, agreeably to the terms of contract, of the 4 per cent loan of 2.000.000....
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...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the Petition of Edward Telfair and John Wereat respectfully reports thereupon as follows— The object of the petition is to obtain compensation for a quantity of Melasses stated to have been furnished to the Commissary General in Georgia for the use of the Troops of the United States; the Claim for which was...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred the Petition of Jacob Bailey by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 25th of May 1790, thereupon respectfully Reports— That the Secretary has caused inquiry to be made at the proper Office of the Treasury concerning the Case of the Petitioner, and has received the following Information Vizt. The Commissioner for settling the...
The next most important articles of enquiry, involved in the resolutions of the House of Representatives of the 23d of January last, and in the observations, which have been [made] respecting the conduct of this department, relates to the loans which have been negociated under the Acts of the fourth and twelfth of August, one thousand seven hundred and ninety. The papers, which have been...
[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives] In obedience to the order of the House of Representatives of the ninth day of August last, requiring the Secretary of the Treasury to prepare and report on this day such further provision as may, in his opinion, be necessary for establishing the public Credit The said Secretary further respectfully reports That from a conviction (as suggested in...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives the Memorial of Winthrop Sargent Secretary of the Territory North West of the River Ohio, respectfully reports thereupon as follows. The 2nd. Section of the Act to provide for the Government of the Territory North-West of the River Ohio authorizes and requires the Secretary thereof, in case of the Death,...
The Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to the Order of the House of Representatives of the 3d. instant, Respectfully Reports. The Statements A & B herewith transmitted. The Statement A exhibits a comparative view of the Domestic and Foreign Tonnage, aggregately taken, according to the inward Entries at the several Custom-Houses, with an extension to the year 1789, as far as that was embraced...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by an order of the House of Representatives of the 8th of January 1793, the petition of William Wirtz, thereupon respectfully reports as follows— It is stated by the petitioner, that he acted as Barrack Master and Assistant Commissary of Prisoners in the Borough of Lancaster during a certain period in the year 1782, for which Services he...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an order of the House of Representatives of the 24th of December 1792 the Memorial of Joseph Bennet thereupon respectfully Reports as follows— The Memorialist represents that in May and August 1779 certain debts were paid to him in old Continental Money which having been declared a legal Tender by Congress, he had been obliged to receive at...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an order of the House of Representatives of the 3d. of November 1791, the Petition of Gosuinus Erkelens, thereupon respectfully makes the following Report— That the Secretary has heretofore reported on the Case of the Petitioner upon a former Application and reference. That the Petitioner having since died, it is conceived that a renewal of...
[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives] The Secretary of the Treasury, in obedience to the order of the House of the 23d Sept. 1789, respectfully submits the settlement therein required, together with one of the whole anticipation on the taxes made by the late superintendant of Finance, at the time of resigning his office; on which a balance appears due of 93,463 20/90ths. dollars....
In addition to the papers transmitted yesterday, I have the honor to inclose you two Abstracts of the Duties on Imports into the United States; one exhibiting the sum received from the commencement of the operation of the impost act, to the 30th. of September 1789; and the other shewing, as far as the returns have been transmitted, the sum received for one year following that day. None of the...
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...
I have the honor to transmit herewith, an account of the receipts and expenditures of the United States for the year 1792, pursuant to a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 30th of December, 1791, accompanied with an explanatory letter to me, from the Comptroller of the Treasury. I trust the House will consider the interruption to business, occasioned by the late calamity in...
[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives] The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully reports to the House of Representatives a suplementary estimate of certain sums for which appropriations are necessary. These appropriations may be charged upon any monies, which shall have come into the Treasury of the United States, to the end of the present year, not proceeding from the duties on...
A Summary Statement of Monies Received into the Treasury of the United States, in the Year 1792. From the Collectors of Imports and Tonnage, Agreeably to the Preceding Statement: On warrants passed to the credit of the respective collectors in the year 1791, which are included in the treasurers accounts for the year 1792. 86,025.42 On warrants included in the treasurers accounts for the year...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives the Memorial of Daniel Parker, respectfully makes thereupon the following Report. The Suggestions contained in the Memorial do not appear to be of a nature to call for a readjustment of the Account. The probability of peace within the Year was an event to have been calculated upon on both Sides in forming the...
I have the honor of transmitting herewith the general Statement required by the House of Representatives, pursuant to their resolution of the 10th. instant, and to be with perfect respect Sir,   Your most obedient Servant Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of the Treasury, 1784–1795, Vol. IV, National Archives. Journal of the House , I Journal of the House of Representatives of the United...
Statement shewing the dates and sums of the respective payments which have been made on account of the Debt due to France out of the Dutch and Antwerp Loans—and by whom and to whom the monies were remitted or paid. Livres tournois. s. d. Florins. st: d.   1790 Decemr. 3. } Remitted by Wm. and J: Willink, N. and Jacob Van Staphorst and Hubbard of Amsterdam, to Monsr. du Fresne, { 3.611.950.    ...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the Petition of Lawrence Fonda, by an order of the House of Representatives of the 16th of March 1792 thereupon respectfully makes the following Report— It appears that the Petitioner was an Assistant Deputy Commissary of Forage under the direction of Andrew Bostwick Deputy Commissary General of Forage for the State of New York from June 1778...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was refered by the House of Representatives the petition of Thomas Jenkins & sons respectfully makes therupon the following report. It appearing by information from the Collector of New York, that the facts stated in the petition are true, and that the delay which happened beyond the time allowed by law did not exceed ninety days, it is in the opinion of...
I have the honor to transmit to you an abstract of the goods wares and merchandize exported from the United States during one year, ending on the 30th day of September last, and exhibiting the precise quantity of each article thereof exported from each State. Also two returns of impost and tonnage to the end of the year 1791. A part of the necessary documents, for the year 1792 have not yet...
Mr. Short, from his own view of the situation of French affairs, had concluded to suspend further payments in consequence of the Revolution of the 10th of August last, as appears by his letter of the 30th of that month, in possession of the Senate. This letter contains the following passage “It is impossible to say how long the position of affairs will last. There will probably be several...
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 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,...
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 John Jones, respectfully makes the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks a compensation for certain storehouses, which, it is alleged, were destroyed by the enemy, during the late war with Great Britain, upon the ground of a contract alleged to have been made with certain persons, on...
[To the Speaker of the House of Representatives] The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred, by an order of the House of Representatives of the 24th of January last a Representation from the Legislature of the State of Kentucky concerning the expences of certain expeditions carried on against the Indians, since the 1st. day of January 1785, respectfully makes the following Report...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Reuben Murray, respectfully submits the following Report. The petition seeks compensation for certain advances, alleged to have been made in Canada, in the year 1776, for the benefit of a detachment of sick soldiers under the charge of the petitioner. The nature of the claim is a meritorious...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of David M. Randolph, respectfully makes the following report thereupon. The said petition seeks compensation for a quantity of flour, taken by the then enemy, in the year 1776; founding the claim upon the following suggestions. 1st. That Richard Randolph, the petitioner’s testator, some time early in the year 1776, contracted to...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives the Memorial of Edward Darrel of Charleston, respectfully makes thereupon the following Report— The Memorial seeks compensation for a Cargo of Rice, Lumber, Tobacco and Naval Stores alleged to have been delivered to the Garrison of Charleston for their Use in April 1780, and for a Vessel stated to have been...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 3d. of February 1792, the petition of Hugh Ferguson, thereupon respectfully Reports as follows— It appears from the documents of the Treasury, that the petitioners Accounts have been regularly and finally settled by the Commissioner for settling the Accounts of the Commissary Department; that...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred by the House of Representatives the Petition of Joseph Henry respectfully submits the following Report— The above mentioned Petition seeks compensation by way of rent for the use of a Lot of Ground in the County of Frederick in the State of Virginia which in February 1781, was let by Mathias Bush to certain Agents of that State for the...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully reports to the House of Representatives a Statement of the actual Tonnage employed between the United States and Foreign Countries for a year ending the 30th of September 1792, which is the statement that remained to be reported of those required by their order of the 3d instant. Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of the Treasury, 1784–1795, Vol....
[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...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives, the petition of Prudent La Jeunesse, respectfully submits the following Report. The petition suggests no specific ground of claim on the justice of the United States, but rather appears to seek a gratuity, in consideration of having espoused the cause of the United States, early in the late war, of having...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred by an Order of the House of Representatives of the 12th of February 1791, the Petition of James Bingham, John Hertell, James Craven and John Evans of the City of New York, Guagers, thereupon respectfully makes the following Report— The Petition seeks Compensation for computing and marking a Number of Cases of Geneva, prior to the operation of...
I have the honor herewith to transmit certain Statements, pursuant to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 13th ultimo, relative to the disbursements made by the department of War; Also, copy of a letter from the Comptroller of the Treasury on the subject; and to be, with perfect respect, Sir, Your most obedient servant Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Treasury Depart-ment,...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred, by the House of Representatives, the petition of Henry Howell Williams, makes the following Report thereupon. Respectfully referring the House of Representatives, to his general report of the 19th Instant, concerning the provision heretofore made for cases of the property of citizens used, damaged or destroyed by the Troops of the United...
The Secretary of the Treasury to whom was referred the Petition of George Fechem of Massachusetts, by an Order of the House of Representatives, of the 4th of February 1793 thereupon respectfully submits the following Report— The Object of the petition is the settlement of three different Claims against the United States of the following nature. The first arises on a Contract for a quantity of...
The Secretary of the Treasury, to whom was referred the petition of Abraham Scribner and Thomas Cable, respectfully [submits] the following Report thereupon. The petition seeks compensation for the hire and value of a sloop, alleged to have been impressed into the public service, in August 1776, by Hugh Hughes, then Assistant Quarter-Master, with an engagement to pay, at the rate of four...