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On examining the papers of Mr. Short I find he has made the following draughts on my account on Messrs. Willinks V. Staphorsts & Hubard, to wit. ƒ 1790. Aug. 21. for 2200– 0 } banco. 2203– 1 Sep. 22. for 1328–17 Dec. 30. for 2199– 5 Besides these I drew on advice with the Secretary of the Treasury Aug. 4. 1790. for 4036-florins courant. These I believe constitute the whole of the credits of...
I have now the honour to inclose you the following papers mentioned to be delivered to you in my Notes on the accounts of Grand & co. and of the Willinks & Van Staphorsts , to wit Grand’s letter which inclosed Colo. Franks’s receipt for the £50. sterl. and a copy of mine of Feb. 1. 1787. inclosing the same receipt to the Commissioners of the treasury. Grand’s letter of May 27. 1788....
[ Treasury Department, August 3, 1792. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] ALS , sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., February 19, 1945, Lot 239.
When the nomination of Consuls, at the present session of Congress shall be proceeded to, I will take care that Mr. Gouverneur’s recommendation of Mr. Stevenson be duly laid before the President. I thank him for his attention to the little commission for the Chinese Gong. I had desired Mr. Remsen of New York to get the favor of some person going in the vessel bound from that port to China, to...
Treasury Department, May 15, 1793. “Mr. Bailey sometime since made a number of Seals for the use of the Supervisors.… it is proper that his claim be settled.…” ALS , RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, Account No. 4092, National Archives. Harrison was auditor of the Treasury. Francis Bailey was a Philadelphia printer. A warrant for one hundred and sixty dollars was issued to Bailey on May...
[ Philadelphia, December 2, 1793. The dealer’s catalogue description of this letter reads: “Regarding the account of Young & Dannacker for ‘surplus cloathing furnished for the use of the army. As it appears that the Cloathing for the Sergeants & musicians has been made of cloth of a very superior quality, it is my wish that [they] be allowed an extraordinary compensation therefor.…” Letter not...
You were so good as to inform me some time before our late dispersion, that on considering the account rendered for my department you thought you could proceed to settle it and give a quietus. I have now prepared it down to the present day, and wish to give it in to the legislature on Thursday or Friday. I shall be happy therefore if you can assign me half an hour tomorrow or next day, and I...
Inclosed I transmit herewith, an Account of Mr. Le Maigres against the United States for the hire of his Vessell to carry Mr. Higginson, who was appointed by the President of the United States, Agent to go to the British West India Islands, on the subject of the American Vessells captured by the British Cruizers since the commencement of the War between France and England which Account you...
I have to acknolege the receipt of your favor of Sep. 28. on the subject of Mr. Grand’s and my accounts with the US. I have also lately recieved some papers from Mr. Grand which I am in hopes will enable me to complete the statement which I began for your office , and continued as low down as you had then recieved Mr. Grand’s accounts. That statement, as far as it comes, is perfect, and if...
I now inclose you the explanations you desired on the subject of my accounts. As your letter of Sep. 28. 95. reduced to 4. heads the matters on which you wished explanations, I have accordingly brought into one view whatever had been said in other papers on those heads, with what was further necessary to be said; so that the papers now inclosed, together with my account of Oct. 12. 92. and the...