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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...
You will probably recollect that previous to your departure from this place, anticipating the event which has taken place with regard to the death of Mr Eveleigh, I took the liberty to mention to you that Mr. Woolcott the present Auditor would be in every respect worthy of your consideration as his successor in office. Now that the event has happened, a concern as anxious as it is natural for...
I have been duly honored with your letter of the 13 inst: from Mt. Vernon; and, according to your desire, have informed Mr. Wolcott of your intention to appoint him Comptroller. This appointment gives me particular pleasure, as I am confident it will be a great & real improvement in the state of the Treasury Department. There can no material inconvenience attend the postponing a decision...
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.
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the president of the United States, a contract made between the superintendant of the Delaware lighthouse, and Joseph Anthony & Son for oil, the terms of which he humbly conceives to be as favourable to the United States, as could have been effected with any other person for an equal quantity. LC , George Washington Papers,...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the President of the United States, a contract between the superintendant of the establishments on Delaware river, & John Wilson, for building a Beacon-boat to be anchored on the shoals of the said river. On a comparison of the estimate of the said Wilson with that of Warwick Hale herein enclosed, and after due enquiry into...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to submit to the President of the United States, a contract made by the Collector of the District of Washington in North Carolina, for the stakage of all the shoals & channels of the State to the Northward of the District of Wilmington, which have been heretofore thus designated. The former stakes having generally to decay, or being...
The Secretary of the Treasury having had the honor to lay before the president of the United States, the correspondence of Mr. Short respecting the loans made, & to be made, pursuant to the several Acts of Congress for that purpose, begs leave to note particularly for his consideration two circumstances which appear in that correspondence. First, that there are moments when large sums may be...
I have the Honor to enclose a Letter and sundry Papers relating to it from Messieurs Schweizer Jeanneret & Co. I have referred these Gentlemen to Mr. Short telling them that it is most fitting in many Respects that they should apply to him. As it is possible however that this Business may come before you, I think it a Duty to convey some Observations which occur to me, and which may not...
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 .