An abstract statement of the sum extinguished of the Public Debt,
also of the payment from the funds of the present government
of certain claims, which were incurred by the late government
|Purchases of the Public Debt:||Dollars.|
|Amount thereof extinguished,||1,456.743 38|
|Warrants drawn by the Board of treasury under the late government, and which have been discharged in pursuance of the act of Congress of 29th Sept. 1789,3||157,789 94|
|Civil List—for various payments made upon accounts which originated under the late government,||25,768 50|
|War Department, being for arrearages of pay due to sundry officers of the army, and for provisions furnished,||7,308 40|
|Abraham Skinner, late Commissary-General of prisoners, for the board of American prisoners of war, at Long-Island; appropriated by Congress, per their act passed 12th August, 1790,4||38,683 13|
|Old accounts, viz.|
|Representatives of Mons. Decoudray, bal. of pay||2,977 24|
|Do, Hon. John Lawrens, his salary on an embassy to the French Court,||6,017 31|
|Francis Dana, salary on an embassy to the Court of St. Petersburg,||2,410 3|
|Benson, Smith & Parker, their expenses attending the embarkation of the British troops at New-York,||1,000|
|His Most Christian Majesty, for military and ordnance stores supplied the American ships of war in the French West-Indies,||29,029 68|
|Oliver Pollock, for balance due him for supplies at New-Orleans, with interest thereon, in conformity with the several acts of Congress,5||108,605|
|Messrs. Gardoqui & Son, balance due for supplies furnished in Spain,||502 86|
|Bills of exchange which had been drawn on foreign commissioners, and not paid by them,||4,185 50|
|Timothy Pickering, late quarter-master-general, being on account of the appropriation of 40,000 dollars, passed July 1, 1790,6||2,077 89|
|Grants of Congress, viz.|
|John McCord, per act of Congress of 1st July, 1790,7||1,309 71|
|Jehorakim McJocksin, per act of Congress of 26th March, 1790,8||120|
|Baron de Glaubeck, per act of 29th September, 1789,9||140 26|
|Seth Harding, per act 11th August, 1790,10||200|
|Caleb Brewster, ditto, ditto,||348 57|
Register’s Office, August 23. 1792.
6. Nourse is referring to “An Act making certain Appropriations therein mentioned” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 185–86 [August 12, 1790]).
7. “An Act to satisfy the claims of John McCord against the United States” (6 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America [Private Statutes] (Boston, 1856). description ends 2).
8. “An Act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety” (1 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 104–06).
9. “An Act to allow the Baron de Glaubeck the pay of a Captain in the Army of the United States” (6 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America [Private Statutes] (Boston, 1856). description ends 1).