|A Statement of the Bills Which Have Been Drawn by the Treasurer of the United States, upon the Commissioners in Amsterdam, Shewing the Application of the Monies Arising from the Sales of Those Bills, and the Balance Which Remains Unapplied.|
|Florins Sts. d.||Dollars. Cts.|
|The Amount of Bills sold by the Banks of North America and New York, as settled
at the Treasury, is
|Amount of Interest which has arisen on the credit allowed to the Purchasers||8.082.83|
|Amount of Bills furnished the Secretary of State||99.000.|
|2.663.621. 2. 8.||1.084.293. 3.|
|Amount of Bills disposed of by the Bank of the United States.|
|1792.||April||17th.||500.00.||favor J. Kean at 36⁴⁄₁₁ d.||202.020.20|
|June||30th.||123.750||T. Jefferson do||50.000.|
|1.100.000.||J. Kean 40⁷⁄₁₀ cents||447.700.|
|Nov.||30th.||1.237.500.||T. Willink 36⁴⁄₁₀ g.||500.000.|
|Dec.||28th.||24.750.||J. Kean do||10.000. .|
|Interest which will accrue on the Sales computed according to the terms aforesaid||10.755.90.|
|5.649.621. 2. 8.||2.304.769.13.|
|Payments made on account of the French Debt principally for the supply of the French Colony at St. Domingo.19|
|1792||February,||21st.||To the Minister plenipotentiary of France||8.325. .|
|February,||21st.||the Consul General of France||22.000. .|
|Payment of the debt due to certain foreign Officers
made and to be made20
* The continuing necessity of the Colony of St Domingo will call for further supplies. A decree of the National Assembly of France of the 26th. of June 1792,21 contemplates a supply from the United States of 4.000.000 of livres, or 720.000 dollars.
† Provision has been made for the payment of the principal part of the interest of this debt, at Paris, according to stipulation. Interest upon the whole ceased on the 1st of January 1793.
|The residue of the sum drawn for is applicable to the purchase of the public debt. There remains to be received, according to the|
|terms of sale,||Dollars,||632.132. 2.|
Secretary of the Treasury
19. The United States had advanced money to France to purchase supplies to suppress the insurrection which had begun in Santo Domingo in August, 1791. For the negotiations on the application of payment on the French debt for the relief of Santo Domingo, see the introductory note to George Latimer to H, January 2, 1793.
20. See note 15.
21. On June 26, 1792, the Assembly decreed that “Le pouvoir exécutif est authorisé à traiter avec le ministre des Etats-Unis, afin d’en obtenir des fournitures pour Saint-Domingue, en comestibles et matières premières propres à la construction, jusqu’à la concurrence de 4 millions de livres tournois, imputables sur la dette américaine” (Archives Parlementaires description begins Archives Parlementaires de 1787 à 1860 (Paris, 1868– ). description ends , XLV, 594).