Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 23 December 1794

To George Washington

Treasy. Dept. Decembr. 23d. 1794.


The present state & prospects of the Treasury render it necessary, without delay, to exercise the power vested in the President by the act passed the 18 instant, intitled “an act authorizing a Loan of two millions of Dollars.”1

To enable him to determine this a probable view of receipts & expenditures distributed quarter yearly is herewith presented, and the form of a power2 as usual to The Secretary of the Treasury to make the Loan, is submitted.

With perfect respect &c.

Alexander Hamilton
Secy. of the Treasy.

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

11 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston, 1845). description ends 404 (December 18, 1794).

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