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January 3, 1790 Knox forwards Jones' application to Hamilton Henry Knox John Coffin Jones Knox is letting John Coffin Jones know that he has delivered his letter to the Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton.
February 11, 1791 Secretary of Treasury addresses pensions to invalids Alexander Hamilton [not available] The Secretary of Treasury notifies the states' Commissioners of Loans that payment of pensions to invalids will be drawn on them effective 5 March 1791. Hamilton addresses suspicion of counterfiet claims.
September 30, 1794 Missed Passing Information to Sec. of Treasury Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Received a request to forward supplies for the militia army to the Secretary of War, but the Secretary of Treasury had already departed. Is anxious to fulfill assigned duties. Requests attention to the needs of the Secretary of the Treasury.
December 24, 1792 Policy and procedures for keeping and rendering public accounts with Indian Department Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton prescribes forms, policies and procedures for keeping and rendering public accounts related to the Indian Department. Hamilton requests strict observance by the particular superintendents of the several departments. There is no quarter in which there is greater danger of abuse; proportional care and exactness are called for.
March 29, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Mentions that he had contacted the Treasury Secretary about receiving credit for a quantity of powder that he purchased, but has not yet heard back from the Treasury. Also notes that he has taken command of a regiment of artillery.
February 19, 1790 Warrant number 444 drawn at request of Secretary of Treasury Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton In obedience to direction, enclosed is warrant of $2000.
June 9, 1794 Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Treasury Secretary Hamilton writes collector Otho Williams at Baltimore. Informs him that he has directed the Treasurer to remit to him the sum of $1700 in bills for the fortification.
July 21, 1794 Secretary of Treasury furnishes money to naval agents Henry Knox [not available] Mentions Secretary of Treasury as furnishing money to the naval agents. Knox notes that he has written to him and enclosed the naval agent letter.
December 18, 1794 Refers to Letters between the Department of War and the Department of the Treasury Tench Coxe Henry Knox Refers to letters between the Department of War and the Department of Treasury.
December 18, 1792 Rendering of accounts with Treasury Office Alexander Hamilton James O'Hara Secretary Hamilton orders that O'Hara's accounts as Quartermaster General shall be rendered to the Treasury Department up to 1792 as soon as possible and henceforth on quarterly basis.
June 20, 1794 Commissary of Stores appointed Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox The Secretary of War informs the Treasury Secretary that a Commissary of Stores has been appointed. A very regular system of accountability must now be established. Asks Hamilton whether it would not be advisable to instruct Samuel Hodgdon to concert with the Comptroller of the Treasury a plan for regulating that accountability.
January 28, 1795 Report on Shoe Contract Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Reports that shoe contractors object to the shoe strings in the plans. Requests information so that the Secretary of the Treasury can make a decision. Has completed treasury business with the War Department.
January 19, 1795 An Excessive Sum for the Jersey Militia Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Hamilton warns that the current estimate of the sum required for the Jersey Militia exceeds what he believes is appropriate for that purpose. This creates two dangers: (1) that more money will be issued by the Treasury than is needed, resulting in a dilatory reckoning; and (2) persons not entitled to pay may receive it.
August 12, 1794 Refers to List of Requisitions and Payment Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Refers to letter from the Secretary of the Treasury to the Secretary of War with a requisition of certain articles, to be delivered by Tench Francis. Enclosed is the remainder of the list. Makes arrangement for payment.
March 22, 1790 Concerning pensions and settlements Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton concerning pensions and settlements, offering information from the books of the office.
August 12, 1794 Requisition of Certain Articles Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War has requisitioned certain articles part of which can be procured by Mr. Francis but the remainder should be obtained by Hodgdon.
August 1, 1795 Saltpeter for the Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Pickering Director of the Mint The enclosed order for salt peter is to be issued from the public store and is given at the request of the Secretary of the Treasury.
October 4, 1794 Requests Transaction of Blankets for Col. Carrington Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Reports communication from Col. Carrington to the Secretary of Treasury about the speedy transmission of blankets. Requests account of transaction.
January 13, 1794 Applications Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Instructs the Commissary of Military Stores that applications should pass through the office of the Secretary of War, where they will then come to the Treasury.
February 25, 1793 Paying Our Debt to France Thomas Jefferson George Washington In response to the request of the President to assess the application to redress the debt to France in an amount equivalent to three million livres, Jefferson, Knox, and Randolph favor providing the whole amount. Hamilton argues that the sum should not exceed $318,000 because of the effect of depreciation.
January 24, 1793 Letter from the Secretary of Treasury to Secretary of War relative to precautions for supply of hats Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Secretary of Treasury forwards letter from Mr Miller, inspector of clothing, regarding the necessity of certain precautions for the preservation of hats. Miller is concerned about the lack of storage facilities for the 1500 hats; that they are liable to moth damage. He recommends that they be packed in cases or dry casks.
September 25, 1789 Report on a Particular Statement of the Warrants Issued by the Late Superintendent of Finance, and by the Board of Treasury Alexander Hamilton [not available] Secretary of Treasury, submits settlement, together with anticipation on taxes made by late superintendent of Finance on which a balance appears due $93,463 29/90. It has not yet been paid due to the low state of the treasury.
February 25, 1797 Disposition of the Proceeds from Indian Trade Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott maintains that the proceeds from Indian trade should be placed in the treasury of the Department of War so that they can be easily obtained by the Secretary of War. If placed in the General Treasury, these monies cannot be drawn without a warrant from the Secretary of the Treasury.
June 3, 1800 Letter to the Secretary of Treasury James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Largely illegible letter from the former Secretary of War to the Secretary of the Treasury.
July 9, 1794 A proposal for instructions to Naval Agent, Constructor, Superintendent, Clerk of Yard engaged in frigate construction and request for consideration of these instructions by Secretary of Treasury Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Knox proposes that instructions be given to the Naval Agent; Builder or Constructor, Superintendent, Clerk. of the Navy Yard. Asks for Hamilton's consideration on this matter.