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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 21, 1790 Knox discusses the assumption of state debt Henry Knox [not available] Letter, discusses assumption of debt by Congress.
September 5, 1796 Request for Monthly Stoppages of Pay to Balance Debt to United States John Jacob Rivardi William Simmons Rivardi owes $420 to the United States. He would like to have $25 held back from each paycheck and credited towards that debt.
June 15, 1798 Debt Due the Public by Wheelen & Miller Samuel Hodgdon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Mr. Wheelen acknowledges the debt owed the public by Wheelen & Miller but at the moment is unable to discharge it.
September 12, 1796 Major Rivardi in debt William Simmons John Jacob Rivardi Notification to Major Rivardi that after an examination of his account for pay and forage he is in debt to the U. S.
August 1, 1795 Regarding debt and record keeping William Simmons George Fleming Informs George Fleming of the extent of his debt and urges better record keeping.
February 22, 1798 Debt to Accounts John Steele William Simmons Exonerates Caleb Swan from debts of Abraham Kirkpatrick, authorizes debt to be applied to Kirkpatricks accounts.
May 7, 1799 Debt Owed Colonel Gamble David Henley John Chisolm Has received letters from the War Office and Colonel Gamble and is ready to take up accounts immediately. Stands ready to receive cattle for part of debt owed him.
June 15, 1784 Securing of debt and land transactions Elbridge Gerry Unknown Recipient Discusses the securing of debt and land transactions involving the "Virginia lands," probably in the Ohio territory.
September 1, 1796 Money to Be Paid Toward Debt Gano & Stanley John Fields Encloses a draft to be paid toward their debt. Business has been poor.
March 11, 1794 French request for payment of debt Edmund Randolph Unknown Recipient Cabinet meeting discussing the French request for payment of installments on the debt. The cabinet unanimously advises that Mr. Fauchet be informed that he shall be supplied with the instalments. The United States will not be able to pay beyond the instalments due next September and November.
December 5, 1789 Regarding debt from warrants issued for militia and other services and for provisions for use of Army Beverley Randolph Alexander Hamilton Refers to a debt as arising from Warrants issued for militia and other services and for provisions impressed for the use of the Army.
January 20, 1784 Various Pay Office Affairs Major Segond John Pierce Settlement of debt from the sales of a confiscated store at Yorktown. Exoneration of debts through commissions. Pay of officers.
November 23, 1797 Address to Congress on Commerce, Treaty with Spain, and National Debt John Adams Congress of the United States Recommends protection of commerce and securing treaty with Spanish. Mentioned negotiations for peace with Europe. Western frontier and Indian relations discussed, national debt, revision of funding systems.
March 2, 1793 Changing the Form of the Debt to France Thomas Jefferson George Washington Responding to the President's inquiry regarding William Smith's application for changing the form of the debt to France, the four Cabinet members agree that the government has made payments to France consistent with prior arrangements and sees no need to respond to Smith's application.
January 12, 1790 Gorham discusses state debt and appointments with Knox Nathaniel Gorham Henry Knox Nathaniel Gorham writes Secretary of War Henry Knox regarding recommendations for appointments and concerns over state debts.
April 2, 1796 Request for Exoneration from Charges Standing to Freeman's Debt Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Freeman discussed his request to resign his appointments which he holds in the Staff. Request denied. Freeman also requested to be exonerated from all charges that stand to his debt after the amount was paid.
March 13, 1794 Payments of the French debt Edmund Randolph [not available] Letter from the Secretary of State to the Attorney General, Secretary at War, and Secretary of Treasury. Randolph had a discussion with French agent Mr. Fauchet concerning French requests for a million dollars instalment payment of the debt. Randolph attempted to convince him the impracticability of the request, but Fauchet urged that the French government was in a desperate fiscal situation and...
December 30, 1789 Debt owed by United States to creditors of Quartermaster General's Department Peter Anspach Alexander Hamilton Anspach transmits an account of the debt owed by the United States to the creditors of the Quarter Master General's Department.
April 7, 1784 Payment of a debt Samuel Hodgdon Superintendent of Finance Requests payment of a debt due to a general officer.
November 19, 1794 Speech of President Washington George Washington Congress of the United States Speech of President George Washington to the 3rd U.S. Congress, 2nd Session. Addresses several topics, including: the Whiskey Rebellion, and hostile Indians in Georgia, the Southwest, and Northwest. On the topic of the national debt, Washington urges that Congress take steps "to prevent that progressive accumulation of debt, which must ultimately endanger all governments." Washington also...
September 12, 1796 Caution on advances to Major Rivardi William Simmons James McHenry Notifies the Secretary of War that Major Rivardi's pay account is heavily in debt and cautions McHenry against further advances of pay to Rivardi.
January 24, 1790 Jackson discusses state debt with Knox Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, mentions state debt; asks for federal appointment; discusses petition opposing state excise.
September 15, 1786 Debt of Doctor Brownson John Pierce Benjamin Walker Writes that the office finds by the certificate of Doctor Nathan Brownson that the latter is indebted to the United States in the sum of 986 dollars. Asks Colonel Walker how this debt was accumulated by Brownson.
February 26, 1798 Andrew Robertson v. Alexander Power Alexander Power Samuel Hodgdon Power solicits Hodgdon's advice regarding a law suit against him relative to the debt of Captain Thomas Wylie on the presumption that Power had received his commutation and land warrant in his role as administrator of his estate. The land warrant was made out for Power, as ordered by Hodgdon, because Wylie was indebted to the United States.
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.