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Account of income and expenses for the United States, including circular letter from Samuel Osgood and Walter Livingston to the state governors
Nourse, Joseph, 1754-1841
November 01, 1785
Volume 17, Pages 559-562

SAMUEL OSGOOD AND WALTER LIVINGSTON TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]


Board of Treasury, 17th, Dec., 1785.

(Circular)

Sir:

We do ourselves the honor of transmitting to your Excellency, for the information of the State in which you preside, the General Account of Receipts and Expenditures of the United States from 1st Nov., 1784, to the 1st Nov., 1785, as stated by the Register of the Treasury. With the most perfect respect, we are

Your Excellency's most obedient humble Servants,
SAMUEL OSGOOD,
WALTER LIVINGSTON,

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GENERAL ACCOUNT OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM THE 1ST OF NOVEMBER, 1784, TO THE 1ST NOVEMBER, 1785.
[From Executive Letter Book.]
1784.
DR.
Nov. 1st.
To ballance in the hands of the
Treasurer this day, as stated
by the register to the late
Superintendant of Finance as per his
printed account, No. 12,
$ 21,986.72
To Taxes recd.
From Whipple, received for New
Hampshire
4,680.08
James Lovell, do Massachusetts
10,000.71
George Olney, do Rhode Island
1,053.20
Hezekiah Merrell do Connecticut
3,000.00
The Treasurer of New York
$ 71,000.
The Loan Officer do.
28,000.
99,000.00
W. C. Houston, do. N. Jersey.
4,296.30
The Treasurer of Pennsylvania.
31,400.
William Geddes do. Delaware.
8,680.82
Benjamin Harwood do. Maryland
28,000.
The Loan Officer of     do.
7,527.74
35,527.74
George Webb do. Virginia
160,982.86
$358,622.81
To the State of Maryland their
account of Specie supplies.
Received of the Estate of Peter
Summers, decd., for 320 barrells
and 9 Tierces of Beef sold by
order of the late Superintendant
oi Finance,
2,246.59
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To the General Post Office,
2,000.
Recd. from E. Harard, 31 December
2.000.
To Blaine and Miller, Received from them the
9th December,
758.62
To Levi Hollingsworth, a ballance
due by him of,
6.11
To Thomas Smith, Esquire,
A. D. Q. M. Genl.,
114.28
To George A. Hall.
958.28
To Sales of Bills of Exchange.
For amount drawn on the
Commissioner of loans in Holland—
500,229 florins 4 stevins at
3490 ¾ is,
$196,232.84
Profit thereon, sold above the par of exchange,
7,145.67
203,378.51
To interest account on Negotiations—
of bills of exchange and
remittances of public monies,
1,450.47
To Joseph Deant, Merchant at St.
Pierre, Martinique, Ballance of
Account,
1,974.45
DR.
$595,496.84
By anticipation of the Taxes by the
late Superintendant of Finance,
for so much paid on account of
153,896.11-90ths dollars
anticipated by him on the
Receivers Taxes,
59,729.19
By so much paid Mr. Jno.
Wheelock, President of Dartmouth
College, this sum having been
received by the Commissioners
of Loans in Holland and Credited
by them in account,
100.
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By so much paid for freight of
Merchandise in the Hannibal
from France, the account whereof
had not been presented until
after the resignation of the late
Superintendant of Finance,
otherwise it would have been
comprised in the statement of
his accounts,
$ 2,740.66
By Sundries.
Civil list,
$ 97,566.38
Marine,
2,167.79
Quarter Master General,
736.12
Cloathing,
13,511.51
Military and Ordinance Department:
3,000.00
Paymaster General,
79,345.50
Indian Affairs,
39,788.70
Payment of Foreign Interest,
114,674.06
Subsistence for the Army,
32,203.44
Payment of old accounts,
60,749.15
Pensions, annuities and Grants,
16,089.37
Contingencies,
1,623.53
$461,455.35
1785.
$524,025.30
Nov. 1st.
Ballance in the Treasury this day,
71,471.54
$595,496.84

Register's Office, New York, Nov. 1st, 1785.
JOSEPH NOURSE, Register.