PAPERS refmed to in the REPOR f of the SEC RE PAR T oj the 7 RL^iSVR 2\ -
' [Concluded J
’Transportaton. Including tlie imnJportii'iim of the recruits to tJif
fronliers, the removal of troops fium one U-.uion to another, the inuif-
portation of cloathing, ordnance and military llores for the troops on the
frontiers, the neceifary removal oJ’^ordnance military Itorts, the hiie of
teams :ind pack-^iorfes, the purchafo of tents, boats, axes and earnp-ket-
lles, boards, rire-wood, coriipany-Lotrks, Ihitionarv for tlie troops, and all
other expenccs in the quarter-niallcr’s department, 15,000
Hof pit nl a.parluiey.t.
For medicines, iriRruments, furniture and Hores, for an hofpital for the
frontiers, alfo lor attendance, when neCeifary, at Welt»l'oint,
On!na nee Jepr.rtnxnt.
For fajaries for the ftore-kcciters, at the feveraI,depofits,
vl’,’.. Wel't-l’oint, Virginia, Springfield, 3 at ej«-*iullais
per month, j
Charieilon, i (lore^keeper, at ico dollars per annum^
2 Ailiitan's, at i 5 ditto, per month,
. j llore-keeper at I’liiladelphia,
I jlifo, R’bodc-Ifiand,
I ilitto, l^aucaller,
I ditto, Fort Htnkcmcr, iio\
liis fubfiftencc, i dollar per week, 32J
Rent/ of luiliings for dcp'ft/.
T^abourers at the fcvcral depofits,
!H ariificci-s at the polls on ihe frontiers, including ar-
mounrs, at 5 dollars j'er nionlli,
Coopers, atrru'Urcts, and carpenters, employed occafi-
cnally at the leveral arfenals,
The expellee of materials, and conPrufting twonfy new
carnages for cannon and hcwltaers,
Buildings for arfenals and maga-zines are highly rcquiliic in
the (i nlhern and middle departments, for which particular
ci'limatcs will be formed.
C'.n'inorrciej of the •v:ar department, viz,
OiFce-rent, wood, (lation.ny, delks, book-cafes, fwreping, See.
Siibfi'’'•nee liue the olHcers of colonel Marinus Willet’s regi-
mon', in 17S2, 786 6
P ry due lieiiienani Jofeph Wilcox, parmrifter to the regiment
lalclv cornmaniled liy colonel David Hnnn hreys, , 31^
Pay, f.ldi lienee and forage ilueihe orficers appointed by the
flair of RhiaW-lfiand, under the aA of Congiels of the 3ovh
Odober, 17S6, 1770
Total amount as above, . 15^,137
Dtdiift conuingencies of the war-ofTice, office-rent, wood,
flaiionary, defies, dc. as above, the fame being included in the
civil cltimatc, Coo
Dollars, 156.737 72
SUMMARY of ihtYoregoing.
r’ay of the troops,
Svhfifttnce of ditto, d
Ca-athing of ditto, i
Quarter-mailer’s department, *•
Id 'fpital department,
Ct'tningencics of the war department.
Contingencies of tlie war-oflicc,
Arrears (if pay and mblllteuce unprovided for^
Ordnance department, -«
C 11 E B V L P
Estimate of the prohuWe produfl of th.c funds propofeJ lor Aindir.g the (!ebf,
and providing tlie cun critfsrvice of the Chiled States, including the p'rcfent
duties on iniports and toiiuage.
Probable produd of the diuics on imports and tonnage,
according to the adlsoi'the lafl Icllinn,
Jncludiugihe Hate of North-C.irolina, this eflimateniay
be laid to correl'pond w ith tile Ifaienient made liy the
committee oi'ways and means, during the lall feffion ;
which llatcnient, the fecretaTv is inclined to think, is
as near the truth as can now be obtained.
In tlie preced’ng elliniaie are comprehended wines,
diilillcd fpirits, teas, and corTee, amounting to about,
Which being dedudled, Ic.aves
From which deducting 5 per cent, for expence of col
l.caves nett produGl,
Erobable produdl of the duties propofed.
f,Coo,000 gallons wine, itl 20 cents«
4,oco,oco gallons diililled fpirits,at ao
700,000 pounds bohea lea, at 12
80c.000 pounds fouchong and other
l>lack teas, at 20
100,000 pounds green tea, average at 25
1,600,000 pound:-coll'ec, at 5
Made in th United State/.
3,500,000 gallons diftilleJ fpirits frcni foreign ma*
tcrials, at 1 t cents,
3,00c ,000 ditto diflillcd irom nihrerials of tlie United
States, at 9 cents.
S 6c, 009
Dcdiidl for drawbacks, and expcncc of colleftioiv
15 per cent,
2 84,3 4
%Var-rffice, December 29, I789.
HENRY KNOX, fccrct-ary for the department of w.ar.
ESTIMATE of the annual PENSIONS of the INVALIDS of the United
States ; taken lioin retur ns in the wur-oilrco, dated as (ollow.s:
Dots. Ctj. Doh, Cts.
November 28, 1789,
Conjedlural—no returns having been received.
Suppole Rhode-lfl.ind ai’.lDelaware ne.iiiy equal to
Kcw-H.amp.lliii c, 3.170
Maryland nearly equal to ConneGlicut, 7,(.-vjO
Ni I ih Carolinti, Suuth-Cu.-t lina aiul Georgia, nearly
equal ip New-llanq'llurc CoiinecticLtt and Vhgiaia, 19,596
H. KMOX, fecretary for tlic department of war.
X\ba-otllcc, 11II December, 1789.
vtFVNA, jAkiUARV 36.
P OLITICAI. alTaiis have fbr
lonie days been entirely negleifi-
cd, and nothing talked ot but the
negociations wiililhe Turk:., which
feeni to flacken. A'the private let
ters from J ally arrive very iriegular-
ly, W'e imagir ■ the rorrefj.ondence of
that city is ini'peified by the RiUlians,
and that we only receive fuch accounts
as the two Impeii.al court's think pro
per to give us.
Fehrnary 3. His M.ajcfiy the Erh:
peror having refiJved on account of
his weak Hate ot hcalfli, to divell
hinifell of the charge of the mod
weiglity matters of il.ite, lias appoint
ed a finillar Grand Ci’uncil . rr'-ti-
fereucc, for the m int-remeni of lI.Ke
aft'.iirs, to that dm in,., lie reign of tlie
lateQueen Maiia’!'!:erc|li. "I'ln-fiuir
counicllors are. Prince M -.n il?, .lie
Piince de Sathrenib ig, Field M ir-
fiial Lal’cy, and Couni IF fenberr ;
the privy counfellor Spielman, is Re-
ferreii.lary, and Baron Cuiitihach, Se
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, Feb.
On M. lulay' tlw mimi'es of the
Tnemoiable- nieeti.yg of the i^tli iii-
Ibint, (ill the fiipor ifiui' or rhj mo-
naiiir orilers, •were read hy the alfein-
bly. Some (>p]sofition was r. aJe by
the deputies of Alfar.e, ...li oilievs
ol tile lioniier province-. Tlie moll
dillingiiillied \.ms '.ht Abh-d’Lymac.
M. D'lpnnt anm miccd, that the re
ports of ibe comniittie of conitituti-n,
on tiro dlviihan of the ■kingdom, were
finillieJ. He alfo made a rcjiort of
the general priiie'iples wliicli IboiilJ
dircet the '• Icmhly in preparing a
dec-rce Ui d . ernii 1C this great woi k.
lie abo pr(.d>iee„i a plan . t fiiedi (l»-
dec, divi'.lud into fevei.il heads, which
W.isordeieii (0 bepiinted.
Fthruiry 16. d’he Prefident: laid
hcfoie the A:i4mhlv fbvtrral articles
yropol'cii 'o them ilic pit.cedimr day
by .M Dupont, an,i whicli were aill.-.ed
to tlie I 'l.in of the if ciee ll-'r lire tim'.l
divilion of ilie kingdom —Afcer a
ti'r'cinu.'n of fijvera! hours, on the ex
pediency nr inexpediency of llicie arti
cles—ihe following wire adopted by
“ 'I'l',; N.itional Airemblv h.avc
decreed, and do hereby deer et :
1. That tlw liberty refervsd to the
cloTtors of various'diiiriit':, to delibe-
Tate' and (.icfcnt prti ions to the Nbi-
troiial/VlLnibly, is a meaiure which
appears to be more rotifovr; ble to
the gcnei al inter ells of the elecRcrs anj
2. In all the fhvilions in. the k-ng-»
'doni, it is uiiderltood that cair’t city
ct.inprelicnds all (he territory, cot
tages, ho,,'cs, .kc. and the inliahi-
lants of V hich ate airclTed .ad cnicll-
'ed lot till' payment of duties.
3 When a river is die line of divi-
fion, both diltrii.Rs are C4j':ally v con
tribute to preferve the lame ; and
the exae^'t line pf divifion is the centre
of the river.
4. The divifion of the llrgdom in-
to ilifii-ieds, rclaies only to cle-aions.
'Plie old divifioiis arc to. he obr-rved
'wub regard to duties, umil the new
c rgaui/aLicu of that power.”
LOKDOM, rtBRUARV 5.
Tbe F.mpcrnr is miking nneom-
mon preparations in B bcn'iia, and it
is uo'.v filed that (vi,iihal Laiidoba
fliall command there the appioaching
The Ruffian army was advancing
(ill the fide of Liiinnia, but were
checked by the king of Pi-ulfia.'
condiul here, asin Holland lull year,
an.I nt Liege liow, is 'moll fage .and
Ti:c prcpai-aiion-rur w,ar in Pruffii
are •acccleraicil with the utmoll expe-
di'.ion. Oldcrs h.ive hcen iil'ued Irotn
the military department for li e piir-
chnleoftent etjnipages, nnd' 14,00*
hoi'fes ; and bakers are engaged I'tf
It is thought both the King and the'
Prince Royal will take the field. 'J'lie
Duke rf Saxe Wr imar, isanived at
Berlin, and the Duke ol'Biunfwick is
daily expeefieel there.
Tlie lollowing lingular article is
copied iiom ilic Ga/elte de Pay*
The Vice-Roy of Mexico has tranf*
milled hi'ine a packet to .Spain, con-
t.iiniiig leveial letter.'--,'and otheT
pem, vhidi h.id hcen t.ikcn out
Jt nic I- nj.lilii, Poiiugucicj-and Rulli-
an vclie'is, to lie numiu-r of 361 mil
by a Spanilh I'lijraif, which had met
tiic laid lltti ill S. hit. 40 dei^rccs,
ing, as is luppoicd, tofound a cob-ii-iv.
'ihe C;iptaiii of die Spanilh fti-
gnte had alid taken ll.e Cfemmaiides
et Uie ficct.