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Washington Territory. Letter of the Secretary of the Treas-
ury transmitting estimates of current expenses of legislative
tary of the Interior in relation to....
War, transmitting memorial of General Roberts relative to...
3d Session. I
GOLD COIN SOLD SINCE JANUARY, 1863.
THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY,
IN ANSWER TO
A resolution of the House of 6th ultimo, transmitting various statements of
gold coin sold by the government since January, 1863, in each year.
FEBRUARY 13, 1869.-Referred to the Committee on Banking and Currency and ordered to
February 13, 1869. SIR: In answer to House resołution of the 6th ultimo, requesting the Secretary of the Treasury to furnish the House a statement showing the aggregate amount of gold coin sold by the government since January 1, 1863, in each year, with the date and amount of each sale, the rate and amount of premium realized, the commissions and expenses attending the same, and to whom paid, and stating particularly to what account such expenses and commissions were charged, and to what account the premiums were credited," I have the honor to transmit herewith a statement giving all the intormation that can be furnished upon the subject, including sales of coin exchange and silver, by the assistant treasurers and designated depositaries, who made such sales, and to whom a copy of the aforesaid resolution was referred for report.
In answer to that portion of the resolution inquiring as “to what account such expenses and commissions were charged, and to what account the premiums were credited," I reply that, in all cases, the proceeds of the premiums (that is to say, the full amount of the premium, after deducting the taxes and commissions) were covered into the treasury as miscellaneous receipts, the taxes being covered into the treasury as a receipt on account of internal revenue. Very respectfully,
Secretary of the Treasury. Hon. SCHUYLER COLFAX,
Speaker House of Representatives.
Detailed statement of the sales of gold and silver coin at the United States
Treasury, New York, from January 1, 1863, to January 9, 1869.
Rubuia & Co.... H. Feldman... B. F. Beekman .. Brittan, Brothers. W.F. Oakley..... L. Heidenheimer.. Edward J. King ... A. W. Payne ...... H. Barnstorff & Co... Simmonds & Edwards J.W.Oppenheim & Co. Morgan & Smith..... Lewis Schiele ....... Lehmaier, Brothers ... Edw. Blackburn & Co. J. Hess & Co..... John Syz & Co.. John H. Holdane.... Aaron & Co......... M. H. & D. Cashman. C. Hurdt & Co. ..... Thos. Watson & Co... Paton & Co.......... Heye, Brothers ....... Joseph Wild ... Appold Schulthess & Co. Perier & Cateaux .... J. Hamburger & Co... Kirkland & Von Sachs. Thomas Maddock .... Fred. Victor & Achelis. Joseph M. Strong ..... Westray, Gibbs &
Hardcastle ... Wicht & Lankernan.. Thomas Asenicio & Co. A. Busch & Co. ......
Detailed statement of the sales of gold and silver coin, &c.—Continued.
776 76 2, 500 00..do.. 2,500 00 2,500 00 2,500 00
339 90 2,076 00 ..do..
135 00 1,633 10
539 00 30,328 20 .do.. 12,571 20
284 19 3, 000 00 1,456 50
100 00 .do.. 309 90 .. do .