To the honorable Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives [electronic resource] : Gentlemen: The annexed memorandum will answer your question as to the number and amount of the unconditional acceptances of the War Department, which we have discounted and which have been paid, by which it appears they amount to ($315,000) three hundred and fifteen thousand dollars, all of which were paid at maturity. ...
- Corporate Author:
- Peirce & Bacon (Boston, Mass.)
- [Boston?] : [publisher not identified], [1863?]
- Physical Description:
- 2 unnumbered leaves ; 25 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Peirce, Thomas Wentworth, 1818-1885 and United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary
- Concerning outstanding claims against the United States made by the Boston firm of Peirce & Bacon, including references to its Case of Peirce & Bacon, published in 1862., "In conclusion, let us add that we are aware that this is a time of trial for the government, when all its resources are required to preserve its existence. We do not ask payment in such a crisis. But we do ask for an acknowledgment of its obligation in some form, payable in the future ..."--leaf . Signed: T.W. Peirce, for Peirce & Bacon., Followed by: Memorandum of acceptances of John B. Floyd, secretary of War Department, discounted by Peirce & Bacon, which were paid at maturity at the Bank of the Republic, New York, where they were made payable., The American Antiquarian Society copy has embossed stamp, presumably that of the stationer., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 11556).
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