|Report of the Secretary of the Treasury, on the Finances, 37th Cong., 1st sess., 1861, S. Ex. Doc. 2, 14.|
|Legislation enacted on July 17, 1861, authorized Chase to issue non-interest- bearing Treasury notes "payable on demand by the Assistants Treasurers of the United States at Philadelphia, New York, or Boston." Statutes at Large, 12:259.|
|The statement has six points altogether. Chase Papers, 1:327.|
|Henry F. Vail. In his response, Stevens encouraged passage of a large tax bill, the issuance of "exchequer bills" to pay contractors, and limited legalization for U.S. notes as legal tender. Stevens to Chase, Jan. 21, 1862 (Chase Papers, Hist. Soc. of Pa.).|
|The Senate had confirmed Edwin M. Stanton as secretary of war on January 15. DAB, 17:518.|
|Previous reports from Philadelphia inaccurately suggested that Kate Chase had scarlet fever. Henry D. Cooke to Chase, Jan. 17, 1862 (Chase Papers, Hist. Soc. of Pa.).|
Autograph letter. Port Royal Correspondence, Records of Civil War Special Agencies of the Treasury Department (Record Group 366), National Archives (micro 19:0063).
This to be handed to Secretary Chase for his personal reading--the matter requiring his immediate personal attention--
Port Royal 19 Jan 1862.
Hon Salmon P Chase.
My Dear Sir.
I reached here on Friday last--having left N.Y. on Monday morning last and having been delayed there by Collector Barney who desired