Documents relating specifically to the Federal Reserve System. Examples of the types of documents you will find here are legislation relating specifically to the System,
the semi-annual monetary policy hearings before Congress, speeches, and annual reports.
Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances
Description: The Department of the Treasury was established in 1789. These annual reports also contain the reports of the many departments of the Treasury, including the Bureau of the Mint, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Bureau of Customs, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Secret Service, and the Internal Revenue Service.
Statistical Appendices for the years 1968-1980 are included.
Most of the reports for the years 1790-1844 were bound together into four volumes with combined indexes at the end of each volume. The index for the volume and table of contents listing the reports contained in that volume are included in the pdfs for the applicable years. Additionally, reports for the years 1789, 1792-1794, and 1796-1800 were downloaded from the American State Papers, digitized by the Library of Congress.
In the report for 1842, there is a notation that an act to establish a fiscal year for the United States was approved on August 26, 1842.