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Treasury Department, December 29, 1794. “In answer to your letter of the 26 instant, I remark, that it is not clear the words ‘the thirtieth day of June next’ may not be understood as equivalent to the ‘ next thirtieth day of June’ which last would conform to the known intent of the Legislature. At least this is a point to be referred to the President. It will naturally come up when the new...
[ Philadelphia ] August 13, 1794 . “Mr. Hamilton requests Mr. Coxe to send him the letter from Coll Neville with the inclosures to complete his statement.” AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives. H was apparently mistaken in his reference to “Coll Neville,” for the letter in question was undoubtedly that which General John Neville (rather than his son Colonel Presley...
Treasury Department, July 2, 1792. “It appears to be requisite that the sum of one thousand Dollars, which was advanced by the Collector of New York to the late Supervisor, should be refunded by the present Supervisor, in order that it may be carried into the proper account.…” LS , from a typescript furnished by Mr. Herman K. Crofoot, Moravia, New York. Coxe was commissioner of the revenue....
Mr. Hamilton requests Mr. Coxe agreeably to the wish of the President to have the contents of the inclosed Letters published omitting and altering such things as disclose the Writers. Dunlaps Paper will be a good channel for this purpose. The sooner the better. AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives. H did not date this letter. At the bottom of the letter Coxe wrote: “recd....
There was a Mr. Newton who appeared as President or Secretary of the Democratic Society at Norfolk. Who is he? Had he any connection with the Gentleman of that name lately an Inspector? I will thank you to make inquiry & let me know. AL , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Thomas Newton, Jr., was inspector of the revenue for...
Being about to leave the City for a Fortnight —I have requested the Bank of North America to advance to your order such sums as you may find necessary for the current service of the Government during my absence to the extent of Twenty thousand dollars. This provision is designed to enable you to answer such demands as may arise in relation to the civil list (including the contingencies of the...
It is the intention of the President of the United States, verbally communicated to me that the salary [of the keeper of the Light House Cape Henry] shall be equal to the keeper of the light House on the Delaware. In communicating this you will explain that the first salary proceeded from mistake. I am with much Consideration  sir  Your Obed Servt [PS   Inclosed are the papers concerning the...
After mature reflection upon the communications handed you by the Supervisor of this District, from the Inspector of Survey No 4, I am of opinion, that it is adviseable for the Supervisor immediately to repair in person to that Survey. The Objects of his journey will be— I   To ascertain the real state of the Survey in its several subdivisions. II   To inquire carefully concerning the persons,...
I have received your two letters of the 13th & 28 instant. I think my conduct must have proved to you that it has not been my intention to impute to you blame for any delays or deficiencies, which may have existed or which may exist in the execution of those portions of the business of the Department which are confided to you. I have resolved them into the natural effects of an extensive and...
Reposing especial trust and confidence in your integrity, diligence, and abilities, I, Alexander Hamilton, secretary of the treasury of the United States, in virtue of the power to me given, by the act entitled “An act to establish the treasury department,” do constitute and appoint you assistant to the said secretary: To hold and exercise the said office during the pleasure of the secretary...