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You will take up your march as soon as possible for Fort Fayette. I am anxious that you should reach that place this Winter provided you can do it without a injury to your men. If you find the thing impracticable you will take up your quarters in the town of Bedford where you will find an agent of the Contractor. With him you will make the necessary arrangements informing me what you shall...
I have received your letters of the twenty fifth and twenty sixth of October with their enclosure. Mess. Stickney and Wilson have been nominated to the Secret of War as Cadets in your regiment, and have received my support. I enclose to you an arrangement of relative rank formed on the basis of the one which you transmitted to me. The appointments of some of the persons mentioned in your list...
Your letter of the 8th. instant is received. I regret extremely that such misapprehension should have taken place, as it has totally deranged my plan of procedure as to the object, and before I can find a substitute will be productive of serious inconveniencies both to Officers and men. A compensation for travelling expences would have been made agreably to the regulation on that Subject for...
Herewith is an Official answer to your letter. I regret the intimation with which it is closed, to which however I can & must annex no precise meaning. I will only observe upon it, that in no sense can the affair be viewed as a personal injury, or be proper for the manifestation of personal resentment in any form. Any person one, who should give him you a different opinion, can hardly be your...
The Deputy Paymaster General being shortly expected in this City, Quarters of course, must be provided for him—I am informed that a suitable house is to be had in Greenwich Street, near the Albany Bason; which I request you to engage for his and the Adjutant General’s Offices—Application is to be made to Mr. Euen at No. 46 Greenwich Street, or, at his Counting house, Corner of Gouverneur’s...
You will repair as soon as possible to Niagara, and put yourself under the orders of Major Rivardi— With considn ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Col. Rice proposes Mess Joseph Stickney and Edward Le Britton Wilson as Cadets in his Regiment, and I would recommend that they be immediately appointed. The Col. mentions that they can not recruit a man from the want of cash money— With great ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Enclosed are extracts from letters of Colonel Hamtramck. I would thank you for a supply of the articles of War, and of the regulations for the — discipline of the troops— With great respect ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I should be very glad, if it lies within the compass of your powers, if you would order the revenue cutter in this port to accompany the Snow Acteon laden with Arms and public Stores as you are informed to Norfolk— With great respect ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
As soon as you shall have received the requisite number of overalls you will proceed to Brunswick in New Jersey—Upon your arrival at that place you will report yourself to me. With consideration ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).