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[ Philadelphia, November 14, 1792. On November 14, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Knox and referred to “your letter of this day.” Letter not found. ] PAH Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). , XIII, 117–18.
War Department, May 13, 1793. Approves payment of a bill “drawn by Israel Ludlow on William Duer 29 January 1792.” LS , RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 4118, National Archives. Duer had served as contractor for the Army for the campaign against the Indians in the Northwest Territory in 1791, and Ludlow had acted as his agent in purchasing supplies and services...
War Department, Accountant’s Office, August 8, 1794. “I have the honor to inclose you an abstract of pay due the dismounted Infantry for the defensive protection of the Territory south west of the Ohio … in 1793 and part of 1794, an estimate of expenses and for pay of the Federal troops in that Quarter, also an estimate of the ordinary expenses of Government for Governor Blount for the year...
The Militia. The pay, $24,012 The subsistence and rations at 16–90ths of a dollar, 31,302 Forage for the field and staff officers,    234 $55,548 The Continental Troops Additional expense of subsistence and rations to the continental troops, during the same period. This expense arises from the contract; the price of the ration at fort Washington is stated at six and a half ninetieths of a...
[ Philadelphia, June 16, 1794. On July 29, 1794, Tench Coxe wrote to Henry Knox: “I have this moment received your letter to the secy of the Treasy of the 28th inst: … It refers to one of yours to him of the 16th ult upon the subject of other rendezvous.” Letter of June 16 not found. ] LC , RG 75, Letters of Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, Relating to the Procurement of Military,...
[ Philadelphia, March 8, 1793. On March 18, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Knox : “I have before me your letter of the 8th. instant.” Letter not found. ]
The estimates herein enclosed relatively to the fortifications is a Copy of the one present’d to the Committe of Congress, and is presumed to have been contemplated in the Law making the appropriations upon the Subject —some places however are mentioned in the Law which are not contained in the estimate. It will be necessary to appoint some man of character, for integrity and intelligence in...
Your exertions in my department during my absence will never be obliterated. I regret my long stay. If things shall be so serious as to require the President to go forward, I hope I may be indulged in joining him. I have not seen Mr. Jays dispatches. I am yours affectionately ALS , Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston. Knox had left Philadelphia for Maine in August because of adverse news...
By the arrangement of the New Contract, a Commissary will be required. I know not of any person in whose integrity I would have more confidence than Major I Craig of Fort Pitt provided he would repair to Fort Washington. Will you consider of this point, and if you approve, will you offer it to him? No time can be lost upon this subject. Mr Jay will satisfactorily arrange all the points of...
[ Philadelphia, April 12, 1794. On May 14, 1794, Tench Coxe wrote to Hamilton and referred to “the two Estimates No 1 & 2 of the Secrety of War, contained in his letter to you of the 12th. of April last.” Letter not found. ] Henry Knox had submitted these estimates to George Washington on April 10, 1794 ( LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress). The estimates deal with the...