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I have had the pleasure to receive your favor of the 13th instant and I have the honor to enclose you a letter from the spanish Residents. Your Steward himself has recovered and also his children, but his Wife is dangerously ill Your house is not what it ought to be, either for your dignity or the rent. But it is the best to be obtained. With respectful Compliments / I am my dear Sir / With...
I have the honor to transmit you, enclosed, the copy of another letter just received from Colonel Pickering, dated the 8th instant. I am, with the highest respect, Sir, Your most obt Servt LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW .
[Philadelphia] 17 Mar. 1792. Communicates a letter from Gen. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney that Ralph Izard had just delivered to the War Department. ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed letter from Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, who had been brevetted a brigadier general at the close of the Revolutionary War, has not been identified.
[ 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.
A conformity of opinion, and upon the same grounds, enables us to submit to you a joint Answer to the third of the Questions, which you were pleased to propose on the 18th. of April to the Heads of Departments and the Attorney General. We have concluded that this mode would be more agreeable to you than a repetition of the same ideas and arguments in seperate answers. With perfect respect &...
I have the honor to submit to the honorable the Senate, by order of the President of the United States, an extract of a letter from James Seagrove Esq, temporary agent to the Creek Nation, dated the 28th ultimo, containing further information relative to Indian affairs in the Southern department. I have the honor to be, sir, with perfect respect, your most obedient servant, Printed...
I have the honor to submit to You the draft of letter to the Governor of New York, the purport of which has been agreed upon with the secretary of State. I am Sir respectfully your humble Servant ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed draft has not been identified.
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...
I have the honor to submit to the Senate of the United States, a report on the petition of Robert Connelly, praying to be placed on the Pension list. I have the honor to be / Sir, / with great respect, / Your most obedt: Servt: DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In obedience to the orders of the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate, the copy of a letter from his Excellency the Governor of Georgia, dated the 20th of November last, with certain enclosures, relative to indian affairs.— I have the honor to be, / Sir, / with great respect, / Your most obedt: Servt: DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
The President of the United States has directed me to submit to the Senate, the copy of a letter from his Excellency the Governor of Georgia, dated Augusta, December 5th, 1792, with an enclosure, relatively to Indian Affairs in the southern department. I have the honor to be, sir, with perfect respect, your most obedient servant,.” Printed Source--American State Papers. 38 vols. (Washington,...
[ 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. ]
No distinct accounts have arrived but by the post this evening we shall expect some particulars, which I will communicate tomorrow. Thus much is certain that no action has happened. I am my dear Sir Respectfully Your humble Servt ALS , DLC:GW .
[ 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...
War Department, May 12, 1794. “I have the honor to transmit you as a matter of information the opinion of Mr Joshua Humphreys on the mode of procuring the white oak plank and timber.” LC , RG 45, Letters Sent Concerning Naval Matters, National Archives. This letter concerns provisions for the naval armament authorized by Congress. See Knox to H, April 21, 1794 . On June 28, 1794, Knox...
General and Mrs Knox have the honor to accept with great respect the invitation of the Vice President and his Lady for Thursday the 1st of October MHi : Adams-Hull Collection.
Capt. Machin is desirous of going to Philadelphia for a few days, to transact some business relative to the recruiting service for this state. If his absence for a short time will not interfere with his trial, and your Excellency has no objection, I would recommend him for the indulgence requested. I have the honor to be most respectfully Your Excellencys very hum. servt DLC : Papers of George...
[ Fredericksburg, New York ] October 12, 1778 . States desire of Captain-Lieutenant Daniel Gano, Second Continental Artillery, to resign. ALS , RG 93, Miscellaneous Records, National Archives.
Conceiving it may be satisfactory to the President, I enclose the first report from Capt. Hills respecting the Scite for an Arsenal upon the Powtomac. Yours ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The report of John Hills has not been identified.
[ Philadelphia, July 28, 1794. On July 29, 1794, Tench Coxe wrote to Hamilton : “I have this moment received under cover from the Secy. at War an open letter for you of the 28 inst.” Letter not found. ]
War Department, May 24, 1971. “I have the honor to inform you, that Messrs: Smith and Shepherd have completed their contract of clothing for the levies, and that Mr: Hodgdon, the quarter master, has receipted to them for the same.…” Copy, RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 1339, National Archives. The firm of Robert Smith and John Shepard Shepherd (Shepard,...
Philadelphia, 27 Feb. 1792. Sends a letter and enclosures received from Lt. Col. James Wilkinson and indicates that other letters “worthy your perusal” will also soon be submitted to the president. ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosures have not been identified, but Tobias Lear returned them to Henry Knox on 28 Feb. 1792 ( DLC:GW ).
I have this moment received the within paper containing the extraordinary correspondence between the Minister of foreign relations of the french Republic and Mr. Gerry. It seems important that you should see it early in order to take measures to counteract the effects I am most respectfully / Your MHi : Adams Papers.
The General officers who were directed by your Excellency to view the most proper place on West point, to erect a magazine, desired me to report, That it is their opinion that the hollow, west of Fort Clinton, under all circumstances, is the best place for that purpose. I have the honor to be sir with the greatest Respect Your Excellencys most obedient Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I have the honor to enclose the return of the troops, to the 20th instant, and am, with the greatest respect, Your Excellency’s most obedient servant, DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I have the honor to submit for your information a letter from major general Scott dated Lexington the 14th ultimo; just received. I have the honor to be Most Respectfully, Sir, Your obedient Servt LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed letter from Gen. Charles Scott has not been identified.
I rejoice with you my dear friend and General, with glorious issue of your warfare how rich must be your sensations at this moment! May the God long continue you to see the progression of peace and happiness which has been obtained under your auspices. happy day for America! I am my dear General with the greatest warmth & sincerity Your affectionate MHi : Henry Knox Papers.
Notwithstanding the agreeable view of affairs transmitted by Governor Blount I have the mortification of submitting to you a letter of more recent date of quite a contrary complexion which I presume is authentic. I have the honor to be with perfect respect Your obed. Servant LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed letter has not been identified.