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Inclosed is a resolution of the house of Representatives of the 17 of this month relative to arms foundaries &c which I request you to take immediate measures to execute. With great esteem I am Sir your most obedient servant MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Last night I received your favor of the 7 & it has given me much concern The Court Martial or some of them should have given a hint, if they suspected insanity. Lt Colo. Hamtramcks opinion has so much weight, that I am very glad you resolved to postpone acting upon the warrant, untill you could hear father. I now not only pray you to suspend the execution, but to cancel the warrant. Let the...
Inclosed is a letter from Gen. Knox recommending Jonathan Williams Esqr to some appointment. Mr. McHenry once thought of appointing him a Major of Artillery. Mr. Williams has abilities for many sorts of useful service & I recommend him to be placed on your list of candidates. With sincere regard &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I inclose a letter from Mr. Baldwin the Senator of this days date & a printed report with some manuscript notes on it of Mr. Baldwin, I pray you to give immediate attention to this whole subject & make a report upon it. I should be glad also to converse with you on the same thing as soon as possible. With great esteem MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Having just received your letter, accepting the office of Secretary of the Treasury, it is necessary that I should authorize & request you, as I do by this letter, to continue to execute all the functions of Secretary of War, untill further arrangements are made in that office. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I inclose a petition of Mr. Joseph Morgan & a letter from Mr. John Brown of Providence for your examination. I perceive Mr. Morgan has an inclination to be Superintendent at Springfield. But it is not yet certain there will be a vacancy there & if it were I know not what other candidates may be on your lists With great regard MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Enclosed is a letter from an officer of good character & I believe superior endowments accomplishments William Cocks. I take the liberty to recommend him to your candid attention, and careful enquiry. If a place can be spared for him, it will be very agreeable. Enclosed is the association of the Durham fœderal volunteers with recommendations of Isaac Davis as Captain, William Hoyt as 1st Lt. &...
Inclosed is a letter, recommending Lieut Moses Swett of N Hampshire, for an appointment in the artillerists & Engineers. The letter is from Major Jackson, your neigbor. Oliver Whipple Esqr of New Hampshire has recommended to me his son Sylvester Gardner Whipple for an appointment in the same corps, or in the Infantry. I believe these young gentlemen are very accomplished. With high regard &c...
The letter of Mr. King to me of Aug the 11 with Bells weekly advertiser messenger of Aug 10. I enclose to you because Gen Marshall I suppose will be absent. I pray you to communicate it to the other Gentlemen. If the negotiation is terminated upon the stated points, the object is no doubt our U.S. election; but time will shew that they are directed by superficial advisers. Instead of operating...
I received last night and read with great pleasure, your letter of the 16 of July. I am very much pleased with your plan, for executing the existing laws for the instruction of the Artillerists and Engineers. I am very ready to appoint the whole number of cadets, provided for by law, viz two for each company or sixty four in all; as soon as proper candidates present themselves, and the whole...