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I yesterday received your favor of the 3d. instant and beg you to be assured, that any employment, which your arrangements may have assigned me, shall be zealously undertaken and faithfully executed to the extent of my abilities, at the same time, it is proper for me, to express my apprehensions, that the result will not, in any other particulars, justify the confidence with which you have...
Your letter of the 22d. instant came by the mail of Saturday and was received by me on the Monday following, being yesterday, I am now on this day setting to execute your commission with all the dispatch in my power. I have the honor to be with the utmost respect your mo. ob. servt ( ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I have lately learned, that Captain Cole of the 11th regiment, has solicited from you, that his resignation might be accepted—he had previously notified me by letter of an intention to resign on the first day of the present month, since which he has not addressed me—believing, however, that he considered his communication to me, as sufficiently formal, I have to join him, in his request, that...
Permit me to remind you, that the supplies of wood for the Brigade at the Cantonment, near the Scotch plains have been made up to the 15th. of the present month, and not farther, the sooner orders may be received, for a farther supply, the greater will be the time, within which I may use endeavours to make contracts for lower sums, than I have been oblidged, from necessity to give. I have the...
Elizabeth Town [ New Jersey ] June 23, 1799 . “… The success in recruiting in the several sub-districts, hes been exceedingly various, which may be ascribed in part to the different degrees of address or talent in that way, and of activity, in the recruiting Officers, in part to the good or ill disposition of the inhebitents toward the government and in part, to a went of Officers occesioned...
Yesterday by the mail I duly received your favor of the 22d. Ultimo, and being in the predicament you mention, in relation to the hats received for my regiment, I have made arrangements for the supply of cockades and loops agreably to your directions— With the highest respect I have the honor to be, Your mo. Obedt. servt. ( ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Mr. Genti, has arrived with your baggage, for which a waggon is ready, as also, a horse for himself, there will be no delay in getting them forward. A horse for yourself & two horses for your carevan, with a driver, will be at Paulus-hook to morrow evening. I will have the honor of meeting you at Newerk and Shewing you the way to your quarters, neer the Cantonment. I am with the most perfect...
Elizabethtown [ New Jersey ] December 15, 1800 . Complains that he cannot collect from the Government the money he spent for the public service while he was in the Army. Asks Hamilton to certify that the vouchers for Ogden’s expenditures be allowed. ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. For payments to Ogden, see William Simmons to Henry Dearborn, March 5, 18, 31, April 26, 1802 (RG 217,...
In obedience to your letter of the 22d. instant, I have viewed all the positions in the vicinity of the Raritan, of which I could gain information, among these, there is one, on Green-brook which empties into that river possessing far greater advantages, in my apprehension, than either of the others. This site affords a great abundance of good wood for hutting and for fuel lying 800 yards in...
Pursuant to your direction, with as much expedition, as appeared consistent, with the idea of giving to each Officer of my regiment, an opportunity of voting for a person to be nominated as paymaster, I convened this day, agreably to a previous notice, eleven Officers, who by a plurality of voices nominated Lieutenant John G. Whorter as a fit character to be recommended to that Office—He will...