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I enclose to you a letter from Col. Powell in recommendation of Mr. Wyllys Silliman—Col. Parker, in his letter of the twenty eighth of August again urges the appointment of Mr. Robert Little heretofore recommended to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Mr. Jon. C. Williams by him as an officer in the eighth regiment. With great respect I am Sir & & ( Df , in the handwriting of...
Inclosed are is a letter from Judge Bourne of Rhode Island recommending Dr Benjamin Mason to be a surgeon & physician. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
New York, June 16, 1799. States: “… the recruiting service … is … now in a course of execution in all the states from Massachusetts inclusively to Virginia inclusively. Thus the necessity of expedition in regard to the supplies becomes more & more urgent.…” ADf , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
I have received the letter of Gen. Hamilton, inclosed in yours of 22 July, which I return as you desire. I see no material or reasonable objection against the appointment of Mr Thomas Y How to be a second lieutenant in the eleventh regiment. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I send you the enclosed letter from Mr Stevens respecting the provisions at Fort Jay that it may be for the instruction of to serve as information for the Accountants. ( Df , in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
You have been informed As Captain Meigs stands first on the list of Captains for the thirteenth regiment he will take the place of succeed Major Huntingdon who has resigned in the regular course of Military promotion. Colonel Taylor is anxious that the promotion appointment should take place, and I would beg leave to call your attention to the subject— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y....
I have no objection to the promotions or appointments proposed in your list, inclosed in your favor of 31st August. I return you all the papers. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Being ignorant of the present situation of Lieut. Lewis, I take the liberty of referring the inclosed to you; begging the favour of you, should you be possessed of the information to direct it With great respect &c ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Inclosed is a letter from Miles Carey inclosing a certificate from Capt Samuel Eddens. Mr. Cary I suppose wishes to be promoted from a cadet to a lietenant. yours MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Inclosed are letters from Mr. Otis and Mr. Parkman, recommending Mr. William Williams to be a Capt. which I pray you to file and record for consideration. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have read with attention, and duly considered, your letter of the 1st. of this month, and all the papers inclosed with it, and am of opinion that the public interest, and service requires that the proposed site and Ore be purchased at the best terms, which can be obtained, and a National Foundry for casting Cannon, shot and shells established, and I authorize you, in conjunction with the...
Inclosed are letters from Gen Lincoln Col Rice & Mr. Noble I am &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
[ Trenton , November 9, 1798. In a letter to Hamilton on November 10, 1798, McHenry wrote : “I received your letter of yesterday this morning at 5 o’clock.” Letter not found. ] H was on his way to Philadelphia to meet with George Washington, McHenry, and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney to discuss plans for the Army.
Colonel Rice proposes Mr. John Radford as a Cadet in his regiment, and I would recommend that he be immediately appointed. Enclosed is a letter to Mr. Swan which I have left open for your perusal. With great respect ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I send you a copy of a letter from Mr. Wilson who formerly belonged to the army If the wish which he expresses could be complied with consistently with the interests and rules of the service, it would give me pleasure. W— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Col. Ogden has again requested the appointment of Cadet in his regiment for Mr. Josiah Wright. No other This young gentleman has been assisting in the recruiting business from since the fifteenth of May, and has rendered considerable service. It is therefore the wish of Col. Ogden that his appointment and emoluments shou ld be considered as com having commenced at that time. I request that...
I have duly received the letter you transmitted me mentioning from Capt Gates of the 13th. of February mentioning among other things the want of Cloathing and Blankets which I had have taken for granted were forwarded. Inclosed is the form of the oath to be taken by officers entering the army of the United States with great respect I have the honor to be Sir Your obed Servt. ( Df , in the...
New York, April 8, 1799. “The Commander in Chief having approved the idea of calling the Pay Master to the Seat of Government, I send you inclosed by his direction an order for him to repair to the seat of Government.…” ADfS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. George Washington to H, March 25, 1799 . H to Caleb Swan, April 3, 1799 .
I send you the proceedings of a Court Martial lately held at Baltimore. The sentences have been approved and ordered to be executed. The Accountant of your Department will no doubt be instructed to see to the due execution of the pecuniary parts of them in the future disbursements— With great consideration respect I have the honor to be Sir Yr. Obed Sr ( ADf , Hamilton Papers, Library of...
I transmit you the enclosed letter which I doubt not you will consider as a handsome specimen of the talents of the writer—In addition to the inferences in his favor which may be drawn from it I have to — mention that he has been strongly recommended to me by very respectable characters. When If there should be a Lieutenancy which could be had with propriety be given him, I have no doubt but...
The inclosed Letters from Fisher Ames, John Allen and Nathaniel Smith and John Allen, recommending Characters for Commissions in the Army, deserve our particular attention. I accordingly recommend them to yours. You know the Writers and their great Worth and Merit. I have the Honor to be / Sir your most humble Servant DLC : James McHenry Papers.
I return the inclosures in your letter of 29th May. I know of no reason why Lt. James Sterit should not succeed to the vancy created by the death of Capt Demlar. The other papers, which I have read with pleasure require no comment from me. With great regard MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have heretofore mentioned to you Lieutenant Leonard Williams as Quarter Master to the second regiment of Artillerists. This Gentleman is well recommended to me— I have to request that he may be appointed your sanction to the nomination— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I perceive it would be agreeable to the Commander in Chief to receive frequent communications from you and particularly to understand the state of public supplies, that is the quantities on hand & the measures in execution to procure others. I give you this hint as a guide & would advise to have a full statement made out with notes of what is further doing & send it to him. Yrs. truly ADfS ,...
I transmit you, an address from a Corps of Horse in Warren, North Carolina,—I have some difficulty about accepting for a Company so small a Number as forty and also about lending the Arms, I pray you to detirmine These Points in this Case as you have done and mean to do in others and transmit them an answer.—I am, Sir, / Your Most obedient MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Col: Ogden mentions to me that there is a Hollander desirous of enlisting in his Regt. who has served an Apprenticeship in this Country and who is of a character worthy of trust. I should not deem it inconsistent with the Spirit of the regulation to permit the inlistment of every such person. If you are of the same opinion it shall be done With great respect &c. (Copy, in the handwriting of...
I have the honor to send you the return of the Army of the UStates which you lately required and which was delivered to me this morning. It is accompanied by a letter from the Adjutant General which furnishes some necessary explanations. Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamitlon Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. McHenry to H, January 6, 1800 . William North to H, January 9, 1800 .
The inclosed address and offer of service as a volunteer corps of a troop of horse in the county of Warren N Carolina has been by me unaccountably overlooked. I pray to you answer it without loss of time & send the officers their commissions. I am &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I enclose to you copies of letters which I have written to Col. Wilkins and Mr. James Miller. From these you will see the orders that have been given with Respect to the clothing. As Your cooperation may be necessary to the — procuring of an armed vessel, I must beg leave to request your attention to the subject. General Wilkinson requires—see enclosed letter in General Hs handwriting— ( Df ,...
The inclosed address and petition from the Hudson independent rangers should have been transmitted to you sometime ago; but in my distress it has been omitted. You will please to give them such an answer as our rules and circumstances will admit of. I am &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have received your letter of the eighteenth instant, and written the enclosed, in consequence, to Major Rivardi— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
New York, July 10, 1799. Quotes from Josias Carvel Hall’s letter of June 25, 1799 , concerning the shortage of clothing and states: “I trust that … the deficiencies complained of have been obviated. The continually increasing catalogue is very embarrassing.” LS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
New York, December 3, 1799. “… In conformity with your letter of the 25th of November I have written to Colonel Hamtramck requesting him to point out the individual officers whose ignorance is so strongly spoken of in his letter of the 5th of October. The remark of the Colonel did not appear to me to be directed particularly against late appointments but to embrace all appointments for the...
New York, December 4, 1799. “I take the liberty to request of you information whether the claims of old Soldiers who served in the Revolution war, are still admissible. I make this inquiry to Serve an old Soldier who has consulted me on the subject.” Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. In MS this word is “Served.”
I send you the enclosed letter from Lt. Peyton and recommend as he has made the rect offer a condtn of continuance in service that his resignation be accepted— I would thank you to inform me and Major Cass who is at Wilmington of the decision in the case as soon as possible of the decision in the case. ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Inclosed is a letter from Augustus de Grasse. I know not why his pay is withheld I pray you to make some inquiry into this gentlemans affair, & let me know the result. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I enclose to you some letters in recommendation of Mr. Hedgeman Thom whom Col. Parker wishes to be appointed an Officer in his regiment— The Colonel is very anxious that the vacancies in his regiment be filled, and I would recommend very much wish that it be done as speedily as possible— W— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
New York, June 18, 1799. Quotes an extract from Major Daniel Jackson’s letter of June 6, 1799 , concerning the shortage of clothing and lack of money to pay recruits. Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
The inclosed letter to Capt Henry speaks its own object. As his company was is ordered to march for this place Not knowing whether he may not be himself in Philadelphia nor whether his Company will have marched or not from Reading, I trouble you with it and request that you will have it forwarded according to circumstances. With great respect I have the honor to be Sir Yr Obedt St ( ADf ,...
If Lieut. Peyton’s resignation is not definitive, I request that the acceptance of it may be suspended—He has written me a letter for which it is indispensable that he should be arrested. I request to be inform’d without delay as to his situation— with great respect &c Send me if you please a copy of Lt. Peyton’s letter which I forwarded in mine of the 18th. ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan...
Inclosed I have the honor to transmit to you an extract of a letter from Govr. Trumbull of the 10th. instant recommending Mr. Peleg Sanford Mason as a Cadet in the Col: Taylor’s Regt.: with my request that it may be attended to— With great respect &c— (Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I request you to transmit copies of the law for reducing the twelve regiments which passed yesterday to Major Generals Hamilton & Pinckney & also to the commandant of brigades with orders to the Major Generals to make immediate arrangements, for reducing those regiments on the fourteenth day of June I pray you also in concert with the Secretary of the Treasury to make seasonable preparations...
Upon examination I find that it is Mr. Richard Taylor and not Captain Edmund Taylor to whom Col. Parker refers in his letter of the twenty fifth instant. This gentleman is a Lieutenant—I must trouble you for the requisite information Enclosed are the inaccurately dated commissions &c With perfect respect ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Col. Parker, in his leter of the sixth of November nominates Mess. Tennison and Burke as Cadets in his regiment—I would recommend that these Gentlemen be immediately appointed— With great res ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). H’s note on the cover reads: "Pay Master General Money —for Park er’s companies of Artilly Particular Officers Acceleration."
The President of the United States requests of the Secretary of War, immediate information, whether the commissions have been sent to all the officers of the army or not, and if not, how many remain to be sent. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Inclosed Annexed I have the honor to transmit you the copy of the a letter from Col: Ogden of the 25th. concerning Lt. Reading. I beg leave to recommend the Acceptance of the resignation With great respect &— (Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Enclosed is a letter from Captain Ths. Chandler to Col. Rice relative to a resignation of his Commission— Upon reviewing my files for December I do not find any letter on the subject— From the circumstances stated you will, I presume, think it proper to accept the resignation—I would thank you to inform me without delay, of the Decision in the case ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How,...
Inclosed is a letter from Ebenezer Stocher & votes of a company of Infantry, under the name of the Newbury Port federal volunteers, offering their services. I pray you to answer them, accepting their services and to send their officers their commissions. I am Sir / your most humble servant MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
On Saturday Dr. Waterhouse made me a visit & introduced Dr Lyman Spalding whose appearance justifys the character given him in the inclosed letter. I believe we shall not find a more proper appointment. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Colonel Read proposes Doctor Roger Cutler as Surgeon, Mr. Francis Blake as Cadet, and Lieut. Abner Paster as Quarter Master to his regiment. I would recommend that these Gentlemen be immediately appointed. Col. Read is particularly anxious for the appointment of a Surgeon. W— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).