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[ Philadelphia, April 15, 1783. On April 16 Morris wrote to Hamilton : “I have been duly honored with the Receipt of your favor of the fifteenth Instant.” Letter not found. ]
I am honored with your letters of the 5th. 15th and 16th instant. The detail you have been pleased to enter into in that of the 5th exhibits very cogent reasons for confining yourself to pretty large denominations of notes. Some of them had occurred to me others had not; but I thought it my Duty to state to you the operations which that circumstance had, as in the midst of the variety and...
[ Albany, October 19, 1782. On October 28, 1782 , Morris wrote to Hamilton: “I have received your Favor dated at Albany on the 19th Instant with the Enclosures.” Letter not found. ]
[ Albany, October 12, 1782. On October 23, 1782 , Morris wrote to Hamilton: “I have received your favors of the 9th. and 12th. Instant.” Letter of October 12 not found. ]
I wrote you a hasty letter by the last post which arrived late and set out very soon after its arrival. Since that I have received two thousand dollars all in your bills on Mr. Swanwick in favour of Messrs. Sands & Co. One half the sum is in bills payable in February ⟨next⟩ exchanged by them for specie with one of the County treasurers. I am sensible there is an inconvenience in this in...
In my last I informed you that the Committee appointed by the Legislature on the subject of taxation were together. In spite of my efforts, they have parted without doing any thing decisive. They have indeed agreed upon several matters and those of importance but they have not reduced them to the form of a report, which in fact leave every thing afloat to be governed by the impressions of the...
I have been honord this week with your letters of the 28 August 6th. 12th and 17th instant with their inclosures. It gives me the most real pleasure to find that my past communications have meet your approbation; and I feel a particular satisfaction in the friendly confidence which your letters manifest. I am persuaded that substanial reasons have determined your choice in a particular...
The hurry in which I wrote to you by the last post, prevented my examining particularly the papers which I informed you I had received. On a more careful inspection of them, I found them not so complete as I had hoped. There is a general state[ment] of specific supplies; but the returns referred to in that [statement] for the particulars were by some mistake omitted. I have written for them,...
I have the honor to acknowlege the receipt of your letter of the 29th. of August; the contents of which shall be executed. I have just received by the post accounts of the specific supplies furnished by this state; copies of which I shall prepare to be transmitted to you by the next post, as I am to return the Originals, which are for the inspection of the legislature. I hope to add to these...
I have had the inclosed ready for some time; but in hopes of receiving the returns of the certificates mentioned in memorandum B I delayed sending the present sketch. Having even received no answers from some of the parties who live at a distance from me, I suspect they have done their business in so disorderly a manner (to say nothing worse of it) that they are at a loss how to render the...
I send you herewith all the acts of the Legislature of this state since the Government has been organized; on the margin of which I have numbered all the acts relative to the matters you mention in your letter of July 81 to the states agreeable to the within list. I inclose you the papers of the last week. The indolence of some and the repugnancy of others make every trifle lag so much in the...
This letter serves only to transmit the two last papers: I wish the measures I have taken to satisfy you on the points you desire to be informed of, had been attended with so much success as to enable me now to transmit the result. But I find a singular confusion in the accounts kept by the public officers from whom I must necessarily derive my information, and a singular dilatoriness in...
I promised you in former letters to give you a full view of the situation and temper of this state: I now sit down to execute that task. You have already in your possession a pretty just picture of the 1st drawn by the Legislature in perhaps too highly coloured in some places, but in the main true. It is the opinion of the most sensible men, with whom I converse, who are best acquainted with...
[ Albany, August 10, 1782. On August 28, 1782, Morris wrote to Hamilton : “I have duly received your several Favors of the Twenty second & twenty Seventh of July, and tenth and thirteenth of August.” Letter of August 10 not found. ]
[ Albany, August 3, 1782. On the back of a letter which Robert Morris wrote to H on July 22, 1782 , H wrote: “Ansd. Aug 3d.” Letter not found. ]
[ Albany, July 27, 1782. On August 28, 1782, Morris wrote to Hamilton : “I have duly received your several Favors of the Twenty second & twenty Seventh of July, and tenth and thirteenth of August.” Letter of July 27 not found. ]
Agreeable to my letter to you from Albany I came to this place and had an interview with a Committee of the Legislature in which I urged the several matters contained in your instructions. I strongly represented the necessity of solid arrangements of Finance, and, by way of argument, pointed out all the defects of the present system. I found every man convinced that something was wrong, but...
I have this moment received your letter of the 2d. instant and as the post will set out on its return in half an hour I have little more than time to acknowlege the receipt of it. I shall tomorrow morning commence a journey to Poughkepsie, where the Legislature are assembled; and I will endeavour by every step in my power to second your views; though I am sorry to add without very sanguine...
The letter, which you did me the honor to write me of the 4th. instant came to my hands too late to permit me to answer it by the return of the same post. The explanation you give of your intention in your late offer makes it an object that will fully compensate for the time it will deduct from my other occupations. In accepting it I have only one scruple, arising from a doubt whether the...
I had this day the honor of receiving your letter of the 2d. instant and am much obliged by the mark of your confidence, which it contains; and to Col Stewart for his friendly intentions upon the occasion. My military situation has indeed become so negative that I have no motive to continue in it; and if my services could be of importance to the public in any civil line I should chearfully...
[ Albany, May 4, 1782. On May 20, 1782, Morris wrote to Hamilton : “I have received your Letter of the fourth Instant.” Letter not found. ]
I was among the first who were convinced, that an administration by single men was essential to the proper management of the affairs of this country. I am persuaded now it is the only resource we have to extricate ourselves from the distresses, which threaten the subversion of our cause. It is palpable that the people have lost all confidence in our public councils, and it is a fact of which I...