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In answer to your letter of this date, I have to inform you that in pursuance of authority to me for that purpose from the President of the United States, You have permission to be absent from the United States for a period not exceeding One year from the time of your departure. I am Sir   Your Obedient & humble servant ALS , in the United States Naval Academy Museum. Walker was naval officer...
Since my last to you it has occurred to me that the concerns of the Society for establishing useful Manufactures, in England, are not in such hands as might be wished, that is such of which there is sufficient knowlege. Would it not be adviseable that some known and responsible character should be written to and requested to take up the affair in concert if you please with King? The endeavour...
The bearer of this Mr. George Parkinson is an ingenious Mechanic who has been engaged by me in the service of The Society for establishing useful manufactures. I have advised him to go to New York to assist Mr. Marshall to whom I have given him a letter & to whom I am persuaded he will be useful. I take this occasion to make him known to you that he may receive any little pecuniary aid of...
Received January 18th. 1793 of Benjamin Walker Agent for Baron De Steuben Three thousand Dollars in full of all claims and demands against the said Baron De Steuben to this day. ADS , Mr. Hall Park McCullough, North Bennington, Vermont. Walker was naval officer for the port of New York. During the American Revolution he had served as aide to Baron von Steuben. After the war he was a close...
[ Albany, March 8, 1795. The dealer’s catalogue description of this letter states that it concerns “Business matters.” Letter not found. ] ALS , sold at Ritter-Hopson Galleries, October 18, 1932, Item 71. A native of London, Walker had imigrated immigrated to America before the American Revolution and settled in New York City. During the war he had served as aide-de-camp to Baron von Steuben....
It is indispensable that an Ordinance should pass for the next election in October and it appears clearly that this cannot be done without the presence of Seven Directors. As five only are here, it is essential that two should come from New York. I beg you to do it without fail, so as to reach New Ark if possible by Eight tomorrow Morning. Without this another Meeting of the Directors for this...
Philadelphia, July 7, 1794. “I wrote to you some little time since to know whether it would be convenient to you (⟨sub⟩stituting a careful deputy in your absence) to make a tour of the different custom houses in the UStates—to inspect the manner of carrying on business at each; in order to a Report to the Treasury. For this purpose a reasonable allowance per diem would be made say of Five...
The power being legally competent to the purposes desired, I have instructed the Comptroller to give the needful direction to The Commissioner of Loans. But in friendship to you, I cannot suppress some jealousies which are afloat and which have run before your application as if to prevent a compliance with it. You know the late events with regard to Duer Macombe &c have awakened much suspicion...
The bearer of this Mr. Douthat is lately from Europe. His views are towards the Woolen Manufacture, which he professes to understand in all its branches—and he is steering his course to Hartford in Connecticut. As he is a stranger & I presume stands in need of œconomy, I will thank you to put him in the way of the cheapest conveyance to his destination. Will not this be by Water? Yrs....
I enclose you a letter which I have received from Mr Marshall. If you can with propriety accommodate him it will be well. I doubt not his embarrassements are real & his emoluments in proportion to his merit are small. Yrs. sincerely ALS , Passaic County Park Commission, Paterson, New Jersey. Walker, a New York speculator and business associate of William Duer, was a director of the Society for...
[ New York ] October 15 [ 1796 ]. “Troupe & I have conferred. We think, considering the magnitude of the concerns, the diversifications of it into sub-branches—the ability of parties &c.—We may reasonably expect each of us as a Retainer for each of your principals £50. that is to To Hamilton NY Curry For Pulteney £50 For Horneby   50 Same to Troupe £100 = 250 Ds. We shall consider this as a...
Since mine to you of the instant, it has occurred to me, that the President, in his direction to me, has limited your absence to six months, which I did not recollect when I extended it to twelve. I am therefore under the necessity of retracting six, and of requesting you to consider your leave of absence as for six months from the time of your departure. I am, Sir, Your Obedt: & hum: Servt....
[ Philadelphia, June 30, 1792. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] ALS , sold by Stan V. Henkels, Jr., December, 1892, Catalogue No. 694, Item 221.
This will be delivered to you by Mr. Pearce. A Vessel has gone round to New York with the Machinery &c. prepared for the Society; the freight will be to be paid and the passages of some workmen Eight or ten, who were with him & who will be immediately necessary in the further construction of Machines &c. Their passage money also will be to be paid. The freight by agreement is 6d. per foot...