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Philadelphia, June 30, 1794. Asks “whether domestic or foreign sail Cloth shall be used for our frigates.” Copy, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. This letter is essentially the same as H to Benjamin Lincoln, June 28, 1794 .
I have directed the Treasurer to remit you drafts on the Office of Discount & Deposit at New York for 3618 Dollars & 6 Cents being the amount of the two accounts inclosed in your letter of the 27th of May. But I leave it with you to settle the rate of Exchange with Messrs. Franklin Robinson & Co. according to what you deem the mercantile usage in such cases and I shall be satisfied with...
I take it for granted that mine of the 28 or 29th of which I did not keep a copy will have led you to conclude an arrangement for the vessel preferred by Mr Jay. Lest that letter should by any accident have miscarried (as you appear not to have received it on the 30th when the post came away) I repeat what it contained—It authorised you, according to Mr Jay’s choice, to agree for the vessel;...
[ Philadelphia, April 28–29, 1794. On May 2, 1794, Hamilton wrote to Seton and referred to “mine of the 28th or 29th of which I did not keep a copy.” Letter not found. ]
A Vessell is wanted to convey Mr Jay to Great Britain. It is a question whether on acct of our Situation with the Algerines it may not be adviseable to procure a foreign Vessell. Particular reasons induce me to trouble you on this subject and to ask you to have a careful inquiry made what Vessells there are in the Port of New York of any Nation and which are at liberty to be obtainable for...
I thank you much for your friendly & expeditious attention to my late requests. All the papers you have sent will answer my ideas except the account of Amsterdam Bills. It is essential I should exhibit to the Committee the monies actually in deposit in each Bank from that source at the end of each quarter and not then passed to the account of the Treasurer. The statement sent me exhibits sums...
[ Philadelphia, March 5, 1794. On March 8, 1794, Seton wrote to Hamilton : “Late last night I received your favour of the 5th.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, May 1, 1793. On May 3, 1793, Seton wrote to Hamilton : “I received your … Letter of the 1st.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, April 29, 1793. On May 3, 1793, Seton wrote to Hamilton : “I did not answer your Letter of the 29th.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, March 22, 1793. On the back of a letter which Seton wrote to Hamilton on March 5, 1793 , Hamilton wrote: “Answered the 22d.” Letter not found. ]