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Reposing especial trust and confidence in your integrity, diligence, and abilities, I, Alexander Hamilton, secretary of the treasury of the United States, in virtue of the power to me given, by the act entitled “An act to establish the treasury department,” do constitute and appoint you assistant to the said secretary: To hold and exercise the said office during the pleasure of the secretary...
[ Philadelphia ] June 16, 1794 . “Mr. Hamilton requests to see Mr. Coxe at Eleven this forenoon.” AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives.
Treasury Department, June 23, 1792. Encloses “the contract between the Superintendent of the Delaware Light House and Abraham Hargis.” LS , RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, “Segregated” Lighthouse Records, Hamilton, National Archives. See Coxe to H, May 28, 1792 ; H to George Washington, June 19, 1792 ; H to Tobias Lear, June 22, 1792 ; and Lear to H, June 22, 1792 .
Be so good as to inquire of General Irvine the character of Mr. O Hara as a man of business and Integrity and qualifications as for a Quarter Master. If any one else occurs to you I will thank you to mention him. I have thought much of the affair & of characters supposed to be attainable; I am at a loss to satisfy myself. Yrs. Send Bowman. I wish also for Mr. Meyer. What was the state of Stock...
By the last post from Boston I recd your Letter of Nov. 18th.—I have before recd one at Quincy and another at Boston. I thank you sir for these friendly Communications, although I have not had oppertunity to answer them particularly. I was very Sensible of the importance of Congress Sitting in Philadelphia if it could be done with Safety and accordingl,y as soon as I was convinced of this...
[ Philadelphia, December 24, 1794. On December 25–27, 1794, Coxe wrote to Hamilton : “I have Just received your letter of the 24th istant.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, December 25, 1794. On December 26, 1794, Coxe wrote to Hamilton : “I have received your letter of the 25th. inst: relative to anchors.” Letter not found. ]
The President is of opinion that it will be adviseable to close the purchase & to extend it to a years supply taking due precaution as to preservation &c. ALS , RG 26, “Segregated” Lighthouse Records, Hamilton, National Archives. This letter is attached to “A Note of a contract for two parcels of oil for the use of the light Houses of the United States, made by Thomas Randall of New York with...
[ Philadelphia, January 3, 1795. On January 3, 1795, Coxe wrote to William Lindsay: “I have this day received from the Secretary of the Treasury a note….” Letter not found. ] LC , RG 26, Lighthouse Letters, Vol. I, National Archives. Lindsay was collector of customs at Norfolk, Virginia. For information concerning this letter, see Coxe to H, fifth letter of December 26, 1794 .
I request your attention to the enclosed Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 2 instant, requiring certain Returns relative to the Revenue, to be furnished to Congress on the first monday in January next. I am Sir   Your obedt Servt LS , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives. The House resolution reads as follows: “ Resolved , That the Secretary of the Treasury...
Th : Jefferson presents his compliments to Mr. Coxe and being to write to the President this morning, he has no hesitation to inclose to him Mr. Coxe’s letter, and to assure Mr. Coxe of his wishes for success to the application. He has not waited to consult with Mr. M. because he should have lost a post in the conveyance of the letter, and that as to himself he had no doubts to consult about....
If I understand the statements rightly the money paid by the Collector of Baltimore namely 30000 Dollars is still an advance; but as nothing more is now asked, and as it is presumeable the expences of the expedition and supplies to the end of the year will exceed the sum advanced all is well. I have only conjecture as to what will be the situation of the troops after the termination of the...
[ Philadelphia, January 10, 1793. On January 12, 1793, Coxe wrote to Hamilton : “Agreeably to your Note of the 10th instant, I have the honor to inclose to you a draught of an Act.” Letter not found. ]
It is my desire that you proceed immediately in the plan of purchasing, for the account of the United States, Spirits lawfully distilled in the western Surveys of Pennsylvania and Virginia, and in Kentucky, in the manner which was directed upon the last occasion. A fund of Ten Thousand Dollars in addition to the former sum of ten thousand Dollars may be applied to the purchases at proper...
I mentioned one or two things yesterday, which were urgent. One was the papers for the enquiry. You will see by the enclosed, that they are to go to the house of representatives. Will you be so good as to have a letter prepared this morning. I stay at home to-day, to look over petitions. Let the warrants, &c., be sent me. Yours, affectionately. George S. White, Memoir of Samuel Slater, the...
[ Philadelphia, July 12, 1794. ] “The Commissioner of the Revenue will carefully examine these Instructions and note for me any Alterations or additions which may appear to him proper. The Limits of the two departments in these respects not being accurately marked, a spirit of accommodation is requisite.” Copy, RG 58, Records of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, General Records, 1791–1803,...
The first Thing I have to communicate to you, must be an Explanation of the Date of my Letter. The Legislature of Massachusetts, last Winter, upon a Petition of the North Parish in Braintree, Seperated it from the rest of the Town, erected it into a new one and gave it the name of Quincy. By this Measure you See they have deprived me of my Title of “Duke of Braintree,” and made it necessary...
Treasury Department, April 19, 1794. “I transmit you a letter from Governor Mifflin to The President of yesterday’s date with the extracts mentioned in it. After due examination & reflection you will make me a full & particular report on the subject.” ALS , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives. See Bartholomew Dandridge to H, April 19, 1794 .
I am anxious to be informed how our affair now stands with Messrs. Wheelen & Co. & that it be brought to an issue. How stands also the question depending before the board of the land Office? Yr. Obed ser ALS , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. For an explanation of the contents of this letter, see the introductory note to...
Sundry papers were sent to you to day by Judge Wilson to get the hand writing proved. Did you get them? Has the needful been done? Have they been returned? Pray be in Town tomorrow Morning at seven oClock. Yrs ALS , Tench Coxe Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Coxe wrote on the back of this letter that he had received it on August 1, 1794. The “Sundry papers” which...
Mr. Madison presents his respects to Mr. Coxe. He wishes to have a little conversation with him this forenoon or tomorrow if convenient, and will thank Mr C. to name by the bearer an hour at which Mr. M. may wait on him. RC ( PHi : Tench Coxe Papers). Addressed by JM. Docketed, probably by Coxe: “recd. in the Morning of Sunday 29 Decr. 1793—appointed Mr. M. to call at his (Mr. C’s) house this...
Your obliging favours of the 30th of November, and 16th instant, with the communications accompanying them, have been duly received. Accept my best acknowledgments for the attention you have paid to my request; and believe that I mean not a mere compliment, when I say that your compliance with it has procured me much useful information, and many valuable observations. I have not leisure to add...
[ Philadelphia ] August 10, 1794 . “Mr. Hamilton wishes to see Mr. Coxe at his house tomorrow Morning as early as may be not exceeding 9 oClock.” AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives.
I send you 800 Dollars in Bank bills & my note for 1500 to be presented to the Bank. You may either send it yourself or I will as you think best. Yrs. ALS , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. For an explanation of the contents of this letter, see the introductory note to Coxe to H, February 13, 1795 ( PAH Harold C. Syrett,...
[ Philadelphia ] August 12, 1794 . “Mr. Hamilton requests Mr Coxe to call at his house as soon as he comes in this Morning.” AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives.
After mature reflection upon the communications handed you by the Supervisor of this District, from the Inspector of Survey No 4, I am of opinion, that it is adviseable for the Supervisor immediately to repair in person to that Survey. The Objects of his journey will be— I   To ascertain the real state of the Survey in its several subdivisions. II   To inquire carefully concerning the persons,...
Some days since I received your letter in which you mention to me that Mr. Wheelen pursuant to what he said to me, was himself willing and would endeavour to prevail upon the other parties concerned with him to permit Mr Church’s proportion of the land sold to be withdrawn by lot. In carrying this idea into execution, I presume it is well understood that the drawing must be confined to the...
I beg the favour of you to let me know what if any thing has been settled with Messrs. Wheelen & Miller or whereabouts that affair is. I expect with certain[ty] Mr. Church early in the spring, and should be grieved to have to inform him of an unsettled state of this business. I am   Sir   Yr. very hum. servant ALS , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of...
The President having approved of the contract between the Superintendent of the Delaware Light House &ca. and Thomas Davis and Thomas Connaroe, for erecting a pier in the River Delaware, the papers relating to that object are herewith returned, in order that the business may be proceeded upon. I am, with great consideration,   Sir,   Your Obedt Servant LS , Connecticut College Library, New...
I have received your favour of the thirtieth of June, with a continued Bill of the Treasurers Set of exchange No. 1351 for five hundred Dollars in my favour bearing date the 4th. day of May 1791 and drawn on Benjamin Lincoln Esq Collector of Boston, and I thank you for the trouble you have taken in this Affair.—I shall certainly hold myself bound to indemnify the United States for any Injury...