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I have recd. your favour of the 14th. instant & I sincerely thank you for the friendly attention to my Interests therein manifested. It is certain that I must immediately engage in some active business, or wholly confine my expences to the prospects of my family, to what can be produced from a small farm. A removal from this place, considering the state of Mrs. Ws. health & that my children...
I have your Letter of the 28th: I will see the Secy of War this morning, and you may rely upon it, that the movement will be suspended. The true state of things in this city is, that the Treaty was at first unpopular, the expectations of vain sanguine men, who considered this Country as all powerful & intittled to dictate, were not satisfied—every engine of faction was successfully set at...
I have recd. your favour of March 21st. Mr. Wharton is a young man of virtue modesty and industry—he is pliant and docile—but I have observed no indications of invention or what may be called Talents . He is what I recommended him for, a proper person to copy and assist a man who has much business—but I do not think it probable that he could perform more than what is commonly expected of a...
I am favoured with your Letters of the 3d. & 19th. instant. You will have thought it strange that the first has not been acknwledged—it has been out of my power: the effects of a new Climate want of exercise and too much application to official business, produced a serious indisposition, which disabled me from writing for a forth-night; I am now recovering, though I remain weak. I had...
You may render great service by corresponding occasionally with your acquaintances in Congress, prompting them to vigorous measures, & dispelling whims & hysterics. Mr. Lawrence & Mr. Bingham have frequently created much embarrassment—The former is now firm—the latter troublesome —both want stimulants occasionally. No person here can say anything to them with advantage. Congress appears to be...
[ Philadelphia November, 1791 ]. Encloses extract of a letter, dated August 22, 1785, from Nathanael Greene to the President of Congress . Observes that “Baron Glaubeck was allowed pay as a Captain from March 9, 81. to August. 24 1782 & pd.… A sum far less than Genl. Green had advanced.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Wolcott prepared this memorandum for use in connection with H’s...
Proportions of 500. as required by the Act of Congress of the 22d. of Nov. 1777. Balances of Recs. and expenditures as stated by Comrs. of Accounts Balances chd. as quotas of the several States Credits on final settlemt. not transferable. New Hampshire 20 24. 20.
Plan for establishing departments of the Bank of the United States, submitted to the Secretary of the Treasy. by Oliver Wolcott. 1st. The Directors of the Bank of the United States shall appoint directors for each Department. 2d. The Directors for each department shall choose one of their number for President of the directors of each respective department. 3d. The Directors of the Bank of the...
Enclosed you will receive a form for stating the accounts of the Revenue Cutters and your direction. It will be expedient that an account should be opened in your books for the expences incurred under this agency, which will be closed quarterly and for the amount of which you will debit the United States in your quarterly account Current as Collector of the Revenue for the district of . The...