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Alexander Contee Hanson
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...in consequence of the extreme severity of the weather—It was however tolerably pleasant—Dr. & Mrs. Thornton Mrs Key Mr & Miss Tayloe, Mr Mrs. & Miss Pleasanton, Major and Miss Selden, Dr Wrightman, Miss Hanson, Miss Aldrich Miss Forrest, Judge McLean, Mr Cook of Illinois Mr. Rhea, Mr Lear Mr. Coxe Mr. Elgar and Dr. Huntt with the Corps Diplomatique—I like Judge McLean very well he is a very...
Mr. & Mrs. Hanson are highly flattered by having it in their power to acknowledge the honor of an invitation to dine with Mr. & Mrs. Adams, and certainly do not regret less than Mr. & Mrs. Adams the circumstances which...
Robert Alexander (d. 1793) of Alexandria was the son of Col. Gerard Alexander (d. 1761).For the land deal in which GW in the fall of 1769 advanced Robert Alexander £500 to purchase land in Charles County, Md., see
...of justice, in fulfilling his Bargains and complying with his wishes, if he had been really in earnest in requesting the matter of her; especially, as the inducement which you thought would have a powerful operation on Mrs Alexander, namely the birth of a Child, has been doubled, and tripled....will believe, that the fault is not in Mrs Alexander, but yourself, if matters are procrastinated...
: Alexander Papers.
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, Alexander McDougall to GW, 13 April
Alexander Contee Hanson
On 10 Jan. GW instructed Robert Hanson Harrison to forward GW’s letter to Maj. Alexander Clough, which has not been found. Alexander Clough (d. 1778) served as a lieutenant and adjutant in the 1st New Jersey Regiment from December 1775 until GW offered him this majority. GW commended Clough for bravery in a skirmish with the British light horse at...
, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, The completion of preparations for Beatty to negotiate prisoner exchanges allowed GW’s secretary Robert Hanson Harrison to write Col. Samuel Blachley Webb from New Windsor on 14 July: “Agreable to your request when we parted, I inform You, that Congress on the 3d Ulto Resolved ‘That the Commander in Chief be authorised...
, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, A draft of a letter from GW’s secretary Robert Hanson Harrison to Col. Samuel B. Webb, dated 25 Sept. at West Point, reads in part: “Mr Beatty has received the General’s instructions upon the subject of Mr Lorings Answer, in which your release is attended...
, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, . Robert Hanson Harrison wrote the dateline on the draft manuscript.
GW apparently is referring to a letter that Richard Kidder Meade wrote to Alexander Hamilton from “Col. Blands Quarters Sharon near 8 oclock at night” on 21 Nov.: “I arrived here a few minutes after 4 oclock, when I, immedialety agreeably to the General’s orders, called on the......Hanson Harrison wrote to Brig. Gen. Anthony Wayne on this date: “If the whole of the detachment ordered...
, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, A letter from GW’s secretary Robert Hanson Harrison to Brig. Gen. Henry Knox, written on 26 June, reads: “A Board of ⟨s⟩ix General Officers is to sit this morning at the Clove Camp, to determine which Officers of ours, who were...
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, To ascertain the status of Lewis Garanger, GW’s aide-de-camp Alexander Hamilton wrote Brig. Gen. Henry Knox on 27 June: “Mr Garanger has waited upon the General to know decisively his fate. He renounces all ideas of command or rank in the corps of Artillery and asks only...
, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, . The dateline on the draft is in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing.
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, . The postscript of the draft manuscript is in Alexander Hamilton’s writing....issue of brigade inspectors from Major General Steuben, who received a letter from GW’s aide-de-camp Alexander Hamilton, written at Smiths Clove, N.Y., on 10 June. That letter reads: “You see the difficulty there is in getting the Majors to serve as Brigade Inspectors. The Board...
before Alexander Graham if these Commissions are dated when the Vacancies to which they are appointed happened. there is an inconsistency as they now stand., in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing,
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, ...Col. John Nixon’s list for his 4th Continental Regiment is dated 6 July; Col. Charles Webb’s list for his 19th Continental Regiment is dated 2–29 July; Col. Alexander McDougall’s list for his 1st New York Regiment is endorsed simply July 1776; Lt. Col. Frederick Weissenfels’s list for Col. Rudolphus Ritzema’s 3d New York Regiment is endorsed 2 July....
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, . Alexander Dick (d. 1785) of Fredericksburg, Va., became captain of a company of Virginia marines in February 1776, and in December of that year the Virginia Navy Board ordered him and his company aboard the privateer brig
Lieutenant Colonels Robert Hanson Harrison and Alexander Hamilton, and Elias Boudinot
Lieutenant Colonels Robert Hanson Harrison and Alexander Hamilton, and Elias Boudinot
To Colonel William Grayson, Lieutenant Colonels Robert Hanson Harrison and Alexander Hamilton, and Elias Boudinot Esquire Commissary General of prisoners.
Lieutenant Colonels Robert Hanson Harrison and Alexander Hamilton, and Elias Boudinot
To Colonel William Grayson, Lieutenant Colonels Robert Hanson Harrison and Alexander Hamilton and Elias Boudinot Esquire Commissary General of Prisoners
Lieutenant Colonels Robert Hanson Harrison and Alexander Hamilton, and Elias Boudinot
, in Alexander Hamilton’s and Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing,
, in Alexander Hamilton’s and Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, GW to Alexander McDougall, 19 June
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, GW to Alexander McDougall, 20 July
Lieutenant Colonel Robert Hanson Harrison.
, in writing of Robert Hanson Harrison, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress., in writing of Robert Hanson Harrison, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
, in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, , in Alexander Hamilton’s writing,
, in Alexander Contee Hanson’s writing,
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing,
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, GW to Duportail and Alexander Hamilton, 11 Nov.
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, GW to Alexander Hamilton, 4 June
, in writing of Robert Hanson Harrison, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, sold by Christie’s, New York, sale no. 1770, item 323, 5 Dec. 2006; Alexander Martin, who had resigned his commission as colonel of the 2d North Carolina Regiment in November 1777, lived at a residence that he called Danbury in Guilford County, North Carolina.
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, GW enclosed this letter in his to Brig. Gen. Alexander McDougall of this date
to Maj. Alexander Clough, c.9 Jan. 1777. GW said in on 10 Jan. GW wrote Robert Hanson Harrison
, in Alexander Hamilton’s and Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, . At the end of the first paragraph of Hamilton’s draft, Robert Hanson Harrison drew a symbol to indicate the insertion of the following sentence and closing, which he wrote on a separate sheet: “I have much confidence in your zeal and activity and I trust upon this occasion they will...
By His Excellency, George Washington Esquire, General and Commander in Chief of all the Forces of the United States of America. To Colonel William Grayson, Lieutenant Colonels Robert Hanson Harrison and Alexander Hamilton and Elias Boudinot Esquire Commissary General of Prisoners., in Alexander Hamilton’s writing,
In virtue of these powers, you the said Robert Hanson Harrison and Alexander Hamilton are appointed and I do here by appoint you Commissioners, to repair to Amboy in the State of New jersey on Monday the 7 of December—then and there—or at such other place as shall be afterwards..., in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing,
; copy, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, include a copy of a postscript signed by Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair and lieutenant colonels Edward Carrington and Alexander Hamilton certifying the copy as true.
, in Alexander Contee Hanson’s writing,
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, GW’s aide-de-camp Alexander Hamilton, who penned the draft, wrote and then crossed out the following text at this point on that document: “into the disposition of the Inspectors.”
, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, The committee apparently entrusted the letter to a “Mr. Snyder.” On 23 Oct., Deputy Q.M. Gen. John Mitchell, at Philadelphia, wrote to GW’s aide Alexander Hamilton, then at Great Egg Harbor, N.J., to meet Vice Admiral d’Estaing. The letter reads in part: “If you meet with Mr. Snyder who had the charge of His Excellencys first dispatches for the...
...I mean to draw, and the advice I shall give in consequence of it, is this, that you do not convert the Lands you now hold into Cash faster than your present Contract with the Alexanders, and a certain prospect of again vesting it in other Lands more convenient, requires of you—This will be treading upon sure ground. it will enable you to discharge Contracts already entered into—and...
I send also the trial of Capt: Hanson with a decision conformable to the sentence & recommendation of the Court in his case....Court Martial Case Files, G–12) showed that Capt. Thomas Hanson of the Forty-Second Regiment of Infantry had been tried by a court-martial convened in New York on 28 Mar. 1815, on charges of disrespect to his commanding officer, disobedience of orders, and a...