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Your letter of the 26 of December is received. The sum you mention per Month appears high for the object. From a calculation made here it is concluded, that Two thousand five hundred Dollars would be a large allowance upon an œconomical arrangement. If the French Minister should express to the Government a desire that this sum per Month should be furnished for such a purpose, I take it for...
Since my arrival here I have received three letters from you to the contents of which I have attended though my engagements have not before admitted a reply. If I recollect rightly the law of the State, it authorises, and in my opinion expediency requires, that the sum requisite to complete the batteries undertaken by order of the Military Committee, in addition to the 50000 Dollars provided...
The Secretary at War has sent me the copy of a letter from Captain Frye to him, by which it appears that there is on hand a quantity of provisions delivered under the contract of last year and still unissued to the troops. You will be pleased, if the quality of the Articles does not furnish a decisive objection to endeavor to make an arrangement by which they may stand in lieu of an equal...
New York, March 16, 1799. “You have been requested to provide a competent person to attend in quality of Quarter Master, the detachment of Troops which is to proceed from Fort Jay on Monday next.…” LS , New-York Historical Society, New York City; ADf , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. For background to this letter, see James McHenry to H, March 15, 1799 ; H to William R. Boote, March 16,...
I request that you will provide without delay a Trusty person to go as express to West Point. He must be also an active person & have a good horse. He will set out some time this afternoon—When ready let him call upon me Yrs. ( ALS , New-York Historical Society, New York City). Endorsed by Stevens: "Ansd 17." Letter not found.
I request that you will without delay forward by Water to Albany the Cloathing which has been sent to your care for the Detachment under the command of Lt Leonard. Let it be addressed to the Agent for the Contractor to be by him delivered to Lt Leonard. If upon enquiry no opportunity for Albany is likely speedily to occur, you will please to inform me. With great esteem I am Sir Your Obed Serv...
I sometime since desired Major Hoops to take an arrangement with you for mustering the troops under his command. But a few days before I left New York, I understood from Lt Dayton that the Muster had not taken place. If not done I request that it may be immediately done. Before I leave this place I shall arrange definitively with the Secy of War the affair of your compensation. With great...
According to the present establishment, each Company of Artillerists is to include Eight Artificers. You will oblige me by your opinion as to what particular trades should be included and in what proportion. I request to hear from you tomorrow. With esteem & regard Yr. Obed Serv ( ALS , New-York Historical Society, New York City; copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers,...
Capt Henrys company of Artillerists is at Powles Hook. Being destined for New Port Rhode Island you will concert with Capt Henry the proper measures for conveying them thither without delay With great considn Sir Yr. Obed Serv Let the Company be removed for the Present to Governors Island ( ALS , New-York Historical Society, New York City; copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton...
You will be so good as to furnish Colonel Smith with whatever arms he may require. If they do not belong to the public United States, they will be returned when no longer wanted, and if lost or injured replaced. with true considerations I am Sir Your obed Servt. PS. You will please to furnish Colonel Smith with such a Tent as he may direct ( ALS , New-York Historical Society, New York City;...