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I enclose you a letter from Mr Church. I must add to it my earnest request that you will exert yourself to complete the business which is the subject of it. The punctuality of his temper occasions to me no small embarrassment in reference to a delay which appears to him extraordinary. I shall receive much pleasure from the knowlege that the affair is closed. With consideration   I am Sir   Yr...
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...
Accidental Circumstances prevented my seeing you previous to my departure to know the issue of the Arbitration—proposal to Mr Wheelen. I will thank you to inform me. I have heared that some late law of Pensylvania has put in jeopardy the property of Aliens where there were not actual settlements. I will thank you to explain this. Is it where the Patents were originally to Aliens? —or does it...
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endeavour to prevail upon the other parties concerned with him to permit Mr Church’s proportion of the land sold to be withdrawn by lot.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 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...
Mr. Hamilton’s Compliments to Mr Coxe. An engagement which Mr. H did not recollect will not permit him to breakfast with Mr. Coxe this morning. But he will call immediately after he is released at Mr Coxe’s House & afterwards at his Office. AL , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. For the purpose of H’s trip to Philadelphia in...
[ Philadelphia, January 31, 1795. On February 9, 1795, Coxe wrote to Oliver Wolcott, Jr.: “A letter of the 31st. Ultimo from the late Secretary of the Treasury having confirmed the opinion that there does not exist authority to defray the expence of gauging wines by the Collectors of the Customs on Importation, if they are liable to duty ad valorem.” Letter not found. ] H wrote this letter in...
I am to acknowledge the Receipt of your Letters of the 20th. of December & 24th. instant. You will be pleased to prepare an Act to be submitted to the President for comprehending the River Ohio in the District of Ohio as far as it now borders upon it and for comprehending it in the Second Survey as proposed. No act of the President can give concurrent jurisdiction to Officers of different...
I send you copy of a letter from the Attorney General of the 17 instant. I agree in opinion with that officer, that it is adviseable to cause two suits to be brought one in the circuit Court another in the State Court. The one in the Circuit Court ought to be Debt for the tax exclusive of the penalty and it ought to be in a sum of two thousand Dollars for an equivalent number of Carriages....
It is my opinion that the rule which has been adopted with regard to arrears of duty in the western survey of Pennsylvania may be extended to Kentucky. It ought to be the subject of a confidential communication to the Supervisor —leaving him at liberty however to apply or limit the extent of the rule according to local circumstances and the past course of the business. I am with great...
[ Philadelphia, January 26, 1795. ] “Mr. Hamilton requests Mr. Coxe to send him the letter of the Supervisor of Kentuke with regard to the Carriage tax mentioned in his of the 19th instant.” AL , RG 58, Records of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, General Records. 1791–1803, National Archives. Thomas Marshall. At the bottom of this letter Coxe wrote: “recd. Jany. 26th. 1795. This sent on 2d. time.”
These papers are not perfected—there are blanks not filled . The sums are not added up & the former expence is not brought forward with the additional latitude so as to shew a general result. Mr. Hamilton requests Mr. Coxe to have them immediately completed. He will call at Mr Coxe’s office at two to confer. AL , RG 58, Records of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, General Records, 1791–1803,...
Your letter of the 8th. instant, has been duly received. I am not fond on the mere suggestion of parties without a knowledge of the state of things between them & the principal to interpose advances—yet if Whelen & Miller as Agents for Mr. Elie Williams have sufficient knowledge of the facts to ask on his behalf & upon his responsibility the advance, it will be made to them. I am with...
Treasury Department, January 20, 1795. “Your letter of the 18th instant with its inclosures has been duly received. If Mr. Fauchet will certify upon the inventory of the Articles with the Bill of Lading annexed thereto, that they are for the Legation and were Shipped for its use—instruction will be given to forbear demanding the duties. It is to be observed that Mr. De la Forest as Consul has...
The Secretary of the Treasury requests the Commissioner of the Revenue to take measures with District Attorney for arresting proceedings against the stills which have been seized in the fourth survey of the District of Pensylvania till some definitive plans shall have been adopted. AL , RG 58, Records of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives. Survey No....
[ 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 .
Inclosed is a letter, which came under cover to General Knox, and which he sent to me as probably intended for me—on opening it, it appears to be your’s & I send it accordingly. Yrs ALS , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
If you are not otherwise engaged I will call on you at 12 to day & ask you to accompany me to complete my visits to members of Congress. I am afraid I shall never finish without a guide. Yrs ALS , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
I am engaged at home to day. If any thing requires my attention at the Office will you send it to me. Mr. Horsefield takes a family dinner with me at three OClock. Can you be of the party. Yrs. ALS , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Joseph Horsfield of Northampton County was a delegate to the Pennsylvania Ratifying...
Treasury Department, December 29, 1794. “In answer to your letter of the 26 instant, I remark, that it is not clear the words ‘the thirtieth day of June next’ may not be understood as equivalent to the ‘ next thirtieth day of June’ which last would conform to the known intent of the Legislature. At least this is a point to be referred to the President. It will naturally come up when the new...
I have received your two letters of the 13th & 28 instant. I think my conduct must have proved to you that it has not been my intention to impute to you blame for any delays or deficiencies, which may have existed or which may exist in the execution of those portions of the business of the Department which are confided to you. I have resolved them into the natural effects of an extensive and...
[ Philadelphia, December 28, 1794. On December 30, 1794, Coxe wrote to Hamilton and referred to “your letter of the 28th inst.” 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. ]
[ 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 20, 1794. On December 22, 1794, Coxe wrote to Hamilton and referred to “your letter of the 20th. instant.” Letter not found. ]
It is now a considerable time since provision was made by law for additional compensation to the Officers of Inspection; so that I become desirous that the proper statements in order to a revision and readjustment of the compensations of those Officers should be laid before the President without further delay. I take it for granted you must before this have received those communications from...
[ Philadelphia ] December 6, 1794 . “Mr. Hamilton requests Mr. Coxe to state to him how far the supplies procured & expected to be procured from measures already taken are adequate to the requisitions from the War Department for Gun Powder including Salt Petre as the Ingredient.” LC , RG 58, Records of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, “Special Cases,” Army, 1793–1865, National Archives. Coxe...
As the Army will shortly be on the return from this Country, it is necessary to make an arrangement for the Supply. Mr Eli Williams will provide for the Virginia troops to Winchester, The Maryland troops to Williampsort, The Pensylvania Troops to Lancaster, The New Jersey troops to Trenton. The Quartermaster General will do the Same in his department. A provision remains to be made to furnish...
[ Philadelphia, September 30, 1794. On October 1, 1794, Coxe wrote to Hamilton : “I received … your letter of the 30~ Ulo. relative to the forwarding of the militia supplies.” Letter not found. ]
Mr. Hamilton requests Mr. Coxe to examine the Draft herewith sent—to make the parts which are taken from Mr. Coxe’s report such as the examination he was to make shall render correct—to note whether the inquiry of Mr. Dallas ought to make any alteration in what is said about prosecutions for offences in the last paragraph but one—& to ascertain whether Col Nevill has any scruples about what is...
Mr. Hamilton requests to see Mr Coxe this Morning at his House. AL , Tench Coxe Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
[ Philadelphia, August 1–15, 1794. ] “It will be proper to instruct Mr. Carrington to give facility to a legal decision in any case where it may be desired—taking care to secure an appeal in the last resort to the Supreme Court.” AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives. This note appears on an envelope addressed to H and attached to an “Extract of a letter from the Supervisor...
[ Philadelphia ] August 13, 1794 . “Mr. Hamilton requests Mr. Coxe to send him the letter from Coll Neville with the inclosures to complete his statement.” AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives. H was apparently mistaken in his reference to “Coll Neville,” for the letter in question was undoubtedly that which General John Neville (rather than his son Colonel Presley...
[ 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.
[ 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.
Mr. Hamilton requests Mr. Coxe agreeably to the wish of the President to have the contents of the inclosed Letters published omitting and altering such things as disclose the Writers. Dunlaps Paper will be a good channel for this purpose. The sooner the better. AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives. H did not date this letter. At the bottom of the letter Coxe wrote: “recd....
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...
[ Philadelphia, July 31, 1794. On August 5, 1794, Coxe acknowledged the receipt of Hamilton’s “letter of the 31st July relative to Mr. Wiats agency.” Letter not found. ] William Wiatt. See Coxe to H, July 30, 1794 .
[ 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,...
Mr. Hamilton will thank Mr. Coxe for the loan of Eighty Dollars for a day or two. AL , Tench Coxe Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. At the bottom of this note is written: “Recd. the above Eighty Drs. July 1. 1794.” Below that Coxe wrote: “The above is this day repaid to me. July 5th 1794.”
[ Philadelphia ] June 28, 1794 . “The Secretary of the Treasury presents his Compliments to The Commissioner of the Revenue to request that he will get the within Commission filled and completed with the name of Henry Miller of York Town agreeably to an eventual arrangement made with the President for that purpose.” AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1893, National Archives. See H to George...
Mr. Hamilton will with pleasure dine with Mr. Coxe tomorrow—and he will see him at his own house at any time before three to day or early tomorrow morning unless Mr. Cox will come & dine to day with Mr. H four oClock where he will find Doctor Priestly & a small party & the business can be talked of in the Evening. AL , Tench Coxe Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. H...
There was a Mr. Newton who appeared as President or Secretary of the Democratic Society at Norfolk. Who is he? Had he any connection with the Gentleman of that name lately an Inspector? I will thank you to make inquiry & let me know. AL , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Thomas Newton, Jr., was inspector of the revenue for...
[ 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, 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 .
[ Philadelphia, April 4, 1794. On December 27, 1794, Coxe wrote to Hamilton and referred to “your letter of the 4th of April committing to me with certain reservations & restrictions the business of the Treasury for the War Department … reserving the money matters to yourself.” Letter not found. ] Section 5 of “An Act making alterations in the Treasury and War Departments” provided “that all...
[ Philadelphia ] April 3, 1794 . “Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to Mr Coxe, and would be glad to see Mr Coxe some time between the hours of 4 & 5 this afternoon.” Copy, RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives.
My whole supply of Cash having been exhausted in the advance on account of Mr. Church—if you can spare it for some days I will thank you for 300 dollars of the proceeds of the Note by way of loan till I can make some further arrangements. Yrs Are not some of the British West Indies open to our vessels at this time? Which of them ALS , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the...
What regulations have been made by France since the commencement of the present Revolution including the Constituent Assembly with regard to the following articles— Flour, Tobacco Rice, Wood, Salted Fish, Fish Oil, Pot & Pearl Ash, Beef & Pork, Indigo, Live Animals What was the situation of these two Articles in France prior to the Revolution. Their situation in the West Indies ⟨is⟩ known....
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...