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I request the favour of you to present for me the inclosed Bill & when paid to remit the amount in bills of the Bank of the UStates. Yrs. ALS , Yale University Library. This letter is undated but is endorsed “April, 1793” in an unidentified handwriting.
Albany, December 14, 1780. After this date in the Registry of the Reformed Church of Albany appears the following entry: “Colonel Hamilton & Elisabeth Schuyler.” Photostat of MS Register of the Reformed Church, Albany, MS Division, New York Public Library. Elizabeth Schuyler and H were married at the Schuyler home in Albany.
[ New York, 1786. ] Encloses draft of a certificate and asks Duane “to affix the seal of the Corporation” of the City of New York to the draft. ALS , New-York Historical Society, New York City. Duane was mayor of New York.
[ Philadelphia, July 9, 1794. On July 12, 1794, Randolph acknowledged Hamilton’s “letter of the 9th. instant.” Letter not found. ]
The Lieut. This will be handed to you by Lieut. Rogers, of the first Regiment who is on the way to D’Etriot to join his regiment. for which purpose He wishes to procure his pay, of which he has never yet received any part. I should be glad Sir if you will facilitate the means of his receiving it. With great consideration & ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown and H, Hamilton Papers,...
Agreeably to the order of the Senate, I have the honor to transmit the plan for the support of Public Credit announced in my letter of the 16th instant together with sundry Statements connected with it—and to be Sir / Your most obedient & / humble servant DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
[ Philadelphia, May 1, 1792 . On May 2, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Washington: “The case was here before the Secretary’s letter of yesterday was sent to the President.” Letter not found. ]
It is the natural of course for you to take the Directions of your Commanding Officer Major Hoops on the subject of your letter—but if there be in your opinion any circumstance of a nature so peculiar as to require a personal application to me, Major Hoops at your request will give you the permission you desire. In the mean time you will no doubt pursue his direction With consideration I am...
I have received your letter of the fifth instant, and approve the intention which it expresses of coming to this place relative to your journey. You will be pleased to signify to Captain Littlefield that his request of a furlough is granted— With Gr— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I have to request that you will provide — horses for Major Hoops and Captain Stille who are about to leave this place for Niagara. You will likewise be pleased likewise to advance fifty dollars to Capn. Stille and seventy five to Major Hoops to defray the expences of the journey— With great consn I am, Sir &c: &c: ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of...
[Philadelphia] Gazette of the United States , June 23, 1792. Philip Marsh has written: “On June 23d, [John] Fenno printed, under ‘Original Communications,’ an unsigned but Hamiltonian threat at Republican attacks on his measures” (“Hamilton’s Neglected Essays, 1791–1793,” The New-York Historical Society Quarterly , XXXII [October, 1948], 290). Although this “threat” may be “Hamiltonian” in...
Mr. Hamilton requests Mr. Hodgsdon to be so obliging as to inform him whether he has in his power or eye any horse which would be proper as a riding horse for Mr. Hamilton—easy gated of some blood & capable of rendering service. Mr. Hamilton would mean to purchase him. AL , The Indiana Historical Society Library, Indianapolis.
It is my wish that you would look among the officers of the thirteenth regiment for some character qualified to fill the office station of Brigade Inspector — Quarter Master. Captain Meigs has been highly spoken of to me by his Colonel. I mention this mainly to draw call your attention to this Gentleman, ———— his merits, confiding however that you will have an equal eye to those of other...
Treasury Department, March 25, 1794. “The enclosed is a Copy of a letter which has been received from the Surveyor of Beaufort in the District of New Bern. I request to be informed what steps have been taken in regard to the seizure alluded to by the Surveyor.” Copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at New Bern, National Archives; LC , RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,”...
Treasury Department, February 4, 1790. Announces that Olney has been selected by the President to pay “pensions to Invalids for the Space of one year.” LS , Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence. On June 14, 1790, the Senate confirmed Olney’s appointment as collector of customs at Providence. This letter, except for the sums specified as owed to the “invalids,” is the same as the one...
[ New York ] March 23, 1786 . Plans to bring the cause of Benjamin Paine, et al. v. Peter Mesier, Jr. and Jacob Van Voorhees to trial at the next term of the Supreme Court. Copy, Mr. Otto Madlener, Hubbard Woods, Illinois.
Col Ogden has written to m requested me to have appoint ed bridgetown as a Company Rendezvous in the place of Woodbury to which I have consented. I will thank you to instruct Colonel Rhea to make the a contract for the former place, if so requested by Col Ogden with consideration I am Sir Your obed servt. ( Df , in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to the Secretary of State—requests to be informed, if it will be convenient to him to meet the Secretary at War and Mr. H. to day at twelve oClock. If it will, they will be at that hour at Mr. Jefferson’s office. RC ( DLC ); partially dated; endorsed by TJ as received 5 July 1793 and so recorded in SJL .
[ Philadelphia, February 11, 1792. On February 27, 1792, Ellery wrote to Hamilton and referred to “Your letter of the 11th of this month in answer to mine of the 16th of Jany.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, December 18, 1792. On January 10, 1793, O’Hara wrote to Hamilton : “Being absent on Special business, I had not the honor to answer your letter of the 18th ulto. sooner.” Letter not found. ] O’Hara, who had emigrated from Ireland to the United States before the American Revolution, had served during the war in the quartermaster’s department. In the seventeen-eighties he settled...
It is regretted that the pressing business of this Department has not till this time permitted a reply to the questions stated in Mr. Gallatin’s letter of the 14th: of January respecting the new loan certificates of the State of Pennsylvania. It has been the uniform construction of the act making provision for the debt of the United States, that to render any certificates receivable on the...
Enclosed are I have the honor to transmit the proceedings of the Court Martial in the case of Lt. Leybourne I have strongly disapproved the sentence of the Court W— ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing the proceedings of John Leybourne’s court-martial, February 22, 1800, signed by James Read ( DS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
[ Philadelphia, January 23, 1794. On February 10, 1794, Ellery wrote to Hamilton and referred to “Your letter … of the 23d. of Jany. last.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, July 25, 1792. On August 6, 1792, Ellery wrote to Hamilton : “I have recd. your … letters of the 21. 25. & 26 of the last month.” Letter of July 25 not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, February 11, 1791. On February 16, 1791, Seton wrote to Hamilton : “I am honored with your letter of the 11th.” Letter not found. ]
I enclose to you a letter from Captain Chandler offering a resignation of his commission. ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Treasury Department, March 29, 1792 . “There is due to William Peck, Marshall for the District of Rhode Island upon a settlement made at the Treasury, the sum of two thousand, one hundred & five Dollars and twelve Cents, which sum I request you will pay to the said Marshall.… This transaction is of course not to be brought into your accounts, but merely to be noted at foot of your weekly...
Upon looking over my papers I find the enclosed account, which should have been transmitted at an earlier day for the consideration of the War Department. It is now enclosed to you that you may give such directions as shall appear to you proper. Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
I have received your letter of the 10th instant with the inclosed papers. The arrangements with regard to Major Jackson were not known to me at the time my letter was written, You will therefore consider yourself as in the situation in which you was previous to the writing of that letter; should there be have been any danger of the small Pox, spreading it You will have been — acted right to...
Inclosed you will find a return of Cloathing wanted for two companies of the 1st. and two of the 2d. Regiments of Artillerists & Engineers. You will please to attend to the procuring & forwarding of those Articles, recollecting that the principal part of the troops in question are now removed to Fort Jay— With consideration I am Sir—your obedient servt. ( LS , New-York Historical Society, New...
I have received your letter of the second instant— You will signify to Lt Williams that he has leave of absence till the first of April— I have mentioned this Gentleman to the Scy of War, as Quarter Master to the second of regiment of Artillerists, but have received no answer on the point—I shall write again respecting it ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of...
If you have in the Office the laws of North Carolina, I will thank you for the perusal of them. As I want them in haste, I shall be glad they may be sent by the bearer. I am, Sir Yr Obed serv ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Alden, a deputy secretary of the Continental Congress from 1785 to 1789, accepted a clerkship in 1789 in the new Department of State under the temporary...
I have received your letter of the fourteenth instant with it’s enclosure—It appears from the statement given that the application of Mr. Jones is a very improper one—Matters will therefore continue as they are. ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Captain Read’s company with the detachment from Captain McClellen’s will be stationed on Ellis’s Island. This will make room for other troops at Fort Jay. I have consented that Captain Stille receive a furlough for seven days. With consideration ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
New York, December 6, 1785. “I am instructed by your brother Mr. Laurence Kortright to make the following proposal to you; to wit—that if you will pay him the amount of his account for money and other articles supplied you druing your residence in the Jerseys in the course of the war and will deliver him up his bond for £200 to be paid you at the death of his mother, he will then give you a...
[ Philadelphia, May 28, 1793. Hamilton endorsed a letter of May 20, 1793 , from Morris: “Ansd. May 28.” Letter not found. ]
Treasury Department, October 10, 1791. “Your letter of the 5th instant has been received. The requisite instructions relative to the boat have been forwarded to the Collector of Wilmington.…” Copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Philadelphia, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives. Letter not found. The collector of customs at...
[ New York, August 19, 1790. On January 1, 1791, Jordan wrote to Hamilton : “Your letter of the 19th. of August … I have received.” Letter not found. ]
You are directed to furnish to such Officers of the second Regt. as shall apply for them, Quarters and rations, untill the arrival of Major Bewel at your City, whom you will consider as their Commander and with whose requisitions you will accordingly comply With consideration &c ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
By an omission Lieut: Y. How’s name was left out in the definitive arrangement of the Officers of the 11th Regt. forwarded to you. he is to be placed 10th. 2. Lieutenant. with great respect Sir ( Df , in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
The [New York] Argus. Greenleaf’s New Daily Advertiser , December 27, 1796. In reprinting this handbill signed by “A True American,” the Argus stated that on December 13, 1796, “three thousand of the following hand-bill were slily pushed under the knockers and doors of the citizens under cover of the darkness of the night.” The Argus suggests, but does not categorically state, that H wrote...
[ Philadelphia, March 12, 1792 . On April 18, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Kean concerning the suspension of the sale of bills desired “by my letter of the 12th ultimo.” Letter not found .]
Treasury Department, January 4, 1793. Submits to the President two communications from Tench Coxe “suggesting certain alterations in the arrangement heretofore made, within the Revenue, District of North Carolina.” Proposes minor changes. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See Coxe to H, December 13 , 21, 1792 .
[ Philadelphia, August 2, 1791. On August 12, 1791, Hamilton wrote to Skinner and referred to “my letter to you of the 2nd instant.” Letter not found. ] Skinner was commissioner of loans for North Carolina.
You will please to obtain a certificate from the Cashier of the Bank of North America, expressing the sums paid in the said Bank by you in the course of the present month, upon which a warrant shall be issued for the amount. You will not fail transmitting the said certificate by Thursday’s mail, in order that it may reach me on Saturday. I am Sir   Your Obed’t Serv’t ALS , Mrs. Arthur Loeb,...
[ New York, February 4, 1796. Hamilton endorsed a letter from FitzSimons dated December 17, 1795 : “Ansr. Feby. 4 179[6] agreeing & naming Mr. Lewis —Referees to decide as Judges in Chancellory Law & Fact.” Letter not found. ] FitzSimons, a native of Ireland, was a Philadelphia merchant. He was a Federalist member of the House of Representatives from 1789 to 1795. This is presumably a...
[ November 8, 1793. On November 17, 1793, Schuyler wrote to Hamilton : “The mail … brought your favor of the 8th Instant.” Letter not found. ]
Treasury Department, August 13, 1792. “The President having signified to me his intention to appoint David Porter, the present first mate in the cutter Active, master of the said Cutter, in the room of Simon Gross, who has resigned; I have to request, that you will notify the intended appointment to Mr Porter.…” LS , Columbia University Libraries. See George Washington to H, August 5, 1792 .
Philadelphia, May [ 12 ] 1793 . Transmits “the Copy of a letter of the 23d of April last from the Collector of the District of Nantucket to the Register of the Treasury” and “Copies of the declarations on the Registers, therein referred to.” LS , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. Although this letter is dated May 8, the enclosures were not submitted to H by Joseph Nourse until May...
Treasury Department, December 23, 1790. Discusses qualifications of various candidates who have been recommended for the appointment as “Keeper for the Light-house at Portland in the District of Maine.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.