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[ Philadelphia, August 16, 1792. The catalogue description of this letter reads: “Thanking him for copy of laws.” Letter not found. ] LS , sold at Anderson Galleries, May 4, 1927, Lot 95. See Dallas to H, August 9, 1792 .
[ War Department, September 23, 1794. The catalogue description of this letter reads as follows: “on the appointment of a Surgeon in the Pennsylvania Militia.” Letter not found. ] ALS , sold at Anderson Galleries, June 3, 1914, Lot 109. See Dallas to H, September 20, 1794 .
Treasury Department, July 29, 1790. “I had the honour of receiving the three … draughts from Governor Johnston, and yourself for 18,136 39/90 Dollars, 8507 46/90 Dollars & 1680 Dollars which were remitted to this office. They … will be duly passed to the Credit of the State of North Carolina.” Copy, Governor’s Letter Book, 1789–1791, North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh,...
As the removal of the residence of Congress from this city will necessarily dissolve our association for the education of our children under your care, and as those of us who remain, do not see a probability of immediately filling up our former number, we take this method of unitedly expressing the entire confidence we have in your talents, and our approbation of your method of tuition. We...
Carlisle [ Pennsylvania ] October 9, 1794 . “I request that you will advance to Col Blaine the sum which you mentioned to me. If it can without inconvenience be extended to four thousand the accommodation will be the greater.” ADf , Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. See H to Ephraim Blaine, October 9, 1794 . On the back of this letter H wrote: “These letters explain the nature of an...
We have been very sorry to hear that our dear Alexander has been unwell but thank God that he was better. We hope he will soon be quite well. Your Mama will leave this place tomorrow or next day for Trenton to bring you herself to Town. I expect to set out tomorrow for Carlisle. But you must not be uneasy about it. For by the accounts we have received there will be no fighting and of course no...
Treasury Department, November 25, 1791. “I request you to make my acknowlegements to the Governor for the Copy of the Laws transmitted to me by his direction.…” ALS , Mr. Alexander Hamilton, New York City. In January, 1791, Dallas was appointed secretary of the state of Pennsylvania. Thomas Mifflin. An entry in the executive minutes of Pennsylvania for November 22, 1791, reads as follows:...
The letters to Mr. Hammond & Mr. Pinckney appear to me proper, according to the facts stated in them. The object of that to Mr. Genet also appears to me desireable; but I am not wholly without scruple as to the proposition going from the UStates. ALS , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. For background to this letter, see Jefferson to H and Henry Knox, June 25, 1793 . H’s reply was...
Treasury Department, July 29, 1790 . “Your letter of the 19th ultimo was duly received and I am apprehensive that an answer to it which was written on the 3d of July has been mislaid. I do not perfectly comprehend from whence arises the expectation that no owner will appear for the goods taken into your keeping from the vessel cast on shore in distress.… The expenses of storage must in this...
[ 1789–1795 .] Encloses the decision of the Federal District Court of Connecticut on the petition of Captain Timothy Savage. Suspects Savage of intent to defraud. LS , Yale University Library. The MS is a fragment without date or place.
Treasury Department, March 18, 1791. Directs Lee to supply funds for any notes George Washington may desire to exchange on the President’s southern tour. LS , RG 56, Letters to and from the Collector at Alexandria, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives. This is the same letter that was sent to John Daves on this date.
[ Philadelphia, August 22, 1792. On September 10, 1792, Lee wrote to Hamilton : “I found on my return from a visit … your letter of the 22d. Ult.” Letter not found. ] From 1792 to 1794 Lee was governor of Virginia.
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.
[ Philadelphia, July 9, 1794. On July 12, 1794, Randolph acknowledged Hamilton’s “letter of the 9th. instant.” Letter not found. ]
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. ]
[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.
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...
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...
[ 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. ]
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...
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...
[ 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. ]
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.
[ New York, September 2, 1790. “I cannot let the Packet go my Dear Friend without dropping you a line to prove to you that you are always of more consequence than the great affairs which you have so often represented as the rival of all my friendships.…” Letter not found. ] ALS , sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, May 4, 1938, Lot 189. Angelica Church was Elizabeth Hamilton’s sister. Text taken...
[ New York ] September 3, 1790 . “You will deliver Mr. Wm. Remmie certain papers which he left in my hands relating to a settlement by Ludowick Bamper. with the representations of John Remmie.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. At the bottom of this letter is written: “Recd the above papers 4 Sep. 1790 William Remmey.” At this time Troup was practicing law in New York City. William...
[ Philadelphia, May 23, 1794. On July 15, 1794, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We have received your esteemed favor of 23 May.” Letter not found. ]
[ New York, June 18, 1790. On July 2, 1790, Harwood wrote to Hamilton : “I received your Letter of the 18th. Ulto.” Letter not found. ] The Senate confirmed Harwood’s appointment as United States commissioner of loans for Maryland on August 7, 1790.
A conformity of opinion, and upon the same grounds, enables us to submit to you a joint Answer to the third of the Questions, which you were pleased to propose on the 18th. of April to the Heads of Departments and the Attorney General. We have concluded that this mode would be more agreeable to you than a repetition of the same ideas and arguments in seperate answers. With perfect respect &...
[ New York, June 15, 1795. On June 18, 1795, Wolcott wrote to Hamilton : “I have recd. your Letters of June 13th. & 15th.” Letter of June 15 not found. ]
Letter not found: from Alexander Hamilton, 11 July 1795. In a postscript to his letter to Hamilton on 13 July, GW wrote: “I was almost in the act of sending the enclosed letter to the Post Office when your favor of the 11th was put into my hands.”
[ Carlisle, Pennsylvania, October 8, 1794. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] ALS , sold by Arthur Pforzheimer, New York City, 1937, Rare Books and First Editions, Item 60.