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In Consequence of the polite Notice you were pleased to Afford my Application yesterday, I take the liberty to remind you that an Appointment to some Office in the Commissary’s department would be what I should wish, Any such to which you may suppose me Equal will be of Essential service to—sir Your Hble Servnt. ( ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges H’s letter of August...
Yours of yesterday inclosing an Order of the 15th. of June I have received, and shall comply with the directions therein contained relying on the justice of the Government for indemnification for the difference in expense that must unavoidably result to the Contractor. The papers accompanying the Order I herewith return to you—And am sir with Consideration & Respect your most obedt. Humbl....
At the time the Troops first Encamped at the Bronks River, it was the opinion of Colo. Smith a sufficient supply of Fuel could be obtained in that neighbourhood, and at a price as much lower than at New york as the expense of getting it to market—by experience we find it impossible to collect any considerable quantity of Wood from that quarter—and must depend on procuring it from the East, a...
I have received from the Accountant of the War Department, instructions for my government, from which the following are extracts. “The several Contractors, besides rations including ardent spirits and vinegar, shall only provide & furnish quarters , transportation , forage , Fuel , straw and stationary, to recruiting parties, where there is no appropriate officer of the Quarter-master...
I take the liberty to address you by Captain John Laughton, a Gentleman who resides at Fort Sclosser, and who has Sailed for many Years, on the Lakes Ontario and Erie, the civilities and attentions he and his family—have paid to the Officers of this Garrison and their friends, will ever merit every possible return, Should it be the pleasure of the commanding Major General, or of our goverment,...
I have the honor to inform you of my Arrival at this place from Fort Niagara on Friday evening, I left the Garrison on Wednesday the 28th. August, No Officer but Lieutenant Visscher from Oswago, (with whom came the troops) had Arrived, contrary-winds on the lake, and the Waters remarkably low on the Oswago and Mohawk rivers, made our passage (in a private old boat) very fatigueing, the late...
Philadelphia, November 16, 1797. “I have not till now been able to meet Mr. Field to make the necessary inquiries about the land Coll. Burr proposed transferring as a security for his debt to Mr Angerstien and I am sorry to say the result of a conversation I have had with him leaves little reason to hope that this property can be applied to the object in question or that it will afford any...
The bearer Serjt. Slaughter is anxious to quit the service in consequence of the repeated solicitations of his Friends in Virga. (who are very respectable.) They have remitted him a sum of money for the purpose of procuring a substitute, which he has done, the man that now accompanies him is the person—The above mentioned Mr Slaughter stands highly recommended at the War Office for a Cadetcy,...
Inclosed you will receive a Copy of the Agreement between the United States and the Contractor for this State—you will observe the Public the to furnish Stores wherein to deposit the Provision—if therefore I am at any expense in procuring store-rooms for provision at any of the posts where magazines may be Ordered, I shall expect to be reimbursed all such charges by the Government. I am sir...
I had the honor to write to you the 15th. Instant. As your Arrival may not be expected in this City as soon as was then Said to be, I take the liberty to enclose to you, a Copy of the Memorandums delivered to me by Major Rivardi, Touching the garrison of Fort Niagara. As they are many and various, I must beg to leave them to Operate with the pleasure of the Major General. My family, Arrived...