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Alexandria, Virginia, October 24, 1786. Is detained at Alexandria. Asks Hamilton’s assistance in settling various financial affairs in New York City. ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
November 9, 1789. “Being informed that there are some offices under you and in your department which are not supplied with clerks, I take the liberty of addressing … to you in behalf of Mr. Samuel Beebee a citizen of New York and son in law of mine as a person I believe well qualified to be a clerk in some such place. He has been unfortunate in the sea trade during the war and since, and...
I request you to state to me, explicitly, and without delay, in writing, whether it is your intention to comply with the order contained in the inclosed letter; and to return to me the other paper accompanying, after perusing them— With consideration & (Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
The General approves your proposed order and requests you to forward a copy to the respective guard—Tomorrow in general orders, they and the militia will be directed to take their orders from you. Bedkins corps is instructed to join you for the purpose of vedets. I have the honor to be Yr Lordships hum. s. NjP .
By His Excelly’s command I am to request, You will be pleased to put General Hands brigade under marching orders to move by break of day tomorrow morning. He will see General Greene and take orders from him. An impress of waggons is the object. I have the honor to be with the truest attach men t Yr Lordships Most Obedt ser. NN : Myers Collection.
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...
Philadelphia, June 27, 1791. “In Obedience to the directions of the Governor, I have the honor to present to you, a Copy of the Laws of this Commonwealth, passed at the last Sessions of the General Assembly.” LC , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg.
[ Fredericksburg , New York , September 28, 1778 .] Orders Stirling to New Jersey to take command of troops there. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Yorktown, Virginia, August 1, 1786. Has “of this date drawed on you at Ten days sight for … One Hundred pounds currency of New York in favour of Colo. John Jameson.” Requests Hamilton to pay this sum “out of the money arising from Harts Debt.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Malcolm Hart.
[ New York, June 26, 1801. The calendar of this letter reads: “Thanks &c dated at New York.” Letter not found. ] Sarah Livingston Alexander was the daughter of Philip Livingston, second lord of the manor, and the widow of William Alexander, self-styled Lord Stirling, a major general in the American Revolution who died in 1783. Philip Hamilton’s calendar of letters “… taken by my brother Alexr...
Richmond, December 15, 1790. Submit “an Estimate of the Expense of erecting a Light House on Cape Henry.” LS , RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “A,” Pennsylvania and Southern States, National Archives. This letter was enclosed in Beverley Randolph to H, December 16, 1790 . In his enclosing letter, Randolph described Collins, Quarrier, and Warren as “Mechanics of Character.”
Philadelphia, February 10, 1795. “I will thank you to reimburse the four thousand Dollars, which I lent you at Carlisle. I have inclosed a copy of your letter and Mr. Blaines receipt upon the subject.” ADf , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg. For background to this letter, see H to Dallas, October 9, 1794 ; H to Ephraim Blaine, October 9, 1794 .
New York, May 20, 1786. “I have at length concluded your affair with the Assignees of Heart by agreeing to take the principal of your first demand … & to come in for any further demand you may have as any other Creditor.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Malcolm Hart.
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....
[ 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 .
I request you to furnish me, toward my allowance of fuel, full, fifteen Cords of wood, the allowance to a Major General from the 1st. of October to the 1st. of April I should be glad to have it all at once if convenient; if not, you will furnish it as you shall find so— With great consideration &c ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
[ Near Milford, Connecticut, November 4, 1778 . On November 8, 1778, Hamilton wrote to McDougall: “I have received your favor of the 4th.” Letter not found .]
Philadelphia, August 9, 1792. Transmits “a copy of the Laws of Pennsylvania, passed to the last Session of the General Assembly.” LC , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg; copy, Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
[ 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 .
Since writing to you yesterday I have perused looked over the letters of Major Rivardi, and have found that he requests a boat for the use of the garrison of Niagara—I have given directions to Mr. Glen to provide one and to deliver — it to you— With consideration I am, Sir ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
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,...
You will immediately after the receipt of this put your self and the men under your command under the direction of Major Bradley who has been instructed to station himself at Staunton for the purpose of superintending the Recruiting service for the fourth Regiment With great consideration I am Sir Yr. Obed St ( ADf , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Fredericksburg [ New York ] September 28, 1778 . Sends instructions for Stirling’s command in New Jersey. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
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 the honor to transmit, for the perusal of the President, the original papers received by Mr Laing, from the County of Fayette, and a copy of the answer, which was sent by the Governors directions. ADf , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg; LC , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg. For...
Philadelphia, February 24, 1791. Forwards “copy of a letter from the Comptroller Genl. of Penna … respecting the final Certificates … paid over to this State by the agents for settling the Accts. of the Penna. line in the late Army.” ADfS , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg; LC , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum...
By His Excellys. command I am to request you will be pleased to put General Hands brigade under marching orders to move by break of day tomorrow morning. He will see General Greene and take orders from him. An impress of waggons is the object. I have the honor to be with the truest attacht. Yr Lordships Most Obedt. serv. ALS , MS Division, New York Public Library. Brigadier General Edward...
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 will thank you for your name on the inclosed. Yrs. ALS , New-York Historical Society, New York City.