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ALS : American Philosophical Society I This moment made up my Packet for america Sent by a old faithful Servant of Doct Franklin Sons: from New Jersey of govonr Franklins— This man is Sent off to america from his master who is now Lodging in Suffolk Street no 16 where he Sd. govonor has undertaken to pettition in aid on behalf of all the tories together with the famous of that Partie— His late...
The bearer Abby Mot is a soldiers widow in great distress who wants to go to her friends in the Jerseys but has not the means. If you could find her a place in some public waggon going that way, you would do an act of charity. I am Sir Yr. Obed ser. ALS , Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Buffalo, New York. Hodgdon was commissary general of military stores. In 1789 H paid Abby Mott’s...
I do myself the honor to enclose your Excellency the returns of the Southern Army for the Month of January. With due respect and esteem, I have the honor to be your most obedient humble servant Not Assigned.
22d Feby 1783 I have been informed that a reduction of General Hazen’s Regt to the establishment of the Army is about to take place, which must eventually derange me. I take this early opportunity to inform your Excellency that I shall retire with infinite pain from a service, wherein a few virtuous and perservering Soldiers have (to the astonishment of the world) effected a glorious...
Yesterday I was honored with yours of the 5th instant. I presume before this time your near dearth of news has changed to a plentifull harvest of such as is highly important and interesting and that your Excellencys hopes that the present is the last winter you shall be kept from domestic Life, are established beyond a doubt. I need not hint to your Excellency how sanguine I was for several...
Your favour of 13. is received, and I thank you, for the Trouble you have taken concerning my son, and I beg you to present my most hearty Thanks to the Duke de la Vauguion for the Compassion he had for me in my affliction and for the Trouble he has taken, in writing to the Minister of France at Hambourg, and to M r D’Asp for writing to Stockholm Elsineur and Copenhagen.— I have within a few...
[ Philadelphia, February 22, 1783. On the last page of a memorial of Philip Thompson to the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania Hamilton and Major General Alexander McDougall made endorsements. The paragraph by Hamilton reads: “I certify that the Memorialist was an active and zealous whig in the early periods of the contest and I have reason to believe the above representation is true....
For the day tomorrow Major Reading. For duty the 6th Massachusetts regiment. In order to extend the weekly allowance of pay to all Noncommissioned officers and privates who may be present with the Army during any part of the time such payment shall be made, altho’ they have not been included in the Muster or Payrolls for the month of January they are (after having been mustered seperately or...
A few days ago General Lincoln delivered me your favor of the 7th respecting the Enemy’s force at Penobscot, and the apprehension of the Inhabitants of the eastern part of your State in consequence of the menacing appearances in that quarter—at the same time I recd a Letter from the two Houses of your Legislature on the same subject. After conversing pretty fully with the Secretary at War & Mr...
I have recd you favor of this date, & have to inform you that there are some circumstances which render it inexpedient for a furlough to be granted to you at this Moment, in a few days (by the first of march I presume) you may expect the permission you sollicit. As no Warrants for Pay or Subsestence are now given by me, it will be proper to make your Arrangements on that head with the Depy Pay...