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I left East Chester on the 5th of the month and reachd Brunswick on the 9th where the President met me; on fryday we all arrived in safety; having had a pleasent and agreable journey; I found the President had taken on his Journey a voilent cold, which was very afflicting to him and, hung much heavier than if he had earlier attended to it. it reduced his flesh; took away his appetite; I think...
New York, November 13, 1799. In reply to Smith’s letter of November 11, 1799, states: “There is no provision in the law for Chaplains , and I can not therefore comply with your wishes. I am nevertheless deeply impressed with the importance of divine service among the troops, and have heretofore made it a subject of communication with the S of War.…” Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How,...
There have been pressing Applications to me from various quarters for supplies of recruiting money. The service is at a stand from the want of this article, and thus the most favorable portion of the year is suffered to pass away. I have made early and pressing applications on the subject. Had these been properly attended to, there would have been no ground of complaint. Should subsequent...
I have just received your letter of yesterday with it’s enclosure. I have recommended Mr Vereker to the Secretary of War for the post of cadet, and shall consider the suggestions in Lieut. Claiborne’s letter relative to the recruiting service. In consequence of a communication which I received from Col Hamtramck I had written to him on the subject of his request to pass the winter at...
I have received your letter of the 8th instant and have written to the Secretary of War a letter of which and of his answer you have copies inclosed— With high consideration and respect I have the honor, to subscribe myself your most obedt Servt I have receved information though not officially, of the death of Captain Martin, in Georgia—this may possibly give me a Company, in the ordinary...
I have just received a letter from the S of War in which he informs me that your resignation has been accepted— W— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I have received your letter of the sixth instant, and have directed Major Tousarde to signify to you that your request of a furlough is granted. The necessity of regularity would have had lead me to refer you to Major Jackson had not Major Tousarde written to me on the Subject— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Col. Smith informs me that the requisite quantity of bricks and stones not having been furnished by the Contractor he has been driven to the necessity of procuring them himself. I regret very much that this should have been the case as it will probably lead to extra expen has put things out of their regular course, and will probably lead to extra expense. With— ( Df , in the handwriting of...
Enclosed I have the honor to transmit to you a letter of this date to Caleb Swan Esquire which is left open for your perusal— With gt. resp— ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I enclose to you an extract from Lt. Cla Captain Claiborne’s letter relative to Mr. Vereker, and would recommend that he receive the appointment of Cadet. I have this moment informed Captain Kissam that his resignation is accepted, and it is my opinion that the resignation should take effect from the date of the notification— With grt— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton...