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You will repair without delay to Wilmington in the State of delaware for the purpose of being employed in the recruiting service—Upon you r arrival at that place you will report you r self to Major Cass and take his order— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I have received your letter of the sixth instant. Mess Beale and Simmons have been mentioned to the Secretary of War as the persons recommended proposed by you, and it is therefore too late to recommend Mr. Thoms for the post of Cadet in your regiment. With respect to the vacancy in the eighth regiment, as you have written to Col. Parker, I shall wait for his communication on the Subject— With...
You will perceive by the enclosed Invoice & Bill of Lading, that two Pipes of old Madeira Wine, & two Boxes of Citron have been Shipped by Charles Alder and Co. for my use, on Board the Ship Lavinia, James Cook Masr, bound for Philadelphia. As the original letter, enclosing these papers, has been received (via Philadelphia) It is presumed that the Wine is safe in that Port. I have to request...
Your favour of the 8th instt was received by the last Mail to Alexand[ri]a. At the sametime, a letter from the House of Alder & Co. came to hand, announcing his shipment of two Pipes of Old Madeira Wine, on my account, on Board the Lavinia Captn James Cook, by Direction of Mr Pintard, for Philadelphia. Presuming on the arrival of it at that Port, I have requested Colon[e]l Clem: Biddle to pay...
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...
It has been suggested both by the pay Master & Majr Genl Pinkney, that a Lt McCall, now of the 3d. Regt & stationed in Georgia is necessary in that quarter as pay Master, I have therefore, for accommodation of the service, ventured to transfer Mr. McCall to the 4th. Regt., which may I hope meet your approbation. In arranging with Mr Swan for the pay of the Troops on the Missippi, I have named...
I have Received yours of the 24th & 28th ultimo; previous to which I had Received an assurance from the Paymaster General that the money for the pay & Subsistance of the Troops woud be Immediately sent on. I Imagine it may now be daily expected I Informed you in a former letter that we had Received a Supply of Coats & overalls these will for the present make us Quite Comfortable as soon as...
I had the honor of addressing you from Philadelphia, informing you that I Should Reach this place on the 10th. Current, where I now remain for your further Order—to Know in what manner to proceed— With Respect your Ob Servt ( LS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). There is an "X" mark in the left margin beside the line beginning "I now remain for your further...."
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...
Your letter of the second of November h instant has just been delivered to me. I have pressed the subject of Money in repeated communications with the Pay Master General and the delay in transmitting it has proceeded from causes altogether unknown to me. I have just renewed the application in an urgent manner— With Great c— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library...