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Inclosed you will find the Copy of a letter from the Secretary of War, received in answer to suggestions from me founded on your letters. I wish to know with precision what deficiencies if Officers naturally any still exist. You will also inquire what became of the money intrusted to Lieut. Duncan and report to me. In answer to your letter of the 8 th inst. there is no doubt, that minors who...
I have received your letter of the twenty seventh of September, and shall not fail to pay due attention to it’s contents. Your relative rank in your regiment must will however be regulated by the time of your appointment— With consideration I am, Sir ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I have received your letters of the 20th and 25th of November. A Judge Advocate General it is expected will be appointed, but permanent appointments of an inferior kind are not provided for by law. Of course only occasional appointments can be made on special occasions, and to these no compensation can be annexed. I am satisfied with what you have done on the subject of the Court Martial; But...
I have given directions, with the precaution you contemplate, respecting the subject of your letter of the 16th. In respect to the provision for the supply of recruits at Lewis Town—I observe that in fixing the limits of a subdistrict and a particular place of rendezvous within it, I consider that place as a head Quarters for all the recruits inlisted within the subdistrict; but that...
Col. Rice proposes Mess Joseph Stickney and Edward Le Britton Wilson as Cadets in his Regiment, and I would recommend that they be immediately appointed. The Col. mentions that they can not recruit a man from the want of cash money— With great ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Inclosed is the arrangement of this State into Districts, and subdistricts, for the purpose of the recruiting service—Within each subdistrict it is contemplated that a Company will be raised—Provision must be made for the supply of the men as they are raised, having an eye to the particular place which is designated as the Rendezvous for each subdistrict. The Regimental Rendezvous is the town...
The returns of Medicine wanted for the Brigade under your command were im forwarded sent immediately to the S of War, but no answ and the forwarding of a supply without delay urged in strong terms. No answer has, however, been received. I requested you to point out art a few articles of pressing necessity in order that they might be procured, and forwarded from this place— This does not appear...
I enclose to you the account of Dr. Coffin who has acted as Quarter Master to the garrison of Niagara. This Gentleman is at present on Governor’s Island, but I have advised him to proceed to Trenton for the purpose of — making the explanations that may be necessary with respect in order to the settlement of his affairs. I could wish that every facility might be given to the adjustment of the...
I have directed the Pay Master General to deliver to his Deputy with General Pinckney, bounty money for four companies of Infantry. To Lieut. Richmond bounty money for four companies of Infantry, To Lieut. Woolstencraft bounty money for six companies of Artillerists. This I consider as a sufficient provision for completing the two Regs. of Artillerists including the additional battallion as...
I have received your letter of the seventeenth of February— Your application would have come with more regularity thro’ the commandant of the regiment. Having then the remarks of that officer on the effect of the thing upon the service of the regiment I can more readily determine it on its propriety. I shall wait therefore untill it comes to me thro’ that channel. ( Df , in the handwriting of...