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By your order I furnish Majr Wilcocks, of the late 12 Regt Infty. with a Horsemans Tent, for his use, and took his receipt therefor. This tent has not been return’d to the Depty Qt Master Genl. which is contrary to Genl Orders. I have seen the Major & he refuses to deliver it up, to me, by alledging that Government owes him, and further observ’d I might Sue him for it. I do not wish to...
On the 15 July last, I recd. Instructions from the secry at War, in which he authorised me to procure a Sufficiency of the proper kind of Cloth, to make as many Suits for the Artilly Troops at New York destin’d for the field, as would in your opinion be wanted for the occasion, this has been duly accomplishd and I have forward’d my account to Mr. Simmons, but he informs me, that before he can...
The owners of the Buildings occupied by Government, has called on me to know if I wish to Rent them again for the accommodation of the officers, the ensuing season as they are dispos’d to Rent them, not having any particular directions to engage the same I Requested they would suspend the hiring of them till I could hear your opinion on the business—And have to Request that you would on...
You are senseable there is a balle. of 12, to 15,000 due the several Mechanicks who were employed in making the necessary difence of the City of New York in pursuance of the Resolutions of the Committees appointed for that purpose by the Corporation, the Military &ce. which ballances have been due long time since & the Persons in a distressed Situation for want of the Money, & as the failure...
New York, January 2, 1800. “I have received a letter from James Miller esqr. agent to Qur Master General enclosing a number of my accounts selected from those I lately forwarded him against this department in which it appears by his letter there exist some irregularities.… I am truly sorry to trouble you on this business—but if there are not some measures taken to have my acc’ts passed,...
In Conformity to your request, I have been to the encampment at Scotch and examined the Hutts erecting there for the Accommodation of the 11th. 12 & 13th. Regimt. and also the timber for building them—It appears there is not sufficient quantity of timber & boards for to complete the necessary Hutts, Hospital, Guard & Qr. Master Store house, all which I conceive proper to be erected— There is...
In conformity to your request I have been to the Encampment at Scotch plains and examined the Hutts erecting there for the Accommodation of 11, 12, & 13 Regimts. and also the Timber for Building them. It appears there is not sufficient timber & boards, for to complete the necessary Hutts Hospital, Guard House & Qt Masters Store House all which I conceive, proper to be erected— There is nothing...
In Answer to Your favor of 25th. Inst. I would observe that the cloathing was put on board of an Albany Sloop, the 21st. Inst. and directed to Care of Dr Henshaw Esqr. of that place, whom I advised on receipt thereof to forward them to Elisha Paine Esqr. Bennington, Vermont, with directions for him to deliver them to Major Buel of 2nd. Regimt. Infantry, of recruiting Service. The late sickness...
The bearer of this Doctr. Buchanan is desirous of being employed at Fort Jay, he has been with Doctr. Bailey for some time in the Practice of his profession, who is much pleased with his abilities, should you think proper to appoint him, I am confident he would give Satisfaction— I am sir, with Consideration Your Hble St. ( ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). A note on the cover...
In reply to your favor, of this date which is just received I would observe, that I received Information several days past, of the Boards I sent forward for Hutting the Regimts. being burnt up & advised Mr Dayton the Contractor Elisabth Town to purchase the Compliment necessary for that purpose, without delay— I have forwarded the Tools agreeable to your last memorandum, to Mr Dayton, with...