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I send you the enclosed letter. You will make enquiry into the character and circumstances of the writer, and report verbally. to m ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
You will cause McGregor to be furnished with the requisite Certificates from the Capt. of his Company and the Acting Surgeon in order an Application to me for a discharge. The service is best rid of such men. I am desirous of seeing in practice the French Manual of the Artillery in order to a comparison of it with our own. the necessary apparatus if not in the Garrison will be provided by Col:...
Capt Frye’s company is to embark — the Delaware on the Frigate UStates for Charles town South Carolina. You will order the officer next in — command immediately to proceed with that Company by way of Elizabeth Town New Brunswick and Trenton to Philadelphia, and there to apply to the Secretary of inform himself from the Secy of War where and when he is to embark. When arrived at Charlestown, he...
A Court Martial being now appointed at Fort Jay the offenders there can be tried. After this all such as may belong to other corps are to be sent to them in the most secure and least expensive manner— (Copy, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I am informed that a Soldier of Lt. Leonard’s detachment has for Some time Acted as a Servant to Lt. Yates who is now abo ut to Join his Company and is desirous of taking this Man with him, which Lt. Leonard is willing Should be the Case. I am disposed to let this Accomodation take place which you will Signify to Lt. Leonard directing him to give the Soldier a Certificate of what he has...
I send you the enclosed affidavits You will be pleased to make enquiry without delay into the case to which they refer, and report to me. W— ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I — send you a letter which I have just received from Lieutenant Ross—His request is to be complied with, and Lieutenant Hosack is to proceed to Albany You will take measures accordingly ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I request information relative to the following Extract of a letter from the Accountants of fice the Dept. of War dated July 6th 1799 “I will mention two circumstances now before me in which I am really at a loss how to act—Lieut. Leonard has had the Hospital and Officers Quarters repaired at Bedlow’s Island to the amount of 257 Dollars for which he has obtained payment by an Order on the...
Mr. Richards has represented states to me that it is impossible, at this season of the year, to furnish fresh beef to so small a body of m troops as those at West Point, without real loss, and requests that veal and mutton may be issued as a substitute. I have given my consent to the arrangement— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
You will be so good as to inform me precisely upon what terms you engaged Dr Davis to attend upon the Sick at Fort Jay th at I may be enabled to judge of the compensation he ought to receive— ( Df , in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I — send you inclosed the copy of a letter from Capt Frye to the Secretary at War, respecting certain provisions delivered under the old Contract and not yet issued to the Troops: And request that you will inquire into and state to me the motives, as they regard the service, which led to such so considerable an anticipation of the current issues and that you will also state the obstacles which...
You will send the enclosed letter to Capt I send you the enclosed representation, that you may enquire into the circumstances and report to me—You will be pleased to forward the enclosed letter to Capn Ingersoll as soon as possible— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I enclose to you the discharge of Thomas Currie a soldier reported to me some considerable time since by Captain Massey as unfit for service—I would thank you to have it delivered to Captain Massey— With great consideration I am, Sir &c: &c: ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Capt Fryes Company will speedily proceed by Water to Charlestown in South Carolina. Lt Leonard with his detachment is also destined shortly for Rhode Island. You will see that these companies are in readiness for whatever articles they may want towards their equipment, you will make return to Col Stevens who will take care that they are furnished. The Companies of Captains Freeman Stille and...
You will forthwith proceed together with Capt Stille of the Second Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers to the Post of Niagara. When there you will associate to yourselves some other officer, — on the spot or in the vicinity Lt. Vischer in preference, if present and willing in health sufficient to serve. Together, you will constitute a Court of Inquiry & the Court will examine into certain...
The apothecary who furnished the enclosed medicines &c. of mentioned specified in the bill inclosed, informs me that he cannot get paid for it them without your certificate which he says you refuse. I request you will let me know the circumstances and your reason for withholding your sanction. or approbation of the demand. With great consideration &c &c ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan...
Be pl I wish you to deliver the inclosed* to Lieut. Leonard desiring him to make out a statement of the affair to which they allude and return transmit it with the letters to me. With great consideration &c N.B. * letters respecting the inlistment of Elihu Eggleston (Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Inclosed are the copies of two letters of this date, one to Major Brooks, the other to Capt Staats Morris and others, as noted at foot. As in the absence of Major Brooks from his intended Station, at Fort Jay, the command within his district will be exercised by you, these copies are communicated for your government. The troops at the posts in New York harbour will of course conform to the...
It has heretofore happened in some instances that for want of beginning early to lay up a supply of fuel for the use of our garrisons, a very great addition of expence has been incurred in the enhanced price of the article. To prevent a repetition of this the ensuing winter, you will take care that a proper supply be immediately laid in, to serve till the first of April next, and you will...
The inclosed have been referred to me by the Secy. of War—In the cases of Garrison Courts martial the Commanding Officer is to Act upon the Sentences with out reference elsewhere. None but the Proceedings of a General Court Martial are to be transmitted With great consideration &c (Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Inclosed is the copy of a circular letter written to the four Captains who —— compose your batalion. You will see its object and you will attend to its execution. You are apprised that these officers are now on the recruiting service. It will be incumbent on you to see that it does not languish for want of exertion or supplies till their companies are complete. — No change is to be made in...
I have received your letter of yesterday— If the complainants soldiers in question were enlisted as Artificers they ought to receive pay as such whether constantly employed in the work of Artificers or not. Where fixed emoluments are annexed to a post by law it is impossible to make soldiers comprehend the distincting of receiving — those emoluments only when engaged in the particular duties...
The application of Captain Eddens for a furlough for so indefinite a period is totally inadmissible. It is necessary that he should specify some period time, and that of reasonable duration, within which he will probably be able to settle his affairs— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).