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Major Bradley observing that the recruiting service is attended with particular expence to the Officers, and that four month’s pay is, generally, due to them, urges a Supply to that extent. The request being reasonable will I doubt not, engage a correspondent attention With great considn. & respect &c. P.S. He Seems uncertain about the destination of his Cloathing—Has it been forwarded & has...
I beg leave to recall your attention to the suggestion contained in my letter of the 21st. of June, respecting the raising mounting and equipping of one of the Six additional troops of Horse together with the Non commissioned Officers of the other Troops—and to request your final direction on the subject. The service of the Cavalry in this Country has never been but imperfectly understood....
I observe by the concluding paragraph of your letter of the 10th. instant that you contemplate conferences between the Secretaries of State and of the Treasury and myself, for the purpose of obtaining auxiliary information from their departments. Several of the questions which you state seem indeed to require such information. But on reflection, it has occurred to me as most regular, that you...
Col. Read proposes Lieutenant Long as Adjutant, and Dr. Cutlar as Surgeon to his regiment. I would recommend that these nominations be Confirmed. I believe I have mentioned to you Carleton Walker as the person designated by the officers of the sixth regiment to fill the office of Paymaster. I wish your sanction to this nomination. I have written to the different commandants requesting each of...
I have mislaid the lists of Officers in the fifth and Sixth regiments—You will much oblige by me by sending new lists ones— With great respect ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Private & confidential My dear Sir, Mount Vernon 10th Augt 1798 You will consider this letter as private & confidential. Dictated by friendship, and flowing from the best intentions. If then, any thing should be found therein wch may have too much the appearance of plain dealing, look to the motives, and manner of the communication, & my apology will be sought for in yr candor. From the moment...
Inclosed is the assignment of his Officers by Col Hall to the several Districts and subdistricts. He informs me that Lt. Ninian Pinckney has been nominated as Pay Master & Lieutenant Daniel Hughes as Adjutant of the Regiment. I recommend a confirmation. The others of his Regimental Staff The Quarter Master had not yet been nominated. Col Nathan Rice informs me that Lt Robert Duncan has been...
Enclosing are letters from Captain Jordan and Lieutenant Soper offering a resignation of their commissions Col. Hunnewell urges strongly that they be accepted— Enclosed is an extract of a letter from Major Rivardi which I send you for your information. ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
The returns from every quarter shew that desertion prevails to a ruinous extent. For this the remedies are   1:   greater attention to discipline   2.   additional care in furnishing the Supplies due to the Soldiery of such quality and with such exactness as will leave no real cause of dissatisfaction   3,   the forbearance to inlist foreigners, and, lastly, energy in the punishment of...
I have lately received information, which, in my opinion, merits attention. It is that the brawlers against Governmental measures in some of the most discontented parts of this state, have, all of a sudden, become silent; and, it is added, are very desirous of obtaining Commissions in the Army, about to be raised. This information did not fail to leave an impression upon my mind at the time I...