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I have received your favour of the 26th decr: by the Miami Chief the Little Turtle, and have received and observed him with attention—He is certainly a remarkable man—He is recovered of the Small pox, and what is worse, a severe fit of the Gout—We shall endeavour to make him happy here, and contented after his return—I thank you for introducing him to me, and for the information you have given...
The interesting incidents, which have latterly occurred in our political situation, having rendered it expedient to enlarge the Sphere of our military arrangements, it has, in consequence become necessary to regulate the Superintendence of our military force, in its various and detached positions, in such a manner, as while it will serve to disburthen the Department of War of details...
Inclosed is a Triplicate of my letter to you of the ——— and the copy of a letter to the Pay Master General of this date, which last is transmitted for your information in case by any accident you should have been detained With great consideration & esteem I have honor to be Sir Yr. obed. Servt. (Copy, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I begin now to be anxious to learn that you had received my letter desiring you to repair to the seat of Government, in conformity with an intimation from the Secretary of War, to the end that with the aid of your lights and experience, a general plan for the arrangement of the affairs of the Western army, with an eye to the existing posture of our political Concerns, might be digested and...
General Hamilton presents his Compliments to General Wilkinson & sends him at foot heads for conversations which it is proposed to have; in order to call the attention of G W to the several points. Most of them have no doubt been topics of communication with the War Department but the freedom & particularity of conversation will yield additional lights & lead perhaps to a correct system for...
I have received from the secretary of War a letter of which the inclosed is a copy. I will thank you to enable me without delay to present him with the requisition he desires. To assist you in the distribution as to places the Adjutant General will furnish you with any materials which he may possess and which you do not. The requisition must refer to the Present Position of the Troops; but I...
Major General Hamilton presents his co mpliments to B. General Wilkinson— & sends him the Arrangement of the first Regt. of Artillery—It found the Officers for a Battalion about the correspondent number of men with the Western Army. If a larger proportion be necessary it will be presented for consideration in the reports with which G. W. is occupied— ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown,...
I send you a letter from the Quarter Master General on the subject of the road between Le Boeuf and Presqe Isle. The measure object appears to me to be desirable; but it is — which it contains as deferred to you and your better judgment knowledge of the its expediency together with the time and mode of execution are referred to your better knowledge of the Circumstances of the case. With great...
In order to enable you to regulate your requisitions upon the contractor for supplies of provisions, I give it as my opinion that the recruits which you may expect to reinforce your command, and which will arrive at Pittsburgh will be, in all May, Eight hundred, and in each successive month one hundred more, till your command shall be complete. Of their progress afterwards you can best judge....
The copious explanation which have been had between us in conversation on the subjects of your several communications of the 6th. of September 12th. 15. 19th. & 27 instant will abrige the observations naturally connected with the plan which has been adopted as the result and which forms the object of the present instruction. This plan, as you know, has the same basis with that which has been...