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I have had the pleasure to receive your favor of the 13th instant and I have the honor to enclose you a letter from the spanish Residents. Your Steward himself has recovered and also his children, but his Wife is dangerously ill Your house is not what it ought to be, either for your dignity or the rent. But it is the best to be obtained. With respectful Compliments / I am my dear Sir / With...
I have the honor to transmit you, enclosed, the copy of another letter just received from Colonel Pickering, dated the 8th instant. I am, with the highest respect, Sir, Your most obt Servt LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW .
[Philadelphia] 17 Mar. 1792. Communicates a letter from Gen. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney that Ralph Izard had just delivered to the War Department. ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed letter from Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, who had been brevetted a brigadier general at the close of the Revolutionary War, has not been identified.
[ Philadelphia, November 14, 1792. On November 14, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Knox and referred to “your letter of this day.” Letter not found. ] PAH Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). , XIII, 117–18.
A conformity of opinion, and upon the same grounds, enables us to submit to you a joint Answer to the third of the Questions, which you were pleased to propose on the 18th. of April to the Heads of Departments and the Attorney General. We have concluded that this mode would be more agreeable to you than a repetition of the same ideas and arguments in seperate answers. With perfect respect &...
I have the honor to submit to the honorable the Senate, by order of the President of the United States, an extract of a letter from James Seagrove Esq, temporary agent to the Creek Nation, dated the 28th ultimo, containing further information relative to Indian affairs in the Southern department. I have the honor to be, sir, with perfect respect, your most obedient servant, Printed...
I have the honor to submit to You the draft of letter to the Governor of New York, the purport of which has been agreed upon with the secretary of State. I am Sir respectfully your humble Servant ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed draft has not been identified.
War Department, May 13, 1793. Approves payment of a bill “drawn by Israel Ludlow on William Duer 29 January 1792.” LS , RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 4118, National Archives. Duer had served as contractor for the Army for the campaign against the Indians in the Northwest Territory in 1791, and Ludlow had acted as his agent in purchasing supplies and services...
War Department, Accountant’s Office, August 8, 1794. “I have the honor to inclose you an abstract of pay due the dismounted Infantry for the defensive protection of the Territory south west of the Ohio … in 1793 and part of 1794, an estimate of expenses and for pay of the Federal troops in that Quarter, also an estimate of the ordinary expenses of Government for Governor Blount for the year...
I have the honor to submit to the Senate of the United States, a report on the petition of Robert Connelly, praying to be placed on the Pension list. I have the honor to be / Sir, / with great respect, / Your most obedt: Servt: DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In obedience to the orders of the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate, the copy of a letter from his Excellency the Governor of Georgia, dated the 20th of November last, with certain enclosures, relative to indian affairs.— I have the honor to be, / Sir, / with great respect, / Your most obedt: Servt: DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
The President of the United States has directed me to submit to the Senate, the copy of a letter from his Excellency the Governor of Georgia, dated Augusta, December 5th, 1792, with an enclosure, relatively to Indian Affairs in the southern department. I have the honor to be, sir, with perfect respect, your most obedient servant,.” Printed Source--American State Papers. 38 vols. (Washington,...
[ Philadelphia, June 16, 1794. On July 29, 1794, Tench Coxe wrote to Henry Knox: “I have this moment received your letter to the secy of the Treasy of the 28th inst: … It refers to one of yours to him of the 16th ult upon the subject of other rendezvous.” Letter of June 16 not found. ] LC , RG 75, Letters of Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, Relating to the Procurement of Military,...
[ Philadelphia, March 8, 1793. On March 18, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Knox : “I have before me your letter of the 8th. instant.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, April 12, 1794. On May 14, 1794, Tench Coxe wrote to Hamilton and referred to “the two Estimates No 1 & 2 of the Secrety of War, contained in his letter to you of the 12th. of April last.” Letter not found. ] Henry Knox had submitted these estimates to George Washington on April 10, 1794 ( LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress). The estimates deal with the...
War Department, May 12, 1794. “I have the honor to transmit you as a matter of information the opinion of Mr Joshua Humphreys on the mode of procuring the white oak plank and timber.” LC , RG 45, Letters Sent Concerning Naval Matters, National Archives. This letter concerns provisions for the naval armament authorized by Congress. See Knox to H, April 21, 1794 . On June 28, 1794, Knox...
General and Mrs Knox have the honor to accept with great respect the invitation of the Vice President and his Lady for Thursday the 1st of October MHi : Adams-Hull Collection.
Conceiving it may be satisfactory to the President, I enclose the first report from Capt. Hills respecting the Scite for an Arsenal upon the Powtomac. Yours ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The report of John Hills has not been identified.
[ Philadelphia, July 28, 1794. On July 29, 1794, Tench Coxe wrote to Hamilton : “I have this moment received under cover from the Secy. at War an open letter for you of the 28 inst.” Letter not found. ]
War Department, May 24, 1971. “I have the honor to inform you, that Messrs: Smith and Shepherd have completed their contract of clothing for the levies, and that Mr: Hodgdon, the quarter master, has receipted to them for the same.…” Copy, RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 1339, National Archives. The firm of Robert Smith and John Shepard Shepherd (Shepard,...
Philadelphia, 27 Feb. 1792. Sends a letter and enclosures received from Lt. Col. James Wilkinson and indicates that other letters “worthy your perusal” will also soon be submitted to the president. ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosures have not been identified, but Tobias Lear returned them to Henry Knox on 28 Feb. 1792 ( DLC:GW ).
I have the honor to submit for your information a letter from major general Scott dated Lexington the 14th ultimo; just received. I have the honor to be Most Respectfully, Sir, Your obedient Servt LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed letter from Gen. Charles Scott has not been identified.
Notwithstanding the agreeable view of affairs transmitted by Governor Blount I have the mortification of submitting to you a letter of more recent date of quite a contrary complexion which I presume is authentic. I have the honor to be with perfect respect Your obed. Servant LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed letter has not been identified.
[Philadelphia] 5 July 1792. Asks Lear to submit “the enclosed important papers from Mr Seagrovet” to GW. ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . These enclosures have not been identified.
I have the honor respectfully to submit to the Senate, a Report on the petition of Samuel B. Turner, late an Ensign of the Maryland battalion of Levies, on the expedition under Major General St Clair— With the highest Respect / I have the honor to be / Sir / Your most obedient / huml servant DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In obedience to the direction of the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate, the instructions to the Commissioners appointed to treat with the hostile Indians North of the Ohio, and their report in the form of a journal of their proceedings. And also, a statement of the troops in the Legion of the United States, and certain intelligence from major general...
[ Philadelphia, August 8, 1794. On August 12, 1794, Tench Coxe wrote to Samuel Hodgdon: “I have just received from the secy. of the Treasy a letter to him of the 8th. inst. from the Secy. at War, containing a requisition of certain articles.” Letter not found. ] Hodgdon was commissary of military stores. See Knox to H H to Knox , June 20, 1794 . LC , RG 75, Letters of Tench Coxe, Commissioner...
In obedience to the order of the honorable the Senate of the United States, of yesterday, I respectfully submit a statement of the troops of the United States according to the last returns. I have the honor to be / with great respect / Sir / Your most obedt. servant, DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
Be pleased to submit the enclosed letter to the President of the United States from Colonel Willet which I have just received. Yours sincerely ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed letter from Marinus Willett has not been identified.
please to inform me how the Presidents health is in this bad weather, and whether he can receive company today. Yours sincerely ALS , DLC:GW . For GW’s illness, see Lear to Jefferson, 31 May . The precise state of GW’s health is not known, but GW’s executive journal indicates that on this date Knox “put into my hands a letter” ( JPP Dorothy Twohig, ed. The Journal of the Proceedings of the...
I have the honor to submit to the Senate of the United States, a report on the petitions of Theodore Chartier , Jean Bapt: Laperty Labrientoy—Joseph Page—Augustin Gingrass—and Peter Deton. I have the honor to be / Sir, / with great respect, / Your most obedt: Servt: DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
Letter not found: from Henry Knox, 11 Aug. 1792. On 15 Aug., GW wrote Knox that “This morning your Letter of the 11th came to hand.”
In pursuance of directions from the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate, further information relatively to the Southwestern frontiers. I have the honor to be, with great respect, your obedient servant, Printed Source--American State Papers. 38 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1831-61)..
[ New York, June 24, 1790. On August 5, 1790, in Schedule B of his “Report on Additional Sums Necessary for the Support of Government,” Hamilton referred to “The Secretary at War in his Letter to the sec’y of the Treasury dated 24 June 1790.” Letter not found. ]
War Department, July [ 24 ] 1794 . “I have the honor to transmit you a letter this day received from the naval agents in Philadelphia for a supply of money. I concieve it would be proper immediately to place in the hands of each agent the sum of five thousand dollars for them to be accountable.” LC , RG 45, Letters Sent Concerning Naval Matters, National Archives. Francis Gurney and Daniel...
since my arrival at this place which was on the 7th instant I have had the honor to receive your favor of the 25th ultimo. I propose to set out on my return on Monday the 21st, and hope to be in the vicinity of the sorely afflicted city of Philadelphia on the or before the 1st of November. I have the honor to be sir with the most perfect respect and attachment Your Most obedient humble Servant...
[ Philadelphia, July 25, 1794. On July 26, 1794, Tench Coxe wrote to Knox: “I have before me your letter of the 25 instant to the Secy of the Treasury.” Letter not found. ] LC , RG 75, Letters of Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, Relating to the Procurement of Military, Naval, and Indian Supplies, National Archives.
War Department, Philadelphia, 29 Dec. 1791. Has the honor to submit letters of 19 and 21 October from Major General St. Clair received this day by the Fort Pitt post. LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . Arthur St. Clair’s letters to Henry Knox of 19 and 21 Oct. 1791 have not been found.
Communications relative to the Southwestern frontiers having been laid before Congress, the President of the United States has directed me to submit to the Senate, further information just received from James Seagrove, of his having restored peace between the United States and the Creek nation of Indians. I have the honor to be, with great respect, your obedient servant,. Printed...
[ Philadelphia, December 17, 1794. On December 17, 1794, Hamilton wrote to Knox : “In reply to your letter of this date.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, November 3, 1792. In a letter to Anthony Wayne, dated November 24, 1792, Knox referred to “my letter of the 3d. instant to the Secretary of the Treasury.” Letter not found. ] Knopf, Wayne Richard C. Knopf, ed., Anthony Wayne: A Name in Arms; Soldier, Diplomat, Defender of Expansion Westward of a Nation; the Wayne-Knox-Pickering-McHenry Correspondence (Pittsburgh, 1960). , 140....
In obedience to the order of the President of the United States, I have the honor to submit to the Senate, a message of the Cornplanter, and New Arrow, to Major General Wayne of the 8th ultimo—The Subject of indian affairs being under the consideration of Congres, the President has conceived it proper, that they should be possessed of the message now submitted. I have the honor to be, / Sir, /...
I have the honor to submit the enclosed letter from James Seagrove dated 27th April and also a letter from Constant Freeman dated 29th of the same Month. I have the honor to be with perfect respect Your obed. Servant LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . These enclosures, which GW returned to Knox on 23 May, have not been identified ( JPP Dorothy Twohig, ed. The Journal of the Proceedings of the...
[ Philadelphia, April 15, 1793. On April 18, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Knox : “The requests contained in your letter of the 15 of April have been complied with.” Letter not found. ]
I am instructed by the President of the United States, to submit to the Senate, the Communications from Governor Blount of the Territory of the United States South West of the Ohio which accompany this Letter.— I have the honor to be / sir / with great respect / Your mo: obedt: servt. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I have the honor respectfully to submit to the Senate, a report on the petition of Lewis Garanger I am Sir, / with great respect, / Your most obedt: Servt: DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
War Department, June 26, 1794. “I have the honor to transmit you Captain Truxtons estimate of Masts and spars for one of the Frigates of 44 Guns—for the 36 gun frigates will be but little inferior in size.” LC , RG 45, Letters Sent Concerning Naval Matters. National Archives. For background to this letter, see Knox to H, April 21, 1794 . Thomas Truxton Truxtun . See Knox to H, June 23, 1794 ....
I have the honor to submit a letter from Governor Blount dated 10th March 1794. with the enclosures. I have the honor to be with perfect respect Your obedient servant LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The 10 March letter to Knox from William Blount, the governor of the Southwest Territory, and its enclosures have not been identified. GW returned these documents to Knox on 4 April ( JPP Dorothy...
War Department, July 9, 1794. “Agreeably to your request of the 7th. Inst. I have the honor of transmitting you the Sums to be expended upon the Fortifications specified by the Laws.…” Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of War, Third Congress. National Archives. This letter was enclosed in a report which Knox submitted to Congress on December 19, 1794. The report is printed in ASP American...
I have the honor to transmit to you, a letter from Governor Telfair of the 20th of July, containing enclosures relative to the murder of a Creek Indian. The measures which he has taken to discover the murderer and his abettor and bring them to punishment, seem to be satisfactory and to preclude the necessity of any thing further being done on the part of the general government. As to the...