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[ Philadelphia, November 28, 1795. Second letter of November 28 not found. ] In the “List of Letters from G—— Washington to General Hamilton,” Columbia University Libraries, two letters to H from Washington for November 28, 1795 , are listed.
[ Philadelphia, September 6, 1796. Second letter of September 6 not found. ] In the “List of Letters from G—— Washington to General Hamilton,” Columbia University Libraries, two letters from Washington to H September 6, 1796, are listed.
Letter not found: to Alexander Hamilton, 22 March 1796. On 24 March, Hamilton wrote GW: “I had the honor to receive yesterday your letter of the 22.”
[ Mount Vernon, October 23, 1793. Letter not found. ] “List of Letters from G—— Washington to General Hamilton,” Columbia University Libraries.
Philadelphia, July 19, 1794. “Pay to The Director of the Mint, one thousand eight hundred & thirty five Dollars and thirty three Cents, to be applied to the purposes of that Establishment.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. David Rittenhouse.
[ Mount Vernon, November 10, 1790. On November 11, 1790, Washington wrote to Hamilton : “Since writing to you yesterday.…” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia ] January 31, 1791 . Approves contract for supplying the lighthouse at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. LS , RG 26, “Segregated” Lighthouse Records, National Archives. See Tobias Lear to H, January 31, 1791 .
[ Philadelphia ] December 18, 1793 . “Pay to the Director of the Mint, for the purposes thereof, two thousand five hundred and forty four Dollars, and thirty seven Cents, on account.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; letterpress copy, in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. The original of the letterpress copy, which Jefferson...
Pay to the Director of the Mint the within sum of sixteen hundred dollars and also the further sum of one thousand dollars for the purposes of that establishment. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. At the bottom of this document is the following note by David Rittenhouse, director of the Mint: Including all the arrears due to Albion Cox, Assayer, Dolls. cts. since he was first...
In compliance with an Act passed during the last Session of Congress entitled, “an Act providing for the payment of the first installment due on a loan made of the Bank of the United States,” I hereby desire that you will cause the payment of the first instalment to be made conformably to the said Act. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. 1 Stat. The Public Statutes at Large of...
The Secretary of the Treasury will cause to be paid to the Director of the Mint, Ten thousand Dollars for the purposes above specified. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. This is a reference to an estimate by David Rittenhouse, director of the Mint. The estimate reads as follows: “Estimate of immediate Expenditures for the Mint. Dollars. Price of the House & Lot, to be paid on...
I beg you to accept my unfeigned thanks for your friendly communications of this date—and that you will permit me to entreat a continuation of them as occasions may arise. The manner chosen for doing it, is most agreeable to me. It is my wish to act right; if I err; the head & not the heart, shall, with justice , be chargeable. With sentiments of sincere esteem & regard I am Dear Sir   Your...
Philadelphia, January 30, 1795. “The eventual power which you applied for, is herewith sent. Let the day of your resignation be made perfectly convenient to yourself. There is no necessity that your successor should be named on Monday next.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See H to Washington, January 25, 1795 , and Washington to H, second letter of January 30, 1795 . See H...
As I know nothing that calls me to the City to day, I shall not be there until tomorrow—which will be in time for common occurances. The contents of the enclosed are agreeable. Yours always ALS , DLC : Hamilton Papers. The enclosure has not been identified.
It is my wish to set off for Mount Vernon on Monday next. With some inconvenience to myself, it might be delayed until Wednesday; beyond which the purposes of my journey would, in a great measure, be defeated by further delay. I therefore desire that everything which requires my attention in your Department previous to my absence, may be laid before me with as much promptitude as the case will...
Pay to the Director of the Mint, or to his order, five thousand Dollars for the purposes of that establishment. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. David Rittenhouse.
Letter not found: to Alexander Hamilton, 5 Sept. 1793. GW wrote Hamilton on 6 Sept. : “The inclosed was written & sent to your office yesterday.”
[ Philadelphia ] April 6, 1792 . “… you will cause to be paid to Nicholas Ferdinand Westfall the sum of three hundred and thirty six Dollars out of the fund of Ten thousand Dollars appropriated for defraying the contingent charges of Government.…” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. This letter was written in reply to H to Washington, April 5, 1792 .
[ New York, June 4, 1789. Letter not found. ] “List of Letters from G— — Washington to General Hamilton,” Columbia University Libraries.
This will merely inform you that your letter of the 10th with it’s enclosure—and that of the 11th Inst: have been duly received; and that if the Regulations of your Department, mentioned in the former, are carried strictly into execution, the most happy consequences, it is to be hoped, will result from them. I am sir &c. LB , DLC:GW .
Philadelphia, January 4, 1795. “Pay to the Director of the Mint Eight thousand Dollars; to be applied to the purposes of that Establishment, agreeably to an Estimate exhibited by the said Director of the probable expenses of the Mint of the United States for the present quarter commencing the 1st Instant.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. David Rittenhouse. See “An Estimate...
This will merely inform you that your letter of the 10th. with its enclosure and that of the 11th. Inst: have been duly received; and that if the Regulations of your Department, mentioned in the former, are carried strictly into execution, the most happy consequences, it is to be hoped, will result from them. I am Sir &c. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. 1. Letter not found.
[ Philadelphia ] May 23, 1794 . “Pay to the Director of the Mint of the U. States, four hundred dollars; to be applied to the purposes of that Establishment.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. David Rittenhouse.
I have received your letter of the 22d. inst: enclosing a copy of one from the French Minister; I have to inform you, that your proceedings with respect to the request of the Minister of France, meet my entire approbation. I am Sir   Your hble Servt. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Jean Baptiste de Ternant to H, September 21, 1791 .
[ Philadelphia, September 5, 1793. On September 6, 1793, Washington wrote to Hamilton : “The inclosed was written & sent to your office yesterday.” Letter not found. ]
I feel myself very much obliged by what you sent me yesterday. The letter from Governor Johnston I return—much pleased to find so authentic an acct. of the adoption by No Carolina of the Constitution. Yrs. sincerely & affectly Monday Morng 4th. Jany. } 1789 ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Samuel Johnston, governor of North Carolina. North Carolina ratified the Constitution on...
Expecting that my private affairs will call me to Virginia on or before the 25 of this month, I have to request that you will lay before me, previous to that time, such matters within your Department as may require my attention or agency before I set out, as well as those which might be necessary for me to know or act upon during the time of my absence from the Seat of Government (which will...
Charleston [ South Carolina ] May 8, 1791 . “Mr. Cogdell, the Collector of Georgetown appearing on enquiry a proper person to be appointed Inspector of Excise for that Survey, you will signify his appointment to that Office.… Capt. Robert Cochran seems in all respects best qualified to command the revenue Cutter on this station, and I have in consequence appointed him to that Office.…” LC ,...
The Secretary of the Treasury will cause to be paid to the Director of the Mint, the sum of Five thousand Dollars; to be applied to the purposes of said Establishment. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. On November 27, 1792, David Rittenhouse, director of the Mint, had requested Thomas Jefferson to procure five thousand dollars for current expenses ( ALS , RG 59, Miscellaneous...
[ Philadelphia, November 11, 1796. On November 21, 1796, Washington wrote to Hamilton : “Having written to you on Saturday the 11th. instant.” Letter not found. ]
Letter not found: to Alexander Hamilton, 10 Nov. 1790. On 11 Nov. 1790 GW wrote to Hamilton: “Since writing to you yesterday I have received your letter of the 6th inst:.”
As I know nothing that calls me to the City to day, I shall not be there until tomorrow—which will be in time for common occurrances. The contents of the enclosed are agreeable. Yours always ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
Presuming the legality of the propositions contained in your Letters of the 24. & 25. Instant, I consent that you give an eventual instruction to our Minister at the Hague to postpone the instalment of a Million of Florins, to become due on the first of June next on account of the Dutch Debt; and I also consent, that you cause to be allowed for charges, upon the last Loan of 3,000.000 of...
[ Philadelphia, May 29, 1796. On June 1, 1796, Hamilton wrote to Washington and acknowledged “Your letter of the 29th.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, March 22, 1796. On March 24, 1796, Hamilton wrote to Washington : “I had the honor to receive yesterday your letter of the 22.” Letter not found. ]
Philadelphia, January 26, 1795. “Pay to the Director of the Mint Five thousand dollars, to be applied to the purpose of that Establishment, agreeably to a statement exhibited to The Secretary of State, by the said Director the 16 of October last.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. For background to this letter, see H to Washington, first letter of January 20, 1795 . David...
[ Philadelphia, September 5, 1794. Letter not found. ] “List of Letters from G—— Washington to General Hamilton,” Columbia University Libraries.
I have received your letter of the 5th instant. The public service requiring the arrangements, which you have made, relative to the Light Houses of Newport and Portland, they are perfectly agreeable to me, and receive my approbation. I am, Sir   Your most obedient Servant LS , United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut; LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Mount Vernon, October 7, 1791. On October 11, 1791, Hamilton wrote to Washington : “The Post of this day has brought me your letter of the 7th. instant.” Letter not found. ]
You will perceive by the letter which is enclosed for your transmission of it to Mr. Woodbury Langdon, that I have appointed him Commissioner of Loans in the room of Mr. Gilman, whose resignation I received by the last post. I am, Sir,   Your Obt. Servant LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Nathaniel Gilman. See H to Washington, October 6, 1790 .
[ Philadelphia ] April 16, 1794 . “Having thought fit to appoint Nathaniel Cabot Higginson … as an Agent on behalf of the United States, to proceed to the british West India Islands for certain purposes relating to the Ships or vessels of the United States … I do hereby direct you to cause to be advanced to the said Nathaniel Cabot Higginson, Five thousand dollars.…” LC , George Washington...
I have received your letters of the 18th and 21st Ulto. and thank you for the intelligence therein communicated; of which I have not as yet received any confirmation. I shall be oblig’d by your continueing to give me such information on public affairs as you may think sufficiently interesting to be imparted. I am, Sir,   Your mo: obt. Servt. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
I am thus far on my way to Philadelphia, and if the disagreeableness of the weather (for it is now raining) does not prevent it, shall proceed to Bladensburgh at least to night; but be my dispatch what it probably may, the mail which leaves this tomorrow, will arrive in Philadelphia before me. This being the case, and time pressing, I forward the enclosed suggestions of Mr. Jefferson and Mr....
Your letter of the 24th. ulto., (enclosing a letter from Govr. St. Clair, and sundry papers relating to the subject of the settlements which have been made under purchases from Judge Symmes) I have duly received. The Secretary of State, as well as I recollect, has already written both to Govr. St. Clair & Judge Symmes on this subject; but whether he has or has not, it can make no material...
After my letter of yesterday was despatched to you, the draught of the answer to Mr. Adet was presented for my approbation, with the opinions of the Gentlemen about me, that it would be expedient to publish it, and without delay. It appeared also, by information from the Secretary of State, that as far as public opinion had been expressed on the occasion, that this measure was looked to, &...
The question of admitting modifications of the debt of the U.S. to France, having been the subject of consultation with the heads of the Departments & the Attorney General, and an unanimous opinion given thereon which involves the enclosed propositions from the French Minister, you will be pleased, under the form of a report to me, to prepare what may serve as an Answer, making it conformable...
In due course of Post I have received your Letters of the 5th and 8th instant. & thank you for the information contained in them. Tomorrow I leave this for Philadelphia. the advices which I may receive this Evening by the Post, will fix my route by Baltimore (as usual)—or by the one I intended to have come—that is, by Reading, the Canals between the Rivers, Harrisburgh, Carlisle &a—In either...
Your letter dated the 3d. inst. inclosing a Copy of the instructions you have forwarded to Mr. Short, came to my hands by the mail of Wednesday. The appointment of that gentleman to negotiate the Loans in Holland, and the Instructions you have given for his government, meet my approbation. The first as no inconvenience it is conceived will result from his absence from Paris, is a measure of...
I received your favor of yesterday, this moment, when I am on the eve of a journey to Virginia. The opinion which you have given as to its being necessary to submit the new article to the Senate being in direct opposition to that of the Secretaries and the Attorney general, has occasioned some embarrassments with me. For I always understood it to be the sense of the majority of the Senate,...
Having written to you on Saturday the 11th instant (accompanying it with enclosures) without hearing any thing from you in the course of last week, or by the Mail of this day, I begin to have some uneasy Sensations for the fate of my letter—To this cause, & to my solicitatude to have the Papers returned, you must ascribe the trouble of receiving this letter. If my last got safe to your hands,...