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[ 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 .
A voluminous publication is daily expected from Mr. R——. The paper alluded to in the extract of his letter to me, of the 8th. instt. and inserted in all the Gazettes, is a letter of my own, to him; from which he intends (as far as I can collect from a combination of circumstances) to prove an inconsistency in my conduct, in ratifying the Treaty with G. Britain, without making a rescinding (by...
I have considered your application for liberty to borrow three millions of Florins in addition to the one million, now in train of being borrowed. It appears from the documents which you have laid before me that 284,901 Dollars 89 Cents have been applied to the purchase of the general debt; and that by the Act of 2d March 1793. 200,000 dollars, of the money for that use, have been employed...
I cannot, under all the circumstances of the case, satisfy myself, that I am at liberty to go contrary to my last instructions; and that I have authority to direct the money, which I have expressly directed to be applied to the purchase of the public debt, to be applied to any other object. Still, however, I am willing, that the embarrassments, which you Stat Richard Peters, ed. The Public...
Your letter of the 22d ulto, with it’s enclosures, came duly to hand. Lest any material disadvantage should result from delay; I have signed the Act which has been drawn by the Commissioner of the Revenue & approved by you, for arranging allowances to the Supervisors &c.—and now forward it; but I would rather, if this is not likely to be the case, have it retained in your hands until my...
Philadelphia, September 27, 1794. “Pay to the Secretary of State, out of the fund appropriated to defray the Contingent Charges of Government, the sum of Fifteen hundred Dollars, for the use of Colo. Innes.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. “An Act making appropriations for certain purposes therein expressed” appropriated twenty thousand dollars for the contingent expenses...
I received the enclosed letter with the document therein, last night. For reasons which will appear obvious, I make you acquainted with the contents of them, being Yours ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. H endorsed this letter: “This covered a letter from Mr. Coxe of the 31 of January 1795 containing a charge against Mr. Woolcott for my having committed to him & he having exercised...
Your letter of the 19th instant was received yesterday. From the general impression on my mind relative to Mr De Neuvilles claim on the justice of this country, a delay, or a refusal to administer it, would be hard; but I must add, that I am too little acquainted with the particulars to form a correct opinion, and were it otherwise, I do not see how I could, with propriety, appear directly or...
Enclosed is the duplicate of my last. The calamity which has befallen Philadelphia & seems in no wise to abate renders it more essential than ever for the heads of Departments to Assemble, that proper measures with respect to the public offices & Papers may be adopted. It is time also, if the President can with propriety interpose, to decide something with respect to the meeting of Congress....