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November 9, 1789. “Being informed that there are some offices under you and in your department which are not supplied with clerks, I take the liberty of addressing … to you in behalf of Mr. Samuel Beebee a citizen of New York and son in law of mine as a person I believe well qualified to be a clerk in some such place. He has been unfortunate in the sea trade during the war and since, and...
Philadelphia, June 27, 1791. “In Obedience to the directions of the Governor, I have the honor to present to you, a Copy of the Laws of this Commonwealth, passed at the last Sessions of the General Assembly.” LC , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg.
Richmond, December 15, 1790. Submit “an Estimate of the Expense of erecting a Light House on Cape Henry.” LS , RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “A,” Pennsylvania and Southern States, National Archives. This letter was enclosed in Beverley Randolph to H, December 16, 1790 . In his enclosing letter, Randolph described Collins, Quarrier, and Warren as “Mechanics of Character.”
Philadelphia, February 10, 1795. “I will thank you to reimburse the four thousand Dollars, which I lent you at Carlisle. I have inclosed a copy of your letter and Mr. Blaines receipt upon the subject.” ADf , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg. For background to this letter, see H to Dallas, October 9, 1794 ; H to Ephraim Blaine, October 9, 1794 .
Philadelphia, August 9, 1792. Transmits “a copy of the Laws of Pennsylvania, passed to the last Session of the General Assembly.” LC , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg; copy, Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
I have the honor to transmit, for the perusal of the President, the original papers received by Mr Laing, from the County of Fayette, and a copy of the answer, which was sent by the Governors directions. ADf , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg; LC , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg. For...
Philadelphia, February 24, 1791. Forwards “copy of a letter from the Comptroller Genl. of Penna … respecting the final Certificates … paid over to this State by the agents for settling the Accts. of the Penna. line in the late Army.” ADfS , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg; LC , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum...
In compliance with the Resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, approved the 23d of September 1789, the Legislature of this Commonwealth passed a law, to provide for the custody of Prisoners, committed under the authority of the United States, in which the respective Gaolers were directed to transmit a Calender of such prisoners to the Executive, that order...
The engagements of the Governor preventing his immediate attention to some of the details for the western expedition, permit me on his behalf to enquire whether it is understood to be within the Province of the State Executive to appoint a Surgeon General for the State of Pennsylvania. The object is of considerable importance; and I have requested Doctr. Dorsey, to do me the favor to wait on...
I take the Liberty of enclosing you an order of Mr Udney Hay to receive the Sum allowed to Mr. Simon Frazer of Quebec upon Mr Hay’s petition in his behalf which I learn is 400 Ds. and I will take kind your forwarding it to me as soon as possible, as an opportunity for Quebec offers in the course of the ensuing week, to which place I wish to Remit it. I have just rec’d a Letter dated 27 feby...
I have received the enclosed letter from Mr. Gallatine, one of the Members of the General Assembly, of this State, respecting the subject, on which we conversed some days ago; and I will esteem it a particular favour, if you will enable me to make an early answer to the questions which he proposes. I am, with the sincerest esteem and respect   Sir,   Your most obedt. serv Be pleased to return...
6 Oct. 1794 . Transmits for GW’s “perusal” documents received from Fayette County, Pa., and a copy of the governor’s reply to them. ADf , PHarH , Executive Correspondence, 1790–99; LB , PHarH , Executive Letterbooks. Dallas transmitted the enclosures sent with Albert Gallatin’s letter to Thomas Mifflin of 17 Sept. (and probably a copy of the letter itself) and a copy of Dallas’s letter to...
I do myself the Honour to inclose you herewith a bill of exchange payable to me as Governor of the State of North Carolina from Mr Daniel Carthy agent for Royal Flint Esquire in New york drawn upon that Gentleman for sixteen Hundred Spanish Milled Dollars being his first Bill dated 23d. of April 1790. The second and third of same Tenor & date in my possessetion and not yet forwarded but will...
Philadelphia, September 19, 1794. “The Governor directs me to inform you, that in compliance with the request, stated in your letter of the 18th. instant, he has given Orders for the discharge of Samuel Owner, a workman employed in the service of the United States, but drafted for the Western expedition.” LC , Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission,...
[ Boston, August 22, 1793. On November 5, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Benjamin Lincoln : “I had prepared an answer to a letter from your Deputy of the 22d of August last.” Letter not found. ]
Agreeable to your request I will give you Some few remarks on my last expedition. Having had no particular directions from the Company of course no promise on my part of undertaking such a jaunt. I left the Grand portage about the usual time for Arabasca, but previously had obtained permission to remain the summer inland with no other view than of employing that time in discovery. The Cause of...
[ Philadelphia, August 30, 1790. On September 23, 1790, Hamilton wrote to Smith : “I duly received your letter of the 30th Ultimo.” Letter not found. ]
[ New York, March 22, 1792 . The calendar summary of this letter reads as follows: “Similar letter of appreciation.” Letter not found .] Letter listed in “Calendar Summary of Philip Schuyler and Alexander Hamilton Papers,” Personal Miscellaneous, Box 6, Schuyler, MS Division, New York Public Library. See Duer to H, March 21, 1792 .
[ Philadelphia ] January 21, 1793 . “By the President’s command T. Lear has the honor to return to the Secretary of the Treasury, three contracts made by the Collector of Washington in North Carolina for the stakeage of the shoals, sounds &c. in that State; which contracts are ratified by the President.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See Tench Coxe to H, January 2, 1793 ,...
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, June 13, 1794. “In consequence of an application from Mr. Tench Francis I have the honor to request that a warrant may issue in his favor for twenty five thousand dollars.…” LC , RG 75, Letters of Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, Relating to the Procurement of Military, Naval, and Indian Supplies, National Archives. See Coxe to H, April 16 , May 6 ,...
Providence, April 24, 1794. “The Act continuing the Embargo, and that passed the Second Instant, have come to hand. Is any Bond to be taken for a registered Vessel, bound from One District to another in the United States … in Ballast only? ” ADfS , Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence. See “Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs,” April 18, 1794 .
Philadelphia, August 1, 1790. Expresses concern over delays in the approval of the contracts for repairs on the Cape Henlopen lighthouse and for the lighthouse keeper’s salary. ALS , RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “A,” Pennsylvania and Southern States, National Archives.
Providence, May 12, 1791. Encloses “weekly Return of Cash” and “Two Drafts of the Treasr.” Acknowledges receipt of a “Thermometer, forwarded by the Collr. of New York.” ADfS , Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence; copy, RG 56, Letters from the Collector at Providence, National Archives.
August 13, 1793. “I am informed (by a letter Just now received) of the death of Mr Ballard Surveyor of Baltimore, and am strongly Urged by some Respectable people there to apply for your Interest for a Mr Robert Walsh of that Place as his Successor …” ALS , RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters, 1790–1799, National Archives. FitzSimons was a Federalist member of the House of Representatives from...
[ October 6, 1792. On November 3, 1792, Tench Coxe wrote to Polk: “The Secretary of the Treasury has just sent to this office your letter to him of the 6th of October.” Letter not found. ] Polk was supervisor of the revenue for the District of North Carolina. LC , RG 58, Letters of Commissioner of Revenue, 1792–1793, National Archives.
[ Penobscot, District of Maine, September 20, 1790. On November 13, 1790, Hamilton wrote to David Sewall : “The day before yesterday a letter from the Collector of Penobscot of the 20th. of September … came to hand.” Letter not found. ] Sewall was judge for the District of Maine.
[ Chester, Maryland, May 25, 1790. On June 3, 1790, Hamilton wrote to Scott : “I have received your letter of the 25th Ulto.” Letter not found. ] Scott was collector of customs at Chester.
[ Philadelphia ] March 8, 1791 . Transmits “a commission for Stephen Keyes, Collector of Allburgh in Vermont.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Vermont was admitted to the Union on March 4, 1791. On the same day Keyes, a Burlington, Vermont, merchant, was appointed collector of Alburg.
Boston, May 3, 1791. “Your circular Letter 8th April is received. An Account agreably to the form sent shall be transmitted as soon as possible. I now inclose you a Statement of the United States Act Current as it stands in my Book the balance of 26385.83 is deposited in the Massachusetts Bank.…” LC , RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book, 1785–1791, Vol. “259–M,” National...
[ New ] Brunswick [ New ] Jersey, August, 1791 . Urges Hamilton to establish at New Brunswick “the public Manufactory” of the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures. ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Guest, who had originally been a tanner by trade, was one of New Brunswick’s leading businessmen.