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Having understood from you, that it was your intention, to appoint a person as Quarter Master to the detachment of Militia of this State, about to assemble, and march, and confiding that the person whom you may choose will be both capable and trustworthy, I propose, as a matter of simplicity and convenience, to commit to him the procuring of Waggons for the transportation of every thing...
Treasury Department, December 21, 1791. Writes to Mifflin concerning Pennsylvania creditors. Copy, Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg; copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Mifflin was governor of Pennsylvania. With the exception of the last paragraph and the insertion of the name of the state, this letter is exactly the same as H’s...
I have the honor to inform your Excellency that a detachment of the Troops of the United States under the command of Lieut. Daniel Bissell is to march from this City as an escort to a train of Artillery and Military Stores, intended for the Maryland and Virginia Militia called out against the Western Insurgents. This detachment will march through Lancaster and York Town and from thence to...
Having received the return the want of which delayed a definitive answer to yours Letter of the fifth of May; I have now the honor to inform you that this department is ready to proceed in the business which is the Subject of it. According to the course of Proceedings at the Treasury the adjustment will begin with the Auditor and be completed by the Comptroller. The Auditor will accordingly be...
I am very sorry that the absence of the Comptroller of the Treasury, in consequence of ill health, renders it impossible to complete at this time the adjustment of the purchase, which is the subject of your Excellency’s letter of the 26th instant. Immediately after his return, which will probably be in about ten days, the most particular attention will be paid to the business. I observe with...
I had this morning the honor of receiving your letter of the 23d instant. I would with pleasure concur in removing the difficulty you suggest by anticipating the issuing of certificates for the debt of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania subscribed to the depending loan, were I not apprehensive of embarrassment, in other cases, in which a similar anticipation might be urged on probable ground,...
[ Philadelphia, December 1, 1792. “Mr. Hamilton presents his respectful Compliments to Governor Mifflin and requests he will be so obliging as to send by the bearer the papers he was kind enough to offer a perusal of to Mr. Hamilton.” Letter not found. ] AL , sold by American Art Association, March 3, 1925, Lot 272. Mifflin was governor of Pennsylvania. The papers, which have not been found,...
Philadelphia, November 13, 1790. Introduces R. J. Vanden Broeck who was “a Clerk for a considerable period in the office of the Auditor of the State of New York and afterwards in that of the Secretary at War.…” ALS , Schuyler Papers, MS Division, New York Public Library. Mifflin, a former Quaker and Philadelphia merchant, was a veteran of the American Revolution, during which he had achieved...
[ Philadelphia, June 3, 1791. “The want of the return of survey of the tract on Lake Erie purchased by Pennsy, from the United States, has hitherto prevented my adopting the measures you have desired for the completion of that business.” Letter not found. ] LS , sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, March 26, 1957, Lot 87. See Mifflin to H, May 5, 1791 . Text taken from dealer’s catalogue.
I have had the honor of your letter of the 29th of July last, which the press of business has prevented my sooner answering. The Certificates to which you refer have not been admitted upon the Loan proposed by the Acts of Congress payable in evidences of State debt. The following circumstances have attended the case. Certificates of the description of those called New Loan Certificates of...