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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...
The Vice President of the United States, presents his compliments to Governour Miflin, & informs him, that the President of the United States has signified his pleasure to meet Congress in the Senate Chamber, to morrow at 12. O’Clock, and that a Seat is ordered for Governour Miflin if it should be agreeable to him to be present— PHi : Society Collection.
I am directed by the President to acknowlege the Receipt on the 17th. of Your Excellency’s letter dated the 12th instant. The President feels with you the force of the motives which render undesireable an extension of correspondence on the subject in question. But the case being truly one of great importance and delicacy, these motives must yield, in a degree, to the propriety and utility of...
The President of the UStates has directed me to acknowlege the Receipt of your letter of the 5th instant and to communicate to you the following reply. In requesting an interview with you, on the subject of the recent disturbances in the Western parts of Pensylvania, the President, besides the desire of manifesting a respectful attention to the Chief Magistrate of a State immediately affected,...
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 am honoured with your favor of yesterday on the subject of the laws of the U.S. furnished to you from my office. I would with pleasure add a third copy, but that, your Excellency will percieve, on turning to the act of Congress which establishes my department, that that has fixed the number of copies of the laws to be furnished by me to the Executives of the states, and of course that the...
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...
I think it my Duty to inform your Excellency that such Difficulties occur in my Route, as should be guarded against on your approach. Colo: Bird shews every disposition to do his Duty, but the Situation of the Country renders many precautions necessary to enable him to do it. By his personal Exertions here, we have had forage, Straw & fuel, Aided as he was by a fatigue party in obtaining the...
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...