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Mr Hamilton presents his Compliments to Mr. Jefferson. The enclosed letter, written by his Clerk, will, it is hoped, express his wish sufficiently to render it unnecessary to remodel it. As Col Rochefontaine informs him The vessel, by which the letter is intended to be sent, departs tomorrow Morning he will be obliged by its being returned to him with the proper certificate this Evening. AL ,...
The section of the collection law relative to the tares to be allowed at the Custom house upon the several species of goods therein mentioned appears to require that the allowance ⅌ Centum upon Coffee in bags } be computed upon the hundred pounds, do. in bales do. in casks pepper in bales do. in casks and that the allowance ⅌ centum upon sugars (other than loaf) in hogsheads & boxes be...
This day, my beloved, on my return from Brunswick I received your precious letters of the 31 of July & 3d. of August. I was surprised to find you had received none from me; as without recollecting dates, I think one, which I wrote you, before my departure from New York, ought to have got to hand previous to your last. You will easily imagine how much pleasure it gives me to learn that my Dear...
The Schooner Boyne whereof Thomas Grune is Master ought to have been permitted to proceed to her Port of Destination, New York. An instruction to the Military officer to release her in order that she may proceed will go by this Post from the War Department. Should any accident delay it You will communicate this letter to him as evidence of the President’s intention in order that no further...
I have concluded upon consideration of the circumstances represented in your letter of the 20th. instant to authorize the sale of the Revenue Cutter as you propose. In the building of a new one, I must recommend care to be taken, that the vessel be of a proper size; and that her cost be within the limits mentioned in your letter. I am with great consideration Sir Your obedt Servant LS , RG 36,...
[ Philadelphia, April 6, 1791. On April 19, 1791, Ellery wrote to Hamilton : “I have received your letter of the 6th. of this month.” Letter not found. ]
[ Treasury Department, January 30, 1794. The catalogue description of this letter reads as follows: “To the Collector of the Customs, objecting to his course in connection with duty on a Cask of Rum: ‘I will only add that in expressing my disapprobation … I did not suppose in you any ill intention.’” Letter not found. ] ALS , sold by Anderson Galleries, January 24, 1908, Lot 123.
I received by the hands of Mr. Richmond your letter on the subject of the stock standing in your name on the public books. Though, according to the letter of the law, the prohibition to dispose appears to be retrospective as well as future, I am of opinion that it is consistent with sound legal construction to confine the latitude of the expression, so as to admit of the alienation and...
[ New York, October 12, 1796. ] “I have received two letters of the 6th & 10th of October from Judge James Wilson respecting certain tracts of land … to which I reply That some of the conditions in the Contracts between Mr. Wilson & the Holland Company not being yet fulfilled they are not at present obliged nor prepared to make the elections which those contracts reserve to them.… I cannot...
I am miserable My beloved angel that I cannot yet come to you; but this abominable business still detains us & will do it for some days. I would willingly endure the fatigue of a journey to visit you, if it were but for a minute; but such is my situation and the expectation of those for whom I act, that I cannot get away for an hour. It cannot however much longer keep me from my beloved; and...