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[ Philadelphia, September 6, 1794. Introduces Ernst Frederich von Walterstorff. Letter not found. ] LS , sold by Thomas F. Madigan, New York City, 1935, Item 161. This letter is exactly the same as H to John Langdon, September 6, 1794 ( PAH Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). , XVII, 200).
[ Philadelphia, September 11, 1794. The description of this letter in the dealer’s catalogue reads: “Request for arms and accoutrements, tents and other supplies to be held in readiness for the Jersey Militia ‘upon the returns of the Commanding Officers of Corps.…’” Letter not found. ] The Collector: A Magazine for Autograph and Historical Collectors , LX, No. 3 (March, 1947), 59, Item A380....
[ Philadelphia, September 11, 1794. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] LS , listed by Patrick F. and Thomas F. Madigan, New York City, in The Autograph , I (November, 1911).
[ Carlisle, Pennsylvania, October 8, 1794. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] ALS , sold by Arthur Pforzheimer, New York City, 1937, Rare Books and First Editions, Item 60.
[ Carlisle, Pennsylvania, October 11, 1794. The description of this letter in the dealer’s catalogue reads: “Regarding a young Lieutenant James Renshaw of the corps of dragoons, who was being recommended as a proper person for some service needed by Judge Yeates.” Letter not found. ] The Collector: A Magazine for Autograph and Historical Collectors , LVIII, No. 3 (April-May, 1945), 84. Yeates...
Altho’ we have uniformly during the present Operation received perfect Satisfaction from your Firmness & Exertion in the Duties of your Office, yet we have, with sincere Sympathy, observed the Torture of your Mind, agitated between a Sense of public Duty & your private Affections, owing to the unpleasant Accounts you have received repeatedly of Mrs. Lenox’s Illness. We cannot withold longer...
[ Philadelphia, November 27, 1794. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] LS , sold by Anderson Galleries, New York City, April 16, 1914, Item 285.
[ Philadelphia, 1794. ] Hamilton purchased one share of the one hundred and thirty-nine shares which were sold to sixty-seven persons in 1794 for “promoting the cultivation of the vine.” Copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. This document contains a list of names and is entitled “Extract of the Book. Names of the Gentlemen has subscribed in 1794.” It was enclosed in a letter...
Facts, numerous and unequivocal, demonstrate that the present Aera is among the most extraordinary, which have occurred in the history of human affairs. Opinions, for a long time, have been gradually gaining ground, which threaten the foundations of Religion, Morality and Society. An attack was first made upon the Christian Revelation; for which natural Religion was offered as the substitute....
Mr. Hamilton presents his Compliments to Mr. Webster requests the favour of him to strike off & send him in the course of the day thirty Copies of the Inclosed Letter, with his account of the Cost. AL , inserted in a grangerized edition of George Shea, Illustrated Life of Alexander Hamilton (New York, 1877), Columbia University Libraries. Webster, the famous lexicographer, was a native of...
[ New York, January 19, 1796. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] ALS , sold by Ben Bloomfield, New York City, 1954, List DM-2, Item 49.
Mr. Hamilton’s Compliments to Mr Coxe. An engagement which Mr. H did not recollect will not permit him to breakfast with Mr. Coxe this morning. But he will call immediately after he is released at Mr Coxe’s House & afterwards at his Office. AL , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. For the purpose of H’s trip to Philadelphia in...
I am anxious to be informed how our affair now stands with Messrs. Wheelen & Co. & that it be brought to an issue. How stands also the question depending before the board of the land Office? Yr. Obed ser ALS , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. For an explanation of the contents of this letter, see the introductory note to...
Some days since I received your letter in which you mention to me that Mr. Wheelen pursuant to what he said to me, was himself willing and would endeavour to prevail upon the other parties concerned with him to permit Mr Church’s proportion of the land sold to be withdrawn by lot. In carrying this idea into execution, I presume it is well understood that the drawing must be confined to the...
Accidental Circumstances prevented my seeing you previous to my departure to know the issue of the Arbitration—proposal to Mr Wheelen. I will thank you to inform me. I have heared that some late law of Pensylvania has put in jeopardy the property of Aliens where there were not actual settlements. I will thank you to explain this. Is it where the Patents were originally to Aliens? —or does it...
I beg the favour of you to let me know what if any thing has been settled with Messrs. Wheelen & Miller or whereabouts that affair is. I expect with certain[ty] Mr. Church early in the spring, and should be grieved to have to inform him of an unsettled state of this business. I am   Sir   Yr. very hum. servant ALS , Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of...
[ Treasury Department, October 3, 1792. The dealer’s catalogue description reads: “Reminding … Delany … that his quarterly reports are overdue.” Letter not found. ] LS , sold at Sotheby’s, May 23, 1984, Sale 5187, in Item 120. Delany was collector of customs at Philadelphia.
I want to have with you a free & confidential conversation on a point very important to us all. Will you do me the favour to take with me tomorrow a family Dinner at two oClock? Or if this is not convenient will you give me leave to call at your Lodgings tomorrow Evening six oClock? Yrs. truly ALS , Joseph Hopkinson Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. A veteran of the...
Some advices are just received from England which add to the favourable complexion of affairs. I wish much to see you for half an hour before you go to Congress. You will find me at the Office. Yrs. truly ALS , Joseph Hopkinson Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
I perceive you are an elector. In this state we support unanimously John Adams and Thomas Pinckney; on the principle of taking a double chance against Jefferson , deeming it far more important that be shall not be the President than who of the two men, Adams and Pinckney, shall be the President. The Government and the national interests will be perfectly safe in the hands of either of these...
I am favord with your Letter of the 7th. in Answer to mine of the 1st. I approve of the Measures you have taken relative to the Lighthouse—and shall be obliged to you to SuperIntend whatever relates to this Business, for the present; taking Care that the Disbursements be made with Œconomy; and that the accounts for the same be regularly Vouched— I am, Sir, Your most Obedt. Humble Servant. (...
I have authorized David Austin Esquire Collector of New-Haven, to draw upon your institution for any sum not exceeding Two Thousand Dollars—If Mr. Austin therefore should make any use of this Credit, you will be pleased to honor his draughts within the limitation mentioned and transmit them to this Office; upon the receipt of which, the Treasurer will be directed to remit you a check fo r the...