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The [New York] Argus. Greenleaf’s New Daily Advertiser , December 27, 1796. In reprinting this handbill signed by “A True American,” the Argus stated that on December 13, 1796, “three thousand of the following hand-bill were slily pushed under the knockers and doors of the citizens under cover of the darkness of the night.” The Argus suggests, but does not categorically state, that H wrote...
[ Philadelphia, March 12, 1792 . On April 18, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Kean concerning the suspension of the sale of bills desired “by my letter of the 12th ultimo.” Letter not found .]
Treasury Department, January 4, 1793. Submits to the President two communications from Tench Coxe “suggesting certain alterations in the arrangement heretofore made, within the Revenue, District of North Carolina.” Proposes minor changes. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. See Coxe to H, December 13 , 21, 1792 .
[ Philadelphia, August 2, 1791. On August 12, 1791, Hamilton wrote to Skinner and referred to “my letter to you of the 2nd instant.” Letter not found. ] Skinner was commissioner of loans for North Carolina.
You will please to obtain a certificate from the Cashier of the Bank of North America, expressing the sums paid in the said Bank by you in the course of the present month, upon which a warrant shall be issued for the amount. You will not fail transmitting the said certificate by Thursday’s mail, in order that it may reach me on Saturday. I am Sir   Your Obed’t Serv’t ALS , Mrs. Arthur Loeb,...
[ New York, February 4, 1796. Hamilton endorsed a letter from FitzSimons dated December 17, 1795 : “Ansr. Feby. 4 179[6] agreeing & naming Mr. Lewis —Referees to decide as Judges in Chancellory Law & Fact.” Letter not found. ] FitzSimons, a native of Ireland, was a Philadelphia merchant. He was a Federalist member of the House of Representatives from 1789 to 1795. This is presumably a...
[ November 8, 1793. On November 17, 1793, Schuyler wrote to Hamilton : “The mail … brought your favor of the 8th Instant.” Letter not found. ]
Treasury Department, August 13, 1792. “The President having signified to me his intention to appoint David Porter, the present first mate in the cutter Active, master of the said Cutter, in the room of Simon Gross, who has resigned; I have to request, that you will notify the intended appointment to Mr Porter.…” LS , Columbia University Libraries. See George Washington to H, August 5, 1792 .
Philadelphia, May [ 12 ] 1793 . Transmits “the Copy of a letter of the 23d of April last from the Collector of the District of Nantucket to the Register of the Treasury” and “Copies of the declarations on the Registers, therein referred to.” LS , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. Although this letter is dated May 8, the enclosures were not submitted to H by Joseph Nourse until May...
Treasury Department, December 23, 1790. Discusses qualifications of various candidates who have been recommended for the appointment as “Keeper for the Light-house at Portland in the District of Maine.” LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ New York, September 2, 1790. “I cannot let the Packet go my Dear Friend without dropping you a line to prove to you that you are always of more consequence than the great affairs which you have so often represented as the rival of all my friendships.…” Letter not found. ] ALS , sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, May 4, 1938, Lot 189. Angelica Church was Elizabeth Hamilton’s sister. Text taken...
[ New York ] September 3, 1790 . “You will deliver Mr. Wm. Remmie certain papers which he left in my hands relating to a settlement by Ludowick Bamper. with the representations of John Remmie.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. At the bottom of this letter is written: “Recd the above papers 4 Sep. 1790 William Remmey.” At this time Troup was practicing law in New York City. William...
[ Philadelphia, May 23, 1794. On July 15, 1794, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We have received your esteemed favor of 23 May.” Letter not found. ]
[ New York, June 18, 1790. On July 2, 1790, Harwood wrote to Hamilton : “I received your Letter of the 18th. Ulto.” Letter not found. ] The Senate confirmed Harwood’s appointment as United States commissioner of loans for Maryland on August 7, 1790.
A conformity of opinion, and upon the same grounds, enables us to submit to you a joint Answer to the third of the Questions, which you were pleased to propose on the 18th. of April to the Heads of Departments and the Attorney General. We have concluded that this mode would be more agreeable to you than a repetition of the same ideas and arguments in seperate answers. With perfect respect &...
[ New York, June 15, 1795. On June 18, 1795, Wolcott wrote to Hamilton : “I have recd. your Letters of June 13th. & 15th.” Letter of June 15 not found. ]
[ 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.
[ Philadelphia, March 22, 1792 . On March 24, 1792, Livingston wrote to Hamilton : “Upon the receipt of your Letter of the 22d. Inst.” Letter not found .] Livingston, a New York City Federalist, was a lawyer, businessman, and politician. He was a director of the Bank of New York, a stockholder of the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, and first president of the New York branch of...
[ New York, July 31, 1790. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] ALS , sold at Thomas Birch’s Sons, December, 1891, Item 95.
Treasury Department, February 28, 1794. “I am to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 26th. Instant, a Copy whereof I have immediately sent to the Secretary of State, to whom all such applications are to be made, and who I doubt not will pay due attention to your representation.” LS , The Papers of Stephen Girard, Girard College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, permission granted by Board...
Mr. Hamilton will with pleasure execute the command of the President by the time appointed and have the honor of waiting upon him. AL , Photostat, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
[ New York, April 21, 1790 . On April 29, Allibone wrote to Hamilton : “I have the Honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter dated april 21st.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, December 20, 1791. On January 12, 1792, Whipple wrote to Hamilton : “I had the honor to receive your letter of the 20th. of last Month.” Letter not found. ]
Treasury Department, October 3, 1791. “As letters to and from the Treasurer now go free of postage, there is no longer a necessity for enclosing them to me. You will therefore in future transmit them directly to him.…” LS , Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence; copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Providence, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set...
[ Philadelphia ] June 16, 1794 . “Mr. Hamilton requests to see Mr. Coxe at Eleven this forenoon.” AL , RG 58, General Records, 1791–1803, National Archives.
Treasury Department, October 6, 1792. Requests information for report ordered by the Senate on May 7, 1792. LS , partly in the handwriting of H, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. The contents of this letter are essentially the same as those of “Treasury Department Circular,” September 13, 1792 .
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...
Treasury Department, August 22, 1792. “I duly received your letter of this date. The arrangement proposed by you … is perfectly agreeable to me, and will be executed as you desire.” LS , Arch. des Aff. Etr., Corr. Pol., Etats-Unis, Supplement Vol. 20.
Treasury Department, August 2, 1792. “I have directed a packet to be sent to you by water, containing two Thermometers which I request you will forward by a safe conveyance; the one to the Collector of Barnstable, and the other to the Collector of Frenchman’s bay.” L[S] , RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters from the Treasury, 1789–1807, Vol. 4, National Archives; copy, RG 56,...
Treasury Department, June 23, 1792. Encloses “the contract between the Superintendent of the Delaware Light House and Abraham Hargis.” LS , RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, “Segregated” Lighthouse Records, Hamilton, National Archives. See Coxe to H, May 28, 1792 ; H to George Washington, June 19, 1792 ; H to Tobias Lear, June 22, 1792 ; and Lear to H, June 22, 1792 .