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I request you to state to me, explicitly, and without delay, in writing, whether it is your intention to comply with the order contained in the inclosed letter; and to return to me the other paper accompanying, after perusing them— With consideration & (Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
[ Fredericksburg , New York , September 28, 1778 .] Orders Stirling to New Jersey to take command of troops there. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
New York, May 20, 1786. “I have at length concluded your affair with the Assignees of Heart by agreeing to take the principal of your first demand … & to come in for any further demand you may have as any other Creditor.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Malcolm Hart.
[ Philadelphia, August 16, 1792. The catalogue description of this letter reads: “Thanking him for copy of laws.” Letter not found. ] LS , sold at Anderson Galleries, May 4, 1927, Lot 95. See Dallas to H, August 9, 1792 .
I request you to furnish me, toward my allowance of fuel, full, fifteen Cords of wood, the allowance to a Major General from the 1st. of October to the 1st. of April I should be glad to have it all at once if convenient; if not, you will furnish it as you shall find so— With great consideration &c ( Df , in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
[ War Department, September 23, 1794. The catalogue description of this letter reads as follows: “on the appointment of a Surgeon in the Pennsylvania Militia.” Letter not found. ] ALS , sold at Anderson Galleries, June 3, 1914, Lot 109. See Dallas to H, September 20, 1794 .
Since writing to you yesterday I have perused looked over the letters of Major Rivardi, and have found that he requests a boat for the use of the garrison of Niagara—I have given directions to Mr. Glen to provide one and to deliver — it to you— With consideration I am, Sir ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Treasury Department, July 29, 1790. “I had the honour of receiving the three … draughts from Governor Johnston, and yourself for 18,136 39/90 Dollars, 8507 46/90 Dollars & 1680 Dollars which were remitted to this office. They … will be duly passed to the Credit of the State of North Carolina.” Copy, Governor’s Letter Book, 1789–1791, North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh,...
You will immediately after the receipt of this put your self and the men under your command under the direction of Major Bradley who has been instructed to station himself at Staunton for the purpose of superintending the Recruiting service for the fourth Regiment With great consideration I am Sir Yr. Obed St ( ADf , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Fredericksburg [ New York ] September 28, 1778 . Sends instructions for Stirling’s command in New Jersey. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
By His Excellys. command I am to request you will be pleased to put General Hands brigade under marching orders to move by break of day tomorrow morning. He will see General Greene and take orders from him. An impress of waggons is the object. I have the honor to be with the truest attacht. Yr Lordships Most Obedt. serv. ALS , MS Division, New York Public Library. Brigadier General Edward...
I will thank you for your name on the inclosed. Yrs. ALS , New-York Historical Society, New York City.
As the removal of the residence of Congress from this city will necessarily dissolve our association for the education of our children under your care, and as those of us who remain, do not see a probability of immediately filling up our former number, we take this method of unitedly expressing the entire confidence we have in your talents, and our approbation of your method of tuition. We...
Your letter of the 7th. instant to his Excellency fell into my hands. He has been very much indisposed for three or four days past, insomuch that his attention to business is pronounced by the Doctor to be very improper; and we have made a point of keeping all from him which was not indispensibly necessary. I detained your express a day in hopes of a convenient opportunity to communicate your...
I have received your letter of the fifteenth of September, and am happy to hear of the safe arrival of your family at Albany. With respect to the boat of which you speak I do not think myself authorized to give an order on Mr. Glen as the thing has relation to private Accommodation, and not to the public service As Major Rivardi has not written to me respecting a boat for the garrison I could...
Carlisle [ Pennsylvania ] October 9, 1794 . “I request that you will advance to Col Blaine the sum which you mentioned to me. If it can without inconvenience be extended to four thousand the accommodation will be the greater.” ADf , Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. See H to Ephraim Blaine, October 9, 1794 . On the back of this letter H wrote: “These letters explain the nature of an...
The General approves your proposed order and requests you to forward a copy to the respective guards. Tomorrow in general orders, they and the militia will be directed to take their orders from you. Bedkins corps is instructed to join you for the purpose of vedets. I have the honor to be   Yr Lordships humb Sr ALS , Mrs. Archibald M. Crossley, Princeton, New Jersey. On August 30, 1780,...
We have been very sorry to hear that our dear Alexander has been unwell but thank God that he was better. We hope he will soon be quite well. Your Mama will leave this place tomorrow or next day for Trenton to bring you herself to Town. I expect to set out tomorrow for Carlisle. But you must not be uneasy about it. For by the accounts we have received there will be no fighting and of course no...
His Excellency finds the relative situation of the country hereabouts something different from what his information led him to conceive and that Fredericksburgh is not quite that intermediate Point between Danbury and the Highlands, which would answer his views but is too far Northerly. He therefore desires you will halt on the ground this will find you upon ’till further orders. He will have...
You will deliver the bearer a Cord of Wood for my use. Yr humble serv ALS , Mr. Ben Weisinger, New York City. A resident of New York City, Richards was the Army contractor with William and Robert Colfax of New Jersey to supply rations to the troops in New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire. At the foot of this letter Elizabeth Hamilton wrote: “the Bearer has...
I communicated your Lordship’s letter to his Excellency. He has desired me to send Capt Scott’s company their dismission, which you will therefore be pleased to give them, on the expiration of their time. General Green will bring you an answer to your letter respecting Mr. Willcox’s, by which you will perceive that his Excellency has approved, and that I have written to Mr. Willcox agreeable...
Newyork. March 17th 1776. Recived of Col. McDougall Seventy three Pounds, Nineteen Shillings and a Penny half penny for the Pay of the Commissioned Non-Commissioned officers and privates of my Company to the first Instant for which I [have] given three other receipts. £73.19.1 ¾ DS , New-York Historical Society, New York City. Alexander McDougall, prominent Revolutionary War general, gained...
I have received your letter of the fourteenth instant— You did perfectly right in continuing to furnish Hospital stores, and I give my sanction to the past. In future these stores will be furnished by Ebenezer Stevens Esr. But you will continue to supply provisions to the troops both sick and well— — none of the component parts of the ration coming within the description of Hospital stores. As...
New York April 4th, 1776. Received of Colonel McDougall one hundred and seventy two pounds, three shillings and five pence half penny, for the pay of the Commissioned, Non commissioned officers and privates of my company to the first instant, for which I have given three other receipts. £172.3.5½. ADS , New-York Historical Society, New York City. This receipt appears at the end of “Pay Roll of...
Treasury Department, November 25, 1791. “I request you to make my acknowlegements to the Governor for the Copy of the Laws transmitted to me by his direction.…” ALS , Mr. Alexander Hamilton, New York City. In January, 1791, Dallas was appointed secretary of the state of Pennsylvania. Thomas Mifflin. An entry in the executive minutes of Pennsylvania for November 22, 1791, reads as follows:...
Since the giving my evidence at the Court Martial, I have been endeavouring to recollect more particularly the import of the conversation between General Lee and myself, that happened in the field the day of the action and which was the subject of discussion yesterday, before the Court. My memory will not serve me on the occasion, in so clear a manner, as I could wish; but I have been able to...
I have received your lette r of the seventeenth of July, and shall be happy to give every facility in my power to the passage of Mrs. Thompson & her family to Niagara—I do not know that any opportunity of the kind you mention will speedily occur—but should it be the case I shall not fail to comply with your request—With respect to your meeting Mrs. Thompson at Albany or Schenectady I can not...
New York, February 15, 1786. “… Isaac Moses of the City of New York Merchant of the first part Nicholas Low and Daniel Ludlow Merchant and Alexander Hamilton Counsellor at law all of the same place assignees of the real and personal estate of the said Isaac Moses … for and in consideration of the sum of Four thousand four hundred and fifty pounds New York currency to them in hand paid by …...
Col. Bentley, in his letter of the twentieth of October, strongly recommends Reuben Beale and Samuel Simmons as Cadets in his regiment, and I would advise that they be immediately appointed— With perfect respect I am ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Your letter of the tenth of July has been delivered to me. I have given full information to Cl. Bentley on the subject of your enquiry, with instructions directions on t as to the course to be pursued. With much great consideration I am, Sir &c: &c: ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).