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You will be pleased to inquire of un Capt. Shoemaker and Lieut. Boote whether they have any unexpended supply of money and cloathing for continuing the recruiting service; and report to me accordingly— With great consideration &c ( LS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I have received your letter of the 15th. inst. You will direct the Officers to make out returns of the deficient Articles for their troops, which you will forward to Colonel Ebenezer Stevens at this place who will take care to have them furnished— With great consideration &c ( LS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
I do not think it advisable to grant your request for a furlough without previously consulting Col. Ogden on the subject. I have accordingly communicated the request to that officer with the proper directions. With consideration I am, Sir yr. ob. sert. ( LS , The Andre deCoppet Collection, Princeton University Library; Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of...
I enclose to you a letter to Lieutenant Boote which you will please to have delivered. Should Mr. Boote be willing to repair to this place you will give him permission to do so. In that case you will annex his party of infantry to the other company of infantry which forms part of your detachment— With great consideration I am, Sir &c: &c: ( LS , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton...
Upon the receipt of this you will be pleased to send William Millard, Sergeant Lang, Francis Peters, Cullen, Hyland, Howard and Muirhead of the company of Captain Elliot to that officer at Philadelphia— With great considern. ( LS , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Not having recd. an acknowledgemt. of my letter to you of the 8th. inst. I send you a copy— You will please to direct Lt. Gibson of the Corps of Artillerists to repair to Fort Mifflin and take the orders of the Commanding Officer there till he shall be directed to join his Company. You will likewise detach the Artificers of Capt. Elliott’s Company to the same place With great consideration I...
New York, June 8, 1799. “It is concurred to be expedient for some time to come to keep a body of troops in and near that district of Country in which the late insurrection existed. In this Service it is intended for the present to continue the troops now at Reading.… General McPherson recommended the occupying of three stations Reading, Allentown , & Easton . If the Corps of troops was more...
New York, August 23, 1799. “… I am not anxious that any part of your force should be stationed at Easton if you think it of importance to keep the whole united. It would however be a strong motive to the stationing of a small party at Easton if the recruiting service could be benefited by the measure. It is not convenient at present to reinforce your detachment, but as I am not apprehensive of...
The Secretary of war mentions to me that he has been informed by several respectable Gentlemen of Baltimore that there is enlisted with Lieut. Boote a person by the name of John Forysth of a very weak and feeble constitution—That the family of this person are extremely distressed on at his situation, and propose the furnishing offer to furnish an able substitute, or to advance a reasonable sum...
Capt. Massey’s Company of Artillerists having been ordered from fort Mifflin you will immediately cause Capt. Irvin’s Compy. to proceed to that Fort to replace the other. For this purpose, you will take the proper arrangement with the contractor’s Agent for transportation and supply from Reading to Fort Mifflin. The Compy. will avoid going into Philadelphia With great consideration &c P.S. I...
I have written to Captains Irvine and Shoemaker directing the first to put himself in readiness to march, and the last to proceed with his company to Pittsburg taking with him the detachment formerly under Lieut Boote but which is now annexed to his command. I have written to these Gentlemen in the first instance because I supposed, from some letter which I have received from you that you...