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You wish to be informed what, I conceive, will be the Amount of the Monies necessary for defraying the Charges of the Northern Contract, from the first of April to the last day of December; and what Proportion of that Sum will be Expended within the State. Unless a Considerable Reinforcement of Troops should be ordered into this Quarter (of which at present there does not appear a great...
Morristown [ New Jersey ] March 3, 1780 . Reports that an investigation of “the state of stores and resourses of Provisions” reveals a shortage of flour and grain. ALS , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Dunham was assistant commissary of purchases, New Jersey.
Morristown [ New Jersey ] April 6, 1780 . Reports supply of beef in Morris County and supply of pork in Burlington County. ALS , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Dunham was assistant commissary of purchases, New Jersey.
[ July–November, 1778 .] Asks Hamilton to assist the Chevalier de Villefranche. ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. This letter is in French. In JCHW John C. Hamilton, ed., The Works of Alexander Hamilton (New York, 1851). , I, 198 this letter is dated 1780. This very vague undated letter discusses a dispute in which the Chevalier de Villefranche was involved. Du Portail thought that...
[ 1779 ] States his willingness to go to South Carolina, but does not wish to ask for such a mission. Asks Hamilton to suggest to Washington that he be sent south. AL , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. This letter is in French. On March 27, 1780, Washington recommended to Congress that Du Portail be sent to Charleston, South Carolina ( Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers,...
quoique je Compte partir pour le Camp dans peu de jours, la Crainte dêtre encore Retenu plus longtemps que je ne voudrois, Comme je le suis depuis un mois, ma fait prendre le party de vous ecrire quelquechose qui me semble d’une Certaine importance qui me Concerne. hyer jay appris qu’il y a une quinzaine de jours (lors de la nouvelle de l’arrivé des anglois) un membre du Congrès Representait...
Philadelphia, March 20, 1779. Cannot obtain boats and other equipment needed to make a survey of Delaware River. ALS , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. This letter is in French; translation by H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Du Portail, brigadier general, Corps of Engineers, was sent by Washington to Philadelphia to make a survey of the Delaware River ( GW John...
Boston, March 27, 1778 . Encloses letter from Hugh Knox and requests Hamilton to write to Knox. ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Hugh Knox to H, December 10, 1777 .
Valley Forge, March 27, 1778 . Requests discharge for Ensign Robert Wood, Second New York Regiment. ALS , RG 93, Miscellaneous Records, National Archives.
Valley Forge, January 22, 1778 . Requests written discharge for Captain Barent J. Ten Eyck, Second New York Regiment. LS , RG 93, Miscellaneous Records, National Archives. Fish, a major in the Second New York Regiment, subsequently became a close friend of H and a prominent New York Federalist. At the end of this letter, H wrote: “One of the Gentlemen below is requested to transact the...