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[ Philadelphia, April 15, 1782. On November 10, 1782, Hamilton sent to Thomas Tillotson, his successor as receiver of continental taxes for the State of New York, a list of papers “relative to the office of Receiver of Taxes.” Item number three on that list was described as “farther instructions from the Superintendant to Alexander Hamilton dated as above.” The preceding letter was dated April...
[ Kingston, New York, May 11, 1777. On May 12, 1777, Hamilton wrote to Morris: “I have received the pleasure of your favour of yesterday’s date.” Letter not found. ]
Valley Forge, March 27, 1778 . Requests discharge for Ensign Robert Wood, Second New York Regiment. ALS , RG 93, Miscellaneous Records, National Archives.
[ Albany, October 15, 1782. On October 15, 1782 , Hamilton wrote to Duer: “In answer to your letter of this date.” Letter not found. ]
January 11, 1779. Requests Hamilton to send papers containing “Les Signes en Chiffres.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. This letter is in French. Thomas Antoine, Chevalier de Mauduit du Plessis, was appointed a captain in the Continental Artillery, April 15, 1777; promoted to brevet lieutenant colonel, November 26, 1777; and resigned November 5, 1778. When he wrote this letter, he...
Fishkill [ New York ] May 5, 1781 . Has forwarded Hamilton’s request to Colonel Alexander Scammell and has ordered that “a Hand” and “½ a pound of Chalk” be sent to Hamilton. LC , New-York Historical Society, New York City. See H to Hughes, May 5, 1781 (printed in this volume).
[ Fishkill, New York, July 16, 1780. On July 23, 1780, Hamilton wrote to von Steuben : “I have received My Dear Baron your two letters of the 16th. and 18th.” Letter of July 16 not found. ]
Boston, August 4, 1783. Asks Hamilton to serve as attorney in Soderstrom’s suit against James Jarvis. ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Soderstrom, a prominent Boston merchant, was a member of an insurance company established by John Hurd of that city.
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.
[ December 22–23, 1777 . On December 28 Clinton wrote to Hamilton : “I was favoured with the Receipt of your Letter of the 22d Instant some Days since and returned a short Answer to it by the Express who brought it.” Letter not found .]