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I have received your letter of the twenty eighth instant, and shall make but one inquiry more with respect to the unfortunate affair between Lt. Sharp and Captain Johnston. You will be so good as to inform me of the particular subject on which the political dispute turned, and of the sentiments principles that were maintained by the respective parties. The information I am anxious to receive....
There being some officers under arrest, it has become necessary to appoint a Court Martial for their trial. The enclosed copy of a General Order will inform you that you are to be President of this Court and of the time and place of its sitting— I request you will cause as many Offi To avoid the trouble and expence of detaching officers from distant places, it is my wish desire to form the...
Your letter of the twenty eighth of October has been delivered to me. You will probably have received orders from General Washington upon your Arrival at York Town. Should these orders not meet you there you will continue your march to Harper’s ferry. With great consideration ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
It is afflicting to know learn that such a dispute should have arisen between two Officers of the American Army. Particular attachment to any foreign nation is an exotic, which where it exists must derogate from the exclusive affection whatever due to our own Country by birth or adoption. At this time of day, a — predilection for France is a very bad symptom. The profession of it by Capt...
I enclose to you some papers which have been sent me by the Secretary of War relative to the discharge of a soldier—You will make enquiry into the case, and if there are any special circumstances, report them to me— With great consn I am, Sir &c &c— ( Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
The Post of to day brought me your letter of yesterday, by which I perceive the care and diligence you have employed in constituting towards completing the Court Martial. The enclosed extract copy of an order of this date confirms your nomination of Judge Advocate. Be pleased to convey to him the letter herewith sent for him. The only persons of whom, I have information, that who will come...
Your letter of the twentieth instant on the subject of the duel between Lieutenant Sharp and Captain Johnston was not so particular as I could have wished it to have been. I am the more anxious to have an exact statement of this affair as it is represented in the papers to have been the consequence of a political dispute. This has attracted a particular attention to the subject. You will...
For particular reasons, I request you to send the inclosed letter to Captain Elliot by a mode of Conveyance which will ascertain its safe delivery to him in person I will also thank you to inform me of the Receipt of this letter and the delivery of the inclosure. With great consideration & esteem Yr Obed Servt. (Copy, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
Confiding in the superiority of your loc al knowlege and in your disposition to promote the service equally in every relation—I approve the alterations you propose by Your Letter of the 22d. instant. You will make your arrangements accordingly and communicate what respects his Regiment to Col. Ogden. With great consideration &— P.S. Your Pay Master may immediately enter upon the Execution of...
I have received your letter of the seventeenth inst. and regret extremely the event of which it informs me. Whilst military prejudices must be respected on the one hand, I have no doubt that you are Alth’o it is not my intention to contravene military prejudices on the subject, of duellings, yet I doubt not you will agree with me that it is the duty of every commanding officer proper to...