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December 21, 1799 Funeral Honors for George Washington Alexander Hamilton William North Alexander Hamilton explains the regulations related to the funeral honors for the recently deceased George Washington in the cities of Philadelphia and New York.
December 24, 1799 Funeral Arrangements in Honor of George Washington William North Unknown Recipient Orders of Alexander Hamilton regarding the funeral arrangements to be made at all military stations and offices of the Army in honor of the late General George Washington.
December 19, 1799 Directions Relative to the Funeral Honors for General Washington James McHenry [not available] Directions for funeral honors to be paid on the death of General Washington. All military stations, officers, and volunteers are to wear crape on the left arm for six months to signify mourning. Hamilton is to give the orders for carrying out the directions.
December 29, 1799 [Funeral Procession.] Ebenezer Stevens [not available] Rules governing the funeral procession of George Washington.
February 24, 1800 Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Discussed the funeral details of George Washington which was arranged through official resolution by the Joint House Committee, presided over by John Marshall.
December 22, 1799 Funeral Honors for our Departed Chief Alexander Hamilton William MacPherson Hamilton is sending a copy of an order to Macpherson, who is in charge of the ceremonies, regarding the funeral honors to be paid in Philadelphia to George Washington.
December 24, 1799 Mourning the Loss of George Washington William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith assures Hamilton that the troops have been put through the funeral exercise and everyone involved in the ceremony is deeply impressed with the solemnity of the sad occasion.
December 18, 1799 Funeral Honours for George Washington James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry encloses to Hamilton the special directions from President John Adams relative to the funeral honors, to be paid to the memory of the late and beloved Chief, General George Washington.
October 10, 1793 Funeral of Governor Hancock Samuel Adams Henry Knox Letter, asks the Secretary of War to attend the funeral of Governor Hancock of Massachusetts.
February 5, 1800 Reports Being Detained for Washington's Funeral; January Returns David Henley James McHenry Reports desire to attend George Washington's funeral solemnities by orders of Major General Pinckney. Expresses concern about six teams loaded with public accounts with the deep snow. Encloses returns for the month of January.
February 24, 1800 Commemorating George Washington William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith reports that, in accordance with the Proclamation of the President, suitable eulogies, orations, and discourses were given on Feb. 22nd by the Union Brigade at Scotch Plains, New Jersey to celebrate the life of George Washington.
December 21, 1799 The President's Orders regarding the Death of George Washington James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry forwards though Hamilton the President's orders regarding the funeral ceremonies that will commemorate the death of General George Washington.
December 23, 1799 Response of the Cincinnati to the Death of Washington William North Alexander Hamilton William North discusses the arrangements made by the Society of Cincinnati regarding the pageantry surrounding the death of George Washington.
December 27, 1799 Use of Horses for General Washington's Funeral Edward Jeffers [not available] Jeffers makes his mark to acknowledge receipt of a sum to pay him for the use of horses during the funeral of General Washington.
December 22, 1799 Death of General Washington Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton expresses his grief at the death of Washington, encloses a copy of the General Orders of December 21 relative to mourning and funeral honors.
October 30, 1799 Carriages for General Washington's Funeral Lewis Tousard John Miller Tousard certifies that carriages leased from William Buck were used relative to the orders of Major General Hamilton for the funeral honors paid to General Washington.
December 23, 1799 Monument to George Washington William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Lt. Col. William S. Smith discusses his plans for a monument to the memory of General Washington, with an inscription of a poem penned by him the previous night: "Sacred to the Memory of the Illustrious George Washington, General of the Armies of the United States of America, Who paid the Great Debt of Nature, The 14th. of December, 1799. To Commemorate his virtues. To hand down to Posterity,...
December 22, 1799 Horses for General Washington's Funeral James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Major Tousard has been charged by General Hamilton with the superintendence of the funeral honors for General Washington. Tousard should be furnished with as many horses as he needs to perform his duties.
January 7, 1800 Funeral Expenses William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton List of funeral expenses,does not believe any were superfluous. Smith will direct contractor to submit bills for expenses to the War Office. Will dispense necessary directions to Judge Advocate relating to the trial of Lt. Hoffman, mentioned Col. Ogden's health.
January 10, 1800 Ceremony for General Washington Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig describes to Samuel Hodgdon the ceremony in Pittsburgh held to honor General Washington.
January 28, 1800 Reports Indian Affairs; Tribute to Washington David Henley James McHenry Reports that late account of Creeks killing 2 Chickasaws is false. Seve Collbert half-breed, has come to purchase a boat in preparation to settle at Bear Creek. According to instructions, plans to purchase rifle for Son of Apoemingo. Encloses copy of Mr. Hawkins's letter, who returned saddles stolen by the Creeks and taken by Capt. Butler at Tellico. Reports about houses will come shortly....
February 15, 1800 Supply Order for Indian Goods David Strong [not available] Commissary for Indian goods in the Detroit region; mentions a funeral for a Potawatomi chief.
December 23, 1799 A Horse for the Quartermaster Sergeant Lewis Tousard William Buck Buck is asked to deliver a horse for the purpose of conveying the Quartermaster Sergeant to Fort Mifflin. This request relates to Major General Hamilton's order respecting the funeral honors to be paid to General Washington.
March 22, 1800 Notification of Payment William Simmons William Allison Allison notified of future payment from Fish for the board of medicine and attendance, and for funeral expenses of Private James Cullen (of Capt. Frye's Company).
September 12, 1798 Correspondence with Washington and Adams James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses copy of letter to George Washington [not included]. Requests return of letter. The President is still considering.