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September 10, 1798 Assisting Alexander Hamilton Thomas Campbell Samuel Hodgdon Campbell informs Hodgdon that Alexander Hamilton needs his assistance in settling the affairs of his deceased son James Hamilton until his son Matthew Hamilton can provide that assistance.
August 17, 1797 Letter from Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton forwards papers to McHenry. Hamilton also reimburses money lent to him by McHenry.
August 20, 1798 Letter from General Hamilton James McHenry George Washington Encloses a letter from General Alexander Hamilton and requests that it be returned along with some works of poetry.
February 28, 1795 Letter Citation Alexander Hamilton Unknown Recipient Act to Provide for Calling Forth the Militia to Execute the Laws of the Union, Suppress Insurrections, and Repel Invasions; and to Repeal the Act Now in Force for those Purposes. Although John Church Hamilton attributes this document to Hamilton [JCH Transcripts; JCHW, V, 103], Harold Syrett, editor of the Papers of Alexander Hamilton, found no evidence to support that contention [Syrett, PAA,...
November 2, 1793 Mr. Hamilton Was Taken with a Fever J M. Henry Knox It is reported to Knox that Alexander Hamilton has been taken with a fever and has been warned by Doctor Bellville that it would be extremely dangerous for him to venture out.
May 10, 1800 General Orders Alexander Hamilton Unknown Recipient Letter from Major General Alexander Hamilton to an unknown recipient. Image not available.
October 20, 1798 Appointment of Robert Hamilton as a Lieutenant in the Navy Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton has received notification from Mr. Goldsborough informing Captain Robert Hamilton of his appointment as a Lieutenant in the Navy. He thanks Stoddert for his efforts on Captain Hamilton's behalf and reports that Robert is currently absent due to a journey to Albany. When he returns he will be ready to obey the orders of the department. If his ship is not ready, he wishes to be a...
August 19, 1798 Appointment of Hamilton into the Provisional Army Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Alexander Hamilton acknowledges James McHenry's suggestion to the President calling Hamilton and Henry Knox into immediate service in the Provisional Army. Hamilton assures McHenry that he is willing to accept the appointment, but insists that he does not want an immediate change of residence. Hamilton concludes with a response to some of Knox's criticisms to McHenry and recommendations for...
September 3, 1798 Recommends Captain Hamilton for a Southern Vessel Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Upon realizing the length of time before the frigate building at New York will be seaworthy, Alexander Hamilton requests the appointment of Robert Hamilton to a southern vessel which will be ready sooner. He imagines that Captain Talbot will be glad to have Robert as an associate.
September 28, 1799 Concerning rations for the First Regiment James McHenry William Simmons Encloses a letter from Alexander Hamilton concerning the pay for and parts of rations due to the First Regiment. Requests that the accountant report back to him information to send to General Hamilton.
June 25, 1793 Hamilton writes to Knox about distilled spirits Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton informs the Secretary at War of his intent to furnish distilled spirits to the army via the quartermaster department.
January 24, 1800 Major Craig discusses logistics with Major General Alexander Hamilton Isaac Craig Alexander Hamilton Major Craig forwards a general return of quartermaster, ordinance, and clothing stores to General Hamilton.
October 26, 1794 No Material Derangement of the General Plan Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton reports that the expedition is moving forward as planned despite a day's delay in Berlin.
November 23, 1799 Hamilton writes to McHenry regarding the establishment of a military academy Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Alexander Hamilton sends his ideas regarding the founding of a military academy to the Secretary at War, James McHenry.
October 20, 1798 Location of Captain Hamilton, Appointment Letter Received Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Received letter from Mr. Goldsborough with enclosure for Capt. Hamilton notifying him of his appointment to Lieut. of navy. Capt. Hamilton currently bound for Albany, A. Hamilton assured Stoddert he would relay news to him shortly.
October 11, 1800 Simmons Discussing Charges with Alexander Gibson and Requesting the Orders of Alexander Hamilton William Simmons Alexander Gibson Alexander Humphrey's late contractor produced for Simmons an account of logs harvested and stone mined for building 27 huts, the amount being $636 along with a charge of $141.42 for the use of blacksmiths' shops, barracks and store houses. The order to put the soldiers under cover at Staunton apparently came from Alexander Hamilton; however, these orders have not been produced, and the Secretary...
December 1, 1800 Presidential Election of 1800 James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Letter from the former Secretary at War to Alexander Hamilton concerning the late presidential election, which produced a tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr.
December 4, 1799 Operations of the Smallpox Joseph Hamilton Alexander Hamilton Joseph Hamilton encloses to Hamilton a pamphlet entitled "Occasional Reflections on the Operations of the Smallpox," or the "Travellers Pocket Doctor."
August 21, 1798 Recommends Captain Robert Hamilton as Naval Lieutenant Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton seeks a response to a letter he wrote two weeks previously about the appointment of his cousin, Robert Hamilton, to full lieutenancy. He desires to know the prospect of such appointment as soon as possible. Hamilton suggests his cousin as superior to Capt. Talbert, assigned to a frigate in port at the time.
June 18, 1799 Recalls Arms Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Refers to letter from Alexander Hamilton to the Secretary of War. Questions recent order of arms--by whom they were ordered, when, where, and to whom they were received. When recalled, the arms will be taken into Stevens's possession.
April 24, 1792 Hats for the War Department Alexander Hamilton Nagle & Zeiber A contract between Hamilton and the hatters Peter Nagle and Philip Zieber in which the hatters agree to deliver 4,608 hats to the War Department. (See transcript)
February 18, 1791 [Article of agreement] Unknown Clerk [not available] Official agreement making Alexander Hamilton Executor of Theodasius Fowler's estate.
August 8, 1798 Recommends Captain Robert Hamilton as Naval Lieutenant Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton recommends his first cousin, Robert Hamilton, as a Navy Lieutenant, with experience at sea in the West Indies since the age of 14. Alexander Hamilton considers the appointment "a peripheral favour to myself."
November 1, 1799 General Orders Alexander Hamilton [not available] Cited in Hamilton to Pinckey, 11/04/1799.
1799 Officers of the United States Army [not available] [not available] In the handwriting of Hamilton and Philip Church. Enclosed in Bentley to Hamilton, 05/17/1799.