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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.
May 10, 1800 General Orders Alexander Hamilton Unknown Recipient Letter from Major General Alexander Hamilton to an unknown recipient. Image not available.
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.
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.
May 1800 Letter to Major General Hamilton William North Alexander Hamilton Letter from Brigadier General William North to Major General Alexander Hamilton. Image not available.
May 25, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Philip Church Simmons informs Church that Major General Hamilton's order was received.
October 19, 1799 Funding a new Assistant Secretary for General Hamilton James McHenry William Simmons Encloses a letter from General Hamilton requesting funds to pay for a new Assistant Secretary. States that he plans to inform Hamilton to not take the initiative to hire one outside of the law in the future, but that it is acceptable for the War Department to cover the expenses this time.
April 24, 1799 Certification of payment; Alexander Hamilton, Major General of the Army of the United States for pay, subsistence, forage and compensation as Inspector General Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payment; $839 to Alexander Hamilton, Major General of the Army of the United States for pay, subsistence, forage and compensation as Inspector General.
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.
May 9, 1799 Wilkinson's Brigade Should Be Under Your Superintendance Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton provides directions regarding the disposition of troops and quotes a letter from General Washington in which the general observes that the whole of General Wilkinson's brigade should be under Hamilton supervision.
February 20, 1800 Aaron Ogden to be Deputy Quartermaster General Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Major General Alexander Hamilton recommends Lt. Col. Aaron Ogden, Commandant of the Eleventh Regiment of Infantry, for the post of Deputy Quartermaster General.
November 12, 1799 On the assignment of a Clothier General to the Western Army Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Copy of document from Alexander Hamilton to General Wilkinson. Hamilton says that until the office of Clothier General shall be appointed, his duties will be performed by the Deputy Paymaster General. In this capacity, all articles and returns of clothing will come from him. All returns of clothing will be addressed to him. Captain Samuel Vance, 3d Infantry Regiment, acknowledges receipt 16...
July 20, 1799 Encloses Letter from General Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Encloses letter from General Hamilton.
October 25, 1799 Sundry returns from General Hamilton Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses sundry returns from General Hamilton. Hamilton wishes particular attention be paid to Fort Niagara, which needs quarter master stores supplied without delay.
August 13, 1799 Enclosed sundry returns from General Hamilton Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses sundry returns sent by General Hamilton; requests that William Simmons at the Treasury Department be forwarded the returns intended for him.
May 13, 1793 Issues with General Wilkinson and the Contractor Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox In order to avoid misunderstandings with the contractor, Hamilton stresses the need for General Wilkinson to include Hamilton's instructions in all of his contracts with said contractor.
September 25, 1798 Recommendation of Hamilton to be the Senior Major General George Washington John Adams Washington extols Hamilton's many virtues as he recommends him to be the senior Major General in the Provisional Army.
March 26, 1800 Account of Lt Ross, 1st Regiment of Artillery and Engineers Alexander Hamilton Ebenezer Stevens Alexander Hamilton notes that Lieutenant Ross was detached by order of Major General Pinckney and that the service is of a nature as to come under the general rules prescribed by Department of War.
March 6, 1800 Letter from Major General Hamilton Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Letter from Major General Alexander Hamilton to Aaron Ogden. Image not available. Ogden was elected U.S. Senator in 1801 from New Jersey.
January 2, 1800 Memories of George Washington Alexander Hamilton Tobias Lear Hamilton laments the death of General Washington noting that he is indebted to the General for the many kindnesses extended to him.
May 10, 1800 Traveling expenses Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Williamson Letter from Major General Alexander Hamilton to Benjamin Williamson, Deputy Paymaster General, on the subject of traveling expenses.
March 27, 1799 Extends Invitation as Adjutant General under General Hamilton James McHenry William North Outlines act to better organize US troops and the responsibilities of the Adjutant General. Reports needs of General Hamilton for such a position and calls North to the commission.
July 16, 1798 His Services Ought to be Procured at Almost Any Price Timothy Pickering Alexander Hamilton Pickering quotes a letter from General Washington arguing that, despite the inevitable opposition of General Pinckney, Hamilton should be given the office of Inspector General.
February 25, 1799 Clarification on Command of Troops in Kentucky and Tennessee George Washington Alexander Hamilton Washington specified that all of General Wilkinson's troops should be under Hamilton's direction so as to avoid confusion in communication.
October 13, 1999 Letter from Major General Hamilton Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Letter from Major General Alexander Hamilton to Aaron Ogden. Image not available. Ogden in 1801 became a U.S. Senator from New Jersey.