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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
July 20, 1799 Encloses Letter from General Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Encloses letter from General Hamilton.
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.
July 16, 1798 Hamilton's Appointment as Inspector General Timothy Pickering Alexander Hamilton Pickering expresses his approval of Hamilton's appointment as Inspector General.
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.
March 20, 1800 Ammunition Ordered by General Hamilton Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Sundry ammunition ordered by General Hamilton for Harpers Ferry, Jersey, and Massachusetts.
March 29, 1799 Correspondence from General Wilkinson & Others Alexander Hamilton James McHenry In order to keep track of current military affairs, McHenry asks Hamilton to forward to him letters from General Wilkinson and any others that may be important.
August 20, 1798 Pained Reaction to Knox's Refusal, Etc. Alexander Hamilton George Washington Among other matters, Hamilton expresses dismay at General Knox's negative response to his subordination to Hamilton in the Provisional Army and voices his gratitude at Washington's continued support during the ongoing controversy.
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.
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.
November 4, 1799 Uniforms for Shipment to Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs packing up and holding in readiness uniforms for shipment to three companies of infantry at Pittsburgh. To be addressed to Major Craig, subject to order of Captain Nance, assistant paymaster general, agreeably to instructions from General Hamilton.
June 27, 1799 Letter Citation Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Cited in Hodgdon to Stevens, 06/28/1799. Encloses a return of stores he had received from General Hamilton. Also adds that he has been instructed to furnish quarters for the Adjutant General
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 13, 1800 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons agreed with General Hamilton regarding settlement of accounts and noted that if regulations are followed payment for expenses will easily follow.
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...
April 22, 1800 Update on the Account of Captain Ellery William Simmons William North Simmons recounted the efforts made to track down the accounts of Ellery through the Pay Master General and Major General Hamilton. No news.
August 7, 1792 Enclosed request from Secretary Hamilton Henry Knox James O'Hara Secretary Knox encloses the extract of a letter from Hamilton and requests that O'Hara - Quartermaster General - make the appointment.
May 10, 1800 General Orders Alexander Hamilton Unknown Recipient Letter from Major General Alexander Hamilton to an unknown recipient. Image not available.