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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.
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.
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."
September 3, 1798 Request to Appoint Captain Hamilton to Southern Vessel Under Capt.Talbot Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert A. Hamilton requested that his relative Capt. Hamilton be assigned to a frigate that was ready for sea. A. Hamilton suggested Capt. Talbot's ship.
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.
October 20, 1798 Thanks for Appointments of Lieut. Hamilton and Philip Church Alexander Hamilton John Adams Hamilton offered thanks to Adams for appointing relatives Lieut. Hamilton and Philip Church as personal favor.
August 8, 1798 Request for Appointment of R. Hamilton to Lieut. in Navy Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert A. Hamilton provided glowing recommendation for distant cousin Robert Hamilton. Due to his status as "foreigner", A. Hamilton requested an appointment to Lieut. in U.S. Navy in lieu of Captain.
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...
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.
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.
October 29, 1799 Discussion of Responsibilities of Pinckney and Hamilton James McHenry Lt. Col. J. C. Hall Addresses question of soldier rations. Raises other questions about value and worth. Reports activity of Pinckney and Hamilton.
August 24, 1798 Appointment of Hamilton to Frigate in New York Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton Stoddert planned to mention Hamilton to the President for an appointment to a ship in the south, due to possible objections of his status as "foreigner" from the northern states. There a few qualified men in the south, and Hamilton's appointment would be no difficulty due to his qualifications.
March 8, 1798 Settling Hamilton's Account James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry instructs Hamilton as to how to settle his account.
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 17, 1800 Preparations for My Arrival Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Hamilton informs Ogden that his baggage is being sent with a servant to Elisabeth Town and Ogden should take measures to send them immediately to camp. The horse that Ogden had offered should be waiting for Hamilton at Powles Hook.
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,...
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.
December 13, 1798 Concerning the balance due to Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Mentions the balance due to Hamilton, along with other accounting matters.
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.
April 29, 1800 Continuance of the Recruiting Service Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton observes that it appears that the continuance of the recruiting service under Gen. Pinckney has proceeded from some misapprehsnsion of Hamilton's intentions but he has written the general on the subject.
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 31, 1792 Enclosed Letter Nicholas Low Alexander Hamilton Forwards an enclosed letter which Hamilton might negotiate. Hamilton noted on the address leaf that the object of the letter "would be neither obtainable or adviseable"
June 21, 1799 My Connection with the Trade-Militant Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton suggests that if he acquaints his wife with games of tactics new to her, she may become more reconciled to Hamilton's involvement in the military profession.