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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 9, 1793 Matters that Require My Attention or Agency George Washington Alexander Hamilton The President alerts the three Cabinet members of his impending visit to his home in Virginia and asks that they inform him of any matters that require his attention and action before his departure.
August 24, 1799 My attention will be confined to my own district... Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "On the subject of Winter Quarters, my attention will of course be confined to my own district. Doubtless, attention is paying by others to the troops which will be stationed within General Pinckney's district."
July 1, 1797 Request for Attention to My Account Philip Williams William Simmons Williams encloses his muster and pay rolls for May and June. He also requests that the appropriate attention be paid to his own account.
December 10, 1793 Vigilent Attention to the Welfare of the United States George Washington United States Senate The President thanks the Senate for their approval of his re-electiion and for their approbation of his proclamation. He promises to continue his vigilent attention to the welfare of the United States.
December 7, 1793 Subjects I Have Recommended to Your Attention George Washington House of Representatives The President responds to the approval of the House of Representatives of his policies respecting foreign and internal affairs and expresses his hopes that those matters requiring legislative attention will be dealt with in a timely manner.
December 29, 1798 Has Received Letter; Encloses Account; Promises Attention Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Acknowledges receipt of several late favors. Encloses the requested account. Promises his best attention, advice, and information as soon as he can collect it.
September 22, 1798 Request for Attention to Account Claude P. Pourcheresse William Simmons No money received from Mr. Lewis, request for attention to account and money due Pourcheresse.
June 4, 1799 Pay Attention to Patterson's Letter James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I think the information contained in the enclosed letter from Mr. Patterson [is] entitled to attention. The writer stands high in the opinion of Mr. Sitgreaves and I have always heard him spoken of as a man of honor and veracity. He was a candidate for one of the regiments. Be pleased to return me the letter."
September 18, 1799 Requests Immediate Attention to French Prisoners in Baltimore James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Navy regarding the French prisoners who arrived in Baltimore aboard the Monteguinai. Requests immediate attention.
June 29, 1795 Fish's account Nicholas Fish William Simmons Fish again asks Simmons to give early attention to his account for acting as agent for the War Department for military supplies. Simmons lack of attention to the account is preventing the settlement of his account as supervisor with the Treasury Department
October 28, 1791 Attention to the Objects I Recommended George Washington House of Representatives Washington expresses his satisfaction at the promise of the House of Representatives to consider the recommendations contained in his message of 10/25/1791.
February 11, 1799 Receipt of Your Letter of February 4th Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "I have this moment received your letter of the 4th instant to the contents of which I shall pay particular attention."
June 29, 1797 Letter from the Indian Superintendent [not available] James McHenry Letter, discusses Chief Joseph Brandt
January 5, 1798 Request for Attention to Accounts on the Treasury Books John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Power of attorney executed and forwarded. Request for attention to accounts, with details.
July 23, 1798 Recommendation for Employment in Public Works Edward Lynch Samuel Hodgdon Seeks favorable attention to job application of Jonathan Phillips for a public position.
February 6, 1790 Warren solicits a military appointment from Knox Winslow Warren Henry Knox Letter, asks for military appointment.
November 3, 1800 Simmons Requests Colfax's Attention With Regard to Fixing His Accounts William Simmons William Colfax Simmons received with Colfax's letter of October 24th along with accounts and vouchers in the amount of $48660.59. Simmons asks that Colfax bring his attention back to the objections to the accounts that the Accounting Office has made note of. Simmons has been unable to make a final settlement on Colfax's accounts, and this has gone on long enough for Simmons' taste.
February 1, 1799 Special Attention for Governor Sargent's Property Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon that Governor Sargent's property has been given special attention. Craig also notes the serious want of clothing for the troops.
January 27, 1790 John Mason discusses militia training with Knox John Mason Henry Knox No man shall be permitted to keep school in any of the United States who among other qualifications is not prepared for instructing his male pupils with great exactness in the rudiments of Military Art; every such school master shall be bound under severe penalties to devote every day for that purpose one half hour of the time allowed his boys for play; parents or master shall be compelled to...
December 24, 1794 Monroe forwards the letter of a Virginia Indian agent James Monroe Henry Knox Letter, encloses letter from Joseph Martin, Indian agent.
July 20, 1798 Requests Attention to Forthcoming Report of British Forces James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses letter. Promises to write a full report of the British forces. Requests earliest attention.
April 5, 1794 Recount of Pay Due Captain Sedam Joseph Howell Henry Knox Captain Sedam laments the lack of timely pay as a great detriment to the recruiting service. On the reverse side is a memo by Howell disputing Sedam's claims. He notes that it is notorious in the Army that no officer has more attention paid him.
May 5, 1791 Deposition of Caleb Worley Caleb Worley [not available] Lieutenant Worley attests to the dutiful attention paid by General Harmar to the safety and order of the troops under his command and that he never observed the General in a state of intoxication.
December 6, 1800 Simmons Wishes for Carrington to Return his Attention to Mr. A. Rodger's Claim for Supplies of Rations William Simmons Edward Carrington Simmons provides Carrington with a copy of his September 13th letter which contains the papers of Mr. A. Rodger's claim for supplies for rations. As Carrington has not provided an answer on the subject Simmons wishes to bring Carrington's attention again to this issue.
February 20, 1798 Request for Forgiveness Regarding Lack of Attention to Report Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Apologies for not attending to report submitted by McHenry before Hamilton had to leave for Albany, NY to attend the Court of Errors (on behalf of his client Louis Le Guen). If McHenry cannot wait for Hamilton to attend to the report, the report will be returned to McHenry via James Inglis at Col. Hamilton's residence on Broadway in New York City.