Viewing 1–25 of 51 documents: "deferred answering"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 16, 1789 Knox discusses federal appointments with Carrington Henry Knox Edward Carrington Letter, alludes to Constitution; discusses federal appointments.
May 6, 1791 Transporting Supplies Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig "Bearer comes forward with stores answering for the enclosed invoice," Hodgdon requests inspection of pack saddles.
August 10, 1785 Request for audit of pay Jonathan Wigton Joseph Howell Requests audit for pay. Would like to have it done before the warm weather is past. If the business can be deferred until next spring, even better, as long as it does not run the risk of not having account settled.
September 3, 1794 Charges Against James Seagrove Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Enclosed are charges against James Seagrove amounting to $14,508.45, the exoneration of which will be deferred until his account is settled.
June 19, 1797 Enclosed Statement David Hale William Simmons Enclosed statement of Hale's recruiting account. Hale also returned account of Mrs. Nichols against Lieut. Cudworth. Due to the triffling nature of the dividend from the account Hale deferred it.
October 20, 1795 Acknowledged Receipt of Money Due Regiment Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Freeman acknowledged receipt of lettter and money due regiments at West Point for September. Further information deferred to next post.
May 7, 1800 Assembling of the Reserve Corps Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Due to a communication from General Wilkinson, it is fixed that the assembling of the reserve corps on the lower parts of the Ohio shall be deferred until Autumn.
September 14, 1794 Multiplicity of Business Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon should assume that Hunt has a multiplicity of business on hand which prevented him answering Mr. Parker.
August 5, 1795 Recruits to Proceed to Governors Island Peter Tallman William Simmons Tallman has received orders from the Secretary of War to proceed with his recruits to Governors Island in the harbor of New York and then return to Trenton to continue the recruiting service. The settlement of his account should be deferred until his return from New York.
September 16, 1794 Military Stores Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Stores to be attended to, busy schedule prevents Hunt from answering Mr. Parker.
April 7, 1799 [PRIVATE] George Washington James McHenry Delay in answering letters due to survey trip near Alexandria and house guests. Washington does not lay blame on McHenry for delay in recruiting due to circumstances outside his control. Advised contacting soldiers via local gazettes.
March 16, 1787 Counterfeiting trial John Pierce Thomas Smith Discusses the advisability of having Isaac Bronson testify in the counterfeiting trial of Wilson.
April 20, 1797 Letter Signed, Samuel Hodgdon to Israel Chapin Jr Samuel Hodgdon Israel Chapin Jr Letter, informs re shipment of Six Nations annuity goods.
February 18, 1796 Discussion of Ship Timbers & Construction Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, discusses timber & frigate construction.
June 8, 1797 Advice on Returned Information & Armaments Samuel Hodgdon Josiah Fox Letter, encloses list re information requested; mentions guns.
November 11, 1793 March to the Other World Thomas Butler Samuel Hodgdon Butler asks to be excused for not answering Hodgdon's letter respecting the load of public clothing that had been lodged near Carlisle. For sixteen weeks he has been more likely to march to the Other World than to live but seems to be recovering and has returned to the works. The clothing has been sent forward. He prays God that Hodgdon and his family have avoided the malignant disease [smallpox}...
July 26, 1784 Affidavit from the American Regiment Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) General Edward Hand Letter covering an affidavit from the paymaster of the American Regiment, answering Edward Hand's questions.
January 14, 1784 Pay Account Settlement Robert Morris John Jacob Faesch Robert Morris sends to John Faesh a letter on the subject of account.
April 12, 1794 Exoneration of John Chester advance Joseph Howell John Chester Due to the irregularity of the service interfering with the arrangement of Howell's office, he is late answering Chester's letter but Chester has been exonerated from the advance in question.
October 29, 1798 Unqualified Hands Running War Department Alexander Hamilton George Washington Ill health in family has kept Washington from answering letter. He planned to travel to Trenton to visit the Secretary and assist in any way possible. Noted, "the War Department cannot prosper in the present very well disposed but very unqualified hands. P.S. General Pinckney satisfied with military arrangements.
March 13, 1798 Autograph Letter Signed, Samuel Hodgdon to David Henley Samuel Hodgdon David Henley Letter, discusses goods for Cherokee Treaty.
March 13, 1798 Additional Stores for the Treaty Commissioners, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon David Henley Letter, discusses stores for the Treaty Commissioners
July 23, 1789 Freeman responds to not receiving an appointment from Knox Constant Freeman Henry Knox Letter, asks to remain in Knox's graces for any future federal appointment.
September 1, 1796 Extract of a letter from Hodgdon to Chapin dated 1 Sep 1796 Samuel Hodgdon Israel Chapin Jr Letter, informs re shipment of Six Nations annuity goods; discusses supplies delivered in 1794.
December 22, 1796 Abolition of This Species of Servitude, Etc. Joseph Whipple George Washington Whipple discusses his efforts, at the direction of Mr. Wolcott, to restore to Mrs. Washington her escaped servant. He notes that many servants have escaped from the southward into Massachusetts which is injurious to many valuable estates in that region. For the good of society and individual interests, he wishes that some means be adopted of a public nature to prevent the growing contemplation of...