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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 6, 1798 Obtaining Employment John Crosby William Simmons Despite a state of health that doesn't permit laborious employment, Crosby asks Simmons to help him gain employment in a public office with adequate compensation.
October 14, 1790 Employment of Contractors Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Williams brother to write Knox about contract between government and his business. Hopes for additional employment.
May 26, 1790 Knox informs Thomas that no employment opportunities presently exist Henry Knox Alexander Thomas Letter, advises re employment opportunities.
August 10, 1789 Certificate of employment for Vandenbrock Peter Curtenius Henry Knox Curtenius certifies the employment of Vandenbrock to Knox.
May 22, 1800 Employment of Pourcheresse in the Public Store Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Pourcheresse and his family are leaving for Philadelphia in search of employment. Their destitute and distressing situation claims sympathy to the feeling heart. Since he is an honest man attached to the government, Hodgdon is asked to find him employment in a public store.
April 22, 1791 Employment for Mr. Mentelle Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Mr. Mentelle has been recommended by the Consul of France in Philadelphia for service as a volunteer. Understanding that there is no establishment for volunteers, Knox advises General St. Clair to provide whatever employment for Mentelle that seems proper.
March 14, 1799 Request for Employment William Cumming Samuel Hodgdon Having been recommended for employment by James Ash, Cumming takes the liberty of asking a great favor of "Hodgkison" to employ him in the same station once held by John Lee.
June 3, 1799 Employment in the Military Stores F. Stanley Samuel Hodgdon Asks the Superintendent of Military Stores if there is any employment available; mentions that he had not heard a response on the subject from Mr. Nicholson.
July 7, 1798 Recommendation for Employment in Public Works Edward Lynch Samuel Hodgdon Recommends Jonathan Phillips for employment in public works.
November 16, 1798 Seeking Civil Employment James F. Armstrong Alexander Hamilton Armstrong wants Hamilton's support in seeking civil employment, perhaps as a Pay Master.
July 18, 1799 Employment for John Kincaid Samuel Hodgdon General William Irvine John Kincaid has no immediate employment so it was suggested he see Captain Elliot about assisting with the erection of public buildings in Philadelphia. However, he was not interested and is returning to Carlisle.
February 26, 1800 Assistance in Obtaining Public Employment Josiah Waters Samuel Hodgdon Since Waters has made progress in bringing forward a farm in the County of York District of Maine, it would now be agreeable for him to obtain public employment. He asks for Hodgdon's assistance in finding a position for which he might be eligible.
March 17, 1800 Summer Employment of Troops, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton discusses the employment of new troops in non-military operations like digging canals but perhaps any troops so employed should be provided extra compensation so as to avoid discontent.
December 27, 1794 [Copy] Supplies and Employment Henry Knox Daniel Morgan Enclosed invoice for clothing delivered to Pittsburgh. There now is a "super abundant quantity" of clothing on hand. Advised rigid adherence to rules in granting requested items to troops. Only absolutely necessary items deemed appropriate. Outlined rules for employment of various offices.
April 18, 1799 Seeks Employment Building Gun Carriages Robert Boyd Alexander Hamilton "Seeks employment building gun carriages for the 'Arm'd Vessels now building' in New York."
March 8, 1784 Employment of Lt. Col. Troup Joseph Carleton John Pierce Discusses request for employment of Lt. Col. Troup; discusses directions regarding financial issues. Mentions Troup's commutation.
September 29, 1789 Knox writes to Clymer Henry Knox William Clymer Letter, advises re public employment.
November 9, 1794 Entering Another Employment Zenas Kimberly Samuel Hodgdon Kimberly informs Hodgdon that since they have not been able to reach an agreement on his wages, Hodgdon should have no objection to his entering another employment. Given his low circumstances in life, he feels he owes it to himself to pursue a line that tends most to his advantage.
May 6, 1792 Employment Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Enclosed personal items for Craig's "amiable Lady" and request that the bearer of the letter, John, be employed by Craig.
June 1, 1798 Capt. Hacker Seeking Employment, McHenry Requests Decision by Hamilton James McHenry Alexander Hamilton A Captain Hacker, formerly of the Navy, has asked for employment with the military and has some recommendations. However, McHenry is uncertain about Hacker's politics and merits and requests that Hamilton respond as soon as possible.
February 12, 1792 Requesting Public Employment for Mr. Peirce's Son Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Knox’s friend Mr. Peirce has a son who desires public employment. If Lincoln, with his duty and other obligations, can confidently find him a position, Knox beseeches him to do so.
October 9, 1788 Application for employment Jonathan Wright Joseph Howell Continuance of Mr. White's commission is uncertain, therefore makes application for employment and asks for assistance from Howell.
October 29, 1796 Recommends Matthew Hopkins for Employment in the Public Offices Levi Winder James McHenry Matthew Hopkins seeks employment in the public offices.
June 24, 1799 Temporary Saving with Immediate Employment for the Officers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I received this morning your letter of the 21st instant. The remarks you have offered relative to the Cavalry are deserving of attention, and the course you propose which combines a temporary saving with immediate employment for the officers in a mode conformable to the constitution of this kind of troops will be considered. I shall inform you of the result. I observe, however, that my present...
October 12, 1799 Seeks Information about Jasper Parrish's Employment as Indian Interpreter James McHenry William Simmons Reports discrepancy in dates of employment of Jasper Parrish as an Indian interpreter. Requests information from the Six Nations.