Viewing 1–25 of 4,179 documents: "no answer having been received"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 26, 1792 Requests Answers from Benjamin Walker and William Duer Henry Knox Benjamin Walker Letter, Knox asks wealthy businessman William Duer and Benjamin Walker for explicit and immediate answers.
July 10, 1800 Authorization to Receive Answer On Subject of James Miller's Warrant William Miller William Simmons Secretary of War told William Miller he should have answer on warrant applied for by Miller's brother, James. Encloses letter authorizing Miller to received it
February 13, 1795 Letter from Gov. Blount Timothy Pickering George Washington "The Secretary respectfully lays before the President of the United States a letter from Governor Blount this momenet received by Express, with Gen. Robertson's letter of the 13th of January & the Governor's answer. Gen. Robertson's letter of Jany 9th mentioned by the Governor is his answer to the General was not enclosed."
May 1, 1797 Angry Letter Regarding No Answer for Forwarded Receipts Philip Williams William Simmons Williams forwarded receipt rolls and vouchers two or three times without payment or answer. Lately received partial payment from Messr. Potts and Gibbs. Requested further information on accounts and process of settlement.
July 26, 1792 Request for Immediate Answer Henry Knox Benjamin Walker Knox requests protection of the enclosed and asks that Walker endeavor to obtain an immediate answer or write upon the subject mentioned.
February 5, 1786 Question on a Resolve of Congress William Williams Joseph Howell The author wants to know whether a recent resolve of Congress relative to the settling of Army accounts applies to his case. He has written twice and has yet to receive an answer.
December 23, 1796 Documentation Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Packet just received does not answer Hodgdon's requests. Hodgdon wants to know the quantity of stores, manner of consumption, and who consumed the stores. Information missing to complete receipts.
April 24, 1794 Request for Answer Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Request for answer to question on enclosed paper to be returned with document.
November 17, 1797 Response to Inquires to Follow Samuel Henley Samuel Hodgdon Promises answers on inquiries regarding affairs of Ordnance and QM Departments.
March 14, 1786 Knox Personal Correspondence William Grayson Henry Knox Personal letter to Knox. Mentions a bill for paper money is before the New Jersey legislature's upper house Dr Sir I received a tickett from you just as I was setting out from N. York, and had not then time to answer it: I am sorry it is not now in my power to say any thing certainly on the subject matter of it. We yesterday had an audience before the Assembly, but have had no answer,...
August 22, 1792 Enclosed Return and Request for Answer William Winston Henry Knox Request to answer questions posed by Winston so as to finish business.
November 29, 1797 Speedy answer will be considered a particular favor. Philip Rodrigue William Simmons Rodrique references several letters in response to Simmons' letter of the 20th and requests a speedy answer from him.
January 29, 1796 Answer on Petitioners Timothy Pickering William Simmons Requests opinion on whether or not petitioners have right to complain.
May 3, 1792 Request for Rifles Henry Knox General Edward Hand Request for as many good quality rifles as Hand can provide, not to exceed 1,200.
August 14, 1793 No Answer from the Indians Has Arrived Benjamin Lincoln Colonel Alexander McKee Commissioners Lincoln, Randolph, and Pickering express their disappointment that they have yet to receive an answer from the deputation of Indian Nations in response to the Commissioners' speech at the rapids of the Miami. They request McKee's assistance in prodding the Indians to produce an answer.
May 22, 1793 Answer of W. Payne to James Seagrove Chief of Simanola Tribe of Creeks [Seminoles] W. Payne James Seagrove Payne tells Seagrove that the has heard his talk; cannot answer all on this day. Will answer next day after consulting his people. Says that his Indians don't know so much as the white people. Has been here [Colerain] for some days. White people have used us like brothers. Will give a talk tomorrow.
July 9, 1793 Answer of the Commissioners to Captain Brandt's Speech Benjamin Lincoln Joseph Brandt Answer of the Commisioners of the United States to the speech delivered yesterday by Captain Brandt in behalf of the Western Indians.
December 27, 1794 William Pinckney presents his compliments to the new Secretary of War William Pinckney Thomas Pickering Pinckney says that he forwarded letters to Mr. Anderson and Doctor Pollard [?] and encloses a letter from the latter but has not received an answer from Anderson.
August 18, 1795 My Situation Is Become More Presssing John Vermonnet William Simmons Vermonnet laments that he has yet to receive orders from the Secretary of War nor has he received an answer from Simmons on account of his salary. Since his situation has become even more pressing, he requests a prompt reply relative to this important matter.
May 17, 1792 Desire for promotion William Hull Henry Knox Colonel Hull discusses the offer of Brigadier's commission. General Brooks has declined accepting Brigadier commission. Will reply at next post.
May 3, 1792 Knox replies to the inquiries of Brooks regarding promotion Henry Knox John Brooks Letter, discusses terms of commission to Brigadier General.
March 13, 1795 Answer Regarding Payment Timothy Pickering Harry Innes Presidential consideration of letter from James Smiley yields opinion that scouts should be paid by paymaster. Mr. Howell's answer to Mr. Smiley was improper.
January 4, 1791 Prospects of Continuation in Office, Etc. James Livingston Alexander Hamilton Along with an assessment of Congressional matters, Livingston asks about his prospects of continuing in the office of Deputy Superintendent of Indian Affairs.
April 28, 1791 A Subject of Considerable Import Henry Knox George Clinton Having received no response to an earlier letter of considerable import, Knox assumes that it was miscarried and sends now a copy and requests an answer from Governor Clinton as soon as possible.
May 13, 1792 Reasons for declining promotion Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Brigadier General Otto Williams candidly offers apology for non-acceptance of commission, providing details for why he declined the offer. Williams perceives no temptation to his ambition in the consideration which Knox enforces of being second in command.