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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 14, 1788 Leave of absence John Pierce Board of Treasury Writes the Board of Treasury concerning his soon-to-begin leave of absence for a few months, as requested by his physician. Joseph Howell will take up the duties in his absence.
October 17, 1795 Pickering writes to Anthony Wayne regarding the General's request for leave Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Letter, discusses leave of absence from the army for Wayne. Decision to grant or deny leave has been delayed by the absence of General Washington.
May 7, 1794 Objects for $25,000? John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests that Hodgdon furnish him with an estimate stating the objects for which the $25,000 was requested.
August 2, 1797 Capt. Blackburn's Absence John Saunders William Simmons In consequence of Capt. Blackburn's absence, Mr. Carrington has declined to forward the pay records for the month of June until directed to do so by the Secretary of War.
September 8, 1797 Regarding Request for Leave James McHenry Josiah Fox Letter, advises permission for leave of absence.
October 27, 1795 Who Approved Holt's Leave of Absence? William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Holt has notifed Simmons that he received a leave of absence of two or three months and asked Joseph Perkins, Superintendent of the Armory, to act for him during that period. Simmons wants to know who authorized the leave of absence for Holt.
September 2, 1799 Requests for leave of absence James McHenry Moore Informs Colonel Moore that he has no objection to his short absence from the regiment, however, advises that in the future he request it from General Hamilton, as to not show disrespect.
August 4, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Samuel Meredith Simmons informs Meredith of his leave of absence from work.
April 27, 1799 Discusses Leave of Absence for Captain Willing James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Captain Willing requests a 1-year leave of absence; discusses filling his office. Requires permission from the President.
April 18, 1800 Permission of Absence for Capt. Ashmun Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Enclosed is Capt. Ashmun's letter that requested permission of absence. Hamilton advised that such applications should always come through the commanding officer but Rice could grant Ashmun a furlough until some time in May.
April 12, 1797 Obtaining a Leave of Absence to Go to Kentucky, Etc. Elias Langham Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a report relative to such stores that have come to hand since Langham's last return. Langham wants to go to Kentucky on business and asks Hodgdon to use his influence with the Secretary of War to obtain a leave of absence for him.
June 5, 1799 Unable to Keep Pace with Objects of Service Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "...As yet I have to regret that I am without the needful assistance to enable me to keep pace with various objects of service--which occasions more delay in respect to the less urgent than is agreeable to my plan. Measures are in train to obtain efficient aid and I hope ere long the whole machinery will be in complete operation..."
March 14, 1800 Regulations Respecting Certain Supplies James McHenry William Simmons Enclosed are regulations respecting certain supplies and objects of extra expense. Simmons should communicate these regulations to the parties affected by them and regulate and facilitate the settlement of their accounts.
October 24, 1795 Consent for Leave of Absence Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Treaty between U.S. and Indians received and sent to President for review. Leave of absence granted, other matter to receive attention at a later date.
August 4, 1800 Absence of the Comptroller David Rann William Simmons In the absence of the Comptroller, Clerk Rann acknowledges receipt of Simmons' letter dated the 23rd of July and its enclosures all of which will be carefully preserved and laid before the Comptroller upon his return.
July 17, 1791 Leave of Absence for Governor Blount William Blount Henry Knox Governor Blount requests a leave of absence to attend to some important business and to move his family to his current location south of the River Ohio.
January 15, 1800 My Journey to Albany Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton informs McHenry that he will be traveling to Albany on urgent business but the Adjutant General will handle his affairs in his absence.
May 8, 1788 Leave of absence due to illness John Pierce Cyrus Griffin The Commissioner of Army Accounts informs the President of Congress that he will be taking a leave of absence for a few months on request of his physician.
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.
May 19, 1797 Bedinger Replacing Langham During His Absence John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon "The Secretary of War has no objection to Major Langham's going to Kentucky, in case Major Bedinger will attend to his business during his absence."
October 27, 1795 Concerning a leave of absence William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Asks the Superintendent of Military Stores if Thomas Holt - as Superintendent of the Armory - has gone through the proper channels to acquire a leave of absence for 2-3 months.
February 9, 1795 Knox's absence; payments to militia Joseph Howell Rhodes Thompson Discusses Knox's absence in the eastern states and his subsequent resignation as having an effect on the progress of business. Addresses militia payment claims.
December 2, 1799 Denial of Extended Leave of Absence Alexander Hamilton Jacob Kingsbury Hamilton informs Kingsbury that it is impossible for him to be permitted a leave of absence for the length of time he has requested. He should hold himself in readiness to enter service on April 1st.
December 7, 1798 Avoiding Embarassment During My Absence John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon In order to avoid embarassment during his absence from Pittsburgh, Wilkins has arranged for the money supplies for the different quarters which required him to draw seventeen bills on Hodgdon.
April 7, 1798 Notification of Absence and Payment of Troops David Hale William Simmons Hale paid off men mustered in January and February, planned to pay off remaining troops to "make his accounts more regular" prior to his absence and turning over men in his command to Capt. Frye. Request for money to settle bounty due troops.