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I take the Liberty to request your attention to an application to be made by Major Drumgole to Congress in behalf of the Cherokee Nation. Perhaps the Major may not be considered as the Official Character from whom in due course this application should come, but, as he is clearly the person the Cherokees confide in, I think so insubstantial a Fo[r]m may be dispersed with. Every thing I hear,...
Amongst the Multitude of your Friends, and Admirers, permit me to Congratulate you upon The Fame you have acquired by your Excellent, and truly Patriotic Speech, in Support of Mr: Jeffersons Report, on the Trade & Commerce of The United States: it has gaind you the General plaudit from East to West; The Murmurings of rank Tories, and Interested Factors, serve only to Increase your Popularity;...
I have read with attention your Reply to Messieurs Smith, Ames, & Dexter; I am certain there is not a Sound Whigg from the River St: Croix, to the River St: Marys, that does not Honour, and applaud, the Speaker; Go on my Friend, persevere in the Glorious Cause you have uniformly supported, and there will not be a true Republican in The US. that will not with Heart, and Voice, be ready to...
Permit me thus late to present you, & Mrs: Maddison, mine, & my Marys Compliments of Congratulation; and to Wish ye both every Earthly Felicity; make us also happy by saying you will both pay a Vissit to Rose Hill next Summer; When your Letter came inclosed last Spring for Mr: William Morris, He was supposed to be Dying of a putrid Fever; His Brother the Lawyer took charge of it, & promised...
My [ sic ] Armstrong has Sacrificed his Seat in the Senate, to his patriotism; he resigned about the 3d. Inst: afflicted with an inveterate Rheumatism, that has Tormented him all the Winter, he found himself unable to attend his Duty in Congress, and forthwith sent his Resignation to the Legislature, then in Session at Albany; this should, & I have no doubt will, have its weight with every...
This will be presented to you by my Old Friend, & Companion in the War, General Ebenezer Stevens; for particulars more explanatory relating to Him, I must refer you to my Letter to The president, which goes by the same conveyance. Read that, with attention; and you will be satisfied with the Information I wish you fully to understand. The less his political Merit, the more generosity in your...
Mr: Garnett, who does me the Favour to present you this Letter, is my particular Friend; He goes upon a Vissit of Curiosity to Washington; he is a Scientific philosophic Man; his present rage is for Agriculture. About five years since, he bought a Farm upon Rariton, within a Mile of Brunswick, where he is trying all manner of projects, in Cultivation, New, & Old; and every thing that...
§ From Horatio Gates. 5 August 1805, Rose Hill. “Saturdays News paper acquainted me with your Arrival at Philadelphia; if you intend farther Northward, I have the satisfaction to Offer you Rose Hill, during your stay near New York; there you will find ease, fine Air, fine Water, & every Accomodation you can desire; Mrs: Gates Joins me in presenting her kindest Compliments to Mrs. Maddison, and...
I take the Liberty to introduce to your Notice Mr: Temple; the Brother of Sir Grenville Temple & the Nephew of Our Ambassador in Spain; He has lately quitted The British Army, at the Instance of His Uncle; who it is presumed intends Him for his Heir. There is something very singular, & extraordinary, in the early life of this young Gentleman; He was upon service with his Regiment in three...
§ From Horatio Gates. 24 January 1806, New York. “Inclosed is a Letter I recived from General Moreau [not found], sent to me by the Marquis Lafayette; Mr. Temple Bowdoin intended to have calld for it, but leaving Town in bad Wether he neglected to do it, it was to have accompanied my Letter to you by that Gentleman. War in Disguise makes much Stir here! I never will beleive Armstrong is...