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Your favor of Dec. 2. came to hand some time ago, and I percieve in it the proofs of a mind worthily occupied on the best interests of our common country. to carry on our war with success we want able officers, and a sufficient number of soldiers. the former, time and trial can alone give us; to procure the latter we need only the tender of sufficient inducements and the assiduous pressure of...
Your favor of the 3d. came to hand yesterday. The model had been received some time ago. The patent-board sets but once a month, on the last Saturday. An accident prevented their sitting the last month. Your petition will be examined at their session of this month, and lie over for final decision till the last Saturday of the next month, according to an established rule. Due attention shall be...
Your letter of the 24th. came to my hands only last night. whether the ordinary business of this place would support additional ropeworks here, any inhabitant of the place can better advise you than myself. the public must have much to do here. but even as to that, the details of it being entirely under the direction of the Secretary of the Navy, he alone could inform you what prospect of...
I du ly recieved your favor of the 9 th ult. on the interesting subject of ou r trade, and the importance of defending it; a trade certainly of th t value to us. a country of such extent as ours, of all the varying pro ductions of the earth, capable of yielding in some of it’s parts what ever may want, will, at no distant period, under our rapid popula tion internal commerce sufficient for the...
Mr. Taylor wrote you a letter on the 10th. inst. (which you probably received a day or two after your’s of the 15th. and) which would inform you of what was necessary to be done by you to prosecute the claim to your discovery under the new law. I can add nothing more on the subject, but that as far as the choice of arbitrators shall be left to me, I shall endeavor to select from the...
As I expect to see Majr. Forsythe here within a few Days I must beg leave to postpone a definitive answer to your Letter ‘till I am informed whether he has any and what objections to your demand, after which I will do myself the pleasure of writing you on the Subject. FC ( Vi ). your letter : Dated 6 Feb. 1781, q.v.
By a letter from Mr. Hawkins Commissary at the Barracks I find that the deficiences in the issues stated in your account are not agreed to by him. If you will be pleased to settle this matter with him, I shall be glad to receive such an account of these deficiences as is acknowledged on both sides. I take this occasion also to inform you that the account you were pleased to trans[mit] me...
Having occasion to make a considerable paiment immediately I send the bearer Jupiter, a trusty servant, to recieve whatever money may be lying for me in Staunton. any sum which you can furnish will be acceptable, and will be safely brought by him. be so good as to let it be in cash, & not in paper which nobody here recieves. I am with esteem Dear Sir Your most obedt. servt PrC ( MHi ); at foot...
I duly recieved your favor of July 10. with the account inclosed, authorising me to debit mr John Mc. Dowell for nails delivered over to him £124.2.7 leaving a balance in your hands of £90.18.8½. having recieved nothing of the earnings of my nailery during my absence from Decemb. last, & little since my return, and constantly to make advances for nailrod I am under a necessity of solliciting...
Being obliged on my return home to advance a considerable sum of money for the purchase of corn for my family I take the liberty of solliciting [payment] of the balance due me in your hands. if you [can send] it to me by mr Coalter or any other person coming to our district court it will be sufficient, or should no opportunity then offer I will send a person for it: in the mean time a line...