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I have the honor to enclose a Copy of an account received a day or two ago from M r Warwick, and hope the Instruments may reach you in good order. ViU .
According to my letter of the 20 th Ultimo, I have now the honor to send you enclosed the promised Despatch of M r Secretary Canning. I gave M r Barlow notice thereof, and measures are prepared to have the matter brought to a Conclusion—A M r Warwick of Virginia is to ship the goods to your order in Virginia, taking care to have them previously insured—The first shipment will probably take...
After a good deal of Correspondence with the office for foreign affairs on the subject of M r Bonnycastle’s removal to Virginia; it has resulted in this conclusion, that Virginia will in no circumstance be called upon for the Forfeiture of M r Bonnycastle’s Bond; and this has been so understood, after it was distinctly observed, that should he or his Bondsmen be called upon, that Virginia...
(Duplicate) I duly received on the 2 d Instant your packet of the 28 th July, covering a letter from you to M r Callaway, and also one from you to me, containing a duplicate of a former Bill for £1350, of whose receipt and disposition I have already advised you: and also a Bill of Exchange for £675. Sterling by Kerr & Caskie on James Dunlop of London in favor of Thomas Tredway. I immediately...
I received at Cheltenham on the 17 th Ins t your Packet, containing among other letters and Papers, a letter from you to me covering a draft for £1350 Stg; accompanied with a request that I would consent to become the Depository of this sum for the purpose proposed. I accept with pleasure this trust, and have accordingly sent the Draft to Mess rs Baring Brothers and C o Bankers of the United...
As none of the Eminent Statesmen of the Country was more Early, or deeply impressed by the great importance of our national Fisheries, and navigation; and as no one has made more constant Exertions, than you have done, to Establish these Rights; I have taken the Liberty to send you a copy of a Speech that I delivered in the Senate during the last session of Congress, upon an occasion, in...
Another of the Patriots of the Revolution is gone: The Vice President was dressed as usual to attend Senate this morning, went in his carriage to call upon Mr. Nourse of the Treasury Department, complained while there of feeling unwell, was helped by Mr. Nourse into the carriage to return to his Quarters, distant not more than a quarter of a mile, was senseless when he arrived there, and on...
Mr. William R. Foster, son of a reputable Gentleman who is my near neighbour, and for whom, and for whose Family I take a particular Interest, is desirous to serve in the Navy. I have reason to think favorably of Mr. W. R. Foster’s Reputation; and can have no doubt, should he enter into the navy, that he will serve with credit to himself, and advantage of the Public. I have abstained from...
I had the honour to write to you on the 15. of last month, since when I have received by General Miranda who has arrived here, a letter from Mr. N. Vansittart⟨,⟩; a member of the British parliament, and who was likewise a member of the late Administration of Mr. Addington. Mr. Vansittart being a man of distinguished Probity, and in a situation to understand fully the subject on which he...
You will probably recollect that soon after my return from England I communicated to you the Extract of a Letter that I had received and which related to an object respecting which we cannot be in different. For some time past I have heard nothing further on the Subject: A few days since however I received a Letter from the same Person, dated London Aug. 8. the following Extract of which I...