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No doubt you have seen in the Publick Papers, the plan of Establishing a National Bank, the necessity of which every body sees that allow themselves the least time for reflection on the present State of Public Credit. All the Publick Bodies in America, have more or less lost the Confidence of the World as to Money Matters, by trying Projects and applying Expedients to stop a Course of...
I have received your Letter of the fifteenth of last Month and shall very gladly comply with your Wishes. Enclosed is a Letter which I have just now received from Europe and which I take the Opportunity of forwarding. I am Sir your most obedient and humble Servant, FC ( DLC : Robert Morris Papers). Enclosure not identified, but it may have been one or both of those from the Wakelin Welches of...
Your Letter of the first Instant reached me but a few days since and I seize the earliest Moment in my Power of replying to it. I shall reply also in this Letter to that with which I was favored from the honorable Mr. Williamson, and pray both of him and of the Committee that they will excuse it, assuring them that it proceeds from a desire of collecting all I have to say on the Subject under...
I have received the Letter which you did me the Honor to write, on the thirtieth of last Month, for which I pray you to accept my Thanks. The Circular Letter, Copy of which you enclosed, has my entire Approbation; and I pray leave to assure the honorable Committee, that while I am favored with the firm support of Congress I shall not shrink from the Difficulties however great with which we are...
Upon the receipt of your Favor of the ninth Instant I made application to the Quarter Master General to whom I find that you had also written. That Gentleman (in Consequence of my Application) Yesterday transmitted the Copy of his Answer to you, which contains a full Account of the whole transaction. But to explain some Parts of it I beg leave to observe that the Payments made for the Teams of...
I have received your favor of the twenty sixth Instant for which I pray you to accept my Thanks. Enclosed you have the Copy of my Letter of the fifteenth of January 1782. to Congress and also Mr. Governeur Morris’s Letter to Mr. Helmly of the thirtieth of April 1783. I will add to these such Observations as have occurred on your Notes which agreably to your Desire are herewith returned. I...
The exportation of Rice from America to Spain, has I think been in a progressive State for some years. Bread Grains and Meals are Received in Spain from the U S without any obligation to be exported. Consequently may be Consumed in Spain or exported to their Colonies and in Times of Scarcity are actually Consumed in Spain to large extent. The prohibition to the importation of American flour...
On the evening of the 16th. instant I was honoured with yours of the 13th. enclosing the petition of Benjamin Freeman in behalf of his son Clarkson Freeman , and signifying the Presidents instructions thereon. In complyance therewith I beg leave to inform That Doctor Clarkson Freeman was apprehended (with difficulty and danger to the officer, as I understood,) in the beginning of March 1791 on...
On the fifth instant I received the enclosed from the Attorney of the United States for this District, and forward it for the Presidents further information of the case of Clarkson Freeman. It appears from it that a pardon to him is already filled up, and resting in Mr. Ogdens hands. The opperation of it, under all the circumstances, will necessarily become a question before the Court, if he...
I am much at a loss for an Apology to you but if the truth will form one you shall have it. When I received your letter of the 19th. of Febry. I determined not to answer untill I should go out to the Hills and enquire of Mr. Crouch about the Sheep. Your letter was laid by untill this could be done. My Constant Avocations put off the Walk to the Hills untill from Continual Employment the thing...