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“Arma, Cestusque”, parmamque “repono,” upon the offensive subject of one of my late letters to...
Though late, I hope I am not among the last of your friends in congratulating you upon your...
Your letters are full of aphorisms. Every paragraph in them suggests new ideas, or revives old...
I set down with great pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of a letter from Mr. Adams dated...
From the early Attachment of most of the gentlemen whose names I mentioned in my former letter,...
I enclose you four numbers of Duane’s paper. They contain a good deal of matter relative to the...
Your proposition for doing justice to the late Army of the United States becomes both popular &...
Has your right hand forgotten its Cunning from pain or Sickness? or have you ceased to...
AL : American Philosophical Society Dr: Rush begs leave to inform Dr. Franklin that the members...
Yorktown, 22 January 1778. RC ( Adams Papers ); printed : Benjamin Rush, Letters Letters of...
The bearer of this letter Mr. Andrew Brown has applied to me as One among many witnesses of his...
Every moment of Amusement that I am able to afford you, is an Addition to my happiness, for which...
The enclosed publications should have been sent by your Son. The Account of Christr: Ludwick was...
All the Coins are in readiness; and Subject to your order. At present no Opportunity of sending...
Few events have happened since the 17th of Septemr: 1788, which have afforded more pleasure than...
I enclose to you a small essay which I consider as a full reply to that part of your letter which...
Dont complain of my Wife. You have not a better friend, nor a great Admirer in the United States....
Your letter afforded me, and my distressed family great Consolation. It was much encreased by the...
I have great pleasure in informing you that your nephew continues to exhibit all the marks of...
The reduction—I will not say loss of Charlestown has produced a new Era in the politicks of...
I return you the Copies of your letters to the Messrs Smith and thier Answers, with my Advice (as...
The difficult and complicated labors of my professorship consisting of teaching, examining,...
The hurry always connected with the prevalence of a yellow fever in our City; has prevented my...
The time cannot be very distant when you and I must both sleep with our fathers. The...
My second son Richard Rush has long felt a strong desire to visit Europe in the capacity of a...
Dr Rush presents his most respectful compliments to General Washington, and has the pleasure of...
Herewith you will receive a copy of my medical Inquiries and Observations upon the diseases of...
I enclose you a humble tribute to the memory of our great republican and philosophical friend Mr....
I enclose you the letter I mentioned in my last, from the person whom I supposed to be your son...
I have no objection to your knowing that by the “great hammer of the earth” I meant Napoleon....
The Solicitude I felt upon the account of your health , excited by your letter of last summer, is...
I congratulate you upon the prospect of the funding System being delayed ’till the next session...
I should think myself inexcusable in leaving the army by resigning my commission without...
30 March 1811, Philadelphia. Introduces the bearers, Mr. Caldwell and Major Plenderleath, who...
The same Opinion of your Abilities and Zeal for our country which made me rejoice in your...
I enclose you a small publication which contains an account of a new auxillary or palliative...
When a young man I read Sidney upon government. In one of his Chapters, he agitates the following...
Your last letter is a treasure.—Every sentence in it is full of instruction. I have often...
From an unfortunate concurrence of circumstances, I find myself under the influence of the same...
I have been so long accustomed to regard all your opinions upon government with reverence, that I...
The letter you did me the favor to enclose me a few days ago is from a Dr: Thomas Clark- a...
Your letter of August 1st is still unanswered. It is full of truth, and useful information and...
In Contemplating the events that have lately taken place in Spain, and their probable...
Although for many years past I have read nothing, but books upon medicine on week days, & upon...
Having just finished the labors of the Winter in the University, and hospital, I sit down with...
Ever since the last week in Octobr I have been engaged in composing & delivering a new course of...
The letter from Col: Smith to which you have alluded was not received with yours of this day. Was...
I have just now recd your friendly letter, and take the earliest opportunity to express my entire...
I expected that the establishment of the federal Goverment, and the reformation of the...
Your two letters of yesterday & to day have made me serious. They discover a profound knowledge...