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New York, April 12, 1792. “Isaac Van Wyck Esqr. of Fish Kill in Dutchess county has requested me for an introductory line to you. He repairs to Philadelphia to Solicit a contract for carrying the mail between this and Albany. I have known Mr Van Wyck from his infancy, and to me has always appeared to deserve the character which he Generally sustains, That of an honest man, punctial in his...
A few days after the receipt of your favor covering letters for the Supervizor of Vermont and Mr Jacob Cuyler I wrote you and my Eliza, but as I have not had a line from you since I fear my letters have not come to hand. I entreated Eliza to let me know when she would set out from Philadelphia for this place, that I might engage a good and discreet master of an Albany Sloop to bring her to...
I did not receive the letter you did me the honor to address of the 25th ult:, until it was too late, to acknowledge its receipt, by the return of the post who brought it. On the Objects to be ascertained, so great a diversity of Opinion prevails, even amongst the best informed, that it seems requisite, the decision in every instance, should be the result, of what has really occured, or at...
By yesterdays post we were advised of Your Excellencys arrival at New York, and If a variety of incidents did not concur to prevent me, I should have the honor in person to congratulate you, on the gratitude and confidence, which you so emminently experience from united America. Until the adoption of the present system of national Government, It was a constant, and a painful reflection to...
We are Alarmed at the state of my Dear Elizas health, nor are we without apprehension on your Account, from what you say in Your letter of the 26th. ult: I fear much from the incessant application which you are under the necessity to give to the business of your department, increased as It of consequence must be, whilst Congress is in session. I have hitherto been much averse to the...
Agreable to your request I called on Mr. Taylor, on the subject of your letter of the 5th Ult. He informed me that he had called twice at Mr Cortwrights but had not been able to see Mr Munro. That he is ready to execute a deed for the lands in question on the payment of the remainder of the money. He is a man of strict probity, and informs me that the lands will now sell for at least 2½...
I am happy that the children are safely arrived with you, I hope they you and my Eliza are in health. The presidents message of the 5th has reached us I am rejoiced that he has been so explicit relative to the french Anarchist. The Antis here who had boldly aserted, that the Imputation of an appeal to the people was a fabrication to injure the french cause, stand abashed, and I am persuaded...
The mail which brought your favor of the 8th Instant, had already returned before I received your letter. It is very natural that you and my Dear Eliza Should be anxious to have your children with you, but in this instance I apprehend your prudence has given way to your feelings, the fatal disorder which has so severely been experienced at Philadelphia, may have abated, or even for the present...
Your letter by last nights post is come to hand, but not that relative to the Election in the Southern district. If there is a majority of 300 in our favor in the Southern district, indeed if the votes there are ballanced, we have every reason to conclude that we shall be victors. We have Accounts here that at the poles in some parts of Westchester and Orange the tickets for Governor Lieut...
Unadvised of the measures pursuing at New York, relative to the treaty with Britain, It was not deemed prudent to convene the citizens here on the Subject, until we received information from your city. On Saturday morning the mail arrived, and the Herald announced what had been done —about forty Citizens were immediately convened, and unanimously agreed to petition in the words of the new York...
Mrs. Rensselaer’s health is so much impaired that It is thought advisable that she should go to N York for better medical assistance, and to try the Effects of a change of Air, I shall accompany her and we shall leave this on friday the 11th Instant at farthest. Cannot you my Eliza and Cornelia make arrangements to meet us at N York towards the close of next week. Pray drop a line to be left...
Albany, July 14, 1796. “The messenger with whom I sent Mr Morris’s Mortgage returned whilst I was at Fort Schuyler with a letter from the Clerk advising me that so many mortgages had been presented that he could not register the one in question so as to return It by the Messenger, but that as soon as he had done it, he would send It by a safe hand.…” ALS , National Library of Scotland,...
Both your letters detailing the conversation held with Mr Willet have been duly received, the contents communicated to a few friends, as I found it unnecessary to extend It, Mr. Willets statement having made no impression with our friends who believed It a Misrepresentation. Mr Van Schaack who was most alarmed at It and who mentioned It to me, was satisfied by my declaration that Willet must...
Your favor of the 20th ult. passed me on my way to this place and was returned this morning. My Dear Eliza’s perfect recovery affords me the most heartfelt satisfaction. The paragraph you mention shall be disposed of as you wish. It has however already been Anticipated as far as verbal declarations extended, as soon as I found that Fairly and others of his complexion assigned as one of the...
Mr. Philip Livingston, afforded me the perusal of a letter from you, to him. The closing paragraph give me so much uneasiness, that I requested Mr Low to meet Mr Livingston & me, at my room on friday evening, where Mr Low detailed the state of the funds of the Manufactoring society, the result of which was that ten thousand dollars thereof were under such arrangements of Mr Duer, that they...
Since my last there has been a full meeting of friends, In which I declared that I hoped every Gentleman who had a feeling for my reputation, would Vote for Mr King. If the adverse party should propose me, that I was determined at all events, If elected instantly to resign, and that in such an event all wished the reelection of Mr. King, that the other party I was well informed had changed...
Your favor of the 24th instant I received yesterday. I shall embrace the first moment which offers and in which I can prudently be absent from hence to pay you a visit. The bank Mania has somewhat subsided but as in the first paroxism the leaders induced many to subscribe a petition to the legislature for an incorporation, the pride of some and the interested views of others will not permit...
I thank for you[r] favor of the 27th Instant. Inclose you a line to Mr Nicholas Low who will pay you what money you may want to discharge my proportion of the purchase money, in case a compromise or purchase should be made of the Cosby manor lands. Caty and her Niece arrived here this morning at five O’Clock. I most sincerely wish that My Eliza and the Children had Accompanied them. I dread...
Mr. Henry Glen has Exhibited certain accounts of expences accrued by him as an Agent for Indian Affairs appointed by the board of Commissioners in the Northern department, to the Auditor of the Treasury he informs, objections arise to the liquidation on a Supposition that they were not presented within the time limited by the late Congress. The inclosed Copy of a Certificate given by Mr....
Being on the point of embarking for this place, when I was honored with your note, of the 14th : inst:, and much engaged, I neglected to send you all the memorandums, I had made when perusing your report. The novelty of the Subject, the ingenuity Evinced in its discussion, the pleasure it afforded, added to a sence of duty, induced me to examine the principles, and make the calculations. The...
I thank you my Dear Sir for informing me that you and all the family are in health; may you continue so is my anxious wish, but I am Still not without my fears. If you should remain, I hope the heavy rain of Yesterday has reached NYork. I have written to Mr. Church and my daughter recommending that she should bring out with her all the articles relative to which she has requested information...
Standard denomination of Measures in length The Expression when the Unit is a Standard foot Equivalent expression in English Inches in length Equivalent Expression in English square Inches when the Standard is Squared Equivalent Expression in English Cubic Inches when the Standard is Cubed The point      .001       .012 .000144 .000001728   Line      .01       .12 .0144   .001728      Inch...