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Not having the Honour of being admitted into your Excellencies presence yesterday, must take the Liberty of addressing you upon the subject of my Detention and beg your Excellencies indulgence a few moments that upon being taken into Custody and detained by Colonel Ogden (upon Suspicion as he informed me of being in the Enemies employ) thought the proceeding illegal and contrary to the rights...
I take the liberty to inclose the within representation of Colonel Nichola for your directions, as it relates to Orders issued from the War Office. Some of the Prisoners who come on with your Passports to go into New York seem to Expect that they are to carry in their Horses—to prevent any discussion of this matter when they arrive I would wish it to be mentioned in the Passports whether they...
Printed text ( Pennsylvania Packet , 11 June 1782; also Virginia Gazette Virginia Gazette, or, the American Advertiser (Richmond, James Hayes, 1781–86). , 22 June 1782). David C. Claypoole, editor of the Packet , introduced the letter to his readers with this foreword, probably supplied by JM: “The following Extract of a Letter written from Philadelphia, by a Gentleman in Office to one of the...
69248th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
Went in the forenoon and took a walk. Mr. D. went out in the afternoon. Went and walked in the garden in the evening. Fine weather.
Je Súis Tres mortifie de ne pouvoir pas avoir L’honneúr de voús voir ici par mi noús; comme voús m’avez Ecrit par votre tres gracieúse Lettre dú 16 dú mois de mai, il n’importe je fairai place a la Raison vú qúe votre presence Sera plús requise et Edificate ailleúrs, Cependant Je croirai manqúer a mon devoir, si je ne voús marquoit qúe le feú d’artifice en question aúra lieú, le 13. dú...
I am very disappointed that we will not be able to have the honor of seeing you here with us, as stated in your very gracious letter of 16 May. And even though it stands to reason that your edifying presence will be required elsewhere, I would be remiss, however, if I did not fulfill my duty to tell you that the fireworks will take place on the 13th of the month, and at that same time, I will...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Mr. Henry Mitchell of Boston who arrived here in the ship Alexander from Virginia, thinks it necessary to have a Letter of introduction to your Excellency, and notwithstanding I am convincd that an American Subject do’s not stand in need of any to your Excellency, yet to gratify Mr. Mitchells desire I have freely consented to recommend him to your...
ALS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania We have had the honor of writing to your Excellency the 18 dec. last informing you of the decease of our Worthy Parent Mr Schweighauser and are Since without any of your esteemed favors. The chief purpost of this Serves to acquaint You that the King’s Officer has obliged us instantly to remove all the articles of the Arsenal in another Magazine in order...
6929General Orders, 8 June 1782 (Washington Papers)
The General was highly pleased with the appearance of the first Massachusetts Brigade yesterday under Arms, and was very well satisfied with thier Manoeuvering: the firing might have been better, and he fears the Locks or flints of the Musketts were in bad order, as many of them missed fire—the Officers commanding the Light Infantry should impress upon the men the necessity of taking...
In Consequence of your Excellencys Order, Mr Depuyster was apprehended & confined in the Jersey Camp, and a Representation of his Case immediately forwarded to Governor Livingston—Previous to the Governors Answer, Mr Depuyster applied to Council, claiming the Priviledges of a Subject of the State of New Jersey, this Council advised, & accordingly issued by his Directions two Writs of habeas...