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L : American Philosophical Society Mr. Franklin presents his Compliments to M. Grand & will send the two Copies required tomorrow Morning. He understands well that he is to receive nothing till the Advances there are Ascertained: And it is for that Reason, that he has required the Receipts to be sent him. But as the Bills expected are mostly of three Usances, will be drawn gradually, and will...
I have the pleasure to inform your Excellency that having formd the junction with General Clinton without loss, we marchd from Tioga the 26th in the afternoon, the Rains had swell’d the Cayuga so as to render our march to Chemung very difficult, as we had to ford the River twice in our Rout. We arriv’d there in the evening of the 28th and marchd for the place early in the morning of the 29th...
Paris, 8 May 1780. RC ( PCC , No. 84, II, f. 27–30). LbC in John Thaxter’s hand ( Adams Papers ). printed : Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. Rev. Francis Wharton, ed., The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States , Washington, 1889; 6 vols. , 3:660–663; extracts in various American newspapers, including the Pennsylvania Gazette of 27 Dec. 1780 and the Boston Gazette
6924General Orders, 29 December 1782 (Washington Papers)
For the day Tomorrow Lieutenant Colo. Mellen. Major Trescot For duty tomorrow the 3d Massachusetts regiment. A General courtmartial whereof Colonel Putnam is appointed President, will assemble at the Presidents quarters tomorrow morning for the trial of Major Reid and such persons as may come before them; Lieutenant Colonel Hull—Major Lansdale—Two Captains from the Jersey: Two from the York,...
I am sorey to Inform your excelancey that Last night in the night the enemy got two Briggs and one Sloop up past the Island on the side next the Islands and this day they were unloading them at the Lowast ferrey in Schulkill, there has been a verey hevey fiering this day at the fourt from the Battreys on the Islands the fourt Seldom Returned the fier the Galleys went lower down the River then...
I have this day taken a long Ramble, with my son. The Weather is as delightfull as you can imagine. There is not in the Month of May, a softer Air, a warmer sun, or a more delicious Appearance of Things about Boston. We walked all over the Gardens of the Royal Castle of Muet, at Passy. The Gardens are very spacious, on one Quarter looking to Mount Calvare, on another to the famous Castle of...
ALS : American Philosophical Society J’ay l’honneur de recourir à votre Justice, et vous la demander dans la situation malheureuse ou je me Trouve. Au mois d’aoust dernier J’offris mes services au Commodore Guillin agent des affaires de la Caroline du Sud, apres avoir vû mes Brevets, Certificats de Service et démission au Service du Roy, les petits Talents qu’il m’a reconnu, ont fait agréer...
I am favored with your Letter of the 9th Instant, & much applaud the spirit you have manifested to assist in cutting off all kind of intercourse with the Enemy except at Dobbs Ferry. With respect to the Persons who lately came without a Flag from Loyd’s neck to Norwalk, I have to observe, that as this is the first instance that has come to my knowledge, I have not thought it absolutely...
ALS : University of Pennsylvania Library; copy: Yale University Library I informed you in my last that the Farmers insisted on the payment of the Duties, & even made a merit of not seizing the Goods. I am sure this is because they do not understand the nature of my Request for it is not an exemption from any Duty which I ask, but I ask not to pay a Duty which I am only liable to by having...
On the 18. instant the enemy came from Portsmouth up James river in considerable force, tho’ their numbers precisely are not yet known to us. They landed at Burwells ferry below Williamsburg and near the mouth of Chickahominy above it. This latter circumstance obliged Colo. Innes who commanded a body of Militia Stationed on that Side the river to cover the country from depredation, to retire...