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If you could have rejoiced on the morning of the 25th. ulto. in the momentary but happy interview, in which I had the honour and satisfaction to participate with you. How much more Sir, had I reason to rejoice or be over joyed to See & behold ‘The Sage of Quincy’ or Montezillo Sitting under his own ‘vine & fig tree’! happy in the bosom of his family. so affable so affectionate so cordial.—And...
Allow me in the name of the Author of the Map of the United States, & Territories, with the contiguous British & Spanish Possessions in North America, for 1820.— to Present You with this Copy . And permit me to mingle my sensation of pleasure & pride, while performing this duty, in tendering to you this testimony of respect & esteem, for your renowned & emminent Services & toils for your...
Le sujet, qui interesse infiniment toutes les Nations industrieuses, que je traite dans la Traduction cy jointe, et dont mon digne ami, Monsieur van des Kemp d’olden barneveld à cru trouver des idées originales, les quelles pourraient peutetre meriter une reflexion suivie dans votre illustre Patrie m’engage de vous en offrir un imprimé, que j’espere que vous me ferai l’honneur d’accepter de ma...
When I had the honour of calling on you, I only conjectured that the printing of the Journals of the Convention, &c would be under the direction of the Secretary of State; but by the inclosed N. Intelligencer it appears to be very certain that the publication will be committed to his care.— You will recollect that in the letter wh. I shewed you from Mr: King, it was suggested that, were I on...
A poor old unfortunate man undertakes at a venture to address you, confiding in y r sensibility & benevolence of heart, that you will Excuse the freedom.—God has blessed your Noble Sir w th a great principle of soul & with abundance of substance of this world, & I want you in the name of God & of our Lord Jesus Christ to assist me, without any less to yourself, but I know it will be attended w...
I Recived your publick Cashen in the publick neuse paper staten that you wanted house Carpentrs to Bild the university neare in Virginia Charlottsville and the times you menchen on the prise work is Mathea Carcy house Carpents Book of prises and I will work ate teenty five percent advance on his Book of prses as the prises is advance heare and I Can Be well Recomended By the first men in this...
Various causes, connected with the absence & illness of Revd Mr Fay of the old church, have delayed my going into the investigations which you requested me to make respecting the elder Mr. Shepperd & the Messrs Quincys. I am sorry, now that I have made them, that it has been to so little purpose, or rather to no purpose at all. You ask whether the Records of the Town or Church were destroyed...
I beg leave, to introduce myself to you, as Samuel P. Walker Jr. and grand nephew, to the late Richard Henry Lee, with whom, in former times, you were intimately acquainted. Intrusion, upon you, and your Public duties, I do not wish to make. And it is solely from the idea, that you will acquiesce, with my wish, that I have been induced, to write you. Should you do so. your kindness never, will...
I was appointed, with others to view a way for a road from the “Red mill to Gilmore’s Mill on James’ river by the way of the Natural Bridge.” And as the proposed road will go through a part of your land I have been requested to know whether you will give your approbation to its being established. It is proposed that the “road leave the great road at the Natural Bridge Tavern, thence passing...
A gentleman late from Spain presented me with an inkstand made of the rock of Gibraltar; I was pleased with it untill I saw my possession is an Error Loci , therefore very cheerfully I send it home to you as a mark of respect from the Mediterranean for having set her mother Atlantic free. May the dew of respect continue to refresh you. RC ( DLC ). Docketed by JM . “Gibraltar stones” were...