You
have
selected

  • Author

    • Nesbitt, Jonathan
  • Recipient

    • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Period

    • Revolutionary War

Dates From

Dates To

Search help
Documents filtered by: Author="Nesbitt, Jonathan" AND Recipient="Franklin, Benjamin" AND Period="Revolutionary War"
Results 1-21 of 21 sorted by relevance
  • |<
  • <<
  • <
  • Page 1
  • >
  • >>
  • >|
AL : American Philosophical Society Mr: Nesbitt’s most respectful Compliments wait on Doctor Franklin, & requests that he will grant a Pasport for a Gentleman (a Mr. Bacon) who goes for England tomorrow. If Dr. Franklin has any Commands for England, Mr Bacon may be depended upon. Possibly the Bacon who received a passport the previous June: XXXVI , 379.
ALS : American Philosophical Society I receiv’d in course the honor of your Excellencys Letter of the 30th Ulto: inclosing one for the Captains Cain Josiah & Deale, which I have deliver’d them.— They are extremely sensible of your Excellencys attention to their request, & beg that you will accept of their most sincere thanks.— Inclosed, I have the honor to transmit you a Letter from them.— I...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The Two Bills which I have the honor to inclose you for Acceptance were sent me by Edward Bird Esqr: of Philada: with orders to procure payment for the same, unless I had advice that Major Peter Scull was arriv’d in France.— The firsts of these Bills were deliver’d to Major Scull & the seconds were forwarded by the Diana, which Vessell I understand is...
ALS : American Philosophical Society When I had the honor last of waiting on your Excellency at Passy, you were pleas’d to promise to give orders at Nantes for the Release of Captain Kinnear in Exchange for Captn Bell. The Death of Mr: Schweighauser no doubt is the Cause that nothing has hitherto been done in this affair, and unless your Excellency will please to give fresh orders to the...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Several Packets of Letters for your Excellency, which I receiv’d by the Ships Luzerne, & Anne, both arrived here the first instant were immediately put into the Post office, but I fear too late for the Post, and suppose you will receive them at same time with this Letter.— No doubt your Letters contain the freshest intelligence; I shall not therefore...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I have the honor to forward herewith sundry Letters which I receiv’d under cover from Robert Morris Esqr. with orders to send them by a special Messanger, for which you would pay the expence.— The person whom I charge with these dispatches may be depended on,— therefore if your Excellency has occasion to forward any dispatches of Consequence by the Delaware...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Having occasion to be absent a few days on business, I gave orders to reply to the Letter you honor’d me with of the 14th Ulto: & concluded untill this day, it had been duly answer’d.— My surprize & vexation was extreme to find it had not. One of the Packets for America, I have forwarded by the Ship Anne, Captain Josiah, who sail’d the 3d Inst., the other...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I had the honor to furnish your Excellency a small Account, I think it was in the year 1781, of some articles shipped by your orders for Mr. Richd Bache of Philada.— In the Letter which accompany’d the Account I mention’d my intentions of drawing for the amount, which however never was done;— Your Excellency will oblige me greatly by ordering said Account...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I had the honor to write you a few days past relative to Captn Bell & take the liberty once more to beg your Excellencys attention to what I requested in his favor.— Mr. Berard, a very Considerable Merchant in this place, who has frequently done business for Gentlemen in America, has this Evening inform’d me, that he found some difficulty in procuring a...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The Captains Cain, Josiah & Deale, of the Ships St. James, Lady Washington, & Queen of France, arrived in this port the 19th. Inst &, have communicated to me the Contents of a Letter they have had the honor to address Your Excellency this day. These Gentlemen have from the first of the American War, engag’d their lives and Fortune in the Contest, & I am...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I take the liberty to request that your Excellency will furnish me with a Commission, to Command a Letter of Marque , for Captain Thomas Bell, formerly Commander of the Luzerne, now of the Renette, bound from this Port to Philadelphia;— I must likewise trouble your Excellency for Copy of the Instructions, and Bond that is given on receiving a Commission,...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I shall leave it to others to inform you particularly of the disturbances on board the Alliance in Consequence of the late Machinations of Captain Landais & some others.— To the astonishment of almost every person here, he has this day assumed the Command of said Frigate, & as is said with a determined resolution to keep possession at all Events.— I think...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I have not had occasion to trouble your Excellency since I had the honor of receiving your Letter relative to Captain Conyngham. The present serves to inclose a Bond for the purpose of obtaining a Commission or Letters of Marque for Arthur Kirk Commander of the Schooner Independance, lately arriv’d at Nantes from Baltimore, which I hope it will please your...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I receiv’d in Course the honor of your Excellencys Letter of the 21st: ulto— allowing Captain Kinnears Exchange for Captn. Bell, for which I beg you to receive Captain Bells & my most unfeigned thanks. Capt Kinnear is not a Ransomer, but a Prisoner of war. I receiv’d a Letter by the last Vessell from Philada. from a Mr. Wm. Trent of that City, who informs...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I take the liberty to inclose your Excellency a Letter for Doctor Jno. Foulke, who I suppose is at Paris.— Am sorry to give you this trouble, but he has hitherto given me no other adress.— Give me leave to Congratulate your Excellency on the safe arrival, this afternoon, of the Frigate Alliance, Colonel Lawrence is bearer of the Dispatches for you, &...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I had the honor in due time to receive your Excellencys Letter of the 1st. Inst: & have to return you my most sincere acknowledgments for the attention that you have been pleas’d to pay to my Letter of the 20th: Octor: & to the Memorial of my worthy friend Mr: James Cheston. I am exceedingly sorry for your Indisposition, & most sincerely hope that Mr:...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The three Letters for Henry Laurens Esqr. which I have the honor to inclose your Excellency were deliverd me some time past by Captain Isaac All of the Brigantine Virginia, and untill I heard of Mr. Laurens’ unfortunate Capture, it was my design to have sent them to Amsterdam.— At present I do not know any person to whom I can with propriety intrust them...
ALS : American Philosophical Society By the Brig Retalliation Captn: Kollock which left Philada: the 10th: August, I have receiv’d Letters informing me that Captn: G: Conyngham late Commander of the Cutter Revenge, had the misfortune to be taken last Spring by the Galatea & sent into New York, from whence he has been sent to England with a design to have him try’d for Piracy.— They pretend to...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I had the honor to address a few lines to your Excellency by Express some days past, & inclosed some Letters by order of the honble: Robert Morris Esqr of Philada.—since which the Letters which I now inclose have fallen into my hands, & as they may be of Consequence, I think it most prudent to transmit them thro’ your Excellencys hands.— I have the honor to...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Mr. Stephen Willson, a young Gentleman lately arrivd from America will have the honor to deliver you this Letter. He is recommended to me by my friends in Philadelphia in the warmest manner, & doubt not but he will prove himself entirely worthy of your Excellencys favor & protection— I have the honor to remain wth. Sentiments of the greatest respect Sir...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I have the honor to inclose you Copy of a Letter which I receiv’d by the Brigantine Nesbitt from Mr. Stephen Stewart of West River, in Maryland. This Gentleman you will see recommends Mr. James Cheston, who came passenger in said Brign: in the warmest manner to my attention & Civilitys. On Mr. Chestons arrival here he communicated to me his intentions of...