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I have received the letter you did me the honour to write me from Richmond, on the twelfth of Febuary—and esteem myself much honoured by the confidence you are pleased to place in me—The attachment I feel to your family concurs with the personal acquaintance I once had and with all I have since heard of your Character to give to your Recommendation the greatest Weight. But as the Constitution...
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...
RC (McGregor Library of University of Virginia Library). Cover addressed to “Edmund Randolph Esq:.” Absence from Richmond for ten days and inability to fulfill JM’s request for a copy of the Virginia General Assembly’s printed journal covering the recent sessions led Randolph to ask John Beckley, clerk of the House of Delegates, to prepare a summary of its proceedings for JM’s information ( JM...
The case of Mr. Green upon which you request my opinion appears to be, in substance, as follows. Mr Green being a subject of his britannic Majesty, emigrated to America after the treaty of peace in 1783, and by his residence & taking the requisite oaths became a citizen of the United States. He afterwards entered into a contract with certain British Merchants established at Ostend: and on a...
South Quay, 25 Feb. 1781 . “Agreeable to the within information,” Calvert has seized the trunk and has found no letters in it, but rather a quantity of “valuable dry Goods”; wishes to know what is to be done with them. By law the Naval Office is open from ten to three; this prevents Calvert from attending muster; and, on account of his feet, he believes himself entitled to exemption from...
By the Presidents order Bw Dandridge returns the draft of a letter to Mr Pinckney, to the Secy of State—& informs him that the President has given it his approbation. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters. The date was taken from a note on it that reads, “file Dec. 8. 1794.” The draft has not been identified. It probably was for Randolph’s letter to Thomas Pinckney of 9 Dec., which reads: “I...
I wrote to you by direction of the President from Cumberland the 18 Inst: but on our arrival here last evening we found that the Express who carried the letter had been stopped & thrown into prison at this place on account of some expressions he had used, which were not relished by the soldiery. The President directs me to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 14, which met him...
By the President’s order Bw Dandridge transmits to the Secy of State, the draft of the Proclamation in order that it may be copied for the Presidents signature, after wch the President wishes the draft to be returned to him. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. The enclosed draft of GW’s proclamation of 24 Feb. has not...
(Translation) Sir, Philadelphia 30 Prairial 2 year of the French Republic one & indivisible. (18. June 1794) I have this moment received a letter from the Consul of the French Republic, at Boston, informing me that his suspicions relative to the conduct of Mr Gore have been realised—notwithstanding the opinion of the attornies, notwithstanding the opinion of C. Sullivan, notwithstanding even...
Je Suis chargé par le Conseil Exécutif de la République française de notifier au Gouvernement des Etats-unis, le décrét de la Convention Nationale dont j’ai l’honneur de joindre ici copie. Ce décrét en conservant à nos vaisseaux le Pavillon tricolor, n’a fait qu’en chasser l’alliage de Monarchie qu’on y avait lainé Subsister; ces restes d’un régime honteux ne méritent plus de déparer par leur...