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To relief a while mÿ distressed mind I take up again your interesting favour of July 13—but do not expect, I make no pretence to it, that I Shall answer it as it deserves, as I Should wish—It is but Seldom, that I can persuade myself to come up to this pitch—but I am fully convinced of your indulgence. I know that even an indifferent line is not unacceptable to your kindness. I entered Some...
I was sincerely grieved to find that you been indisposed. Your obliging letter of the 13th. has given me some relief. I pray that your next may announce your perfect recovery. No man in the United States wishes you the full and compleat enjoyment of all earthly Blessings more sincerely than I do, and Good health is with great justice ranked amongst the very first of them. Colo. Heth’s letter...
AL : American Philosophical Society Mils bonjour au cher et respectable papa. Sa petite famme de poche envoye savoire de cest [ses] nouvelle. Elle espere que sa chute ne l’aura pas incomode; elle luy demande par la meme ocasion se qu’il fait se soire parce que cest [ses] amis on le plus grand besoint de le voire pour calmer leur douleur il irois passe la soire avec luy car iere [hier] aux...
Your favor of the 11th: instt: which has this moment come to hand, found me with pen in hand; on the very threshold of writing to you, for the purpose of offering you my very sincere & hearty congratulations upon the success of your Competitor Mr: Caldwell, who has obtained the appointment of Clerk to the Supreme Court of the U.S.— This exordium may appear singular to you, the more so, when...
Your favor of the 17th. found me on a short visit to this place, & I observe in it with great pleasure a continuance of your approbation of the course we are pursuing, and particularly the satisfaction you express with the last inaugural address. the first was from the nature of the case all profession & promise. performance therefore seemed to be the proper office of the second, but the...
183156[Diary entry: 9 February 1773] (Washington Papers)
9th. Doctr. Rumney continued all day, & Night. After an early Dinner I set of to Mr. Robt. Alexanders upon Fox hunting Party & in the Afternoon, Young Mr. Danl. Dulany Revd. Mr. Montgomerie, Mr. Tilghman & Jno. Custis came here & stayd all [night]. This Daniel Dulany (1750–1824) was called Daniel Jr. or Daniel III and was the son of Daniel Dulany the younger (1722–1797) and Rebecca Tasker...
In my late note from Warminster, covering the James River pamphlets, I indicated my intention to write you again very shortly. I attended Nelson Court on Monday, & came down in yesterday’s stage to this place. Having passed to-day at the University, I was preparing to take Montpellier in on way to Fredericksburg & Corrottoman & thence to Wms.burg. But hearing this evening that the Steam Boat...
[ Annapolis, 18 Dec. 1783 . Entry in SJL reads: “Sp. H. Del. European intelligence.—extract from letter of Ministers.” Letter and enclosure not found, but see preceding document and note.]
I did myself the Honor to inclose Your Excellency a return by the last post of the troops at Cumberland; since that time a detachment from the Eastern Shore has got in, The return I do myself the Honor to inclose—I flatter myself as soon as the promis’d Clothing arrives that I shall be able to equip & send in 200 Men. The House of Assembly are now sitting, but have done nothing of consequence...
Being called to Holland at a very few hours warning I have only time to notify you that I shall be absent from this place three or four weeks to come. In the mean time should any thing pressing occur, Mr. Short, my secretary will attend to it. I have the honour to be with great esteem Sir Your most obedt. humble servt., PrC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “M. Limozin M. Carnes M. Bondfeild.”