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Mr. Coxe presents his comps. to Col. Hamilton with a Statement of the Account for Lands in the case of Church, Coxe & Steedman —and in the Case of Church, Coxe, Ball, Smith &ca . The others are drawing out. These being ready are sent to give time for inspection. He has repeated his request for an Adjustment before monday in a letter to Wheelen Miller & Co. Copy, Tench Coxe Papers, Historical...
Your Letter of the Sixth with the money for the Mahogany Came Safe to Hand and I have Dischar’d the Bill, and for the Compensation you Sent for my Trouble I Humbly thank you for, I Saw in the Paper a Resolution before Congress for finishing the South Wing, of the United States Arsenal if there Should be Provision Made for that Purpose, if I Could be favour’d with the Carpenters work of...
The Committee on the letter from Col Stewart to the Secretary at War report the following resolution: Reso[l]ved that the Secretary at War have a power of discharging soldiers from the army of The United States similar to that given to the Commander in Chief. AD , Papers of the Continental Congress, National Archives. The committee consisted of H, James Madison, and Samuel Osgood. Walter...
I transmit, enclosed, a letter intended for General St Clair, which is submitted for the approbation of the President of the United States; and I will call upon the President, to morrow, after he has returned from riding, about half after twelve, to receive his commands thereon, and upon another subject. I am, Dear Sir, Yours sincerely LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed draft has not...
A former general in the Continental army and president of the Confederation Congress, Arthur St. Clair had served as governor of the Northwest Territory since its creation by Congress in 1787. With the establishment of a territorial legislature in 1799, St. Clair, a Federalist, found himself repeatedly at odds with the growing Republican presence in the territory, which centered on the town of...
I return inclosed the duplicate answers to the letter of the prince regent of Portugal signed. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I recd yours of the 20th decemr inclosing a letter from Colo. Marbury’s Freind to Majr Molleson. It was immediately forwarded and I hope will have the desired effect. I am Sir Yr most obt Servt LS , in Tench Tilghman’s writing, PHi : Etting Papers. The letter may have been intended for Maryland governor Thomas Johnson. Luke Marbury of Prince Georges County, Md. served in 1776 as a captain of...
I have the Honor to inform your Excellency that by the Ship Hannah Captn Yardsly this day arrived from Leghorn I have received from Mr Appleton Consul there, a Bill of Lading for two Cases and an Earthen Vessel containing Vines & Plants for you—They are not yet Landed but as the season advances and by Information from the Captn some of them are in a decayed state you will please to give order...
The peace lately concluded between the United States & Great Britain so honorable to our Country, and the satisfaction one of its Citizens would derive from owning in any Country that he was an American, together with a strong wish to visit Europe, has induced me to ask of the President in the most respectfull manner, for the Office of Consul to some commercial port in Europe, such an one as...
Letter not found: to Charles Smith, 9 Aug. 1758. On 15 Aug. Smith wrote to GW : “I Receiv’d your Favour Aug. 9th.”