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Several of the students have applied to me for information about the terms on which a diploma in Greek could be obtained—I was of course unable to give them any answer, but I promised to lay the subject before the Visitors. There are a few whose industry and acquirements will deserve some reward: they wish to know what will be expected that they may have sufficient time to make the necessary...
14632General Orders, 17 August 1780 (Washington Papers)
Orderly Serjeants for court martial from the right Wing. The Division General court martial whereof Colonel Angell is President, is Dissolved. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
14633[Diary entry: 8 May 1785] (Washington Papers)
Sunday 8th. Mercury at 56 in the Morning—61 at Noon and at Night. Cool all day; Wind at No. West with flying Clouds.
I send you a shoe that fits perfectly the only objection to it is, the heel which is too high. I must beg the favor of you to add a comb for tucking up the hair, to the shoes. will this affair of the Chesapeake affect your return? we have had thro’ the medium of the newspapers, news of a later date than your letter contained which announce an actual commencement of hostilities on the side of...
It is manifest to every person, who reflects on the affairs of the United States, that the present season rather offers a new, than a defective mass of commercial advantages. The acquisition of a large monied capital, and of a universal credit, public & private, have relieved us from the British monopoly, or at least afforded the sure means and this is a revolution in trade . To give activity...
14636[Diary entry: 30 May 1769] (Washington Papers)
30. Cool & clear. Wind being at No. West.
The Baron de Steuben informs me, that he is about to make a final settlement with Congress; and to obtain from them that compensation which his Services shall appear to have merited; having entered into no stipulation at the time he engaged in the Service either for Pay or emoluments; chusing rather to let his Services point to their own rewards (after they were performed) than to set a value...
The subscriber to the inclosed paper has long been a friend to my family, and the circumstances therein related, and which are all to my certain knowledge correct, entitle him to the favorable consideration he solicits in behalf of his son. His wish is that the Danish minister should be consulted on the subject, and the idea that the communication being made by the American Secretary of State...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Nothing but your distinguished Character for Remarkable Acts of Benevolence and Charity to the oppressed cou’d urge me to lay the following Sircumstances before you. I am a native of Virginia but Sarved my time in Willing & Morriss’s Imploy out of Philadelphia and Sailed from thence some Years afterwards, During which time I had the pleasure of Hearing your...
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