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I some time since gave Orders as you desired to Mr. Grand, to furnish you with a Credit in Holland for the Remainder of your Salary to November next. But I am now told that your Account having been mixt with Mr. Dana’s, he finds it difficult to know the Sum due to you. Be pleased therefore to State your Account for two Years, giving Credit for the Sums you have receiv’d, that an Order may be...
Tr ( LC : Force Transcripts). Addressed to “The Honble James Madison Esqr Philada.” Another copy made from the manuscript is in the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society , 2d ser., XIX (1905), 157–58. I am sorry to find by yr favr of the 16th that the Robbers of the Mail seem to be a regular train’d band, who may probably return to their Station on this side Philada to divert the...
I have received your letter of the 24 July last in which you enclose me an extract of a letter of Josiah Blakeley, Agent of the united States at the Port of Santiago in Cuba and I shall with pleasure take the step you request in favor of the American seamen captured on board of English vessels. The repeated acts of violence, on the part of the naval commanders of that nation, towards American...
AL : American Philosophical Society Une mere dont l’inquietude ne peut s’exprimer, suplie Monsieur franckin, de vouloir bien lui apprendre le sort du Colonel Armand, son fils, qui sert dans l’armée amériquaine et dont elle n’a eu aucune nouvelle depuis l’affaire de Camden, ou, elle à appris par les papiers publics qu’il étoit, sous les ordres du Général Gates. Notation: La mere du Colonel...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I trouble you afresh with a packet designed for our friend Dr. Price. Be pleased to peruse the letter and papers ere you forward them to him. I wished to put both parties out of conceit with Mr. Hutchinson, which I think will be effected by what is in Edes’s papers, and will be confirmed in two or three subsequent ones. Such a man ought to have no...
Baron Polnitz not going off till today enables me to add some information which I receive from Mr. Barclay this morning. You know the immense amount of Beaumarchais’ accounts with the U.S. and that Mr. Barclay was authorized to settle them. Beaumarchais had pertinaciously insisted on settling them with Congress. Probably he received from them a denial: for just as Mr. Barclay was about to set...
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, June 28, 1792. Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of “three contracts for Stakeage in the rivers and Bays of North Carolina from the port of Beaufort inclusively to the northern part of Albemarle sound.” LC , RG 58, Letters of Commissioner of Revenue, 1792–1793, National Archives.
[ Philadelphia, June 8, 1791. On June 8, 1791, Hamilton wrote to John McComb, Jr. : “I have this day written to Col. Thomas Newton.” Letter not found. ]
[ New York April 14, 1796. On April 25, 1796, Marshall wrote to Hamilton : “Yours of the 14th only reached me by the mail of this evening.” Letter not found. ] Marshall was practicing law in Richmond, Virginia, at this time. In February, 1796, he had made his first and only appearance before the Supreme Court of the United States as an advocate for the defendant in the case of Ware v Hylton ,...
17670[Diary entry: 7 May 1796] (Washington Papers)
7. Wind in the same quarter with a little rain in the forenoon. Clear afterwds.