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17661[Diary entry: 15 March 1786] (Washington Papers)
Wednesday 15th. Thermometer at 38 in the morning—41 at Noon and 46 at Night. Misting all day, and now and then raining pretty smartly, wind constantly at East. The wet obliged me to discontinue my working on the Mounds and set the people to picking the wild onions out of the Oats which I am abt. to sow. In the afternoon, the Vessel wch. I sent to york river for Corn from the Plantations of the...
17662[Diary entry: 29 April 1769] (Washington Papers)
29. Went up to Alexandria and Mr. Jno. Wests & returnd to Dinner. John West, Jr., today agreed in writing to sell GW about 200 acres of land lying on the Potomac River next to the Mount Vernon tract for 43s. an acre. This land had been part of John Posey’s plantation by virtue of his wife Martha’s inheritance from her first husband, George Harrison. She had been given use of it for her...
Thomas Jefferson with his respects to the President incloses a draught of the clause for the letter to Mr. Morris for his consideration. Tr ( Lb in DNA : RG 59, SDC ). Not recorded in SJL . Enclosure: Draft of the second paragraph of TJ to Gouverneur Morris, [23] Aug. 1793 .
Will not the late discovery of Treasonable intentions, render it expedient to be more cautious, in appointing Federal characters (especially in the Northern States) to the higher grades in the Army. A conciderable portion of Field officers are Federal, and if a still greater proportion of the Genl. officers should be of that description, would not the active supporters of the Government, and...
The enclosed copy of a Statement (correctly made,) is some evidence of the truth of the memorial presented to the House of Representatives United States in N. York when you was a member of it, and which with your aid gave me the appointment of Sergeant at Arms to that Honorable Body, with that memorial and the enclosed Statement, and your personal knowledge of me for thirty years past, with...
I have twice sent my Son up to your House with the Statements of the Accounts of those Lands, you wished to be furnished with, not finding you at home, have now inclosed them to you & am with Respect SYVHS Copy, Miscellaneous Chancery Papers, American Iron Company, Clerk of the Court of Appeals, Albany, on deposit at Queens College, New York City. For an explanation of the contents of this...
[ New Windsor, New York, November 12, 1777. Letter not found. ] “List of Letters from General Hamilton to General Washington,” Columbia University Libraries. Two letters from H to Washington on November 12, 1777, are listed. One of these letters is printed in PAH Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). , I, 360–62.
The President presents his compliments to Mr Bingham. Takes the liberty of troubling him with the care of the enclosed letter to General Knox; and of wishing him, Mrs Bingham and the Party, a pleasant Journey, and Safe return. Recollecting that Mr Bingham, some days ago, was making some enquiries on the Subject of Manures, and having had several Copies of a propd Report sent to him by Sir John...
[ Philadelphia, February 28, 1794. On March 3, 1794, Hamilton wrote to Willing : “I received your letter of the 28th ultimo.” Letter not found. ] Willing was president of the Bank of the United States.
Summary of DS in the Public Record Office; copy: State House, Boston Franklin considered this suit as a stab in the back. He believed that it was the consequence of his revealing his part in the affair of the Hutchinson letters, which he had done in order to end the quarrel between John Temple and William Whately and which should have earned him the gratitude of both. Whately was further in...