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I have the honour to send you enclosed a copy of the First Annual Report of the proceedings of “the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the promotion of the Mechanic Arts,” to which are prefixed the Charter, Constitution, and Bye laws of the Institute, with a list of the members and officers for 1824 and 1825 and the standing committees of the present year. I make no doubt but...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Yours of the 13th lies before me. I am oblig’d to you for your offer of the loan of three Guineas, and have drawn on you payable to Wm. Jackson on order. I don’t know what to think of your excessive temperance in my case. I am of opinion if a hearty man get a bad cold, to drive it away by abstinance, is very right; but a person in my Condition requires many...
ALS : American Philosophical Society With the greatest Respect I take the Freedom by this Packet to congratulate you on your safe arrival in England. I wrote a Line by the last Packet, which I hope you have receiv’d. His Excellency Governor Franklin and Lady, and Mr. Foxcroft, happen’d to be at Mrs. Franklin’s when your agreeable Letters came to hand. We go on well with the Post-Office, and...
Having heard of that clemency which forms so distinguished a part of your excellencys character, I am encouraged to supplicate of your excellency a favor—to me the greatest in the world—the life of my son, Elias Brown, a soldier in your army, where had he fallen in battle in support of your honor & the cause you gloriously patronise, I should not have considered his fate as untimely; but he is...
We the people of the 16th. Regt. Commanded by Leut. Coln Eliah Moore, Assembled on public Occasion, & Again Address you and repeat our unshaken Confidence in your Administration after your first Election it was suggested by some that we was premature but sufficient specimen had been given of the rectitude of your mind and purity of Intention to convince Us the Portrait was not Improperly...
MS not found; reprinted from Medical Observations and Inquiries (London), I (1757), 75–80. I will give you as exact a description of my sister’s case as I can. First she complained of a slow fever, and then of sudden stitches in her side; which she would compare to the prick of a pin; and would slap her side with her hand, which never failed giving her relief for some time. She then began to...
First Regiment Infantry Field John F Hamtramck Lieutt: Colonel Commandt: Thomas Hunt 1st. Major Thomas H Cushing 2nd. Major D: Inspector Staff 1st. Lieutt: Robert Semple Adjutant 1st Lieutt: Yelverton Peyton Paymaster 2nd Lieutt: Joshua S Rogers Quarter Master John Elliot Surgeon 1st. Surgeon’s Mate 2nd. Surgeons Mate
Some publications having appeared in the news papers in respect to a disturbance at Elizabeth Town implicating Capt Courtlandt & Lt. Livingston of the twelveth Regiment—it is proper that the public should know that early and particular inquiry was made into the affair by order of Major General Hamilton, & that, according to information received from very respectable authority in the Civil...
An Act for establishing an Academy for Instruction relative to the Military and Naval Service of the United States. 1.  Be it enacted by the Senate and house of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled That an Academy be established for the purposes of instruction relative to the military and Naval service of the U. States to consist of four Schools One to be called “The...
150 Axes for felling and cutting wood 6 Board Axes 2 Cross cut saws 6 Hand saws 3 files for Saws 2 Grindstones 2 Jointing plane 2 Smothing or Jack planes 4 Adzes 2 Iron squares