Begin a
search

Author

Sort: Frequency / Alphabetical

Show: Top 10 / Top 50

Recipient

Sort: Frequency / Alphabetical

Show: Top 10 / Top 50

Period

Dates From

Dates To

Results 28871-28880 of 183,496 sorted by relevance
The inclosed papers came in the letter from Capt Lewis which I sent you: but not having been able to read this till last night they are now sent, and are interesting.—I cannot make out whether the party of Osages who were killed were some of those deputed to us. if they were not, it would carry us farther into Indian concerns, than we would wish to go, to take serious notice of it. if the...
The post of yesterday brôt me your obliging favour of the 5 th. of this month N.S. in which you say nothing of the Treaty with Sweden which the Leyden Gazette tells us was signed that day. I do not doubt the fact, from the intelligence you gave me some time past of the prepared state of it. My former letter will have advised you of the deficiency of M r: Grand’s Credit and of my proposal to...
2887329th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
This morning I went with Mr. Artaud to the shops and bought some things. We went to the Academy for some Maps but found it shut up, and to Mr. Rimbert’s for the Newspapers. In the afternoon I went and took a walk with Mr. D. Mr. Artaud supped out. Fine clear weather. Thermometer above 0.
28874General Orders, 30 September 1781 (Washington Papers)
Officers for the day Tomorrow Brigadier General Clinton Colonel Vose Lt Col. Olney B. M. Cox Lieutenant Colonel De Hart to be field officer of the day in the room of Lieut. Colonel Barber indisposed—Major Cummings is appointed to do the duty of field Officer of the day in the room of Lieut. Colonel De Hart, absent with leave. General Muhlenburghs Brigade will consider it self as a reserve...
I have had the honor to receive your two Letters of the 2nd & 4th inst.—In what manner the new mode proposed respecting the Officers subsistence will be considered by them, I am not yet competent to determine—Tho I am sensible that almost every innovation is in danger of being viewed in a disadvantageous point of light in the present state & temper of the Army, yet for my own part, I see no...
I thank you for the copies of your two public addresses inclosed in your favor of the 6 th inst. that of Concord, as a morsel of exact history, and of a most interesting event was peculiarly acceptable. I am sorry it is not in my power to give you any information on the subject of the Louisiana treaty. my memory is gone, and I have no papers on the subject. but surely the ‘Conjectural note’...
The Ships that came from N. York with the Troops, came to the Watering Place Yesterday, where they were busily engaged taking in Water all Day—they have on board the following Regiments, the 52d, 36th, 7th & the Light Dragoons—from this account, they intend round by Water—they have landed on Staten Island, two small Regiments one Hessians, the other Anspachers, their whole force there, amounts...
His Excellency Thomas Jefferson Esqr President of the United States of America The petition of Colin C. Wills (a native of Virginia) humbly sheweth, That your petitioner hath by his assiduity & genius attained the art of making brushes, but is in such indigent circumstances that he is utterly unable to carry on his trade, for the want of materials to work on, Your petitioner has a wife & two...
28879[Diary entry: 22 October 1789] (Washington Papers)
Thursday 22d. Set out at 7 Oclock; and for the first 8 Miles rid over an almost uninhabited Pine plain; much mixed with Sand. Then a little before the road descends to Chicabi River it is hilly, Rocky & Steep, & continues so for several Miles; the Country being Stony and Barren; with a mixture of Pine and Oak till we came to Palmer, at the House of one Scott where we breakfasted, and where the...
Belhaven Send for Brown Sugar for the Hospital. Govr Write him a state of the Mischief done in the Neighbourhood of Steven’s. McKenzies Intelligence from Fort Cumberland. Govr Send him the Scalp Captn Lewis’s Men got & apply for the money for it. Write him what Mischief was done in those parts. Memmorandom of Sundry things to be done in Williamsburg if I go down in November— Get my accts with...