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I have received your favor of Aug 29th inclosing the resolutions & addresses of Bladen county in N Carolina. A more excellent address has not appeared. A few words in answer I return to you with the address, that you may publish them in the papers if you please. The election of Mr. Henderson is very honorable to him and his constituents. If the inveterate phalanx should be broken our country...
I return the blank commission signed with the name of Elijah Brigham inserted, according to the advices in my letter to you of the 29 Ult. I have the honor to be &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have received your favour of the 22d. of August recommending Col Toussard to be Inspector of Artillery. I have no Reason to suspect that your entire Confidence in his Honor and Fidelity is misplaced. But as his native Country is France and his Speech betrays his original, I am very apprehensive that in a French War, neither the Army nor the People, would be without their Jealousies and...
I have received your unanimous resolutions and address of the 10th of Aug, with all the pride & pleasure, which sentiments so just, expressed in a style so dignified & manly, ought to inspire. Every sensible & impartial man in the world, must see & feel with you, that furthur tameness on our part, could not fail to encourage grosser outrages, & must at length sink us in our own esteem. MHi :...
I pray you to put on the list of captains of infantry, Mr. Philip Church of New-York, who is very handsomely recommended by Gen. Hamilton, & whom from a personal accquaintance with him, I believe to be well qualified. I enclose to you also a letter & documents from his Excellency Governor Jackson of Georgia, which I pray you to consider, and answer according to those arrangements, which you...
Inclosed is a letter from a Mr William England, with a commission to him from the Grand master of Malta. If you think it worth while & there is no competitor, whose merits are superior, you may send him a commission as consul, or wait till he can be nominated to the Senate, as you judge best. Inclosed also is a letter from Mr. Malcom, & another from Mr. Peter Kemble, recommending his brother...
I have received your favor of the 23d of August & have the pleasure to inform you that I have this morning signed a commission for Capt. Cross. Your brother Mr. States Rutledge shall have my vote for a midshipman on board any Frigate he chooses, in which there is a vacancy & I believe there is one or more vacancies in all of them. And I pray you to write to Mr. Stoddert, the Secy of the navy &...
I have received your favor of the 27th of Aug. & return the commission for Captain George Cross signed, and I pray you to make out a commission for Capt. Patrick Fletcher, one day earlier. I am happy a convoy has been ordered for the trade of the Havanna. & am Sir / your most obedient &c. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have received your favor of the 27 of Aug. & return the commission for Mr Thomas Davis signed by your humble servant MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have received the Letter you did me the Honor to write me on the 24. of August: but not till the first of September: otherwise it would have been answered sooner. Mr Phillip Church, your Nephew whom you recommend to be a Captain of Infantry I have had the Pleasure to See, both in New York and Philadelphia, and have been so well Satisfied with all I know of him as to be very willing to...
A Dangerous sickness in my Family must be my Apology to you and to many others of my fellow Citizens, for the Delay of my Answers to their favours. Your Resolutions of the fourth of July have been presented to me and received with Gratitude and respect. Your Approbation of the Administration of the Government and the Conduct of its Envoys; and your firm Determination to Support, in all...
I received but two or three days ago your favor of the 30th of July, inclosing an address of the officers & privates of a troop of horse, organised & equipped at Cincinnati. I perceive with joy & pride a spirit of patriotism & a degree of unanimity prevailing in our country, which annuente numine cannot fail to insure its safety & secure its prosperity. I thank you, Sir, for the obliging part...
I had last night the pleasure to receive the Letter your Excellency did me the Honor to write me on the twenty first of this Month inclosing the Resolutions of the Senate and Assembly of New York and their unanimous Address. I can scarcely imagine any Event that could do me more honor or give me greater Satisfaction. The Unanimity of New York, of vast importance in the Union, is an happy Omen...
I have received In a Letter written at your request by his Excellency John Jay the Governor of the State of New York, your unanimous Address. If an Address of So much Dignity, and Wisdom Authority could have received any Addition from the Channell of Conveyance, you have chosen that which is nearest to my heart, in his Excellency John Jay the Governor of the State of New York, of whose Purity...
I received last night the letter you did me the honor to write on the 25th. I had before received those of 30. 31 of July & 3d August & notwithstanding the heat of the weather my own ill health and the dangerous sickness of Mrs. Adams, I should not have failed to answer them, if I had perceived any thing in them to disapprove, or thought of any thing to improve your plans. I am equally well...
Inclosed are letters From Judge Law of Connecticut & Capt Hinman recommending Capt Richard Law jun. to be a Capt in the navy & commander of the armed ship now building at Middleton or any other that shall be thought proper. You will of course put these letters on file & the name of the candidate on the list. I have / the honor to be Sir your most humble servant MHi : Adams Family Papers,...
Please to write to Gen. Lincoln authorizing him to furnish me money out of the appropriation for my salary, while I remain here. I intended to have asked you for such a letter & brought it with me, but you was necessarily absent in Conntt. You may limit him to any sum you think proper; but I shall have occasion for all my salary while I remain here I am &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I had last night the pleasure to receive the letter your Excellency did me the honor to write me on the 21st of this month inclosing the resolutions of the Senate & assembly of New York & their unanimous address. I can scarcely imagine any event that could do me more honor or give me greater satisfaction. The unanimity of New–York, of vast importance in the union, is an happy omen of success...
I receive with pleasure the offer of your services & have directed the Secy. at War to send commissions to your officers MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have received your letter of Aug 20th I believe tho the 0 is obscure. Gen. Knox is gone to the eastward as I understand, to return in ten or fifteen days. But if he were in Boston, I could not send him either your official or private letter, as neither contain sentiments that I can approve. My opinion is & always has been clear, that as the law now stands, the order of nomination or of...
I return to you my answer to the volunteer corps of the Infantry at Lancaster. I pray you to communicate this to Mr. McHenry that he may send the commissions. I am &c. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Inclosed are Recommendations of John Cruft to be a Lieutenant in the Navy. He was mate of the ship, in which I returned from Europe in 1788 and he has Spent part of a Day with me here this month. From my own Knowledge of him I request your Attention to him in the first List of nominations. I am Sir with great regard / yours DNA : RG 45--Naval Records Collection.
I have received the letter you did me the honor to write me on the 28th & am very sorry to find inform you that upon a more particular examination of the law, it appears that the president is authorized to grant permits in two cases only, viz: when a vessell shall be employed in any purpose of political or national intercourse, and to aid the departure of French persons with their goods &...
The inclosed letters will shew you the reason for appointing Elijah Brigham Esqr of Westborough to be a commissioner & I pray you to procure a commission to be sent me to sign. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I received last night your favor of the 22d. Inclosed is the commission to Mr. Woolsey Burton signed. Can you tell me any news of Mr. Brisler my steward & the rest of my Family left at Philadelphia. I am &c. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Inclosed is a Letter from His Excellency John Henry, Govonor of Maryland, dated in Council Annapolis Aug. 19th. I transmit it to you, with my request that you would Answer it, with all the respect that is due to the subject and the Authority by which the Application is made, according to that Arrangement for national Defence, which has been or may be adopted in your Office, in the faithful and...
I know not whether it is consistent with your views and plans to continue longer with me if I should have occasion. It was my intention to have communicated to you in Philadelphia that having communicated a Nephew a Nephew Mr. Wm. S. Shaw about to graduate at college this summer, I had long ago determined to take him into my family as my private Secretary. He is now with me & I shall in future...
I thank you for the obliging Address you agreed on at the Supream Court in Dedham on the twenty third of this Month, and transmitted to me, through the Chief Justice of the State. It is not possible for a Grand Jury of honest and Sensible Men, to fullfill the Duties assigned them by the Laws of the Land, without reflecting on the inestimable Value of those Laws, and the distinction as well as...
Inclosed is a petition of Pardon Smith for a pardon of a very serious crime. I must refer the matter to you & request you to inclose the papers to the Secy. of State & Attorney Gen. for their consideration. If they & you agree in advising me to pardon the criminal, I may perhaps do it, but not otherwise I am Sir / your humble Servant MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I some time since appointed and commissioned three of my beloved men, viz. Alfred Moore, George Walton, and John Steele, to negotiate with you, for the attainment of certain objects by treaty, which I considered indispensable to the preservation of the happiness and welfare of my white and red children, and which, without injury to either, promised to perpetuate between them a lasting harmony....