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ALS : American Philosophical Society I have the Honor to inform your Excellency of my safe arrival in this place, with Colonel Laurens who doth me the favour to be the bearer of this, and who can give you a particular Account of our Affairs in America,— with respect to the Alliance which I have the Honor to Command.— My Particular Orders is to wait here four or five weeks should there be any...
ALS : American Philosophical Society In my last I forgot to acquaint your Excellency how very poorly the Ship Alliance is mann’d and the great risque we rund in Coming to Sea with Such a Paltry Crew, be assured Sir nothing would have induced me to leave Boston in such a State but Knowing how essential it was to my Country that Colo. Laurens should be Landed in France with the grestest...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I had the Honor to receive yours dated the 17th. inst. but it leaves me intirely in the dark.— As I have no orders from you, and as there is no person here for me to apply to, in Consequence of it and to Comply with my orders from the Honble. the Admiralty I have took the Ship the Marquis delafayette with public Stores onboard under my direction and shall...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Inclosed I send your Excellency the Names of the Prisoners I captured in a Small Privateer on my passage from Boston.— I Sail in a few hours for Philadelphia in Company with the Ship that has the Continental stores on board and Sundry other Vessells; I am Sorry I cannot wait for your Dispatches the reason is the Captain of the Marquis de la fayette with the...
LS : American Philosophical Society; copy: New-York Historical Society I have the honor to inform your Exellency of my safe arrivall here with the Alliance in whom came Passengers the Honble. Major General Marquis de La Fayette, Viscount de Noailles, the Honble. Major General de Portail and several other officers. My orders is to go immediately on a Cruize till the first of March, at which...
ALS : American Philosophical Society; copy: New-York Historical Society I had the honor to Receive your favor of the 24 Inst. and am much surprized the Marquis did not wait on your Excellency before as he assured me he should the day after he got to Paris, in particular as [ he ] knew the Situation of my Ship, there being a Number of Americans here on board Neutral Vessels and we Cannot get...
ALS : American Philosophical Society; copy: New-York Historical Society I have the Honor to Acquaint your Excellency of my safe Arrival here yesterday, with the Frigate Alliance in Order to Receive your dispatches for America, which I hope will be here next post. But should that not be the case as the Alliance may want some few things, I shall wait for the Return of the Post for them; but it...
ALS : American Philosophical Society; copy: New-York Historical Society Inclos’d I send your Excellency an Account of Sundry Frenchmen who Came in the Alliance from Boston which I hope you will have settled— The Greatest part of them when received on board were sick and almost naked, the Consequence was I deliverd them Cloaths the same as my People. On my arrival here I acquainted the...
ALS : American Philosophical Society; copy: New-York Historical Society An oversight in my last gives me an Opportunity to write your Excellency, a few lines before I sail— Not inclosing the Account I mentioned, and further wish to acquaint you that the Alliance is by no means fit to take Dry Goods on board, it being impossible in a gale of Wind to keep them from Damaging, ev’ry place in the...
ALS : American Philosophical Society; copy: New-York Historical Society The inclosed was this moment handed me, and as an Officer in the Service of the United States, I can not suffer the Subjects of America to be treated in the manner they are, without laying the Subject before your Excellency. The Author is the Son of Mr. Jacob Bright, who I am sure you must have known, as he was a Man of...