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Permit me to introduce to thee my young friend Herman Boye. He is by birth a Dane, very modest...
Be pleased to accept the enclosed little pamphlet as a small testimony of that esteem and love...
On the 15 or 16 instant I wrote to thee from New York , informing thee that I had received an...
I arrived here the day before yesterday—and I have this day received the appointment of surveyor...
I feel myself treading on sacred ground when I approach the scenes illuminated and made glorious...
Thy kind favor, of Apr 17. 16 , had been forwarded from Brookeville to this place, my present...
Thy kind letter of 27 Ultimo , I received on the 2 instant. It was like a healing balm to my...
May I intrude on that retirement where from a dignified elevation the mind looks over the...
I have accompanied to this City my friend Jesse Kersey, a minister of our Society, who is...
A few days since, I returned from the Eastward, where I had been viewing and examining in...
Permit me to introduce to thee the bearer, Joseph Dunbar, a respectable citizen of the...
Having fully ascertained the fact that I cannot continue my residence in the Southern Territories...
I have before me thy favor dated April 26. 06. Thy own benevolent heart can estimate more justly...
Thy friendly dated April 26. 06 I received some time ago—I intend to reply to it fully by next...
About 12 days ago, I returned from an excursion up the Mississippi river. The object of this...
I am apprehensive that what I am about to write would by a mind less benevolent than thine be...
Having heard that the Commissioners for adjusting and reporting the evidences of claims to land...
By last mail, on the 11th. instant, I wrote to thee acknowledging the receipt of thy acceptable...
Some time ago I received thy acceptable letter of March 14. ’05. I have written to Governor...
Being informed that the office of United States’ Attorney for the district of Orleans is now...
My last letter to thee was dated at this place, 29th. of the month just past, a few days after my...
From New-orleans I sent by mail my report of the Post Road dated 22nd. of the 12th. mo. 1804, and...
By last mail, I sent my report of the Post Road—by the present I send a duplicate. I have not yet...
Although still in state of convalescence, and but just able to attend to business a few minutes...
I am just arrived here in safety and good health after a journey, of the unavoidable delays,...
No doubt it is matter of surprise that we proceed so slowly. Indeed when I undertook this journey...
Attending to the necessary observations, under the frequent interruptions of clouds—keeping a...
I had intended to be in the City this day—but my aged Father having come one hundred and thirty...
I am here, with Robert Williams, on my way to the seat of Government. We expect to sail for...
Some time ago—very long after its date—the mail brought me thy favor of the 11th. of August. I...
On the 12th. of the month just past, I arrived at Natchez;—on the day following I waited on...
Permit me to introduce to thee my youngest brother, Joseph Briggs, who is going with me to the...
Thy letter, dated 20th. of April, I received yesterday. I have had several applications for...
Agreeably to my promise , I have investigated thy Problem for finding the longitude by lunar...
Wilt thou condescend to inform me, if a letter I wrote, dated 26th. of the 4th. Month 1802, ever...
It was with a high degree of satisfaction, I observed in a letter I lately received from my...
Will the President do me the favor to accept the enclosed pamphlet ; and the additional one to...
As a member of the American Philosophical Society I take the liberty of addressing its President....