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In the expectation that you will think it expedient to appoint a Judge for the sixth Circuit from among the Citizens of Kentucky I take the liberty to recommend to your notice Buckner Thruston Esqr., long a resident of that State as a Gentleman who in my opinion is well qualified to fill that Office. Mr Thruston is now of middle age, has had the advantage of a good education, & possesses an...
I take the Libberty to Recommend Genl. Wm. Allin of Providence State of Rhode Island as a Suteable Gentlemon to Conduct the Stamp Office at the seat of Government, he is an Active Accurate Man and Attentive to his Undertakeings and his morrel Carecter Stands Unimpeached, You’l please to Obsearve what he ses, in his Inclosed Letter to me on the Subject together with Genl. Schuylers Letter to him...
After Congrattulateing You on the Happy Event of this State’s Adopting the New Constitution which had they have known their True Interest would have beene the First in the Union, Suffer us to Recommend to Your Favour and promotion to the Respective offices of Collecter, Navil Officer and Survayer of this District all of whome, being Gentlemen of Good Carrectors and in Every Respect proper...
The Federalest of this State are Very much Alarmed that the tunnage Act Should be as is generly Supposed to be put in force Immediately on all Vessells of this State, tho the produce of the State May go Free of Impost, the Federalests are allso further Agreaved by a Law of this State Which Makes them First pay a Contenentell impost fee on in spetia, which will not Exempt them from the payment...
We Are Sorry to Inform You that the Members of the Convention of this State as Chose on Monday the 8th. Inst. to Consider and Determin on the New Constitution are by a Majority of About 8 or 10, AnteFedderal Viz about Thirty Deligates for the Adoption of the Constitution and about Forty Against it & for Continuing out of the Union and will we suppose Adjourn the Convention to some Futer Day...
Philadelphia, February 28, 1800. “I have this Day Recd. a Letter from Mr. Bogert, Adviseing me that his Ill helth was Such that he Could Not go to Albaney and that he therefore committed the Buissiness of my Petition to Genl. Hamilton which would have beene perfectly Agreeable to me if you Could have Attended to the Same. He Informs me of your Return, and does not Advise weither you have...
The first of this instant I met General Wilkeson at head Quarters. He ask’d me if I had receiv’d a letter from you I answered him in the negative he seemed Surprised & Says you certainly have. I assured him I had not he then called his Aid and ask’d him who he gave the letter to (mentioning the one directed to me). Mr. Wade told the Genl. he had given it to the Quarter Master Generals Boatmen...
[ Providence, March 28, 1793. On April 5, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Brown : “Your letter of the 28th. of March came to hand yesterday.” Letter not found. ]
An Express from Gen: Wilkinson has this moment reached this place informing of his success. He has destroyed a large Indian Town situated at the banks of the Wabash; also a Kichapoo town containing about 30 houses, & has killed & taken 42 of the enemy. His loss two men killed & one wounded. I have not as yet heard where the Express left him, but expect he has repassed the Ohio before this...
A letter from you addressed to my Brother James Brown reached the post Office in Lexington a few days ago & was forwarded by the next Mail to Natchez where he has halted for the Summer having set out with his family for New Orleans in May last. I have thought it expedient to give this information in order to account to you for the delay which will necessarily attend his answer. The General...