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The present state of affairs appearing to require great circumspection, and the Secretary of the Treasury continuing to be absent, I have the honor, respectfully, to inclose to you a short communication, which it seemed proper for me to make to Inspector Nevill on Saturday last. I detained it till the usual time of closing the mail that I might the better consider its contents, and supposing...
Mr T. Coxe presents his most respectful compliments to General Washington and has the honor to request his acceptance of a recent publication concerning the Affairs of the United States. He begs leave to remark, that this work contains his reflected opinions upon many of the greater operations of this country & government. He trusts that the General will excuse this observation in the present...
Having been informed by the Secretary of the Treasury, that you had been pleased to confide to me the office of the Commissioner of the Revenue, I should have deemed it my duty immediately to have waited on you for the purpose of expressing my grateful sense of the honor confered upon me, and of respectfully informing you of my chearful obedience to your commands in this and every service in...
It is with the greatest hesitation that I contribute to the unpleasing circumstances that are obtruded on your mind by too numerous applications for public office. The decease of the Comptroller of the Treasury having created the necessity of an appointment, I most humbly beg leave to present myself to your consideration. The relation which exists between the offices of the Treasury and the...
I trust you will believe my solemn assurance of you, that a very painful sense of duty has impelled me to the Communication, which I have now the honor to make to you. As it will be perceived, that it is one of those cases in which an obedience to that sense may produce inconveniencies, I address you, Sir, as much in confidence as you may conceive the nature of the case to admit. The inclosed...
The Secretary of the Treasury being absent from the seat of Government, I do myself the honor, respectfully, to transmit to you the inclosed letter. I refrain from any remarks upon its contents except that I suppose the word in the third page, which is covered by the seal to be " Militia ." With perfect respect, I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most obedt, & most humble Servant LB , DNA : RG...
I trust you will believe my solemn assurance of you, that a very powerful sense of duty has impelled me to the Communication, which I have now the honor to make to you. As it will be perceived, that it is one of those cases in which an obedience to that sense may produce inconveniencies, I address you, Sir, as much in confidence as you may conceive the nature of the case to admit. The enclosed...
I have the honor to inclose to you a translation of a letter lately received by me from Genl Rochambeau, the younger. During his late residence in Philadelphia, he often manifested to me a concern for the preservation of harmony between the two countries; and just before his departure he expressed some apprehensions of the reverse, at least so far as feelings were concerned, on the side of...