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I herewith send you the News-Papers by which you will see the state of our publick proceedings. Our most excellent Governor M r. Bowdoin is to be left out this Year—M r Hancock will doubtless succeed him. Strenuous efforts have been made at the present Election to get a Gen l. Court that will suit the minds of the Insurgents and their Friends—Many good Men, however, will be chosen into both...
Having this moment been informed that our Hon d: Friend M r: Temple is about to sail for England this Day, I gladly embrace the Opportunity of writing a few Lines to you by him. He informs me that he shall use his Influence with those in Power, to promote the forming the Treaty of Commerce on the largest and most liberal Principles, if that Business is not already finished. His great Knowledge...
Your esteemed Favour of the 27 th of April came safe to hand. As you had then but just heard of your Appointment to the Court of G: Britain, you could only give me your Sentiments, as a Statesman, what would probably be your Difficulties, and what your Prospects of surmounting them. We have since had the Happiness of receiving a number of Letters from your most excellent Lady, and amiable...
I wrote you largely by Cap t. Cushing who sail’d from hence about 3 Weeks ago. I therein take notice of the State of our Trade, its Embarrasments &c— I have since received your esteemed Favour of Aug: 22 d , 1785. It came to hand the Day before the Gen l. Court met for the present Session. Your Opinion concerning our Navigation Act strengthened our Hands much who were in favour of that...
M r. John Jenks, the Bearer, has this moment inform’d me that he shall sail for London this Day in Cap t. Lyde. As he has been so long connected with our most valuable Friend Doct r Tufts, and is knowing to so many of our Friends and Relations, I think it must be a Pleasure to you and you Family to see him in London. He comes, as I am inform’d, in behalf of some Merchants in Salem to transact...
The Gen l Court met here last Wednesday being called together much sooner than was expected, on acc t. of the Disturbances that have taken place in several Counties by unlawfull Assemblies of armed-Men to stop the Courts of Justice. I herewith send you the News-Papers in which you will find a general account of the Proceedings in the Counties of Bristol, Hampshire, Worcester, and at Concord in...
M r. John Jenks, the Bearer, has this moment inform’d me that he shall sail for London this Day in Cap t. Lyde. As he has been so long connected with our most valuable Friend Doct r Tufts, and is knowing to so many of our Friends and Relations, I think it must be a Pleasure to you and you Family to see him in London. He comes, as I am inform’d, in behalf of some Merchants in Salem to transact...