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I am lately come from divine Service, if I may be allowed the Expression, performd by the Revd. Mr. Cushing, whom you’re not unaquainted with. He has fill’d my head brimfull, of Portions of Sentences, concerning the spirituall and natural man. If what Mr. Locke says be true, that an intent fixedness on any particular object, will cause an alienation of the rational Faculties, I am under no...
I hope you enjoy mens sana in Corpore Sano: My Body for more than six months past has been in some degree more than common tending to dissolution. I seem to have gain’d some better Health since the warm weather. I hear that you are like to make yourself happy, by a conjunction with one of the fairest parts of the fair part of the Creation. I picture in my Imagination how you sooth and soften...
As we are well assured You take pleasure in distinguishing Merit where ever it is found. We beg leave to recommend to Your notice a Person not altogether unworthy of it[.] If we may Judge from the diligence & Fidelity he has shewn in a low Station we may still expect he will support his Characture in a higher where he will meet with frequenter Opportunities to exert himself & do Justice to Our...
I was favioured, with two Letters from you, one dated the 13th, and the other the 17th instant. I beleve I can procure you What Land you want in Pensilvania, but cannot tell what Quantity they will allow in a surway, I shall inform my self they first Oppertunity—I have bin through great part of the good Land on the North Side of the Monongahalia, as far up as the mouth of Cheet River, on both...
By V. Crawford Receved your Letter dated Novr 13th and inclosed twenty pounds Pensilvania mony. I wrot you by Mr Harrison, he told me he gave Mrs Washington my Letter but you was not at home. At my Return from Fredrick over the mountain, the Survayor was Runing Land out for such as was Redy to pay him, Emedetly I got him ⟨to Run⟩ out your Land, have done it as if for my self taking all the...
They Sirwayrs is to be [here] to serway your Land soon and will want there cash which I have not for them. You may send it by Mr Harrison seald up in a Letter to me half Joes or Pensilvania mony will sute best for them. I beleve no Person interfares with you—I shall have the hole Runout before the Sirwayr coms on the spot I have bin unwell or I would have had it don befor now I shall have that...
Inclosed is a Rough Draft of your Land and Calculated with the alowence of teen percent in the hundred. I did not Enter that Land for you on they teen Mile Creek as it Epear to me from the new Map Don by Mr Scull that the Monongahalia will be left out when they back Line is Run at that bent at the Mouth of they teen Mile Creek or at any Rate whare the Land Lyes. I ofard to pay the Office fees...
Agreeable to your Desire I have Bought the Great Medows from Mr Harreson for thirty Pistols to be paid to Mr Jacob Hite and inclosesed is an order on you from Mr Harreson in faviour of Mr Hite, and the bill of Se’al filld up by Mr MClalne and a Draft to be Run as you think Proper. any alteration you want done Please to Let me now and I will see it done when Mr MClain Coms up next Summer. I...
I Receved yours of March the 11th and I am much sirprised at Mr Brooks beheaviour in Regard to that Land ho never had the Least Claim or pretentions to the Medows that I Ever herd of Mr Harrison maid use of the Name of Wm Brooks Expecting that Wm Brooks as his son inlaw would do him the faviour to give him an asignment at any time, but as Mr Harrison has got a permit there was no Accasion of...
Agreeable to your Request I went to vew Colo. Crohans Land but before it cold be done the Line was to run which I Attended and vewd the hole, but cold not find the Quantity of Land you wanted nor one thousand such as you wanted or Such as I would have to be Laid of as he wantd me to Lay it of, there was som good Land on Rockoon Creek along they Creek but very hilley of from the Creek they...