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AL (incomplete): American Philosophical Society I received your favour of the 17th. of February. I am Sorry the Affair of Obtaining Permission to export Grain &c. from the Colonies to the European Neutral Ports meets with Difficulties. It certainly can only arise from the Ministrys being so much engaged as not to be able to give that Attention to it as to see clearly the great Benefit that...
AL (incomplete): American Philosophical Society I wrote you from New Castle, the Substance of the Address of the Lower Counties’ Assembly, In which they inform the Crown, That altho they are Governed under the Same Charter with the People of Pennsylvania, yet that their Laws are different. Will it be amiss to inform the Crown, shoud our Intended Change meet with any Obstructions from this...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I wrote you a few Lines this morning, in a hurry, not expecting to meet with another Opport[unit]y by this Packet, but in that I am agreably disappointed, by an Express that Sets of[f] for N. York in the morning. The Assembly has been now Setting Since the Seventh of this Instant, and no Terms of Accommodation from the Governor has yet appeard, nor is there...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Permit me to introduce to your Acquaintance Mr. John Williams, a gentleman recommended to me from London, who lately came over to this Place on Business of the Treasury by order of the Ministry. An Acquaintance with him I apprehend will be so full a recommendation that I need add nothing in his Favor. Believe me very Sincerely your Affectionate humble...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Since the Receipt of yours by the Packet, I was favor’d with yours by Capt. Robinson. I Thank you for the Case of the D. of Athol, which is a curious one, and also for the still more curious Reasons of Mr. Pownal for refusing the Govt. of this Province. They appear to me very just and sensible, and must do real Honor to that Gentleman, as they manifest an...
Extract: Public Record Office; also printed in The Pennsylvania Journal , September 4, 1766, Supplement, and September 11, 1766. The Publick Papers will inform you of the present distracted State of the Colonies, and the many Outrages and Riots that have been occasioned by a Dislike to the Stamp-Act; all which have been incited by the principal Men of the Colonies where they have been...
ALS (incomplete): American Philosophical Society [ First part missing ] It seems to me, from their present Temper that they will never be made easy without it. It can no way Affect, but rather promote the Interest of the Mother Country, as a new door of Information, which her Parliament really wants to enable it to make just Laws for the Plantations, will be opend. It will strike at, nay...
ALS (incomplete): American Philosophical Society Americans and remove their chief Complaint and all reasonable Cause of [Murmurs?] and Discontent, notwithstanding their present objections to it. They will naturally conceive it their Duty to obey Institutions and Laws agreed on by their own representatives; And in my Opinion This woud form the Strongest and most indissoluble Bond of Union, that...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The Merchants of this City, greatly destrest with the present Circumstances of their Commerce, have transmitted to the Merchants and Manufacturers of Great Brittain, a Memorial Pointing out their Difficulties and hinting at the Remedies &c. which they Conceive will afford them the Desired Relief. They have been induced to take this Step from an Expectation,...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I wrote you a Short letter a few days [ago per] Mr. Brown, nor can I write you a long one now. This is chiefly to acknowledge the receipt of your Obliging Favor of the 8th of Novr. We have indeed been plentifully bespatterd by the Malice of our Enemies. And as you Observe our Consolation must be, that we do not Deserve it. I can assure my Friend, their...