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I take the Liberty to introduce to your Notice Mr: Temple; the Brother of Sir Grenville Temple & the Nephew of Our Ambassador in Spain; He has lately quitted The British Army, at the Instance of His Uncle; who it is presumed intends Him for his Heir. There is something very singular, & extraordinary, in the early life of this young Gentleman; He was upon service with his Regiment in three...
This will be presented to you by my Old Friend, & Companion in the War, General Ebenezer Stevens; for particulars more explanatory relating to Him, I must refer you to my Letter to The president, which goes by the same conveyance. Read that, with attention; and you will be satisfied with the Information I wish you fully to understand. The less his political Merit, the more generosity in your...
§ From Horatio Gates. 5 August 1805, Rose Hill. “Saturdays News paper acquainted me with your Arrival at Philadelphia; if you intend farther Northward, I have the satisfaction to Offer you Rose Hill, during your stay near New York; there you will find ease, fine Air, fine Water, & every Accomodation you can desire; Mrs: Gates Joins me in presenting her kindest Compliments to Mrs. Maddison, and...
My [ sic ] Armstrong has Sacrificed his Seat in the Senate, to his patriotism; he resigned about the 3d. Inst: afflicted with an inveterate Rheumatism, that has Tormented him all the Winter, he found himself unable to attend his Duty in Congress, and forthwith sent his Resignation to the Legislature, then in Session at Albany; this should, & I have no doubt will, have its weight with every...
§ From Horatio Gates. 24 January 1806, New York. “Inclosed is a Letter I recived from General Moreau [not found], sent to me by the Marquis Lafayette; Mr. Temple Bowdoin intended to have calld for it, but leaving Town in bad Wether he neglected to do it, it was to have accompanied my Letter to you by that Gentleman. War in Disguise makes much Stir here! I never will beleive Armstrong is...
Mr: Garnett, who does me the Favour to present you this Letter, is my particular Friend; He goes upon a Vissit of Curiosity to Washington; he is a Scientific philosophic Man; his present rage is for Agriculture. About five years since, he bought a Farm upon Rariton, within a Mile of Brunswick, where he is trying all manner of projects, in Cultivation, New, & Old; and every thing that...