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It is a cause of no small regret that there appears in a considerable part of the citizens of South Carolina a strong disinclination to the law laying a duty on distilled spirits; and that in consequence of it, difficulties occur in obtaining proper characters to carry it into execution. This was the more unexpected as the duty in question has been rendered necessary by a measure peculiarly...
I have duly received your letter of the 25th of May, by duplicates, with the first and second of a set of bills of Exchange for £ 200 sterling, received by you on account of Mr. Church’s bond. Your former remittance of £ 300 Carolina money was also received and I thought had been acknowledged; but I find by your letter that this was not done. It is not easy for me to give you an idea of the...
I duly received your letter of the 6th of September; and have sent an extract of it to Mr Church for the explanation which is necessary. I feel myself truly obliged by your friendly allusion to my unpleasant situation, and for the consolation you are so kind as to offer me. The esteem of the discerning and virtuous must always support a mind properly formed under the pressure of malevolence...
Give me leave to recommend to your civilities Mr. Winstanly the bearer of this an English Gentleman who came to this City some years. After former generosity and carelessness of temper disposes of a little fortune, he has assumed the business of Landscape Painting and in pursuance of his plan visits your County, which also he is desirous through curiosity of seeing before he goes to Europe. He...
[ New York ] July 11, 1796 . “I received the letter which you did me the favour to write me by Mr. Huger, whose acquaintance I was glad to make. The Bill for 2770 Dollars on Mr. Comfort Sands was received & duly answered.” ALS , Pinckney Family Papers, Library of Congress. Pinckney to H, June 5, 1796 . See Pinckney to H, June 5, 1796, note 9 .
I have received your letter transmitting me a draft on H & S Johnson & Co. for 857 Dollars & 14 Cents on account of Kinloch’s debt to Mr. Church. Lest I should not see you here give me leave to request information in whose care the affairs of Mr. Church have been left by you—& whether any thing more has been done with Mrs Cattle’s alias Bowman’s note. The above bill has been accepted. I...
I duly received My Dear Sir Your letter of the 17th of January. Accept my thanks for the remarks it contains on the plan for a Military School. We were extremely alarmed yesterday by the intelligence coming from Philadelphia of an accident to you at a Review. But an arrival here has greatly relieved us. We earnestly desire a contradiction. Affectly & truly yrs. ALS , Pinckney Family Papers,...
The Secretary at War has informed you that the General Superintendence of the Recruiting service is confided to me, as an incident to the Inspectorship. As a preliminary to this, it is requisite to distribute the States respectively into Districts and subdistricts the latter to correspond with the number of Companies to be raised in each State assigning one company to each subdistrict & the...
New York, August 13, 1799. “Your several favours of the 10th. of June 12. and 29 of July have been received.… The course is for money and other supplies for the recruiting service to go immediately from the department of War upon application from me. As yet no regular military chest has been established nor have the proper organs of the Staff been appointed.… A more perfect organisation is...
I have heard of your arrival at Rhode Island. On the I wrote you a long letter transmitting all the Instructions which respect the recruiting service &c. Did you receive that letter? Is there any one who would act upon it in your absence? I wish you could make a visit to Trenton convenient. More Organisation is indispensable. Several things of material concern are to be arranged. I shall go...