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Your letter written under that of mr Copeland of June 14. is recieved with the Boston Patriot of June 12. therein inclosed. the date of the letter of mr Adams after which you enquire was of Sep. 18. mr Elwin, grandson of Gov r Langdon happened to be with me at the reciept of your letter, and I asked him to assist me in comparing the printed copy in the Boston patriot with the MS. in my hands....
I have for several years past declined subscribing for new publications, from the uncertainty of my living to recieve them, and an unwillingness to leave my family subject to multiplied calls. I break through my rule however by subscribing to that you propose, and now return your paper with my name and best wishes for it’s success, and assurances of my respects. NNGL .
Your letter of the 15 th is recieved. I remember well your father Anthony Mullins, or little Anthony as he was called, his Italian name being Antonio Molini; but I do not remember that he particularly became a souldier in the Revolution war. I only recollect the general fact that Mazzei’s undertaking to make wine at Colle was broken up by several of his people engaging in the army. my almost...
I thank you, Sir, for the copies of the Review of mr Adams’s oration, and of your message to your legislature, which you have been so kind as to send me. I remember well mr Josiah Bartlett and Gen l W m Whipple, two of the members of your state who signed the Declaration of Independance. from the latter I recieved many attentions and civilities, during a visit I made to Portsmouth in 1784. I...
Other engagements have prevented my earlier attention to the enquiries of your’s of the 3 d as to the title of the late Col o Skipwith to the lands at Indian Camp. that title is unquestionable. the part of the tract , called Indian Camp was originally 2,400. a s (if I recollect the quantity correctly) the property of Francis Eppes of the Hundred, who had a son, Col o Rich d Eppes (father of)...
Your favor of the 14 th has been duly recieved. the Visitors of the University, at their meeting in April last, having been able to fix on a day, (the 1 st of Feb next) for opening that institution, proceeded to consider the subject of Professors for the different schools, of which you will see the number and titles in the paper inclosed. I laid before them the applications which had been...
your favor of the 8 th has been duly recieved. I inclose you a printed notice respecting our University in which you will find stated the titles of the schools proposed to be established in that institution, and the distribn of the sciences among them. you will observe that the teaching of the English language will belong to the two professors of antient & modern languages. geography antient...
No one is more sensible than myself of the importance to every country, of the science of political economy, of the defect of it in our own country, or of the danger of undertaking to direct it’s industry without a clear sighted view of all it’s bearings, and of it’s complicated entanglements foreign and domestic. in this science, as in Medecine, it is best to leave nature to her own agency...
I thank you, Sir, for the copy of the beautiful Address to the American academy of the Fine arts, which you have been so kind as to send me. I have great pleasure in seeing them so engagingly inculcated, and in observing, by the catalogue of articles exhibited, that so many specimens are possessed capable of exercising the eye in the study of these fascinating arts. they furnish a valuable...
Your favor of Nov. 12. of the last year, with the wines & other articles, as by your acc t of the same date, were rec d by the Collector of Phila in January. immediately on his transmission of your letter to me, I wrote to mess rs Degrand and Copeland of Boston to ascertain to which the remittance of the am t should be made. their answer of Feb. 13. that mr Copeland would recieve it came to...