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I have your favour of the 7th instant which gives me intire satisfaction of the propriety of your remaining with the Northern Army and that it was out of your Power from the small Army under your Command to afford any present succour to the Southern States. The same sentiment I find was entertained by Governor Jefferson to whom I presume you have written on the Subject but from the contents of...
I have your favour of the 31st ult. in answer to my several Letters and was then impressed with and still feel great anxiety on account of our public affairs. The present distress is to be ascribed in great part to the resolution not to issue any more Bills of Credit before a sufficiency of money was provided and supplies secured for the Army—had proper precaution been taken in these matters,...
Being in want of a light Pheeton I directed my Servt to inquire abt the City for one—He tells me he has found a single light carriage wch belongs to you and has been lying here for some time—I have not seen it but from his account of it expect it will answer my purpose and if you choose to sell will purchase and give any price you may think it reasonably worth—If it is your inclination to keep...
Having returned to Congress a few days only and private matters requiring my attention for great part of the time I have not been able regularly to attend to Business or to acknowledge the receipt of your favour transmitted to Philadelphia after my leaving it and sent after me to Virginia by Mr Madison. The moment for successfull operations agt our Enemies was certainly immediately after the...
MS ( NA : PCC , No. 19, VI, 607). Written by Joseph Jones. On the Motion of the Delegates of Virginia— Resolved that the Commissary Genl. of purchases be authorised to exchange with Nicholson Agent for the State of Virginia now in Philadelphia, so much a part of the flour within the State of Pennsylvania, Delaware or Maryland belonging to the United States as the Superindt. of finance shall...
Abstract. 15 October 1792. John Taliaferro Brooke, having purchased lot 127 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, from James Monroe and Eliza his wife, conveys that lot to Robert Mercer for £435. Witnessed by JM, John Minor, Jr., and Joseph Jones. Recorded 8 Nov. 1792. Printed extract (Crozier, Virginia County Records: Spotsylvania County , p. 456).
MS ( NA : PCC , No. 36, I, 97–98). In the hand of Joseph Jones. On 26 June 1780 Congress referred the long-standing and complicated issue of the “western frontiers” to a committee composed of James Duane, John Henry (Md.), Joseph Jones, Roger Sherman, and Willie Jones (N.C.). Its “report and resolve,” written by Duane, was laid before Congress on 30 June, debated on 2 September, and adopted on...