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Letter not found: from James Mercer, 11 Feb. 1777. GW wrote Mercer on 21 Feb. that “your Letter of the 11th . . . came to my hands a few days ago,” and a note that Mercer made on GW’s letter reads in part: “I refer to my Let. to G.W. of the 11th Feby to which this is an answer.”
Letter not found : from James Mercer, 24 Sept. 1779. On 14 Oct., GW wrote Mercer: “I received your favor of the 24th of September.”
Mr. Mercer’s most respectfull Compliments wait on the Governor. The Auditors say that the inclos’d order must have his Name to it before they can issue a Warrant on the treasurer. Mr. Mercer begs pardon for troubling him. RC ( Vi ); without date. Addressed: “His Excelly Thos Jefferson.” Docketed in a clerk’s hand: “James Mercer £150, Octobr. 23d. 1779. On Account”; and in another hand,...
Letter not found: from James Mercer, 6 Jan. 1780. On 25 Feb. , GW wrote to Mercer: “Your letter of the 6th Ulto did not come to my hands till the same date in the present month.” For GW’s quotation of a portion of the letter, see GW to Charles Pettit, 11–12 February .
The severity of the weather obligeing Colo. Mason to continue with me for three days, he among other things communicated to me the powers the General assembly had vested your Excellency with respecting the settlement of this State’s accounts with the united States, and your Inclination that I shou’d undertake this business. Considering the Recess I have had from the fatigues of public Service...
It wou’d be an affront to your Excellency’s Understanding was I to make an appollogy to the first magistrate of this State, for communicating any Facts, or even Hints that might contribute to Your better Information in your public Character. I shall therefore without appollogy proceed to inform your Excellency, that from my own knowledge of the Countrey and the uniform opinion of all I have...