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My last No. 30 was of the twentieth of May. I had the Honor to transmit therein Copies of my last Correspondence with the Minister of foreign Affairs. Herein I have the Pleasure to send a Copy of his Letter to me of the twenty sixth, covering Copy of the Decree of the twenty third. I shall not say any Thing at present upon the State of public Affairs, but refer to what I have formerly said and...
You have annexed Copies of my Letters of the eleventh and twelfth of last month since which I have received from Amsterdam the receipts of Col. Laumoy which are lodged with Mr. Grand. I learn at the same Time that the Creditors of the United States have consented to postpone the reimbursement due to them in June so that the Difficulties in that quarter are removed to my no small Satisfaction...
I have the Honor to transmit herewith the copy of mine (No. 29) of the nineteenth of last Month. You will see by the Gazettes the State of Affairs as given to the Public but much Allowance must be made, as I have already had occasion to mention. It is however clear that the greater Part of those Troops which adhered to Dumouriez have return’d to their Country and many to their Standards. It is...
Enclosed you have Copies of mine of the fourth fifth and eleventh Instant No. 26. 27. and 28. Also Copies of my Letters to Mr. Lebrun of the first and third with Copy of Captn. White’s Memorial. You have furthermore Copies of a Letter from the Minister of the Marine to the Minister of foreign Affairs of the seventh Instant and of two Letters of the eighth from the Latter to me, the one...
I wrote to you Yesterday and mentioned the affair of General Laumoy. A View of that Gentlemans very disagreable Situation and the sincere Desire of releiving him from it have suggested to my Mind an Expedient and I have in Consequence written the Letter to our Bankers in Amsterdam of which a Copy is enclosed and by which he will be I hope enabled to receive his Due. For his Capital however he...
I expect that this Letter will be delivered to you by Major General Laumoy who will produce to you some others which I have formerly written so as to certify to you that there is no mistake as to the Person. My last to him was of the sixteenth of February mentioning the Necessity of an Application in America for the Object a part of which it is my Intention to effectuate by this Letter. Be...
In mine of the sixteenth of February I mentioned to you the Case of Colo. Laumoy and that I would write in Answer to his Applications that I am not authoriz’d to make payment but on Production of the Certificate. I do not know how I came to misunderstand you so egregiously as I find upon reading over your Letter to have been the Case. In the present State of the Business however I think it...
An Opportunity presents itself which I make Use of to transmit Copy of my Letter of the first to Monsieur Lebrun with that of his Answer of the eighth and of the Decrees which were therein enclos’d viz of the eighteenth of February and twenty sixth of March. I have not sufficient Confidence in the Conveyance to give you any Information beyond what you will derive from the News Papers of which...
I did myself the Honor of writing to you No. 26 Yesterday. Colo. Touzard who takes Charge of my Letters having been detaind a Day longer it furnishes the Opportunity of sending this Day’s Gazettes and such Intelligence as is now arriv’d. It appears that the Army of Dumouriez is attach’d to him and will go all the Lengths which he desires. What is worse is that the Militia also adhere so that...
My last No. 25 was of the twenty sixth of March. Enclos’d you have Copies of Mr. Lebrun’s Letter to me of the twenty sixth of March, Mine to him of the twenty eighth and his to me of the twenty ninth. I also enclose under this Cover the Journal of the Debates and Decrees No. 195. 196. 197 and 198. These will give you the present State of our News up to the last Evening. You will perceive that...