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Our mutual Friend Mr Jay has recommended to me very warmly the bearer of this letter Mr Darby, as a Gentn whose curiosity leads him to this Country & who on account of Family Fortune & personal Accomplishments is entitled to much attention. He is eager to pay his Compliments to you & I am perswaded that he will feel himself happy in the reception he will meet with. I have the honor to be Dear...
I enclose the general Accounts of my Administration to the Close of the last Year. These may Satisfy Curiosity but they must give Pain to every good American and ought to Cover with Confusion those men who are the Authors of our Negligent Supineness. I am Sir very sincerely Your most Obedient & humble Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
[ Philadelphia, April 15, 1782. On November 10, 1782, Hamilton sent to Thomas Tillotson, his successor as receiver of continental taxes for the State of New York, a list of papers “relative to the office of Receiver of Taxes.” Item number three on that list was described as “farther instructions from the Superintendant to Alexander Hamilton dated as above.” The preceding letter was dated April...
Letter not found: from Robert Morris, 7 Sept. 1776. On 12 Sept. GW wrote to Morris : “I have been honored with your favr of the 7th Inst.”
Letter not found: from Robert Morris, 19 Jan. 1778. On 10 Feb. 1778 GW wrote Morris : “Your favor of the 19th Ulto by Colo. Armand came to my hands a few days ago.”
Letter not found: from Robert Morris, 9 Dec. 1789. On 14 Dec. GW wrote to Morris : “I have been favored with the receipt of your letter of the 9th instant.”
I found it necessary, in order to get money for alleviating my distress, to sell Bills which I knew were to be negociated thro’ New York. The remittances coming in too slowly, induced my assent to a plan for bringing out the Specie. This was the money which I lately wrote to you about. I am &ca DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Letter not found: from Robert Morris, 8 Aug. 1798. On 19 Aug. GW wrote Morris : “Your favour of the 8th Instt was received the 16th.”
I am to request your Excellency that out of the Sums which may come to your Hands in the Manner already mentioned, You will endeavour after making the Payments of which I informed you in a former Letter, to transmit three thousand Dollars more to Mr Duer at Albany. I am Sir with great Respect, Your Excellency’s Most Obedient & Humble Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Letter not found: from Robert Morris, 14 Jan. 1777. On 19 Jan. GW wrote Morris : “Your favor of the 14th, with the despatches from Congress, came safe to hand.”