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As the Time is now almost arrived when you will proceed to appoint the Officers of Government, I can no longer refrain from mentioning such Persons to you as have requested me to do so on this Occasion. That I might not be troublesome I have contented myself with stating with their Names the Offices they wished for & the Person recommending them. I have taken the Liberty of inclosing a few...
That I may not be troublesome & appear to others if not to yourself to obtrude myself too often on your Goodness, I take this Method of apologising for leaving a Letter with your Lady, & directing it to you without knowing its Contents but Sir Mrs Whiting’s Character & good Sense, induced me to comply with her Request, which was to direct her Letter & present it to you. At the Request of...
That I may not obtrude on you & to the Interruption of other Applicants, I again have Recourse to this Mode of Application in behalf of Gentlemen who wish to be recommended to you for Appointments. The inclosed Letter was left by Mr Andrews with a Friend the Day he set out on his Return to Virginia. I hope you will excuse my troubling you with it as I shall only add respecting him that I think...
The Multiplicity & importance of Business in which I have been engaged, prevented my making the Extracts from Mr Anderson’s Letter which I promised you on Tuesday last, till unfortunately it was mislaid so that I have not yet found it—but I recollect that he gave me his Opinion freely that Mr Gayle was an honest punctual Man, & he supposed capable of making such Payments as you might require—&...
On the Receipt of your Letter I made the necessary Enquiry respecting the Ability of Mr S[amue]l Anderson to comply with the Terms of Payment you propose for your Land, & being informed by his Neighbour Mr Phil: Tabb that he is a worthy industrious Man who if he should purchase intends to settle on the Place & that he is in Trade & has good Friends, I delivered him the Letter you inclosed. I...
Having received a Letter from a Person who writes from the United-States Prison, signed J. E. Guinet requesting me to supplicate you for his Pardon, of, what he calls, his supposed, Offence, in fitting out in this Port the french armed Ship Le Jemeaux; protesting his Innocence lamenting the Distresses of himself & Family, & stating that he had sent in to you a Petition in his Behalf signed by...