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Knowing Colo: Ramseys oppinion of what would be the difficulties, and also what the most certain mode to obtain his Exchange, I had applyed to some Gentlemen of Congress and the board of War, to obtain Liberty for Lieut. Coll Conolley to go into New York on parole. I did not make my application to them as a Body, but Individually, and am Informed that the power of granting my request rests...
nothing but dire necessity would have compel’d me to have called on you for any money until the end of the War. but you will allow me to relate to you my situation, as it will be my best appolegy. The House I live in being unexpectedly Sold, I am warned to leave it in a very short time, being unable to get any place to Rent in which I could follow my profession, I have been under the necessity...
I Received your favor by the last post Since which time I have been Confined by a fever, however I have sent to every likely place to enquire for illegible Lanreette but without any success. Business may have detaind very considerable obligation to your illegible for your readiness to illegible me, I am with great respect Dr Sir your most Obedient & Humble Servt PPAmP .
I expect that the Marquis will give me a setting tomorrow, I waited on him in the beginning of last Week and found that he was engaged with the foreugn Officers in taking a View of the several Grounds of battles and Encamptments. My intention is to give you the most compleat portrait I am Capable of painting. It is Many months since I sent this picture of the King of Prussia to Genl...