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AL : American Philosophical Society Le Cte. de Rochambeau prie Monsieur Le Docteur francklin de vouloir bien faire passer la lettre ci-jointe à Mr. le chr. de La Luzerne par la premiere occasion The only extant letter to BF from the victor at Yorktown.
I have received the letter which your Excellency honoured me with, dated the 29th of last October Which Major L’Enfant delivered me. I can not better answer to the honourable invitation that you are willing to make me as well as to the general officers and colonels of the french army auxiliary in America, than by Sending you. 1e. The answer of the marshal De Segur minister of war giving the...
Give me leave my dear Général to intrust you with friendship in one observation Which did not Escape to the regiments that composed our army. They find that the général society has given too much or too little extent to its favour, in granting it to all the Colonels and Stoping to them. I do not ask it for the Lieutenant colonels and majors because it is to the choice or favour that they owe...
here is, my Dear Général, one demand for the order of Cincinnatus of the most remarkable Kind, and which appears to me deserve the attention of the Society, here is inclosed the letter that M. de Lilancourt, before a general commander in St Domingo, has wrote to me upon this Subject. all the facts are exact in it, and you Know perfectly, well as me, how much obligations we owe to him for...
You Will be, my Dear Général, Single confidant of this letter. I did foresee the ministry on the way Wherewith could be received here the defferent Demands that I have made to you, in order to increase or make Some additions in the Society of Cincinnatus, one did answer me that the King had a great repugnancy to permit to his Subjects any Stranger order, and it Was but by a particular...
The letter Which you have honoured me With, the 1st of february ultime, has made the greatest pleasure to me, and your title of particulary Citizen Cannot but increases the Sentiments of Veneration, and of the most tender affection that I have devoted to you for all my life, it is the finest End of the highest Employement that ever man has filled. I owe to let you Know, my Dear Général, that...
je ne veux pas, mon cher general, laisser partir le marquis de la fayette Sans Le charger de mes plus tendres complimens pour vous, et de vous renouveller les assurances de L’attachement le plus eternel que je vous ay voüé. je voudrois bien qu’il eut le talent de vous persuader de venir nous voir, et que tout cela put S’arranger Sans Se brouiller avec madame Washington. nous avons icy le roy...
I have the honour of Sending to you the new promotion Which has been done lately for the order of Cincinnatus according to the resolutions of the last meeting of the general Society. I also inclose in it the copy of a letter from M. le Mal de segur bearing the permission of his majesty for these new aggregated. you will See by it, at the Same time, that his majesty Stops all kind of farther...
I have Received by the Marquis de la fayette’s hands the two letters wherewith you have honoured me on August the 20th and November the 25th ultimate, you may believe that Since his coming-back you are the main subject of our conversations. I have been ravished to Learn that you Was Philosophically Enjoying of the glory and of the Général consideration that the part which you had in the most...
I come, my Dear Général, of taking leave from Doctor franklin. I could not See without being moved to pity that respectable man at eighty years old, with a very sharp and weighty cause of sickness, having the courage to undertake So a long voyage to go and die in the bosom of his native country. it will be impossible to him, at his coming-back in america, to go and visit you, but I told him...