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At a period so momentous as the present, when it but too plainly appears that we must either submit to be dictated to by a foreign Power, or resort to Arms for the Defence of all that can be held dear to Freemen; the Officers of the Militia of Lancaster County, feeling themselves happy under the Influence of a Government of their own Choice, mild and equal in it’s Operation, And perfectly...
A large body of the enemy—from every account 5000, with 16 or 18 field pieces, marched along this Road just now. this Road leads to Taylor’s & Jeffries ferries on the Brandy wine, and to the Great Valley at the Sign of the Ship on the Lancaster Road to Philada. There is also a road from Brandy wine to Chester by Dilwo[r]th’s tavern —we are close in their rear with about 70 men. Capt. Simpson...
At the time I had the honour of receiving your letter of the 16th June, I also learned from the public papers that you had set out on a visit to Virginia I therefore deferred an Answer, untill your return to Philadelphia should be Announced—before this happened the present tumults arose here which together with the interruption of the public Mail, and the general refusal of every one leaving...
Colo. Shreve has not been able to make the payment which he promised for your lands in Fayette County on the first of this month, he seems anxious to fulfil his engagements & has stated his prospects of doing so in the enclosed letter. As the money was not paid I have brought down the papers which you gave me & hold them ready for any further Order or arrangement which you may think proper to...
Colo. Shreve came to this place on the 31st of July and on the next day paid to me 2693 Dolls. & 33 cts being the first payment & Interest thereon from the first of June last. As there would be some risque in forwarding this money by Post, I have paid it into the hands of the Contractors & taken their Bill upon a house in Philadelphia where their money affairs are transacted. My agent will...
I have agreed to sell your lands on Millers Run in Washington County to Colo. Matthew Ritchie, at four Dollars per Acre strict measure. One fourth part of the purchase money to be paid upon the first day of next June, The residue to be paid in four equal Installments commencing on the first day of June 1797. & Interest to run on the whole sum from the first day of January next. The purchase...
Your letter of the 5th instant reached me this moment & being engaged in our Court which is now sitting, I just snatch a moment to assure you that no endeavour of mine will be wanting to accomplish a settlement of your Business with Colo. Cannon. He is now gone down to Philadelphia & will probably call upon you, his son left the platts of your lands down the river, with me this morning for...
The fever which continues to rage in Philadelph[ia] has made it impossible to get bills of Exchangfe] on that place negotiated here, & a great portion of your money hav[i]ng been paid to me in silve[r] I cannot transmit it immediately but you may be assured that no opportunity will be lost of sendg it forwa[r]d to the Bank of Pennsa. and informing you of its arrival. I hope Col Shreve will in...
I did not arrive here untill the 6th Instant having been detained at home by the indisposition of Mrs Ross who is again happily restored to her usual health. The money paid to me by Colo. Shreve was exchanged for a Bill upon Colo. Hodgdon which has been Accepted & falls due to day. Colo. Barker has paid into the Bank of Pennsylvania five hundred Dollars which was placed to my credit instead of...
In consequence of your letter of the 22d Ulto I lodged your bonds in the Bank of Pennsylvania & received the enclosed receipt, so that in future there will be no difficulty when the debtors offer money to the Bank. Your lands on the Kenhawa are well sold if the purchaser is an industrious & wealthy man. Altho the lands are certainly of the first quality & the credit very considerable, yet I...