You
have
selected

  • Author

    • Rush, Benjamin
  • Period

    • Jefferson Presidency

Recipient

Sort: Frequency / Alphabetical

Show: Top 6

Dates From

Dates To

Search help
Documents filtered by: Author="Rush, Benjamin" AND Period="Jefferson Presidency"
Results 1-50 of 59 sorted by date (descending)
  • |<
  • <<
  • <
  • Page 1
  • >
  • >>
  • >|
Your favor of the 19th. of February was alike acceptable with all your former letters. The papers...
Soon after the receipt of your last letter in which you Advise me to shake off my retired habits...
In a situation such as you have seen a Sea Captain in a Gale of Wind, I sit down to acknowledge...
Has your right hand forgotten its Cunning from pain or Sickness? or have you ceased to...
The election in Pennsylvania has issued in a manner totally unexpected by the federalists, and...
The politicks of our City are under the direction of three Classes of people, old tories,...
I shall answer your letter of Augst: 31st: by giving you an Account of one of my late dreams....
In Contemplating the events that have lately taken place in Spain, and their probable...
The Campaign of Summer diseases being opened,—and my duties calling me at all hours of the day...
Agreeably to your request, I have written to General Armstrong in favor of my friend Dr. Clark. I...
Public and private news & anecdotes are now so limited by the present state of our Country, that...
The letter you did me the favor to enclose me a few days ago is from a Dr: Thomas Clark- a...
A bad cold, added to the pressure of business, has delayed my answer much longer than I intended...
I have escaped for ten minutes from the pressure of business, lectures–pupils, and the Charge of...
An inflammation in my eyes which for several days has confined me to my house, and rendered...
I have just now received a letter from Dr Waterhouse in which he has requested me to address you...
I am ashamed of my long silence after the receipt of the two last letters from my kind friend and...
I once met Alexander Cruden the Author of the Concordance of the Scriptures at Charles Dilly’s....
Permit me to trouble you with the delivery of the enclosed letter to Dr Tufts. It contains an...
In one of your former letters you say as an excuse for your not assuming the reserve of certain...
I enclose you the letter I mentioned in my last, from the person whom I supposed to be your son...
The difficult and complicated labors of my professorship consisting of teaching, examining,...
I have been waiting like Horace’s Clown till the Stream of my business should so far lessen that...
I have seldom been more highly gratified than by the receipt of your letter of Novr 11th. The...
Ever since the receipt of your last letter I have passed my days like an arrow shot from a bow....
You ascribe wonders to the influence of Silence and Secrecy in public men. I agree with you in...
At the request of my Wife I called upon a friend of mine a few days ago to borrow “the secret...
Herewith you will receive a small publication that contains several new Opinions in Physiology,...
My long delay in answering your last letter has arisen from two causes—an unusual share of...
§ From Benjamin Rush. 7 April 1806, Philadelphia. “The bearer Captain John McDougall goes to...
I avail myself of the first leisure hour I have had since the Conclusion of my lectures to...
Many years have passed away since I have read a political pamphflet. The Subject, and name of the...
I committed to Mr Vanhan a few days ago, a copy of the new edition of my medical Inquiries and...
I have the honor to enclose you, with this letter, two pamphflets upon the yellow fever.—One of...
§ From Benjamin Rush. 3 December 1805, Philadelphia. “To a person acquainted with the great...
The bearer General Miranda visits Washington chiefly with a design to pay his respects to the...
I am pleased in reflecting that I destroyed all the documents and Anecdotes I had collected for...
The hurry always connected with the prevalence of a yellow fever in our City; has prevented my...
Your letters are full of aphorisms. Every paragraph in them suggests new ideas, or revives old...
Having been called upon lately to bear a part in the examination & exercises of twenty four...
I have just now recd your friendly letter, and take the earliest opportunity to express my entire...
Mr Boudinot having lately built a house at Burlington in the state of New Jersey, and purposing...
Philadelphia March 23rd: 1805 I was much gratified by your early answer to my letter, and by your...
Your letter of the 6th: instant revived a great many pleasant ideas in my mind. I have not...
Your letter from Monticello of the 8th of August, was perfectly satisfactory to me. I applied for...
The bearer Dr Anth: Fothergill wishes to do himself the honor of paying his respects to you. He...
The bearer Dr: Chapman —formerly one of my private pupils, wishes for the honor of your...
I return you herewith Sir John Sinclair’s pamphlet upon Old Age with many thanks. I have read it...
I have endeavoured to fulfil your Wishes by furnishing Mr Lewis with some inquiries relative to...
Dr. Rush to Capt. Lewis . for preserving his health. 1. when you feel the least indisposition, do...