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This Indenture made this twelfth day of October in the year eighteen hundred and twenty five, between James Madison of the county of Orange of the one part and Charles Scott and Francis K. Cowherd of the sd. county of the other part, witnesseth that the said James Madison for and in consideration of one dollar to him in hand paid before the ensealing of these presents the receipt whereof is...
Since I had the honor of addressing you under date of the 14th. Inst. feeling the urgent necessity from every information representation and appearance of taking Some decisive and efficient Measure for the relief of the North Western Army under the Command of Brigadr. Genl Hull and well knowing how important an early Step must be to effect this object—Weighing responsibility agt. love of...
In a time like the present it is hoped no apology will be necessary for laying before you my Ideas of what may Contribute in any wise to the Success of the Contest in which we are engaged, and which may be truly regarded as our Second Struggle for independence. And before I proceed further permit me to bring the name of Govr. William H. Harrison to your notice. I know of no man at this time...
BEING delegated by the Officers who served during our Revolutionary War, who reside in this State, and could be convened; to correspond with you, and others, on the subject of the claims of the Officers and Soldiers, who served during the War, to half pay during life, and to be indemnified for the depreciated paper in which payment, so far as it extended, was made to them; I have the honor to...
I have the honor to transmit herewith, the copy of a Resolution, passed [by] both houses of the General Assembly, at their last session. I am with sentiments, Of high esteem, Your obedient servant. Resolved by the General Assembly, That the indecorous, and unbecoming style used by Mr. Jackson, his Britannic Majesty’s minister near the United States, in his correspondence with the Secretary of...
I have the honor to transmit to your Excellency the enclosed Copy of an Act of the Legislature of this State, at their last Session. The subject is interesting to its Citizens. I trust their unwillingness to incur the Charges of the extinguishment of the Indian title in the act refered to; and the motives of which it is founded will be duly appreciated and considered. The large extent of...
30 November 1809, Frankfort. Sends JM a copy of a letter recently received from Dr. James Speed. Speed, now a resident of lower Louisiana, is a man whose credentials are impeccable. Believes the information Speed relates is “of so Much importance” he is duty bound to reveal contents to JM. RC ( DLC ). 1 p. Enclosure not found. Scott was governor of Kentucky, 1808–12. James Speed (1774–1812),...
Suffer me my Dear Sir to make You Acquainted with my Particular friend Mr. Henry C. Gist a son of our old Acquaintance Colo. Nathl. Gist. He is Accompanyed By a Brother inlaw Mr. Jessee Bledso both which are of high Standing & of great Respectability here. Their object in going to the Federal City is to Report the Discovery of a Lead mine in the Indiany terrytory of which they wish to have an...
The object of this letter is to name to You Messrs. Henry C Gist & Jessie Bledsoe. Those gentlemen are of Very good Standing with us & of great respectability, ther errand to the Federal City is to report a Lead mine in the Indeany teritory, which they wish to have an Intrest in upon reasonable terms. Give me leave my Dear Sir to ask the favor of Your attention to them which will do Honor to...
21 August 1804, Culpeper County, Virginia. “Having it in contemplation to remove to Louisiana I have been solicited by some of my Friends to make application for an appointment which I am informed has not yet been made; that of attorney General for one of the districts of Louisiana and as it is my intention to reside in that country as a professional Character it would certainly be...
Letter not found: from Charles Scott, 4 Dec. 1790. In a report to GW, dated 5 Jan. 1791 , Henry Knox wrote that “The Secretary of War, to whom the President of the United States was pleased to refer the address of the representatives of the Counties of Kentucky, and the other counties of Virginia bordering upon and contiguous to the Ohio, as transmitted by General Charles Scott⟨,⟩ in his...
Your Excellencys favor of the 7th Instant to Genl Muhlenberg Respecting the Removal of the troops from this to Winchester I had the Honor to receive this day. The moment the Weather Clears up (which is now very Rainey) I will put in Motion all that are able to march Save only a Guard for the Stors that will Be left—Genl Muhlenbergs indisposition Obligd him to leave this for the recovery of his...
I with much pleasure inform Your Excellency that I have Received a Cirtificate of my Exchange for Brigadr General Lord Rawdon, as this officer was a prisoner to the french & my not Receiving information through what Channel the Exchange took place I thought it my Duty to give Your Excellency the Earliest notice of it, & Shall Hold myself in Readiness to receive Your Excellencys Orders. I have...
I wrote your Excellency by Major Croghan who went from this in the return Flag from Virginia. I then informed you we met many Difficulties in Negotiating the Bills owing to the want of the Third sett. Since which I have been able to dispose of them, Part at Parr, which is to be taken in Goods, and the remainder at 7 ½ ⅌ ct: Discount, which has enabled me to pay the Officers in Cash ¾ of a...
Since my address to Your Excellency of 30th. Ult. wherein I mention’d the Sail of the bills upon Parr, I find on the return of Lt. Colonel Clarke who was sent to Charles Town to Negotiate them; that a Deduction of 10 Pr. Cent. will be obliged to be allow’d for the want of their triplicate, which Never Came to hand here and I Suppose from some reason was detain[ed] in Virginia. Other...
Your Excellency’s favor by Capt. Blackwell without date together with bills to the amount of One thousand and eight pounds Sterlg., One hundred barrels of flour, four Hhds. of Tobacco, twenty Hhds. of Rum with sundry Articles of clothing, I have had the honor to receive. All which shall be dispos’d of agreeable to the directions enclos’d in your letter. The following are the rates I have been...
I am unhappy to inform Your Excellency of the Distressed Situation of our troop prisoners at this place, for want of Clothing and Necessaries. The Very long delay I have no doubt has been occasioned by Some unforeseen Circumstances, perhaps the probability of a General Exchange of prisoners. However I hope the latter is not the reason why the Supplies are not Sent on, for Wear we Exchangd...
Letter not found: from Brig. Gen. Charles Scott, 16 Nov. 1779 . GW wrote Scott on 14 Dec. acknowledging “yours of the 16th ulto.”
Letter not found : from Charles Scott, 28 Sept. 1779. On 19 Oct., GW wrote Scott: “It gave me pleasure to hear by yours of the 28th ulto that 400 Men were equipped and nearly ready to march to the Southward.”
Letter not found : from Brig. Gen. Charles Scott, 26 July 1779. GW wrote Scott on 17 Aug.: “I have been favd with yours of the 20th & 26th ulto” ( DLC:GW ).
I this moment Recd Your Excellencys favour of the 28th June by post. I cannot but be unhappy that Your letter reached me hear, when I am Shure You had reason to expect that I was at least on my march to Join the Southern Armey. I am more un[h]appy that I can’t with any Degree of Certainty Say when I shall be able to move a Nother detacht Intierly owing to the want of Clothing which I have no...
Letter not found : from Brig. Gen. Charles Scott, 29 June 1779. GW wrote Scott on 27 July: “I have duly received your favour of the 29th.”
Letter not found : from Brig. Gen. Charles Scott, 20 June 1779. GW wrote Scott on 8 July: “I have received your letter of the 20th of June.”
I am Just from Petersburg where We have Colected about thirteen Hundred men Old soldiers included. we wait the arival of the Arms &c. which is hourly expected, when they Come to hand one Battallion will be instantly Put in motion. the remainder of the troops I am Fearfull will be detaind Some time for want of their Clothing Such as Shirts Shoes & Stockings all of which we are very short of. I...
I recd Your Excellencys favour of the 12th may, Rispecting the old Soldiers on furlough Being incorporated with the New Leavees. I make no doubt my letter giving an acct of the enemy being in this State had not reached Your Excy when the Express Came off wherin I mention my ordering down all the New leavees to this place, however I have the pleasure to Inform You that we have no farther...
Your Excys favour of the 5th Instant Respecting the recruits marching to the Southward came to hand this day. Be assurd Sir that every attention that the nature of the Case will admit of, shall be paid, to Your instructions. but the arival of the enemy have so Totally deranged our affars with respect to Clothing the troops and indeed every other thing that it Will be impossable to say with any...
Letter not found : from Charles Scott, 15 May 1779. GW wrote to Scott on 29 May : “I have duly received your favour of the 15th Inst. dated at Williamsburg.”
I have the unhappiness to inform You that the enemy have at last called on this State and found it almost totally unprepard to receive them, immediatly on their arival the fort at portsmouth was Evacuated with the loss of all the Military Stors there, there are now at Suffolk Smithfield &c. Vast Quantitys of public stors much exposd, this togather with the earnest Request of the Assembly which...
After finding the Recruits did not meet at Alexandria agreable to my orders, I returnd to this post where I found about four hundred new Recruits and two hundred of the Reinlisted men on furlough. I have with Some difficulty Clothed three hundred of the recruits who togather with one Hundred of the reinlisted men marches for Camp this day, the men are now begining to colect preety fast but I...
Immediatly on the Rect of Your Excellys Instructions I repard to Williamsburg for the Govr⟨s⟩ Further instructions, which was nothing more than that the Cloths should be ready at any place that I chose to appoint by the 20th of this instant, upon which I orderd through the publick prints and Several Exp[r]esses, that the Men Should be Randezvousd at this place the 20th and those on the South...