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    • Washington, George
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    • Marshall, John
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Your very interesting and obliging favour of the 15th of September from the Hague, came duly to hand, and I thank you sincerely for the important details with which it is fraught, & pray for the continuance of them. I congratulate you too on your safe arrival from Ship-board; and, as the Newspapers tell us, at Paris; and I wish, a little while hence, I may have it in my power to do the same on...
If General Pinckney should have left Richmond, let me request the favor of you to forward the packet herewith sent, in the manner he may have directed; or, as your own judgment shall dictate, to ensure its delivery to him in Hallifax, or on the Road thro’ North Carolina. The Alien & Sedition Laws having employed many Pens—and we hear a number of tongues, in the Assembly of this State; the...
With infinite pleasure I receiv’d the news of your Election. For the honor of the District, I wish the Majority had been greater; but let us be content; and hope, as the tide is turning, the current will soon run strong ⟨in our⟩ favor. I am sorry to find that the publication you allude to, should have given you a moments disquietud⟨e⟩. I can assure you, it made no impression on my mind, of the...
Although the letter, of which the enclosed is a copy, is of old date, it has but just been received from the Secretary of War. Without aid, it will be impossible for me to carry his views into effect; which, & the confidence I place in you, is the best apology I can make for asking you to assist me, in the business required. I have, with the exception of short intervals, been so many years...
Your favour of the 16th ultimo has been duly received, and I sincerely hope it will be in the power of yourself and the other Gentlemen, whom I addressed on the subject, to aid me in making a selection of proper Characters to fill the Offices in the Regiments alotted to Virginia; for, from the causes which I mentioned in my former letter, I find I must rely, for information, on others who are...
By the last mail I was favoured with your letter of the 12 instant, and feel much obliged by the attention of Colo. Carrington and yourself to the subject mentioned in my last letters to you. I am very glad that you did not forward my letter to Colo. Cropper. At the time of writing that letter I was aware of the circumstances which you mention, with respect to the relative rank of Officers in...