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Your letter of the 2d Instant came duly to hand. If there are any Gazettes among my files at Mount Vernon which can be of use to you they are at your Service. Your description of the public mind, in Virginia, gives me pain. It seems to be more irritable, sour & discontented than (from the information I receive) it is in any other state in the Union, except Massachusetts; which, from the same...
The Ratification of the Constitution of the United States of America by the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, was received by me last night, together with a letter to the President of the United States from the President of the Convention, I have directed my secretary to lay before you a copy of each. LS , DNA : RG 46, First Congress, 1789–91, Records of Legislative...
The enclosed Letters & documents from Mr Gouvr Morris are sent for the perusal of the Secretary of State. The private letters from the Marquis de la Fayette and Mr Payne he also gives Mr Jefferson a sight of; because there are some ideas in the latter which are new—and in the former, geneneral information respecting the affairs of France, which, by being compar’d with other accts may (though...
I have delayed acknowledging the receipt of your letter of the 29th of may, which contained official information of the adoption and ratification of the Constitution of the United States of America by the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, until the form of the ratification should be received, which, together with your letter accompanying it, got to my hands but a few days ago;...
The enclosed Letters and documents from Mr. Gouvr. Morris are sent for the perusal of the Secretary of State. The private letters from the Marquis de la Fayette and Mr. Payne he also gives Mr. Jefferson a sight of; because there are some ideas in the latter which are new, and in the former, general information respecting the Affairs of France, which, by being compar’d with other Accounts may...
The President of the United States requests the pleasure of Mr Stone’s company to dinner on Thurs-day next at 4 Oclock. An answer is requested. D , DLC : Stone Papers (Maryland), vol. 1730–1863. No reply from Stone has been found. GW recorded in his diary on Thursday, 24 June, that he entertained Stone, along with several other members of the House of Representatives ( Diaries Donald Jackson...
United States [New York] Gentlemen of the Senate, June 23d 1790 In my nomination of persons for Consular appointments on the 4th of the present month, the name of James instead of Joseph Fenwick was by mistake laid before you to be Consul for the port of Bourdeaux. LB , DLC:GW . See GW to the U.S. Senate, 4 June 1790 .
598June 1790 (Washington Papers)
Thursday 24th. Exercised on horse back betwn. 5 & 7 Oclock P.M. Enter[t]ained the following Gentlemen at Dinner—viz—Messrs. Gerry, Goodhue, Grout, Leonard Huntingdon, Benson, Boudinot, Cadwalader, Sinnickson, Heister, Scott, Contee, Stone, Brown and Moore of the House of Representatives. Received from the Committee of Enrollment the Act for extending the Judiciary Law to the State of Rhode...
599[Diary entry: 24 June 1790] (Washington Papers)
Thursday 24th. Exercised on horse back betwn. 5 & 7 Oclock P.M. Enter[t]ained the following Gentlemen at Dinner—viz—Messrs. Gerry, Goodhue, Grout, Leonard Huntingdon, Benson, Boudinot, Cadwalader, Sinnickson, Heister, Scott, Contee, Stone, Brown and Moore of the House of Representatives. Received from the Committee of Enrollment the Act for extending the Judiciary Law to the State of Rhode...
600[Diary entry: 25 June 1790] (Washington Papers)
Friday 25th. Constant & heavy Rain all day, prevented Company from visiting Mrs. Washington this afternoon & all kinds of Exercise.