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Inclosed I have the pleasure to transmit a letter from the Count DeGrasse; and am happy to inform your Excellency that the Rhode Island f leets under Count De Barrass have arrived, for particulars respecting the movements & junction of the fleets I must refer you to the enclosed. I am with great respect Your Excellency’s most obedt Humble Ser vant AAE .
The Count de Grasse having been so good as to submit the inclosed Signals to my light & Improvement—agreable to his Desire, I take this first Opportunity to return them to your Excellency by a safe Conveyance—And hope they may prove of signal Advantage to the Commanders of his Most Christian Majesty’s Naval Armies. I have the Honor to be Your Excellency’s Most Obedient humble Servant, AAE :...
Herewith I have the honor to send your Excelly a letter for the Chevr De la Meth, in which is another for the Mareschall Duke de Broglie. In giving these testimonials, I have a two fold pleasure—doing justice to the merits of a gallant young Officer—and Complying with your Excellency’s wishes—to do which, at all times, will afford me the highest pleasure. I have the honr to be Yr Excellys Most...
I have had the Honor to receive your Excellencys Favor of the 18th inst. by Count Beniowsky—and by the same gentleman I do myself the pleasure to congratulate your Excellency on your safe Return to Philadelphia in good Health. The Plan which the Count means to offer for the Consideration of Congress, appears to be projected upon a liberal Scale, and with some Explanation, & perhaps a few...
I have had the Honor to receive your Excellencys Favor of the 22d instant per Captain L’Enfant. I beg your Excellency to be assured that I feel myself happy in an Opportunity at any Time to gratify your Desires; more particularly so on the present Occasion, which I view as diffusive of the most sensible Joy to the allied Nations of France & America. I most chearfully comply with your...
I am honord with your Excellencys Letter of the 20th Inst. inclosing Copy of a Letter from Count Rochambeau to you, and a Letter for Mr de Quemy commanding the Emerald Frigate—The latter I sent immediately by Express, under cover to the Governor of Rhode Island, requesting him to send it without any delay to Mr de Quemy. Altho I can hardly think that the Enemy will divide their Force and take...
I received with much gratitude the remembrances, and compliments of the principal Officers of the French Army in Virginia; and thank your Excellency for the trouble of being the bearer of them to me, and, the letter from Count Rochambeau. With equal sensiblity and pleasure, I received, and do now acknowledge, my obligation to your Excellency, for the communication from your Court; which tho’...
I should have done myself the honor of sending the Letter here with inclosed, earlier, but having no Cypher established with your Excellency I was afraid to entrust it to the care of a common Express—It now goes by Baron Closen & I trust will get safe to your hands. I shall again repeat, that with much consideration, & great personal attachmt I have the honor to be Yr Excellency’s Most Obet...
I have the honor of conveying to your Excellency, the inclosed address of the Officers of the American Army under my immediate Command, on the auspicious birth of a Dauphin. Happy in this oppertunity of presenting to you this United testimony of respect and veneration for your Royal Master, I pray you to believe that I enjoy the highest satisfaction in having such an occasion of manifesting to...
I was in the moment of sending off a dispatch to Count de Rochambeau, of which I have the honor to inclose a Copy, when your Excellency’s Letter of the 14th Instant arrived. I have only to refer you to my Letter of the 28th of April for a perfect state of Matters in this Quarter; and as little alteration has taken place since that period, your Excellency will readily perceive the...