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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 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...
Your Excellencys request respecting the Prisoners which you expect from N. York by Way of Dobbs Ferry, has been communicated to the Intendant of our naval prisoners, who is at that post—and I trust Measures will be taken to give such relief & Assistance as may be needed. The Letter for Capt Macarty, was forwarded by a Gentleman going directly to Portsmouth. I have the Honor to be &c. DLC :...
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 :...
I take the liberty of requesting the favor of Your Excellency to forward the inclosed for the Count de Vergennes with your first dispatches either from Philada or the Chesapeake, as I shall send a duplicate by the Frigate which the Marquis de Vaudreuil proposes sending from Boston the beginning of next Month. I have the honor to be with the greatest Respect Yr Excellency’s Most Ot & hbl. servt...
Major Galvan delivered me the letter which your Excellency did me honor to write me on the 23d of Jany—to which I have paid all the attention the importance of its contents demands. I am much flattered by this commencement of a corrispondence from which I have every thing to gain; and equally indebted for the interesting communications it affords. It is a happy circumstance that the efforts...
Your letter of the 17th of Janry, replete with politeness to myself & useful informations respecting public affairs, has but lately been received. In making my acknowledgments for the distinguished place I hold in your remembrance & for the obliging terms in which you allude to my conduct in war & peace; I should do injustice to conceal the favorable sentiments which were always entertained by...
Sundry accounts from New York, having reached me, informg that the British were more than meditating an Enterprize against the squadron of the Marquis De Vaudreuil, which the Enemy have learnt are now in two Detatchments—in Boston & Portsmouth Harbours—and that preparations were makg for the purpose; I have made the Marquis acquainted with this Intelligence, and the probability of such Event...
My time has been so entirely engrossed in the preliminary arrangements of immediate necessity towards the intended co-operation, that I have not been able till now, to do myself the honor to thank your Excellency for your letter of the 21st of May. We have too many proofs of the generous zeal of your Country men in the cause of America, not to be convinced of it, and to feel all that the most...
In acknowledging the receipt of your letter of the 15 of May, which reached me but a few days ago, I cannot forbear to express the sensibility with which I receive those warm effusions of personal attachment and respectful remembrance which are contained in it. and at the same time I beg you will be assured that I reciprocate them with truth and sincerity. As the happiness of the french Nation...