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Aÿant reçú plusieurs temoignages d’amitie et d’estime de votre Excellence, pendant votre Sejour a Leÿde, je me flatte a present, qu’il ne Sera point desagreable a vous, de recevoir de ma part une preuve de ma confiance en elle. C’est un sollicitation, Monseigneur! et j’espere, qu’elle ne vous paroitra pas trop temeraire, a cause qu’elle est par un ami; un homme de talens, qui à un jugement...
Having received several expressions of your Excellency’s friendship and esteem during your stay in Leyden, I flatter myself now that it will not be disagreeable for you to receive proof of my confidence in our friendship. It is a solicitation sir! I hope that it will not appear to you to be rash, because it is made by a friend; a man of talent, with profound and erudite judgment, and with the...
If anÿ man rejoice in the prosperity of the united States i wil hope that me shal not be denied a place amongst them, and I think it mÿ dutÿ to congratulate your Excellencÿ with the complete victorÿ of your arms in the chesapeak-baÿ and the Burgoynishing of that mighty Lord with his many thousand Slaves. Now wil the proud of the British nation be humiliated—now shal a venal and corrupt...
Althoug I am not So happÿ to be the first in making mÿ Compliments to your Excellencÿ; I am however persuaded that not one of mÿ countrÿmen is more addicted to the cause of America and more attached to your Excellencÿ than I am. I congratulate mÿself with the favour of your Excellency’s acquaintance—with a part of the friendship of your Excellencÿ, and I flatter mÿself, that the aknowledgment...
L’accueil, dont vous m’avez honorés pendant votre Sejour dans cette Republique et les marqúes d’estime et d’amitie, avec lesquelles vous m’aves daigné de favoriser, m’ont animé, d’interrompre vos occupations Serieuses, et d’implorer en vous les secours d’un ami, qui je hesiterai de vous communique en qualite d’Ambassadeur, n’etant point accoutumé, de faire la cour aux gens en place, et ne...
L’année passé j’avois L’honneur de communiquer a votre Excellence mon desir de passer en Amerique avec ma Famille pour m’etablir dans L’etat de New-york: vous aviez la bonté de me donner des informations Sur ce projet, joignant a cela La flatteuse promesse, de vouloir bien, dans un tel cas m’honorer de vos recommandations. Dans ce tems mon Epouse ne pouvoit prendre la resolution de chercher un...
Being returned at New-york, after a journeÿ of five weeks in the countrÿ, to take a view of the land, I wished to employ this moment to inform your Hon. of the issue—I was about 70 miles above albany—Saw differents tracts of Land—Probably, if the price be not to high—our choice wil be the circuits of kingston, where we have Seen two farm, who suided to our circumstances. In two or three weeks...
Making a purchase of a Small farm in this State, two miles from Esopus to which I intend to go up with mÿ family in two weeks i thougt it my duty to inform your Honour of this business. Since my last letters I paid a visit a Præsident Franklin, and Lodged two days bÿ General Washington. the Politeness, with which I was received there gives me great pleasure by their remembrances; and these wil...
Long before I read your Excell Defence of the Constitution &c I saw their criticism by the Reviewers, which enlarged my desire of perusing itself, flattering mÿ with the idea that I should acquire a fair opportunity of sending some strictures upon it to Mr. Adams, because the first announcing a fear of a to ardent Love for Democracÿ, and the following declaration, that those fears were...
The Bearer of these Letters Mr. S. T. G. Mappa, late Commander of the armed citisens in the Province of Holland, was one of the most distinguished caracters of the Dutch Patriots. His abilities in different re Spects—his manners—his braverÿ & knowledge—his Sacrifices wil entitle him to your Excellencÿ’s protection. there the manÿ obligations with which your Excellency was pleased to honour me...