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on Fryday last I had the honour of your letter of the fourth of April with the Bills of Exchange inclosed for Seventy five thousand Florins, rejoiced at the Prospect of Supporting the Credit of the United States, I went immediately to Mr Ruckers house in Hatton Gardens, in order to present them for acceptance. But nobody was at home but a Footman, who told me his master and the family were in...
I have learnt with Pleasure, your Appointment to be one of the Commissioners of the Treasury of the United States and hope to hear by the next Packet, that you have accepted the Trust. It is of great Importance, that this Office should be in good hands, and the Duties of it, will no doubt give you full Employment, but I have heretofore rec’d so much benefit from your Correspondence, that I...
on the 5 th , I received your Favour which came by Coll Herman, and another long Letter with it.— You have obliged me very much. in the Six Years that I have passed in Europe, I never received So much Information, concerning the Spirit of the Times in Congress. I very early Saw the Necessity of forming Connections with European Powers, and the Facility of doing it, but I saw equally early the...
We are assembled under our new Commissions, and have begun our Negotiations at least by announcing our Mission to most of the Courts through their Ministers at this. As We were not limited to any Place, it may be Supposed in America, that the first Question would have been, concerning the Feild of Battle. But, circumstanced as We were, this Could be no Question. D r F. was So bad with the...
On the 5 th. I rec d , your Favour, which came by Coll Herman, and another long Letter with it. You have obliged me very much. in the Six years that I have passed in Europe, I never received So much Information, concerning the Spirit of the times. The Confederation appears to me, to be of great Importance, and that it ought to be Strengthened. This however cannot be done, but by preserving...
I received your Letters with great Pleasure. They let me into many Misteries before impenetrable. The Journal which caused Such Wonder, was intended to be sent to M r Jackson. But recollecting the frequent Injunctions of your Secretary, to be minute: to Send him even the Looks of Ministers to be Sure, Conversations, and considering that in the Conferences for the Peace, I had been very free,...