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May it please your Excellency, I am lately from North Britain other ways called Scotland, and there from the County of East Lothian, a place above others famous for understanding & practising in all Branches of Agriculture, now known, there every effort & indeavour is used to find out by Books, and not only So, but also by Experience which far Excells any Book ever wrote on the Subject, to...
I have received your letter of the 15th inst. and as I am desireous of giving every encouragement in my power to that useful class of men who understand agriculture, and wish to settle in this country, I am sorry that you was not sufficiently explicite in your letter to enable me to answer you more decidedly upon the subject of your enquieries. If you[r] view is to purchase a large tract of...
Letter of the 27 ult. Came to hand two days ago, very much Esteemed, with respect to the managment of any Gentelmans Estate, that was not my intention when Coming over, besides having no Acquaintance here, Could not have proper recommendations, being a Stranger, therefor any thoughts in that way is Cut of, but with regard to the Lands Either to Sell or Lease out, if it is agreeable, Should be...
I have received your letter of the 8th Inst. and shall answer your several quœries with as much precision as the nature of the subject will admit in giving a general idea of the matter. The great body of my lands in the western Country lay on the River called the Great Kanawa not far from its confluence with the Oh[i]o—I have also a tract of about 10,000 Acres laying on the Ohio between the...
The enclosed paper has been some time in my possession. Thinking that at this time, it may possibly be of some service to the united States, that the contents of it should be known to you, I have presumed to give you this trouble, as it is probable You may never have seen a copy of it. You will perceive some inaccuracies in it, but these were in the copy I took it from. With great respect I am...
I am much obliged to you for the trouble you was so good as to take in forwarding to me the report of the Committee of Council at Quebec to Lord Dorchester. The paper contains many things of importance, and, although I do not doubt in the least its authenticity; yet, if there should not appear to be any thing indiscreet in the request, I should be glad to be more particularly ascertained of...
Your favour of 21st instant came to my hands Yesterday: and I now comply with your request as far as in my power. The report of the Committee of Council at Quebec to Lord Dorchester was sent early in the last Spring by a Gentleman of Glasgow to a friend of mine, as an authentick paper transmitted to the British Ministry. It seems Canada is now divided into two Provences, and the part of it...
In acknowledging the receipt of your obliging favor of the 28 ult. I pray you to be assured that no improper use shall be made of the important disclosure it contains, and of the sense I have of the confidence reposed in me by the communication. Your sentiments with respect to the policy which ought to be observed towards the Settlers of the Western Country appear to be exceeding just; and, as...
Your known goodness will, I hope, excuse the trouble of this letter, which I presume to write You in order to introduce to Your notice the bearer of it Mr James Oswald; who is a Son of George Oswald Esqre of Scotstown near Glasgow, and a partner in the business which I have conducted in Virginia and Maryland for many years. This Young Gentleman is Grand Nephew to Richard Oswald Esqre, the...