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The liberality ever evidenced by you, on every occasion that offered an opportunity either to cherish the moral principle, or to ameliorate the condition of many, will not fail to suggest an apology for soliciting the patronage of your named to the Subscription enclosed. To you, Sir, who have accurately weighed and so justly appretiated the respective advantages likely to result from various...
I Beg leave to hand you this [ap] at Mrs Vickers Request. She tels me that you Said that you would see into it and git it if If thare was any thing in [Arages?] from her son George Purcill who inlisted under Capt Richard Blackburn November 4th 1800 in the Town of Dumfries and Died at St Pllips In the fall 1804 the Old lady is in great need of it if thair is Any thing Coming to her She Begs...
The enclosed I recievd last evening from a Preacher in the Society of Friends In a note at the bottom I observd a request of the author that you might have the perusal thereof Knowing your disposition freely to accommodate the variety of Sentiment prevalent amongst men with a Tolerant and Philosophick eye I take the liberty to enclose and send it for your perusal Accept of the unequivocal...
Altho’ I have not the Honor of an acquaintance with you personally, I am emboldened from my knowledge of your character, to assume the liberty of writing and soliciting your patronage. I am a young man of obsure parentage and without fortune consiquently am compelled to have recourse to your goodness of heart for Succour—I am willing to engage as clerk in any office, or in fact any thing, that...
In pursueance of an act regulating the grants of land, and provideing for the disposal of the lands of the United States, South of the State of Tennessee—Commissioners are to be appointed to determine Certain Individual claims therein Specify’d—Some Considerations induce me to inform you—that I will accept the appointment of one of the Commissioners, who are to set on that business, in the...
Having been inform’d that Allen McLane Collector of the Port of Wilmington, in the State of Delaware intends resigning his office—I have been requested to mention Major Peter Jaquet of the County of New Castle—as a Candidate for that appointment—he Served as an Officer in the Delaware Regiment , through the whole Revolutionary War—Supported a fair Character, and has never appostatized from his...
The Committee to whom was referd the nominations, contained in the inclosed paper—hath directed me, to request the President of the United States, to give Such information—(if in his power) as will enable the Committee to possess a Correct View of the Respective Characters—takeing into Consideration, the existing State of things in the Louisiana Territory— With Sentiments of Verry high...
Unwilling to tresspass, upon one moment of your time, which I know is devoted to the best interests of our Country—I trust the cause of the war worn Veteran —will never with the Philanthropic mind—be considered Obtrusion, or require apology. Thus impress’d and thus believeing, Permit me to recommend to your patronage—Brigadier General Wilkinson, as a candidate, for the appointment of Surveyor...
We take leave to present to you, a Resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Tennessee—with a request, that you will be pleased to adopt such measures, as will most speedily carry into effect, the Object of the Resolution— At present there are Verry few houses of accomadation, on the road from Nashville to Natchez—nor can there be any established without the assent...
Permit me to recommend—John Crozier Merchant and Edward Scott Esqr atty at Law—as proper Charecters for Commissioners of Bankruptcy—for East Tennessee and George M Deaderick Merchant, and Samuel Donaldson Esqr Atty at Law, for West Tennessee—The two former reside at Knoxville the two latter at Nashville—It hath been Suggested to me by the Atty General, that Several Cases will shortly occur in...