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While I was indulging the Hope to See M r Coles at La Grange , to possess Him Some days in our family, to go with Him to Aulnay where M r et M de de tessé , expected the pleasure to Receive Him, I Have Been Yesterday informed of His Sudden departure—I immediately Came to town, But am much Vexed at My disappointment—The impression M r Coles Has made Upon me Makes me Heartily Regret Not to Have...
I fortunately Happened to Be at Aulnay , m de de tessé ’s Seat near paris, when a Messenger from America is Arrived—He is Sent Back immediately— I Hasten to write a few lines But do Not Lament this Sudden departure as I did that of m r Coles —He Had promised to Spend Some time at La Grange — I Had of Course Ajourned Every thing I wanted to Say and to Hear Respecting You, myself, public, and...
I wish I might make use of the present Opportunity to tell You the Conditions of the peace Lately made with Austria —But Last Evening, the first members of Government knew no more of it than myself— I am Returning to La Grange —the Emperor is Expected this day at fontainebleau , and if the Vessel is Somewhat detained, G al Armstrong will Be able to write the particulars of the treaty. inclosed...
I Have Been for a Long time in daily and disappointed Expectations of a Letter from You, Nor do I know when I may obtain the Comfort of Your Correspondence—in the Mean while Much Havock Has Been Made in Europe — I don’t Speack of the British Expedition Under Lord Chatam —it is But justice to Say that, whatever Be their intention, they did as Litle Harm as possible Considering their Numbers and...
The Opportunity of an American frigate would at all times Have Been precious—it is still more So untill the Absurd Crime of water and Land piracies on the Neutrals is Renounced By Both Belligerents— I am in Hopes of a favorable Change. But as it must Be pretty well Ascertained Before the John Adams Sails I Refer You to What G al Armstrong will on the Last day Communicate. Amidst the Joint...
The John Adams is Not Yet Returned from England — it is probable m r pinkney waïts for Some Conclusion or Answer to Be Communicated by Her— I wish it May be the Case with G al Armstrong provided He Has Good News to Send—a Communication Had Been Announced to Him by M r de Champagny Which Has Not Yet taken place—
I Have Had Lately, Notwistanding the Strangeness of the times, Good Opportunities to write to You— Nor do I think this Letter is the only one I Shall Send By the John Adams — But Before I Leave paris , where I Have Been detained By Very disagreable pecuniary troubles, I must Lodge with General Armstrong a third Copy of My long dissertation on my private affairs—a memorial Still Longer Has...
Whatever Be the Situation of my private Concerns, the first Expressions of My Letter, and the first feelings of My Heart will Be Consecrated to the Happy Repeal of the Milan and Berlin decrees— it Behoves G al Armstrong on Every Account to Announce this important turn in His Negociation. But I Rejoice in the Opportunities to Congratulate it with You—it Seems Great Britain Cannot now dispence...
This Letter will Be Carried by G al Armstrong which makes it Superfluous for me to Give political intelligences— You will Have Heard of the Repeal of the milan and Berlin decrees to take place the 1 st November —there Have Since Been Some Communications more Secret, Some of them verbal, from which we may Hope for a Restoration of the Confiscated property, short of the Enormous duties, which...
I Have not, Since You are Returned to private life, Received one Line from You— no Answer to My Voluminous dispatches By a S t Sebastien Ship, Count palhen , and the John Adams Has Ever Reached me—Several Government Letters Have Since arrived—I Have Several times writen to You—This Silence of Yours, my Excellent friend, is to me a Great disappointment. M r Russel will Relate the State of...