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As the removal of the residence of Congress from this city will necessarily dissolve our association for the education of our children under your care, and as those of us who remain, do not see a probability of immediately filling up our former number, we take this method of unitedly expressing the entire confidence we have in your talents, and our approbation of your method of tuition. We...
In The incloased I Send you a letter I did myself the honour to write to the President yesterday in answer to one he honoured me with[.] in mine to him I have incloased a peaper that it or one to the Same purport must be Signed before I make the least discovery as in the peapers I Can lay before him there is that that might indanger the lives of Gentlemen I wou’d Sooner die then hurt who is...
Please to submit the enclosed letter of General Wayne —Two month’s pay will go as soon as the Bank can prepare the notes. The further pay must depend upon the settlement of accounts, or the payments will get into great disorder—As general Wayne has again sent for the cornplanter, the question is shall Col. Procter go upon that business? Please to return the papers after the President shall...
Philadelphia, 13 Dec. 1791. “Mr Kirkland seems desirous that the President . . . should peruse his plan relatively to the Oneida indians, and I therefore send it accordingly.” LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed plan of the Rev. Samuel Kirkland, missionary to the Oneida Indians since 1766, probably was his “Plan of Education for the Indians, Particularly of the Five Nations,” which he...
I submit to the President of the United States the enclosed draft of a message to the chickasaw Nation. If approved I propose to enclose it in a letter to General Wayne to go by the post this Morning. Yours ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . GW ordered no alterations to Knox’s message. However, the president’s executive journal states that if given time, GW would have added an appeal for an alliance...
I transmit, enclosed, a letter intended for General St Clair, which is submitted for the approbation of the President of the United States; and I will call upon the President, to morrow, after he has returned from riding, about half after twelve, to receive his commands thereon, and upon another subject. I am, Dear Sir, Yours sincerely LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed draft has not...
Philadelphia, 11 July [1791]. Requests that “some information just received by express” be submitted to the president; “After he shall have perused them I will wait upon him to receive his orders.” LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . A docket on the original receiver’s copy and a note at the bottom of the letter-book copy identify the enclosures as dispatches from Maj. Gen. Richard Butler at Fort...
Be pleased to submit to the President of the United states, the enclosed from Genl Wayne. Yours sincerely ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . In his letter to Anthony Wayne of 1 Dec., Knox acknowledged receiving on the previous day “your letter of the 23d November with the enclosures of a letter from Capt. Hughes and your correspondence with the Contractors” ( Knopf, Wayne, Richard C. Knopf, ed....
½ after ten oClock Xmas Evg My dear Sir [Philadelphia, 25 December 1792 ] Be pleased to submit some letters, or rather copies of Letters received this Evg from Genl Wilkinson. I beleive these are his highly confidential dispatches mentioned to Genl Wayne. In addition there are some returns of stores which I do not send. The Wabash Indians will Arrive tomorrow. Yours sincerely ALS , DLC:GW ; LB...
Please to submit to the President of the United States, a letter from Mr Harrison district attorney of New York, and also the draft of a letter thereon to Governor Clinton —The draft of a letter to Governor Moultrie is also submitted. I am—Dear Sir—Your’s sincerely— LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The letter to Knox from Richard Harison, the U.S. attorney for the District of New York, has not been...