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Mr Duncan the Bearer will be easily recollected by you as the Gentleman at whose House we boarded in Philada. upon our Return from Baltimore. He has experienced various Fortune since that Time, and far from favorable in the last year. He is advised and influenced by some of his Friends to seek some Sort of Employment under Congress. Although I could not join in such Advice, yet I cannot...
altho’ this letter is somewhat of a public nature, yet I dare not address you in a consonant manner, ‘till the Point is settled between his Excellency and John Adams. I apply to you, as I feel you in my Heart to be; satisfied that the Yeas & Nays of no public Body whatsoever concerning Epithets can in any way measure alter Essences . Dear Sir, Sturgis Gorham of Barnstable is my Brother in Law,...
I had often considered your Situation, before the receipt of your Letter of the 16th; and I had hoped you would "Possess yourself in Patience ." If you already draw a picture, Teste di legno and talk of sharpening an ax for Decapitation, what am I to look for in the Run of a twelvemonth? I do not like your diminuitive italien Idea. You who are said to be more than half British ought to have...
Though I know of your extreme Delicacy as to any Interference in the executive Affairs of the USs. yet to you I must apply; for, Heaven & Secretary Jackson know I may be chagrined in an Attempt to address the President. I am in Dread least an Action should take place which will renew Vigor of the Opponents & damp the Spirits of the Friends of Government: And, it will be out of Time to await...
You will have a Visit from your old Friend Genl. Warren who supposed I could certify some Intentions of the former Congress greatly to his Advantage. Your Namesake has done it; but I found it impossible for me upon a strict Review of the Case. As you were absent part of the Time I think it my Duty to save you the Toil of searching those Journals wherein this Business is scattered. The Sketch...
It is a very happy Circumstance, sick & megrim’d as I am, that I have so excellent an Opportunity as the present, by Mr Jarvis our Comptroller General, of evading with great Advantage to the Public, a written Answer to your important Questions “how are Trade, Shipbuilding &c. &c. affected by the new Government?” No Man perhaps has had more regular mercantile Education and few Men have...
From the Borders of the Grave, revived, and even established in Health, I once more present my Respects, with my accustomed Fervency to You and Yours. But, with my Respects I must also send my Complaints and Supplications. In a Transaction where you was only, according to your own chosen Expressions, Teste di Legno, I was fretted disgraced and beslaved; and have taken some Measures for...