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Permit, great Sir, an humble Individual to congratulate you on the pleasing and singular circumstance of the unanimous election of your Excellency to the dignified Station of the first Magistrate of the United States; and, at the same time, to felicitate the Union on your acceptance of that important Office as an Omen of their approaching prosperity, happiness and glory. Your Excellency has...
Memo. of Sundry persons Suitable Characters to fill the Offices annexed to their Respective Names—in Rhode Island—Vizt Towns Names Offices Bristol William Bradford }
Permit me respectfully to address you on the subject of appointing a Person to succeed the late William Channing Esquire, deceased, in the Office of District Attorney for the State of Rhode-Island. I have been informed that some Merchants and other respectable Characters have recommended to you David Howell Esquire, to succeed to that Office; and from a full conviction in my Mind that the...
Letter not found: from Jeremiah Olney, 13 July 1799. On 4 Aug. GW wrote Olney : “Your favor of the 13th Ulto . . . has been duly received.”
In looking forward to the period which is intended to terminate the career of your public life, our feelings will not permit us to suspend the deep acknowledgments of that debt of gratitude, which is your due from a Country to whose Independance and Happiness you have so essentially contributed. The interesting scene of your intended retirement revives in the minds of our fellow Citizens in...
The Office of District Judge for Rhode Island, being Vacant by the Death of Judge Merchant—I feel a Confidence in Addressing you on the Subject of a Suitable Person to Succeed to that Office—and take the Liberty of recommending Benjamin Brown Esqr., of this Town, Attorney at Law, as a Gentleman possessing all the requisits to discharge, with honor and impartiallity the important duties...
I had the Honor to Receive your Excellency’s favr of 21st Ulto & Shall punctually Execute your orders in Collecting & forwarding the Scater’d Recruits—Those that have from time to time Joyn’d the Rendezvous assigned, I have lost no time in preparing & sending forward in Several Detachments amounting to 132 the greater part of which must have arriv’d before this. your Excellency is pleas’d to...
I have the Honor to inform your Excellency, your favr of 31st Ulto, Covering dispatches for his Excellency the Governor on the Interesting Subject of Raising men and money, Came Safe to hand on Saturday evening 9th Inst. Though unfortunately too late, the General Assembly haveing that Day Compleated their Session—I however lost no time in Delivering those dispatches to the Governor who...
I have the honor to inform your Excellency the Genl Assembly are Convend at this Town, in Consequence of an order from his Excellency the Govr they did not make a house till this after noon, when your Excellencies Dispatches to the Govr &c. were Re a d, after which the house Immediately enterd upon the Business of Reuniting—I am Sorry to inform your Excellency that the Assembly was Reluctantly...
In my Letter of 26th Ulto I had the Honor to acquaint your Excellency the State had Come to a Resolution to Compleat their Continental Battallion to the Establishment, I have now that of Inclosing your Excellency an act of the Genl Assembly passed 1st Inst on that Subject—Since which I am Sorry to Say the Recruiting Service has not answer’d my Expectations, Owing principally to a Clause in the...