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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...
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...
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, 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...
I have the Honor to Transmitt your Excellency the Inclos’d Return of the Officers & men of the Rhode Island Regmt who Retire from Service on Furlough untill the Ratification of the Definitive Treaty of Peace Shall be announced by Congress—likewise those that Continue in the Field—having a Number of Sick I have thoughtt it Expedient to Continue the Surgeon so long as they may Require his...
Since my arrival at this post I have Convened the Officers of the Rhode Island Regmt on the Subject of Half pay—& have the Honor to Transmit Your Excellency their unanimous opinion to accept the Commutation of Five years Full pay offer’d by Congress—by their Resolve of 22nd March 1783 instead of the Half pay promis’d by a Resolve of Congress of 21st Octr 1780 for Life. I have the Honor to be...
I have the Honor to acquaint your Excellency, the Genl Assembly of this State Conven’d at Providence on 24th Ulto & after a Session of Twelve Days, they Rise without adopting any measures whatever for Compleating the Regmt to the Establishment Requir’d, for So Sanguine where the Legislature (from various Reports Circulating) that a Definitive Treaty of Peace, between the powers at War, had...
I have this day been Hond with your Excellency’s favr of 24th Ulto Incloseing an act of Congress of 31st Decer Respecting the Reduction of the Rhode Island Regmt &c. &c. on 1st March—I am Sorry I Cannot give your Excellency a more favourable account Respecting Raising men to Compleat the Regmt. the State have not yet made the Least provision for Effecting it—the Genl Assembly will not meet...