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ALS : American Philosophical Society I have hitherto deferred troubling you with a letter in hopes that I might hear something in this critical time worth your notice. Having from my situation been disappointed in my wishes, I write now to avoid subjecting myself to the Idea of neglect or disrespect. Your kindness and attention, which I shall ever gratefully remember, call for a different...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Since I had the pleasure of writing to you on the 21 Ult. nothing has come within my knowledge worth your notice. The kindness you have already shewn me encourages me to apply to you now matters begin to assume a dangerous aspect. A heedless speech imprudently supported by an Irish young man here, has not only occasioned his own banishment, but also an...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Fearing the miscarriage of a letter I wrote by post to your Grandson upon a Subject of the utmost importance to me, I have seized an occasion kindly procured me by Mr. Carmichael of sending you the present; & this I have done with the greater readiness as it has given me an opportunity of repeating those grateful Sentiments which naturally arise from a...
ALS : American Philosophical Society By Mr Jay’s & Mr Carmichaels interest I have at last got over the difficulties which the formers delicacy had thrown in my way & obtained permission to come to this place as a friend to America, an Indulgence I mean to profit of during a short period, intending to give the strongest proof I am able of my right to this title by embarking here in the very...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I am Somewhat Surprised to find your letters are of So early a date; I have recd a letter from Mr Jay to Same purport;—all I can say upon the Subject is that the Genl. letters given me, were those intended to go by Mr Jefferson two months before; Mr Morris gave me Some letters the morning I came away, directed If I recollect right, to Mess. Grand, Le...
Letter not found: from John Vaughan, 17 April 1788. On 27 April GW wrote Vaughan : “I have received your two letters of the 17th and 21st Inst.”
Letter not found: from John Vaughan, 21 April 1788. On 27 April Vaughan wrote GW: “I have received your two letters of the 17th and 21st Inst.”
I have perused with Singular pleasure some thoughts on the Constitution addressed to the State of NYk & was expressing my Sentiments to our good friend D r Franklin—who observed that if you was the Author (as Said) he thought it incumbent upon you to put your name to it—to give it additional Weight at this awful Crisis I call it awful because a rejection in your State would be productive of...
Having been honored with the Vice Presidents consent to attend the Eulogium in Memory of D r Benjamin Franklin. We in the name of the Philosophical Society, presume to hope you will do them the honor of your presence on the Same important occasion We have the honor to be / with the greatest respect / Madam / Your obedient Servants RC ( Adams Papers ); internal address: “M rs Adams.—” Benjamin...
Mr Vaughan has the honor of transmitting to his Excellency President Washington a letter he received under Cover from England—The accounts from france are later than what are probably contained in the letter, & Not So Satisfactory as those Mr Vaughan recd by the same opportunity. L , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters. The enclosure has not been identified, but Philadelphia wine merchant John...