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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 received your two letters of the 17th and 21st Inst. and the papers containing the four numbers of Fabius whih accompany’d them. I must beg you to accept of my best thanks for your polite attention in forwarding those papers to me. The writer of the pieces signed Fabius, whoever he is appears to be master of his subject; he treats it with dignity, and at the same time expresses himself...
I thank you for having given me the perusal of the letter herewith returned. Lamentable! to see such a spirit of revolt among the Blacks. Where it will stop, is difficult to say. Yours sincerely ALS , PPAmP : Madeira-Vaughan Collection. Philadelphia merchant John Vaughan ( 1755 1756 –1841) was a son of Samuel Vaughan, who owned estates in the Caribbean islands. John Vaughan’s later purchase of...
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...
I take the liberty of enclosing a letter I have just recieved from Carolina—from a house of Character there, the perusal of which may not be improper at the present moment; I would not even wait to make the extract, which if your Excellency should wish can be done at any moment. I remain with the greatest respect—Your obt Servt A Vessel goes to Charleston on Tueday next. ALS , DNA : RG 59,...
Having mentioned to Mr Hamilton the Substance of a sentiment conveyed to me by D[r] Bancroft, He thought the communication would be agreeable to you I enclose the original & have made an extract. I remain with the greatest esteem your st ALS , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters. Physician Edward Bancroft (1744–1821) was born in Westfield, Massachusetts. He settled in England in 1767 and in...
Letter not found. Ca. 14 May [1805] . Cover sheet (PPAmP) addressed to Philadelphia wine merchant John Vaughan; postmarked 14 May at Washington; franked by JM. Year assigned on the basis of notes in English and shorthand made by Vaughan on the verso. Vaughan (1756–1841) was also a director of the Insurance Company of North America, librarian of the American Philosophical Society, and a...
Mr Thomas Cooper having communicated to me the active part taken by you to assist him, thro’ Mr Warden, in procuring some publications from France, which May be made useful to this Country, has at the same time requested me to inform you, that I am ready at any time & in any mode which can be pointed out be ready to transmit the sum of 100$ for this Object—or to pay at sight, the Amount of the...
The Count Vidua being on the eve of Departure & have shewn me M Du Ponceaus letter—I cannot refuse myself the pleasure of Confirming what he has written, especially as it gives me an opportunity of renewing the expression of the respect & esteem which you have long inspired. Your friend & Sert Not speaking our Language, he has been fortunate in meeting with a M Vischer from Basle Switzd. a...
Mr Ticknor who has in charge the purchase of Books for Mr Jefferson in Europe & M Everitt, selectd for a friend of their’s in Boston a Number of Valuable Books of the Best Editions, rarely met with in America. Their friend a Bookseller & Man of Letters means to Sell these at Public Sale on 20 Dec in Boston. I will not apologize for the liberty I have taken in Sending a Catalogue, meaning to...