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Whilst all Denomination’s of People bless the happy occasion of your Excellency’s return to enjoy private and domestic felecity, Permit us Sir, (the Members of Lodge No. 39 lately establish’d in Alexandria) to assure Your Excellency that We as a Mystical Body rejoice in having a Brother so near us, Whose pre’eminent Benevolence has secured the Happiness of Millions, and that We shall esteem...
I am dericted by Sir Edwd Newenham and Coll Wm Persse to forwd you the two Inclosd letters, with a Box of plants; which I have given Capn Dwyer of the Sarah of this port, wh I hope may goe safe. If yr Excelency may have any Commds for this part of the Country; I shou’d feel my self highly Honour’d in Executeing them; or If yr Excellency wd wish to have any thing sent out I wd with pleasure...
I have the honor to enclose to Your Excellency the news papers of this day, published in the city of New York—and I am directed by the Members of Congress present to transmit them daily —with the greatest respect I have the honor to be Your Excellency’s Most Obedt & most Humble servt. Copy, DNA:PCC , item 49. Roger Alden (d. 1836) of Connecticut, major and aide-de-camp to Jedediah Huntington...
At a meeting of the Officers of the Continental line in October last to appoint officers of the State Society of Cincinnati; It was there resolv’d, that no officer not holding a Continental Commission should be entitled to become a member —As I saw it in a different light from the Gentlemen that compos’d that Body; I beg leave to lay before your Excellency the State & progress, of the Regiment...
Still flattering ourselves with an expectation that some encouragement would be given here to the Scheme for opening and extending the navigation of Potowmack River, we were induced to delay closing the Subscription to the latest day which the Act admitted of: It is matter of real regret to us that our endeavours have proved unsuccessful. My whole attention being necessarily engrossed by the...
The American Philosophical Society, which boasts the name of your Excellency in the list of their Members, are happy in this opportunity of presenting their Congratulations on the establishment of Peace. While they anticipate the influence of this event on the important object of their institution, they contemplate with pleasure, that the Arts and Sciences, those friends to learning and...
Letter not found: from Robert Anderson, 15 Oct. 1784. On 3 Nov. GW wrote to Anderson : “Your letter of the 15th of Octor is at hand.”
I take the liberty of applying to your Exelency on a Subject in which the merit and the Sentiments of the parti concerned will, I hope plead an appology for the trouble it may give you; and it is also the only one I can offer for the intrusion of this letter: Give me leave to lay it under your Exelency’s Eyes. Monsr contineau de Kerloquen, had, in the year 1779, the honour of being promoted to...
Fame has informed me that you are the friend of humanity—that your generous heart delights in doing good. I take the liberty to claim your protection for the Chevalier D’Anterroches my son, who is settled in Elizabeth Town, near New York. Altho’ I have no right to make a request of this nature, which is altogether an idea of my own; yet whoever dares to accuse me of imprudence, has never...
I am now to inform your Excellency that a Mr John Beale came to my house on the 3th Instant and deliver’d me a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, Hites & others, against the Executors & heirs, of Thos Lord Fairfax Decd, and that on Thursday the 10th the Commissioners With Colo. John Green & Mr Isaac Hite came to my house and Asked me What Improvements was on the Lands Suppos’d to be in...