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I have been honoured with your favour of the 25th of April, but have not yet had the pleasure to see Doctr Moyes—On the 22d Instt I shall look for him—I pray you to be assured that, it is unnecessary for you to apologize to me for the introduction of any Gentleman of whom you entertain a favourable opinion; for, such as you may conceive to be worthy of my civilities, will always meet a ready...
I have had the honor to receive your favor of the 10th ulto together with the wheat from the Cape of Good Hope; which you were so obliging as to send me by the revd Mr Griffith; for both I thank you. The latter shall have a fair trial in the same inclosure with some presented to me by Colo. Spaight, (a Delegate in Congress from No. Carolina) which had been planted, & had obtained a vigorous...
Having nothing, either interesting or entertaining in these parts to communicate—our faces being turned to the Eastward for news—I felt no inclination to give you the trouble of perusing a dull scrawl, merely to acknowledge the receipt of your obliging favor of the 12th Ult., & to thank you for the information it conveyed, being in hopes that a little time might be productive of occurrences...
The honor which the Society for promoting agriculture, lately established in the City of Philada, have done me by electing me an honorary member, is highly pleasing & flattering to me; the strongest assurances of which I pray you, at the next meeting, to communicate with my respectful compliments to the Society: Accept at the same time Sir, my acknowledgement of the flattering expression, with...
With much pleasure we received the acct of the safe arrival of Mrs Powell & yourself at Philadelphia; and that your journey was unattended by accidents, and less delayed than might have been expected. The Mr Morris’s gave us the pleasure of their company two days & nights on their way to Richmond, & did not leave us without hope of their pursuing this rout back. By this evenings Post (for the...
I feel much obliged by your kind offer of one of the tubs of Grape Vines from Madeira. If the remaining two contain plants enough to answer your own purposes, I will accept it with thankfulness; but let me entreat you not to disoblige yourself in order to accomodate me. A Vessel will sail in a few days for Alexandria, by which I shall send sundry parcels to Mount Vernon. Mrs Washington unites...
In a letter which I have lately had the honor to receive from Arthur Young Esqr. Author of the Tours, and many other useful publications on practical farming in the following paragraphs. “I am informed &c. The annals alluded to accompany this letter, and I have particular pleasure in being the mideum thro’ which they are convd to the agricultural Society of this City, for the success of whose...
I have the pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of a letter, which you have been so good as to write to me by the direction of the Philadelphia Society for promoting agriculture—and I beg leave to request your communication of my thanks to the Society for their polite attention, in the present which accompanied it. Among the advantages resulting from this Institution, it is particularly...
By one of the late ships from London, I have received from Mr Arthur Young two sets of his Annals—numbered from 98 to 108 inclusively. Although no direction is given concerning them, I take it for granted that one set is intended, as usual, for the Agricultural Society of this City, and to you, as President thereof, I send them accordingly. With estem & regard I am—Dear Sir Your Obedt Servt...
The letters which you did me the honor of writing to me on the 6th & 26th of last month, came duly to hand; and their enclosures were safely delivered to my Nephew, Bushrod Washington, who has lately become a resident of Alexandria—where, and at the Courts in its vicinity, he means to establish himself in the practice of the Law. No apology, my dear Sir, on this or any other occasion was, or...