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Letter not found: from George Mercer, 28 Mar. 1770. On 7 Nov. 1771 GW wrote to Mercer : “I have been favourd with two Letters from You—one of them dated the 28th of March 1770.”
I begg you to accept of my grateful Acknowledgment for the kind concern you are pleased to express for my ill State of Health, My disorder has been extreamly painful & of long duration; but I flatter myself I am now recovering, tho’ very slowly—Mrs Clinton and my Family join in best Respects to you & Mrs Washington with Dear Sir your sincere and Affectionate Humble Servant NHi : Vail Collection.
Letter not found: from George Clinton, 12 Nov. 1784. On 25 Nov. GW wrote to Clinton : “A few days ago I had the pleasure to receive your favor of the 12th Instt.”
Letter not found: from George Augustine Washington, 10 or 11 June 1787. On 15 June GW wrote George Augustine Washington “to acknowledge the receipt of the letters from Mount Vernon of the 10th & 11th,” one of which may have been from Mrs. Washington.
Letter not found: from George William Fairfax, June 1774. On 25 July 1775 GW wrote to Fairfax : “I have received no Letter from you since the one dated in June 1774.”
Letter not found: from George Augustine Washington, c.31 July–20 Aug. 1790. In a letter to GW of 20 Aug. 1790 , George Augustine Washington wrote, “my Letter subsequent to the 30th Ulto would give you information of the safe arrival of Will and the order in which the things were rcd sent in the same Vessel.”
Letter not found: from George Walton, 15 Mar. 1789. On 29 May GW wrote to Walton : “I have received by Colonel Gunn your honors letters of the 11th and 15th of March.”
Letter not found: from George Augustine Washington, 28 May 1787. On 3 June GW wrote George Augustine Washington : “I am sorry to find by your letter of the 28th Ulto . . .”
I had the honor of addressing a letter to Your Excellency from Baltimore on the Subject of our state proceedings respecting the Order of Cincinnati. I have never been able to procure the printed Copies till lately which are now inclosed with a Copy also of the proceeding of the Georgia line. Wishing You the compliments of the season. Am with every Sentiment of Esteem Your Most Obt Servt DSoC .
Inclosed you have the Information procured by Major Wychoff—He was unavoidably detained on the Island beyond the Time fixed for his Return, and altho he made his Report to me some Days ago—I conceived it unnecessary to forward it by Express to your Excellency & the present is the first private Conveyance that has offered. I have the Honor to be with Sentiments of the highest Respect & Esteem...
Letter not found: from Brig. Gen. George Weedon, 10 Mar. 1777. GW writes to Weedon on 27 Mar . that “your Letter of the 10th Instt from Philadelphia came duly to hand.”
I hereby signify my Consent to any Indulgence which his Excellency General Washington may think proper to grant to the Bearer Mr Johno. Renselaer for the Purpose of his having an Interview with his Mother Mrs Bruce either in New York or at Cortlandts House and for obtaining certain Title Papers of his Estate in his Possession. Given at Pokeepsie this 3d Novr 1782 NHi .
The inclos’d bill of one hundred dollars was sent me yesterday by my Brother Howell, with a request that I should forward it to you, He is much concerned that you should have been so troubled in this business—Your letter informing him, of his note being in your possession; did not reach him in Culpeper untill some few dayes since, otherwise he observes, the money should have been forwarded...
Letter not found: from Brig. Gen. George Clinton, 4 June 1777. GW wrote George Clinton on 8 June : “Your favor of 4th Inst. I receiv’d this Morning.”
I want words to preface a letter more respectfully to you—It is my pride & boast, that you & my dear Father were intimate, & you have occasionally honoured me with your notice. I have been ill, and still am Invalid, but have strength to wield a pen to assert, I am proud of you , & the stand you have made against a dangerous precedent alarming to future generations of United Columbia—Why should...
My not receiving any favour from you in answer to my last, and having received one from Doctor Steuart subsequent to that, in which he mentions but little respecting the affair (which you expressed a desire of becoming acquainted with) has given me hopes to beleive that my confession of both the circumstances of the case, and my error, has obliterated from your mind all unfavourable...
I have taken the liberty to place your Name upon a keg filled with Pekán Nuts. May I beg of you to present them to your Lady—whose acceptance I should feel as an honour conferred on one who subscribes himself, impressed with Sentiments of the highest respect, Sir, Your most obedient and very humble Servant ALS , DLC:GW . This letter is docketed “From Judge Turner 1st Dec. 1795,” but that date...
With due submission I beg leave to offer myself for the Office of Surveyor for the district of Baltimore, which by the death of Colo. Ballard has become vacant. altho’ this is the first time I have the Honor of addressing your Excellency I flatter myself that it will not be considered too presumtive to say that I have had the Honor of serving my Native Country from the commencement to the...
I am set down to inform your Excellency, the two Brigs, & Sloop, I mention’d in my last, have past this place, came to Anchor nere frogs point, soon after—One Sloop of force, & three Sloops, with forrage, went to the Westward—Just before sunset, 24. Sale, came to Anchor off Auster [Oyster] Bay; three ships appeard to be of force, hope I shall be able to Report, in my next, more peticular —I am...
It gives me great Pain to write to your Excellency on Matters concerning which I had the honor of a personal Conversation which I when I was last at Head Quarters; but as I have not yet received any answer from Congress respecting the Subsistence &c. of the Levies for the Defence of the frontiers & those rasing on bounties of unappropriated Lands, and as the ultimate period assigned for the...
I thank your Excellency for the Intelligence communicated by your private Letter of Yesterday Afternoon—There is a Party of six or Seven daring Fellows from the Enemy now in this Part of the Country who have plundered the Houses of two or three of our public Officers; whether they have any Thing farther in View I am not able to determine—I have been for some Time passt out of the Way of...
I this moment Recivd yours of the 25th of april the Intelligence is by no means alarming to me, it corresponds with my former suspicion. I have for several years past kept up a constant chain of Intelligence from the Lakes through the channell of the Illinois inhabitants. And a few hours after yours I Recevd dispatches from the missisippi St Vincent River & the whole a confirmation of your...
I am now emboldened to pay my Compts to Your Excy in discharging a duty of common humanity—Mr Jesse Bussy Junr of this County went out in the Matilda of this Port, which Vessel is taken & Mr Bussey has lost his Leg—he is a fine Young Fellow, his Father a firm Friend of American Independence & a Magistrate of this County, & all his Connexions are firm Whigs & worthy Men—An Uncle of this...
Despairing of an opportunity of personally communicating a peice of business, in your present perplexing situation, I beg leave to take this method of doing it. The exposed state of Georgia calls aloud for a pretty formidable force to defend it; for this reason congress have not forbid Col. White recruiting deserters from the british Army. I have been informed that there are a considerable...
I this moment received the enclosed Letter from Genl Schuyler to your Excellency which agreable to his Direction I have perused & now forward by the same Express who handed it to me. This Letter with one which the Express is charged with from Brigr Genl Clinton will I presume give your Excellency all the Intelligences from the Northward and render it unnecessary to communicate the Particulars...
Inclosed his Excelency has a Return of my superentinding the makeing of Leather Accoutriments & shoes & Exchangeing Raw Hides for shoes &c. which Shoes & Accoutriments I shall send on to Your Camp as soon as there is Forriage for the Teams I have call’d upon the D. Q. Mr Gen. for Teams who is promissed to Let me have them as soon as there is Forriage; I sent Last February three Teams with...
My friends have advised me to offer myself a candidate for the office of Marshall or Sheriff of New Jersey. I⟨n⟩ conformity with their advice, & in pursuance of my own inclination to Serve under the present Goverment in any reputable Station I take the Freedom of requesting that you will, Sir be pleased to put my name in Nomination for the Above office; I could easily procure a Number of...
I fully intended to have waited on You this Evening at Belvoir, but find myself so very unwell after my Ride from Court, that I am not able to stir abroad. I have taken the Liberty to inclose You two Bills for £300 . . . Ster: drawn by Mr Paymaster Genl Johnston on Colo. Hunter, & an Ordr on Govr Dobbs from his Son for £18.15. Ster: also a Letter for Colo. Hunter, & another for his Honr our...
I recd your Letter dated 13th april 1794 Wherein you requested me to watch over your land on four mile run—this I have done with all possible care; and find it morally impossible to prevent depredations, oughing chiefly to the distance I live from the premises, and the caution in windy weather, and halling the wood away in the night. Mr William pearce your Maneger was at My house yesterday and...
The Bearer French Mason, a Relation of mine, has an Inclination to serve his Country upon the intended Expedition: I recommended him to the president for a Lieutenancy in the Regiment now raising, but unfortunately before he reach’d Wmsburg every Commission was disposed of; otherwise he was sure of succeeding, as the president wou’d have done him any Service in his power—as there are some...
Conscious of my very limited pretensions to military acquirements, I cannot, without great diffidence, presume to offer my Services to the Commander in Chief, as one of his Aides: Yet, Sir, if attachment to your person and the Service, and a wish to improve under your auspices in the Field, may be considered as an Earnest towards the attainment of other needful Qualifications, I would beg...
I take Pleasure to wright to your Exallecy that you have Gaind all your land on millers Run—the persons who lives on the land are Determined to Go off amadetely. and will not lye—it wood be well a nuff not to Destress them any more—I do not think the land Can be Sold yet. money is So Scares here—Charles Morgan is to meet me On the land Next friday to Runrou[n]d it and mark the lines plane—if...
At the Request of the Cincinnati of South-Carolina, I have the honour to forward herewith, for the Favour of your Excellency’s Signature, an Hundred and two Diplomas. The Box containing them, encloses, also, a Return of the Members for whom they are intended: The additional Diplomas are meant for those who may chuse to have Duplicates; excepting one, which is designed for Lieutenant-Colonel...
Capt. Doherdey has just Come to this plaice he informs me that we are in want of musket Cartridges 32 pound shot & Grape shot —Eight waggons Loaded with powder left Burlington this morning they went by the way of mountholley the Brittish troops that Crossed has Gone back their is four two Deckkers Come up threw the lore Chevackdefriez the Comodore wants a few men in the Galleys but they Cannot...
being after a tiresome journey of six days arrived in New-york, I take, according to the wish you so kindly expressed, the opportunity of the first post day after our arrival to inform you of it, and to renew to you the assurances of a gratitude which words can but imperfectly express. the sense of all my obligations to you, and the remembrance of the paternal care with which you have always...
Tho’ I did myself the honor of filling more than one sheet of Paper in answer to your Excellencys last favor, very recently, by the hands of Doctor Baynham, Yet as my very worthy friend Doctor Ruston came from London to Bath, and from thence hither, on purpose to desire to be introduced to some of our friends in Virginia where He and his family are unknown; I trust you will excuse the liberty...
This will I hope be presented to you by John Anstey Esqr. in his Tour through America. He goes upon particular business with the approbation of our Ambassador Mr Adams from whom he has Letters to Congress, Doctor Franklin &c. Mr Ansteys Father is a very worthy Gentleman of Fortune in this City, no Person more respected, and what must be allowed to be a recommendation to Us, he always Execrated...
We have it from good Authority that Thomas Langley Collier of Fairfield is Under the Sentence of Death by a Court Martial of Your Excellency’s Appointment for crimes Committed within and against this and the United States We do not Undertake to call in Question the Propriety of this Proceeding, nor do we pretend to say any Thing to justify the Conduct of the Man we Suppose him to be Unfriendly...
I take the Liberty to address You on Behalf of my Neighbour & Your old School-fellow, Mr Piper; who, without duly considering the Consequences, when he was at Winchester enlisted as a Sarjeant in Capt. Mercer’s Company; he has been down to consult his Father upon it, & finds him excessively averse to it, & as his principal Dependance is upon the old Man (besides the Duty naturally due to a...
Since my last I have collected all my accounts which I transmit for your perusal the only article I apologise for is an umbrella which I was unavoidably obliged to procure as I lost one belonging to a gentleman. College breaks up on Saturday and I shall be ready at any time that you may send I will look over every thing belonging to me and have them adjusted. I am very well and at variance...
Mr Gilliss Polk (who is now here) & lives at Salisbury in Somerset County will Immediately upon his return home have the plank sawed agreable to your directions & also will forward it by the first Oppertunity —Our Senate have rejected the Money Bill & this day we expect a Message from them given their reasons. We have done little or no Public Business nor doe I believe we shall as there seems...
The Bearer Colo. Hay wishing to be some way employed in the staff of the Army in which he may be of service to his Country & be able in some Measure to subsist his Family has solicited me to write to your Excellency to request that if any Thing should offer for which he may be qualified he might be favored with your Attention—I was exceedingly unwilling to trouble your Excellency with an...
I came Home ⟨ mutilated ⟩ Yesterday, when I re⟨ mutilated ⟩ Me with the time of Yr Brother ⟨ mutilated ⟩ neral, & desiring my Attendance. I am very sorry it did not come to ⟨ mutilated ⟩ Hands sooner; had I known it in ⟨ mutilated ⟩ I wou’d by no means have refused the last peice of Respect to the Memory of a Gentleman, for whom, when alive, I had a sincere Regard. I most heartily condole You...
Permit me to offer for your perusal, a copy of the History of the late Insurrections &. in Massachusetts. The share which you had, in the great and glorious events of America, must interest your feelings in all subsequent transactions; and, I hope, this little narrative will not be unacceptable to you, as a continuance of information, upon the important subject of domestick History. The...
My Ill state of health Since my arrival at Frederick town, and for many months before, renders me incapable of performing the Duty’s of an officer; must beg leave of your Excellency to quit the Army. Would my health admit of my Continueing in the Service, I could not Consistent with the Character of an Officer or Soldier by any Means Submit to have younger Officers placed over me. If your...
As there is a peace with the Indians shall be obliged to you to have Deeds Executed for the land I Exchang’d wth you as soon as conveniancy will permit, in Order to have it saved, if you have an inclination to purchase please let me know by Mr Morton what you wou’d give. ⟨ Mutilated ⟩ acknowledge the receipt of 20£ by Colo. ⟨ mutilated ⟩ndleton for which I am obliged to you, I Suppose Colo....
I yesterday receiv’d intiligence from a party of militia which were sent down to Burgen, that lait in the afternoon a number of Transports came as near to Powles hook as they could and landed a considerable boddy of men. other parties have returnd and confirm this account. they (the Enemy) encamped last night in Burgen wood about five miles on this side of the Town—on the road to the liberty...
No Doubt but you will be surprised to Receve a Letter of this sort from a stranger. The more so when you perseve the Author to be a soldier, but hope my Sittuation will Pleade an excuse. To be short, I’m a Discharged Soldier from the Ohio, that I Receved sevon months ago; without, one Farthing, almost Naked, altho I had a Years Clothing Due, and a Journey of six hundred miles to New-York. I...
The Assembly of Virginia in their late Act passed for the reinlistment of their Troops have not taken any notice of the Two state regiments anex’d to the Continental Army. from what cause I Know not unless it may be that they conceived the regimts to have been Continental Troops from the time they were taken into the Service, Indeed His Excelly the Governor & many Gentn of the House of...
I have the honor to transmit you inclosed the Exemplification of an Act of the Legislature of this State—ratifying the Amendment of the Constitution of the United States proposed by the Senate and House of Representatives at their last Session respecting the Judicial Power thereof, and am with the highest Respect your Most Obedient Servant Copy, DNA : RG 46, Third Congress, 1793-95, Senate...