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AL : American Philosophical Society The Duke’s of chaulnes best compliments to Mister francklin; since every day of thise Weeck is convenient to him, after thursday to receive the Duke; he Shall take the liberty of asking a diner at Mister francklin according for his offer, for thursday, or fryday next, and prays him to chuse of both. The Duke is not so bold than to hope, to pass...
21777. Feb. 28. Fryday. (Adams Papers)
Last Evening had a good deal of free Conversation, with Mr. R. Purveyance. He seems to me to have a perfect Understanding of the affairs of this State. Men and Things are very well known to him. The object of the Men of Property here, the Planters &c., is universally, Wealth. Every Way in the World is sought to get and save Money. Landjobbers—Speculators in Land—little Generosity to the...
3Feb. 29. (Adams Papers)
Feb. 29.
ALS : American Philosophical Society I this Day Recd. yours the 22end, Which Was very Exceptable. I Wrote you Last Week Concerning the Dispossial of Our prisoners Which Was Dischargd By possitiv order from The Intendant of this port Last Satd. the 22end. I Allso mentioned In my Last of the 26th, the Difficulties of Geting Liberty to Stay in This port to heav Down and Repair my Ship Which Was...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I have the honour of your Favour of the 25 by Mr. Francis. As I have but a moments time I must beg leave to refer you to tomorrows post for a more particular Answer, the principal intention of this is to inform you that Mr. Morris has sold four of the prizes (all except the packet Boat) Vessells Cargoes &c. &c. for about 90,000 Livres, all risque of reclaim...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I did myself this Pleasure under date of the 5th. Instant. Yesterday, via New England we had the agreeable Tidings of your safe arrival at Nantz, by some Vessel arrived at Newbury from Bourdeaux; tho’ we have no Letters from you, the account comes so strait, and the news is so agreeable, that we are determined to believe it. We have had a variety of reports...
ALS and copy : American Philosophical Society I embrace this opportunity by Capt. Adams to congratulate you upon your safe arrival in France. It gave me a sinsible Pleasure when I heard that the Congress had appointed a Gentleman of your Abilities Influence and Character one of the Commissioners of the United States of America at the Court of France. I sincerely wish you success in your...
ALS : American Philosophical Society J’ai remis aujourduy a M. Lambert Wickes la lettre que vous m’avez adressé pour luy vous trouverez cy Inclus sa reponse. Si en quelques choses Je pouvois vous être util disposé de celuy qui est avec respect Monsieur Votre tres humble serviteur Addressed: A Monsieur / Monsieur Francklin / A Paris Notation: Gourlade 28 Feb. 77 The commissioners’ missing...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I do most sincerely congratulate you on your safe arrival in France. Tho’ nothing ever gave me greater pleasure than to hear you had undertaken a Commission in which America is so deeply interested, and which could not well have been executed without you, yet I must own I was in great pain for your safety in so long a voyage, and exposed, as you were, to...
10General Orders, 28 February 1777 (Washington Papers)
Varick transcript , DLC:GW .