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I have a very bad soar finger and it pains me to write, yet a few lines I must write to my dear son to tell him that he is never forgotton by his Mamma, tho he does not receive a Letter every time his pappa does. Many Letters to and from you are lost I make no doubt or I should certainly hear oftner. Barns by whom you say you wrote a very long Letter has not arrived and is supposed to be lost...
AL : American Philosophical Society Si votre françois n’est pas trés pur, il est au moins trés clair! je vous donne ma parolle d’honneur de devenir votre fémme en paradis, a la condition pourtant que vous ne lorgnerés pas trop les viérges en m’attendant; je veux un mari constant, quand je le prendrai pour l’étérnité; entendés vous mon papa: je ferai part a maman ce soir de vos bonnes...
Report of Lieutenant Colonels, Robert Hanson Harrison & Alexander Hamilton Commissioners &ca—To His Excellency General Washington— We, the Commissioners appointed by Your Excellency for the purposes specified in the powers to us given on the 30th of November last—Beg leave to Report— That in pursuance of Your instructions, we repaired to Amboy on Monday the 7th instant at 11 oClock; where we...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I Long to be acquainted with the State of your heath, and to receive Some news of my husband, and of the war in america. I am hoping your juste cause Shall be for ever prosperous and Success full. I wesh you be So Kind as to instruict me with every thing Belonging to the State of my dear husband. I intend to go and See you this winter and Shall be extremely...
ALS : American Philosophical Society; AL (draft) and copy: Algemeen Rijksarchief J’ai cru devoir vous communiquer l’extrait ci-dessus, comme une suite de ce que je vous ai déjà confié sur cette affaire. Je répondrai une autre fois à Mr. Lee-même: car rien ne presse; & à dire vrai, je suis embarrassé comment lui dire sans offense, qu’il ne connoît pas l’état de cette rep., & que rien de ce...
LS : American Philosophical Society <Nantes, December 15, 1778: We have received yours of the 5th enclosing copies of your letters of November 11 and 27; the original of the first had never arrived. We are grateful for your efforts respecting a convoy. The letter from the Minister of the Marine indicates he cannot provide an escort beyond Cape Finisterre. A convoy that goes only that far is...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I am sorry to be under the necessity of troubling you so often on so disagreable a subject and have no Apology but that to offer for again taking up your Attention. I have had the honor to write you several letters stating my uncomfortable Situation, and flattered myself I had given reasons sufficient to induce a compliance with my requisition in those I...
I have for some time waited in vain for the pleasing occasion of congratulating your Excellency upon the evacuation of the United States by the British troops; but can delay no longer writing you a few lines. My tour was far more agreeable than can be generally expected so late in the fall. Genl Gates being orderd to Boston, while I was at Weathersfield in the neighbourhood of Hartford, I...
Report of Lieutenant Colonels, Robert Hanson Harrison & Alexander Hamilton Commissioners &ca. To His Excellency General Washington— We, the Commissioners appointed by your Excellency for the purposes specified in the powers to us given on the 30th of November last—Beg leave to Report— That in pursuance of your instructions, we repaired to Amboy on Monday the 7th instant at 11 oClock; where we...
ALS : American Philosophical Society <Frankfurt-on-Main, December 15, 1778: It occurs to me it would be serviceable to have an agent at the congress of French and Russian ministers which I mentioned in my letter of the 9th. This agent might counteract the schemes of Britain and if not bring Russia entirely over to our interests at least render her attachment to our enemies less forceful. I...