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My last Letter to Congress, was on the Twenty seventh of last Month Since which an Account of the new Loan is received from London, and as this may perhaps afford to Congress the clearest Proof, of the Weakness of their Ennemies, it is of importance that it should be transmitted to them. Some Accounts Say the Loan is to be seven Millions, others Eight. The Conditions of the Loan are in...
AL : American Philosophical Society L’hotesse de L’hostel de Joui a versailles Rue des Recolets Reclame L’avantage qu’elle a eu de Loger M. franklin chez elle pour le Recevoir et ses Equipages quand il ira faire sa Cour. C’est unne femme Estimée et Recommandée par les Bureaus de M. de Vergennes. The date BF was finally presented at the French court as the first American minister...
I return you the Copy of the Arrangement of the 1st & 2d North Carolina Regiments, corrected, with a Copy from my papers in more regular order—we have had but two appointments and two resignations Since I saw the Committee of Arrangement at the White Plains. Since my last to your Excellency of the 26 & 27th Ulto my reconnoitering parties have returned and inform me the enemy on Hobuck are...
To obtain useful and necessary knowledge for the purpose of carrying on an Expedition against the Indians of the Six Nations the following questions have been propounded & answered. Questions Answers Through Genl Hand By Cols. Coxe & Patterson By Colo. Chs Stewart 1st Which branch of the East branch of Susquehannah is it that leads in to, or near the Settlements of the Six Nations, & is made...
AL : American Philosophical Society Le Duc de Croÿ a fait resouvenir que dans la notte quil avoit donné Lannée passée pour que les vaisseaux du Roy menage et ayent tous les egards pour M Coock on navoit pas parlé des corsaires. Sur sa remarque M de Sartinne vient de faire ecrire la lettre la plus forte et circulaire pour que tous nos corsaires soient avertis davoir les plus grands egards pour...
Reprinted from the vicomte de Grouchy and Paul Cottin, eds., Journal inédit du duc de Croÿ, 1718–1784 … (4 vols., Paris, [1906–7]), IV , 167–9. Le 1er mars, j’allai chez lui, à Chaillot, où il logeait à la petite maison du fond, ci-devant au prince de Monaco, où j’avais tant été dans ma jeunesse. M. de Chaumont occupait la grande et jolie maison, et ce petit réduit très modeste, mais commode,...
ALS : American Philosophical Society; AL (draft): Algemeen Rijksarchief Ma derniere étoit du 23–26 fevr. On s’est assemblé les deux derniers jours de la semaine passée, sans rien faire. Vendredi une Députation marchande de Rotterdam vint présenter des adresses aux Etats- Genx. & à ceux d’Hollde., pour se plaindre du tort que leur fait l’arrêt publié en France. Elle a eu audience aussi du...
Copy: Library of Congress I have been uneasy that your Acct. of Disbursements for the Prisoners has been so long unpaid. As the whole Business here is now devolv’d on one Person, our Correspondence for the future may be more prompt & regular; and I should be glad to clear the past transactions immediately by paying off your Debt. Be pleas’d therefore to draw on me for the Amount, & your Bill...
With this you will receive my Decr Return, it is at a late day, by reason that some of my Assists. are at a great distance, and the roads so bad, there has been little or no Travelling. I may add Also my Assistants had to learn, and are yet learning to make Returns—hope we shall all do better next time. With the greatest Respect and Esteem I am Hon’d Sir Your Most Obedt And Verry Hble Servt...
Inclosd is your Excellencys queries with the Answers; they are not so particular as I could wish; but are pretty explicit to the most capital points. Should be glad to know whether you will want to see Col. Hooper again, or have any orders to give for preparations in his district. If the Troops should March from Easton to Wyoming the Col. should have some previous notice of it. I was...