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Do you love the Natural sentiments of the Heart Take them then as they flow from the pen of Portia. Having been to take a ride this afternoon upon my return stopt at my Brother Cranchs when one of the family came to the chaise and told me a Gentleman from Boston had left a large packet for me in the House. My Heart bounded for joy—I besought him to deliver them Instantly to me. The Bulk of the...
A Captain Featherstone of the 21st british regiment, is one of the gentlemen mentioned in the list of officers, forwarded to your Excellency by General Thompson for exchange on parole. He yesterday arrived in this city with the inclosed letter from Colonel Bland; and is anxious to have your Excellency’s determination on his case. He is directed by the board to continue here ’till favour’d with...
31779. June 18. Fryday. (Adams Papers)
This Morning, the Monsieur a french Privateer, which sailed out from L’orient as We went into it in the Alliance, came in with four English Prizes, having made Six this Cruise. She and her Prizes saluted the Sensible, and their Salutes were returned. Received a Card from Mr. Williams 3d., apologising for the 3 friends that the Pilot refused to take charge of her untill the Morning. I asked a...
41779. June 18. Fryday. (Adams Papers)
The orders are to breakfast at 10., dine at 5. and sup at 10.
Fishkill [ New York ] June 18, 1779 . Asks that militia who work with George Starr be exempted. LS , in writing of H, George Washington Photostats, Library of Congress.
Copy: Library of Congress I shall write immediately as you desired to the Capitain of the American Privateer forbidding him to meddle with the Pacquets betwen Dover and Calais. I did not attend much to the Capitains Letter, supposing that if they were under the protection of the Governement they would if stopt by him produce that protection, and that he would of course discharge them. Please...
Copy: Library of Congress I received the Letters you did me the honour of writing to me the 20th. of May and The 8th. Instant. I did not immediately forbid Capt. Merchant’s intercepting the Dover Pacquets supposing that if they were protected by this Governement, he would, on their showing him their Passports, discharge them, and if not protected there would be nothing improper in taking...
ALS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania My letters under the dates of the 11th. & 15th. Inst— will inform You very fully of the final conclusion of the business I was lately upon, and I make no doubt but the rejection has been lamented by another party concernd fully as much as by me & my friends. The Books You orderd are already Shipd on board the Dutch Ship Anna Maria Captn. Christiaan...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Mes dernieres étoient du 14e. & 17e. La derniere a été écrite d’Amsterdam à la requisition de Mr. De N——. Il y a joint une des siennes pour vous, dont il m’a lu des morceaux, qui demandent quelque éclaircissement de ma part. Il m’a demandé s’il pouvoit écrire directement au Congrès, pour demander le titre de Trésorier général en Hollande des Etats-Unis?...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Cest Madame de Fréÿ epouse de Mr le baron de fréÿ premier Capitaine de la légion de pulauswki au Service des etats unis de l’amerique, qui a l’honneur de vous ecrire pour vous prier Monsieur de vouloir bien faire parvenir à Son mari la lettre cy jointe. Je prends Monsieur la liberté de m’adresser à vous parce que de 6 a 7 lettres que jai ecritte à mon mari...