Search help
Documents filtered by: Date="1779-12-06"
Results 1-10 of 14 sorted by recipient
  • |<
  • <<
  • <
  • Page 1
  • >
  • >>
  • >|
I have been honoured with your letter of the 30th Ulto & with Mr Stodderts of the 1st Instant. The request contained in the former has been complied with by a publication in orders. And as it respects Leather & Shoes—I will take the liberty to add—that I think it may not be amiss for the Board to enjoin it on the part of the Commissaries of Hides and other contractors for Shoes—to pay...
ALS : American Philosophical Society As I Know not, whether your Excellency has received a Copy of the King of Great Britains Speech to his Houses of Parliament, and as it will be at least a Matter of Curiosity, I take the Liberty of inclosing One herewith.— It was brought to Ostend by a Pilot of Dover. Give me leave to inform your Excellency, that I have been in this City about two months,...
Copy: Library of Congress Les Arrangemens, Monsieur, que M. Le Duc de la Vauguyon Ambassadeur du roi en Hollande, doit prendre avec les Etats généraux, pour la libre Sortie du Texel, des Bâtimens François et Americains qui s’y trouvent rassemblés, pouvant exiger que les Prisonniers Anglois faits sur les navires Marchans, et actuellement à bord de la Fregate des Etats unis, l’alliance, soient...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Both your Excellencys much respected favours of 15th. Octor. and 22. ultma, are now before me; The former covering Two Commissions instructions &c for the Black Prince & Princess privateers, the armements of which having been retarded by differences arising between the concerned, and the Situation of Mr. Torris affairs having obliged me to take some other...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I told what you know as Coming from Myself, and the Answer has been that some thing would be done that way—being ask’d what You had Said to me on that affair, I Answerd that we had spoken on it in General terms, But in the same time thought proper most strongly to urge on a speedy supply. They are Before all waiting for intelligences from Count Destaing and...
LS : National Archives; copy: Library of Congress; transcript: National Archives As the Arrangements that M. Le Duc de la Vauguyon, Ambassador of the King in Holland, must make with the States General, for the free Departure from the Texel of the French and American Vessels assembled there, may require that the English Prisoners taken in Merchant Ships, and at present on board the Alliance,...
Copy: Library of Congress It gave me great Pleasure to understand by the Letter your Excellency has done me honour of writing to me, and which I have just now received that Mr. Jones has conducted himself in holland to your satisfaction. This is a Circumstance that will ever do as much honour to his Prudence, as his Conduct in Fight has done to his Valour. I have the fullest Confidence in your...
Copy: Library of Congress I have immediately given, and send inclos’d, the Order to Capt. Jones, which your Excellency has done me the Honour to demand of me. I have received a Letter from Mr Dargent, Deputy of Trade for the Province of Picardy, enclosing a Memorial, which I beg leave to submit to your Excelly’s. Consideration. With the greatist Respect I am. Y. Excelly: m. o. & m. h. S. We...
I have been favored with your letter of the 3d—and the papers which it mentioned. It would be a very desirable thing as we are circumstanced at present, could a channel of communication be opened across the North river—or by way of Staten Island. If C—— can fall upon a line which he thinks he may safely trust, I wish it to be adopted: but if this cannot be accomplished, he will continue his...
One of the Connecticut brigade quarter Masters was with me this afternoon; and says many of the Officers are apprehensive there will be a scarcity of timber on the Mountain where it is proposd for six brigades to hut. Altho I can hardly suppose their fears are well grounded, yet as it will be almost impossible to get wood to them should it fail, on account of the make of the ground, and from...