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Philadelphia, 3 June 1780. Circular letter to the state executives enclosing a resolve of Congress of 1 June respecting supplies to be furnished over and above quotas fixed by Congress’ resolve of 25 Feb. 1780. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 15); 1 p. Enclosure missing; printed in JCC Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789 , ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 , xvii , 480.
I have to accknowled the many favours Confered on me by your Excelencey in Particular in ordering a Trial by a General court marchall by which I was in hopes to have had an opertunity to have Cleared my Enjured Carrector—the Complaint layed against me by Mr Tichner was no less false then ground less and Melitious —calculated to Secure himself from Justice—I need not Inlarge on this Head as I...
The guard of twelve men, which his Excellency Govenor Jefferson ordered from Portsmouth, arrived last night, and, this morning, was posted at the light house. I have proposed to the commanding officer of the Militia of the county to put a Company on duty, to be relieved every week, he has approved of the measure, tho’ he is not let into my Secret purpose, and considers it only as a protcition...
The Flour began to move from hence last night and will be sent on as quick as the Waggons come in: There will be five or six hundred Barrels. You will be pleased to have Boats immediately sent down to Kings ferry to receive it upon its arrival there. The account of the Fleet mentioned in mine of the 1st instant seems to have been premature. The Officer stationed at Elizabeth Town has made...
LS : Mrs. Henry Sage, Albany, New York (1958); copy: Library of Congress I received your kind Letter of March 31. acquainting me with your having engaged in M. De la Frétés Affairs on my Recommendation. I thank you very much; and beg you to be assured, that any Recommendation of yours will be regarded by me with the greatest Attention. The Letter you inclosed to M. Dumas is forwarded to him....
Under our present expectations of the daily arrival of the Fleet and Army from France at Rhode Island—and of operations that may be consequent—it is of great importance that the means of conveying intelligence between Providence & Head Qrs, should be placed on the most certain & expeditious footing. I therefore request that You will, without the least delay, have a proper number of...
Upon unloading the Ship Commerce a Prize lately Captured & sent into this Port by the Privateers, Holker of this place Sloop Hancock & Schooner Ranger of New London, We discovered a pipe of what is deemed fine Spirit by good Judges. Believing the owners of the other Privateers are equally sensible of your important Services, with ourselves We take the liberty on behalf of the whole to pray...
(I) and (II), printed forms with MS insertions, signed: American Philosophical Society This invoice and lettre de voiture , or consignment note, signal the first significant purchase of tableware for an American foreign mission, one perhaps connected with the upcoming celebration of the Fourth of July. In previous years Franklin had rented tableware and other necessities, but by 1780, possibly...
9[Diary entry: 3 June 1780] (Washington Papers)
3d. Rather cool—Wind fresh from the Westward with a little Rain about 3 Oclock.
The inclosed letter of resignation from Mr. Armistead Commissioner for the Continental loan office I beg leave to lay before the General assembly by whom that officer was appointed. With sentiments of the highest respect I have the honor to be Sir Your most obedt. & most humble servt., RC ( CtY ). Addressed by TJ to Harrison as Speaker; John Beckley’s endorsement concludes: “to lie on table.”...