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Copy: Library of Congress I daily received yours of the 15. Instant. By a Letter from Mrs. Gourlade and Moylan dated the 10th. I am assured that they never refused to continue supplying the Alliance with the necessary Provisions: Therefore a Charge from your Correspondent at L’Orient on that Account, will not be rightly brought against me. In my last I mentioned that I might possibly in the...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I arrived at Rochfort Two Days since after Forty Three Days passage from York in Virginia, and came here last Evening to Visit a Friend. The length of Our passage, has prevented my being the Bearer of any News from America, later than what you are already acquainted with, for which Reason I shall take Nantes in my way and pass a few Days there with Mr....
The Governor is advised to certify to the Aud[itor] the number of tobacco loan offices certificates [sent] to the Lieutenant of each county under the [. . . .] [Ea]ch such County Lt. is to be debited [for certificates?] accordingly certified as follows viz: Certif. acts Certif. acts P. George 33 13 Brunswic 94 28 Dinwiddie 59 19 Sussex 57 19 Lunenburg 49
4Saturday 29th 1780. (Adams Papers)
This Morning we got up at about 7 o clock and at about half after seven we set away from VALENCIENNES. We were stopped a going out of the city by the excisemen but by the way of yesterday passed along. When we had got almost at the end of our post we were stopped again, but the same way and we passed along. But at the end of the post we were stopped and by the excisemen who belong to her...
We remain nearly in the same situation on here as when I had the honor last to write you. The Militia have been coming in, but few are yet collected. I was in hopes that they might have been stoped this morning, to which General Counte de Rochambeau had just consented, when I received a letter from Governor Trumbull of the 27th in which he observes, "The following intelligence, I have in a...
MS ( NA : PCC , No. 20, I, 261). In JM’s hand. Docketed by Charles Thomson “Report of the Comee on the letter of May 1. 1780 from Govr Trumbull—Delivered July 29. 1780 passd.” The Committee to whom was referred the letter from Governor Trumbull of May 1. 1780, report as their opinion that Jeremiah Wadsworth late commissary general be directed to make sale of the public sugars stated in the...
Your letter of the 22d Came to hand last evening and I hasten to answer At least to a part of its Contents—I Shall Begin By the disagreable disappointement I met with on Account of our cloathing—inclos’d, my dear General, you will find the Return of what has been put on Board of the fleet which I have sent By a vessel to providence, and which will be forwarded to head quarters as soon as Mr...
Before & since the receipt of your Excellencies favour of the 20th Ulto I have caused a reinforcement of provisions to be thrown into Fort Schuyler sufficient for that Garrison to the 30th August, but having yesterday been informed that the whole of the Oneida Nation consisting of four hundred souls totally destitute of provisions have been obliged to fly to the Fort for protection The...
I have received, sir, the letter which you did me the honor to write on the 27th of this month. When I took upon myself to give you a mark of my confidence by informing you of the destination of Messrs. de Ternay and Rochambeau, I did not expect the remarks that you have thought it necessary to make regarding a passage in my letter of the 25th of this month. To avoid any further discussions of...
Copy: Library of Congress I cannot give you the last Encouragement to go to America in Expectation of Service in the armies of the United States. There are already more officers in the Country than they can find Employment for, and many are returned to Europe, because they could not be placed. I have not authority to promise Commissions, nor has M. de Wolffen. I never received any letter from...