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Relying on your Virtues of and Graces of Faith and Hope, I accepted SSix Bills to the Amount of ten thousand Pounds Sterling, drawn in favour of Mr. Tracy. I have recieved Advice from Congress of more Bills drawn upon me: when they arrive and are presented, I must write You concerning them and desire You to enable me to discharge them: for I am sorry to be obliged to say, that although I have...
I will not Let Gibs Return, without a friendly word for you; I have very Little time Left, but enough to inquire after your happiness. Are you come back from albany, with your sweet-heart; are you already, out of the general’s familly? or what Capacity do you serve? What are you doing? What are you thinking? Let me know every thing, which may be interesting to you; you know it is so to me. We...
Where is, for the present, My Dear Hamilton? This question is not a mere affair of Curiosity; it is not even wholly owing to the tender sentiments of my friendship. But motives both of public and private nature conspire in making me wish that your woe be not accomplished; perhaps are you at Head quarters, perhaps at Albany. At all events I’ll tell you my History. Had the french fleet come in...
New Windsor [ New York ] April 10, 1781 . Is pleased that French will undertake expedition to Penobscot. Makes suggestions concerning expedition. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Copy: Library of Congress I am much oblig’d by your kind Attention to the Request of Mr. Williams, of Nantes, and beg you to accept my Thanks. I am with great Respect, Sir, Your most obedient & most humble Servant. This was presumably JW ’s request about the Aurora , for which see his letter of Feb. 4. An answer had already come indirectly through Castries (annotation of JW to BF , Feb. 29),...
LS : American Philosophical Society; AL (draft): Massachusetts Historical Society Relying on your Virtues and Graces of Faith and Hope, I accepted the Bills to the Amount of ten thousand Pounds Sterling, drawn in favour of Mr. Tracy. I have recieved Advice from Congress of more Bills drawn upon me: when they arrive and are presented, I must write You concerning them and desire You to enable me...
ALS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania I received your very instructive Boock brought to me by the Bohemian pehilosofer. What you say of Canda has set me wriight about the importance of that immense continent to all the British Colonies of Amerique. What you say of Mr. Walpole rememberng me friendely geeves me plesure he ha been a very generus friend to me, and as long I live shall remember...
The inclosed proceeding of a General Court Martial from the Connecticut line are forwarded to your Excellency by direction of Col. Durkee, Commanding Officer of the Line. From Your Excellency’s Most Obt Hble Servt DLC : Peter Force Collection; Edward Hand Papers.
On my return from Albany I was honored with your Excellency’s letter, relative to the supply of the Indians; I imagine the Commissioners of Indian Affairs, previous to their commencing Business, would wish to have a letter from you on the subject. In the absence of the Commissary General, I must request your Excellency’s determinations on some Questions, respecting which, I shall, in Person,...
The enclosed from Capt. Cleaveland of the corps of sappers and miners, was put into my hand the last evening. My not having knowledge of your Excellency’s orders and intentions respecting the matter obliges me to lay it before you. Enclosed is a New York paper of the 3d the only one I have been able to obtain since the one of the 28th ulto. it came to hand this morning. Capt. Pray writes me...