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AL (draft): American Philosophical Society Je suis heureux, Madame, de cette Occasion de presenter à vôtre Majesté, les Respects & les Affections de toute les Etats de l’Amerique septentrionale. The day the queen gave birth to the dauphin, Louis-Joseph-Xavier-François: Jour. de Paris , Oct. 23, 1781. The birth, after eleven years of marriage, was the occasion for great rejoicing: the...
I have recieved your Excellency’s Letter of the 12th. I should be much obliged to You for your sentiments, of what is to be understood by accepting the Mediation of a Power or Powers? Is a Mediator to be an Arbitrator, and is the Power that accepts the Mediation bound to submit to the Award? Is the great question of the War submitted to the discussion and final Judgment of the Mediator? For...
This letter together with a packet for Congress, will be delivered to you by Mr: Stephen Sayer who sets off from hence tomorrow for Amsterdam. He knows nothing from me about my business or affairs. Indeed I have had but little acquaintance with him, less than I shou’d have had, had he not been unfortunately confined by sickness almost the whole time I have been here. The account he will be...
I have written to Messrs. Fizeau & Grand impow’ring them to draw on me at 30 Days sight for the Sums you may want from time to time to discharge the Acceptances of which you have given me Notice. The Queen was this Day happyly delivered of a Prince, which occasions great Joy. Inclos’d I send you Copies of more Letters relating to the Ship South Carolina. Please to inform me whether the Ships...
As the Transmission of the inclosed paper through the usual Channel of the Department of foreign Affairs would, on the present Occasion, probably be attended with great Delay—and recent Intelligence of Military Transactions must be important to our Ministers in Europe at the present period of Affairs—I have thought it would be agreeable both to Congress and your Excellency, that the Matter...
LS : Massachusetts Historical Society; AL (draft) and copy: Library of Congress I have written to Messrs. Fizeau & Grand impow’ring them to draw on me at 30 Days sight for the Sums you may want from time to time to discharge the Acceptances of which you have given me Notice. The Queen was this Day happyly delivered of a Prince, which occasions great Joy. Inclos’d I send you Copies of more...
AL (draft) and copy: Library of Congress I receiv’d the Letter you did me the honour of writing to me the 4th Instant, wherein you advis’d me either to send Remittances, or to permit the Drawing on me at a short Term in order to discharge Mr Adams’s Acceptances therein mentioned. The latter Method is most convenient to me, and I hereby acquaint you that I will accept & pay such Drafts as shall...
(I) LS : American Philosophical Society; AL (draft): Massachusetts Historical Society; (II) copy: Massachusetts Historical Society I have recieved your Excellency’s Letter of the 12th. I should be much obliged to You for your sentiments of what is to be understood by accepting the Mediation of a Power or Powers? Is a Mediator to be an Arbitrator, and is the Power that accepts the Mediation...
ALS : University of Pennsylvania Library Nous avons lhonneur de vous prévenir que nous nous sommes ce Jour prévalû sur vous de la somme de 3270 l.t. 14 s 10 d pour solde de nos debours à la fregatte L’Alliance et pour balance de tout compte avec vous. Nous avons fait cette traite à L’ordre de M Augne. [Augustin?] Perier de Grenoble & vous prions d’en prendre bonne notte pour lhonorer d’un bon...
ALS : American Philosophical Society J’ai reçu mon Illustre docteur la Gazette que vous avez bien voulu m’envoyer et je vous la rendrai très fidèlement avec l’autre. Je vous avois proposé de venir au Te Deum que nous faisons chanter Mercredy pour la naissance du Dauphin mais outre qu’on le dit à dix heures aulieu de Onze comme je le croyois c’est qu’il Sera précédé d’une Messe et il me Semble...
ALS : American Philosophical Society M. Fournier m’a remis de votre part les deux mains de papier que vous avez bien voulu lui donner pour moi. Je l’avois prié de vous demander si vous n’aviez pas du papier Grand Raisin aussi sans vergeures ni pontuseaux, c’est-à-dire de la dimension de 17 po. sur 22 po. ½ àpeuprès. C’étoit de cette forme que je le desirois pour un petit volume in-4°. que...
ALS : American Philosophical Society As You desired the younge Man I had the honor of Sending to You at Paris; to tell me to write to You on my arival; at Bruxells; I wou’d Not loose the first opportunity; of obeying Your comands; I have had an expencive Law Suit which must be determined in my favor Next term as it is a bond debt; for money lent; when I was [ torn: word or words missing ] in...
LS : Library of Congress; L (draft): Archives du Ministère des affaires étrangères J’ai communiqué à M. Joly de fleury, Monsieur, l’office que vous m’avez passé pour obtenir l’exemtion des droits de transit Sur des toileries &ca. achetées dans le Pays Messin, pour le compte des Etats unis. Je joins ici la reponse de ce ministre; vous y verrez que malgré les raisons qui S’opposent à votre...
L (draft): Library of Congress; copies: Library of Congress, National Archives; transcript: National Archives As the transmission of the inclosed paper thru the usual channel of the department of foreign affairs, would on the present occasion probably be attended with great delay—and recent intelligence of Mility [military] Transactions must be important to our Ministers in Europe at the...
15General Orders, 22 October 1781 (Washington Papers)
For the Day tomorrow Brigadier General Clinton Lieutenant Colonel Barber Major Gibbs Brigade Major Fullerton Gists Brigade for duty tomorrow to parade at ten ô clock on their own Parade. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
As the Transmission of the inclosed paper through the usual Channel of the Department of foreign Affairs would, on the present Occasion, probably be attended with great Delay—and recent Intelligence of Military Transactions must be important to our Ministers in Europe at the present period of Affairs—I have thought it would be agreeable both to Congress & your Excellency, that the Matter...
That I have not been down to pay my Respects to you, Since your return to Virginia, has been Solely Owing to my being laid up with the Ague and Fever, which I have but very lately got Clear of, and at present Mrs Carys returning from the Warm Springs in Agusta in so Ill a State that I am under great uneasiness least She should not recover puts it Still out of my Power to Injoy that Pleasure....
The Quarter Master General is authorized by me to take charge of all the horses captured at Gloucester, as part of the public property which falls under his department—I request that you will be pleased to give positive orders to prevent the exchange or release of any of them—and in case any horses have been inadvertently removed by either means, that you will be so good as to direct how they...
the letter your Excellency have honor’d me, I have received in this moment by the Colonel Temple and I have not heard as yet from the quarter master general whom I expect with great impatiance—since the few husaren who wait upon the c orps are scarce able to do it. the Colonel Temple did not chuse to pick the six horses out among Tarleton’s horses, he is gone forward to run after the officers...
The Pay Master General of my Army not being at present with me—I have to desire that your Lordship will cause the Military Chest of your Army to be delivered into the Care of my Q. Master General, who has my Orders to take charge of it. I am My Lord Your &c. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I think it my duty with every good American to congratulate Your Excellency on the late glorious Success of the allied Armies under your Command. Be pleased to accept of my most Sincere felicitations. I have much lamented, Sir, that the ill state of my health has prevented me from sharing with the rest of my fellow-soldiers the fatigues and dangers of this Campaign. Finding it at last...
I take the Chance of sendg by the Frigate which carries the Duke de Lauzun to France the three Dispatches which Colo. Humphry, one of My Aides De Camp, will have the Honor to deliver, with this Letter, to your Excellency—And beg the Favor that you will cause them to be convey’ed to the Care of the Duke—Should the Frigate be sailed before the Dispaches arrive to your Hand—I beg that your...
The Commander in Chief requests you to provide Hospitals for the British Sick & wounded agreeable to the Articles of Capitulation; the Houses of York & Gloucester must be taken up for that purpose, those of them at least, that can be best spared. Doctr Craik or some of the Surgeons to consult with you on the subject. I am Your Most Humble Servant DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
The General desires that you would forthwith order the flat bottomed boats in your possession to be transported to the most convenient launching place near York—to be delivered to the order of Monsieur de Martelli Commandg the Experiment. DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File.
I have the honor to transmit herewith to your Excellency Coll Febigers letter representing the situation of the Officers and soldiers of the Virginia Troops now here. Having already spoke to your Excellency on this subject and Colo. Febiger having so fully represented the matter I have only to add that the situation of the Officers is as distressing as can be imagined—to my own knowledge there...