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127th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
Went in the forenoon with Mr. D. to a bookseller’s and bought the King of Prussia’s works. Mr. D. went to take a walk after dinner. Mr. Hoogwerst came to pay us a visit. Mr. Artaud dined out. Cloudy weather all day. Frederick the Great, ( Oeuvres du philosophe de Sans-Souci, 4 vols., Neuchatel, 1760, with JQA ’s notation: “bo’t St. Petersbourg, Feby. 16/27, 1782 ... 3 R u bl es , 25 Cop ecks ”...
Friesland has at last taken the Provincial Resolution to acknowledge the Independence, of which United America is in full Possession. It is thought that several Cities of Holland will soon follow their Example, and some say it will be followed forthwith by the whole Republick. The first Burgomaster of this City has said within a few days past, that in six Weeks at furthest, the Independence of...
Doubt not but the tender-feelings of humanity your Excellency possesses will render an apology needless for addressing you on a subject wch so nearly concerns all who are friends to the poor American Prisoners. I have fail’d not to visit them as often as their hard hearted Jaylor wd permit, and have done all in my power to alleviate their miseries. The money your Excellency was so kind as to...
ALS : American Philosophical Society; copy: New-York Historical Society I have the Honor to Acquaint your Excellency of my safe Arrival here yesterday, with the Frigate Alliance in Order to Receive your dispatches for America, which I hope will be here next post. But should that not be the case as the Alliance may want some few things, I shall wait for the Return of the Post for them; but it...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Nous venons d’apprendre que vous cherchez un Batiment, un de nos amis en a un à Amsterdam dont l’armement Se fait Sous pavillon Imperial. Il est de 500 Tonneaux nous vous l’offrons monsieur au prix de 200 l.t. du tonneau aquis avant le depart, & a ne jauger que la Cale du Navire, la place des vivres Sera defalquée, nous Esperons que ce Batiment pourra etre...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Messrs. Hazlehurst and Grubb, handed me the letters you was so obliging as to give them; for which I am most sincerly thankfull, and have not faild in Rendering them every little Servis in my power, and shall allways doe the saime to every friend of yours, youl Recomend me; they have seen the fabricks here, as allso those at Louvaie [Louviers] & Ellbofe...
LS : American Philosophical Society J’ai lhonneur de vous adresser, mon cher Confrere, Le paquet cy joint qui contient des papiers importants Et qui interessent une de mes amies, Mde. La Mise [Marquise] de Cassiny, qui a des affaires assés considérables En amerique. Il s’agit de faire légaliser Ses procurations. Vous trouverés tout en regle dans les papiers cy joints. Je vous prie de vouloir...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The inclosed Letter was given me open by Capt Jno Foster Williams who is lately arrived here from Prison. As you may have the Receipt mentioned or an authentic Copy of it I think it my duty to forward this Letter and I hope in consequence 53 of our poor Countrymen will be liberated. I am as ever Yours most dutifully & affecty Notation: Williams Feby. 2....
I have been honored with yours of the 19th instant. I did not receive a letter from the superintendant of finance by the last post, respecting the price charged for the ration issued to the officers. The inclosed observations were handed to me a day or two since by lord Stirling, from which your Excellency will see a state of the matter and the uneasiness which consequently exists among the...
I have received your Excellency’s Letter of the 9th instant, brought by Colonel Robert Dillon. The Legion de Lauzun by this time must be arrived at Charlotte court house, it will be needfull that it stay there some time, because the men are almost quite naked, and I shall forward them their cloathing which I expect from Boston, as well as that of all the army, as soon as possibly can be done...