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118th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the Academy and bought a Russian and French Grammar. Wrote a letter to Mr. Thaxter. Went to carry out letters to Mr. Felleisen. Mr. D. dined at Mr. Wolff’s. After dinner Mr. D. Mr. Artaud and myself went to the concert. We returned at about 9 o’clock. Same Adams Family Correspondence , ed. L. H. Butterfield and others, Cambridge, 1963- . , p. 299–300 .
Monsieur Faleisen qui vous remettra ceci se proposant de partir aujourd’hui pour Amsterdam, nous a offert de prendre des lettres, mais comme il part tout subitement je n’ai que le tems de vous ecrire quelques mots, en vous priant de vouloir bien prendre soin de la lettre ci incluse. Mais a propos, puisque j’y suis je vais vous raconter un petit voiage que nous avons fait dernierement; Il y a...
Il y a quelque tems que J’ai eu l’Honneur de Correspondre avec Votre Excelle. Depuis Cette Epoque Rien d’Interessant Sest Presentee pour que J’ai pu avoir eu Celuy de vous Ecrire, et quoi que Je Compte que Votre Excellence Sera deja Instruit de l’Intention tant des Commercants des Villes d’amsterdam, Rotterdam et autres, Je Crois Etre Utille de vous Envoyer Copie de la Requete que Les...
It has been a long time since I had the honor of writing to your Excellency. During this time there was really nothing of importance to write to you about. Although I am sure that your Excellency has already been informed of the merchants’ intentions in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and elsewhere, I believe that I can be of use to you by sending you a copy of the merchant committee’s petition of this...
I had the Pleasure of recg your favor of the 28 ult. a few Days ago. I congratulate You sincerely on the accession of Friesland and the flattering Prospect there is that the Example of that Province will be followed by that of Holland and the others. It would give me great Satisfaction to be able to transmit you In­ telligence equally agreable, but that is not the Case. Prudence forbids me to...
AL (draft): Columbia University Library All our Trouble and anxiety abt the Bills payable here this Month has been in vain they are protested. The following are the Reasons which I have desired the Notary to recite exactly in the Protest vizt (here insert Reasons verb. [verbatim]) It is proper you shd be informed that Mr. Garbarrus [Cabarrus], some Months ago voluntary offered (thro Mr....
ALS : American Philosophical Society I Arrived at my own house on the 15th. of January past and laid the answer you thought proper to return, before the Gentlemen to whom the Same was addressed, all of whom return you their most humble and harty Thanks, for the kindness shewed to me, and are sensible of the respect shewed to them in a merchantile Capacity by the Credid you gave my draft on my...
le defaut de la Langue angloise m’a Contraint de requerir Mr le Baron de Stûben de porter ma Parole a votre Excellence. Je me Suis rendû en amerique Sous les auspices du Ministre De la France mais mon bût estant de Servir les Etats Unies, tout abstraction fait d’autre Service, et influence, je reclame mon General votre Garantie au pres du Congrés en ma faveau, offrant a Votre Patrie (:dont...
I am honord with your Letter of this Morning. It would give me very great pleasure to recommend to Congress an Officer of your Rank and Abilities—could I suppose that such a recommendation would have any weight in inducing them to accept those offers of Service which you Sir so generously make—to this Country—but I am sorry to say that the situation of our affairs at this time is Such that a...
Mr Skinner, your Commissary of Prisoners brought me Yesterday Your Letter of the 14th Instant, together with one from Brigadier General Knox & Mr G. Morris, By which I am sorry to find that mine to You of the 7th did not reach Philadelphia before the 13th, and that those Gentlemen were in Consequence exposed to the Inconvenience of an earlier Journey than there was occasion for. As this must...
I have received your favor of the 20th of February, by which, I am surprised to find that my letter of the 1st of November from York in Virginia, in answer to yours of the 22d of May and 7th of October last, had never reached you. I take the liberty of inclosing a Copy of it. You will perceive by a Resolve of Congress of the 19th of December last, of which I inclose you a Copy, that after the...
I have your favr of the 24th of January and your public and private letter of the 7th of February—It gives me the more pain to hear of your distresses for want of Cloathing or other necessaries, as you are at so great a distance that you cannot be suddenly relieved, even if we had the means. I am not however without hopes, that should the War be continued to the southward (of which I have my...
The inclosed will introduce you to the acquaintance of Colo. Rumney—& be the mean, I expect, of obtaining information of the situation, & circumstances attending Earl Tankerville’s Estate. I am Sir Yr Most Obedt Ser. CSmH .
I intend in a day or two to set out to join the Army on the North River and wish you at the same time to forward your Official Papers and send on some of the Gentlemen of your Office, but as the Adjutant Generals Department is not yet Arranged you are yourself to remain in Town untill it is compleated or untill you hear further from me. I am sr Yr Hble Servt P.S. I could wish your stay in this...
The Secretary at War having arrived from the Eastward, I expect to be able to finish my business with him in the course of a day or two; and shall be ready, if Congress see no further occasion for my stay in this City, to set out for the Army on the North River on Wednesday or Thursday next. I request the favor of your Excellency to honor me with the determination and Commands of Congress. I...
As the Season for Opening the Campaign now approaches, it becomes necessary that you collect and keep together the Officers and Men of the Regiment under your Command & hold them in readiness to march on the Shortest warning—I must also request that you will embrace every Opportunity the Weather affords to perfect the Regiment in its Discipline & Exercise. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
You will immediately have all the Recruits raised for the Pensilvania Line collected at the General Rendezvous and Armed & Equipped for the Field, and as fast as any more are recruited you will have them Collected and Equipped in the same manner. You will embrace every Opportunity to Exercise & Discipline the Recruits & have them held in readiness to March at the Shortest warning. I am &c. DLC...
I have the honor to enclose the Copy of a Return of the Non Commissioned Officers & Privates of the Pennsylvania Line now serving with the Southern Army—your Excellency will observe by the Note annexed to it, that the Return is not so compleat as could have been wished; but General Greene having proposed sending a perfect Return, as soon as it could be obtained—it will be communicated by the...
I have to acquaint you that I propose leaving town on Wednesday or Thursday next, & as I would wish to have you at the Army as soon as you have made the necessary arrangements for your department, I must desire you to acquaint me when you think you will be able to follow me. I am Sir, &c. MHi : Papers of George Washington.
I have given The Adjt General the necessary orders respecting the matter you mentioned to me today—and he will direct the officer Commanding at the Barracks—Colonels Humpton & Nicola—& Mr Colfax (of my Guard) to be particularly attentive to the Men under their respective Commands—In confidence, I have mentd the reason to Genl Hand, but he will assign none to the Officers to whom he gives the...
RC ( LC : Madison Papers). Docketed by Jefferson, “Madison Jas. Mar 18. 1782.” In my last to you on the subject of the map in the hands of Dr. Smith I informed you of the little chance of getting a copy of it for you. Nothing has since occurred wch. affords the least expectation from that quarter, but I have met with a bundle of old pamplets belonging to the public Library here in which is a...
In my last to you on the subject of the map in the hands of Dr. Smith I informed you of the little chance of getting a copy of it for you. Nothing has since occurred which affords the least expectation from that quarter. But I have met with a bundle of old pamphlets belonging to the public Library here in which is a map published in 1650 which from this and other circumstances I am pretty...