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I have the Honour to transmit, the following Resolutions of the respective Provinces, relative to my Admission in Quality of Minister Plenipotentiary, together with two Resolutions of their High Mightinesses upon the Same Subject, all in the order in which they were taken. Extract from the Register Book of the Lords the States of Friesland. “The Requisition of Mr Adams, for presenting his...
219th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon Mr. D went to take a ride, and after dinner he took a walk. Stay’d at home all day. Fine weather. Mr. Artaud supp’d out.
In order to answer the several Questions Stated by your Excellency on the 15th it will be necessary to fix some Certain Number to the strength of the Regiments that are to Compose the Northern Army this Campaign; at the time of its begining to operate; and I hope we shall be safe in Calling them. 12000. And that if the Enemy evacuate the Southern States we may expect from thence 2000 And...
Copies: Library of Congress (two), William L. Clements Library; transcripts: Massachusetts Historical Society, National Archives To make a Peace durable, what may give Occasion for future Wars, should, if practicable, be removed. The Territory of the United States, and that of Canada, by long extended Frontiers touch each other. The Settlers on the Frontiers of the American Provinces are...
ALS : Yale University Library I wrote to you, my dear dear Friends, very lately, and directed my Letter to Cheem in Surrey. Mr Whitefoord tells me that you are removed to Kensington Square, and I fear that my Letter may therefore not find you. I sent it under Cover to Mr William Hodgson, Mercht in Coleman street, which I mention that in case it has not come to hand, you may there enquire for...
LS : Mrs. Archibald M. Crossley, Princeton, N.J. (1955) I received the Letter you did me the honour to write to me the 30th. past, and will write to the purpose you desire respecting your Accounts. I hope the Method you propose for settling any disputable points in them will be approved and ordered. I received also your very long political Letter. The Multiplicity of Business on my Hands, on...
The inclosed from major Oliver, came to hand the last evening. Inclosed is also a note which I received yesterday from major Maxwell. What encouragement the man wishes or expects, or how far advantage may be derived from him, I cannot say, further than that major Maxwell informed me, before the late attack upon the mail, that he had received information that persons were employed to do it, and...
I have been honored with yours of the 17th covering several queries, &c.—copy of the queries I have given to major-general Howe and brigadier-general Paterson; should have done the same to baron de Steuben, but he left West-point yesterday afternoon. If your Excellency should not communicate the queries to him before his return I will do it afterwards. I will also state to, and obtain the...
The merchants of this city, wishing to add their acclamation to those of the rest of the country regarding the public recognition of the independence of the United States of North America by our August sovereigns, have asked me to inquire of your Excellency as to the day, time and place that would be convenient for you to receive six deputies of this said group of merchants. These merchants,...
Le corps des Negotiants de cette Ville, Soúhaitant Joindre leúrs Acclamations a ceúx de toúte la Nation, au Sujet de L’independance des Etats unis de L’Ameriqúe Septentrionale, públiqúement reconnúe par nos Augúste Soúverains, m’a Chargé de m’informer aúpres de Votre Excellence dú Joúr, de l’heúre, et dú lieú, qú’il lúi Conviendra d’accorder aúdience a Six depútés dú dit Corps de nos...
We have appointed William Bacon Esquire our principal agent to receive and deliver such flesh as may be necessary for the consumption of the army under your Excellencys immediate command He will be on the ground in sufficient season, to receive and execute such orders as your Excellency may be pleased to give respecting our business. There are now in the county of Berkshire about 550 barrels...
RC ( LC : Madison Papers). I derive the sincerest pleasure from the prospect, which your punctuality of correspondence presents. I could not begin my part of our intercourse by letter until the last week: but the obstacles must be invincible, which shall prevent me from a weekly return in future. Our maritime code requires a small alteration. From the deference, which we paid to the...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I have not had it in my Power to give You aney Acount of my Procedings relative to what you recomended me when I had the Honour of your Favour (untie now). I found on my Return home that my Business was dull and as I had gained Experience in the Sea way that it was much more to my Advantage to follow it. It would be a great Satisfaction for me to Stay at...
In answer to the Queries made by your Excellency—I am of opinion that Retal iat ion is justifyable & expedient. That a representation ought to be made to Sr Henry Clinton & satisfaction demanded from him. That the commanding officer of the party who executed him only should be required provided he is of equal rank in the british service with Captain Huddy; if not the whole party or as many of...
The Commander in Chief submits the papers accompanying this, containing the case of Capt. Joshua Huddy lately hanged within the County of Monmouth in N. Jersey State, by a party of the Enemy, to the consideration of the Genl officers & Commandg officers of Brigades & Regiments—And thereupon requests from them, separately and in Writing a direct and laconic Reply to the following Queries. Vizt....
16General Orders, 19 April 1782 (Washington Papers)
The Commander in Chief, requests the General Officers, Commanding Officers of Brigades and regiments will assemble at Major General Heath’s Quarters at 12 oClock this day or as soon after as may be, before 3 oClock on business of very interesting Concern to the Army. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
ALS : University of Pennsylvania Library I embrace with Satisfaction the opportunity which offers of writing to thee whom for many years I have been used to consider as a valuable sincere friend to myself in particular and to mankind in general and have often regretted the Cause of thy Seperation the unhappy cause which has so long deprived this once happy & beloved Country of thy presence...