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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...
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.
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....