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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...