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122d. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. D. went to the Marquis de Verac’s. The young Gentlemen from Mr. Rimbert’s came here and I went and took a walk with them and Mr. Artaud in the summer garden. We were surprised by the rain. Dined at Mr. Rimbert’s. After dinner Mr. D. came away, and I spent the evening and supp’d there. Mr. Artaud came away before supper. Very variable weather all day.
Copy, signed: Historical Society of Pennsylvania; copies: American Philosophical Society (two), Indiana University I return the Papers with some corrections. I did not find Coal mines under the Calcareous rock in Derbyshire. I only remarked that at the lowest Part of that rocky Mountain which was in sight, there were Oyster Shells mixed with the Stone; & part of the high County of Derby being...
ALS : American Philosophical Society J’ai enfin obtenu du Sculpteur dont j’avois eu L’honneur de Vous parler, deux esquisses de Medailles assez grandes. J’ai priè aussi un peintre de Mes amis de dessiner Le meme sujet et je Crois qu’il y a bien Reussi. Quel jour Voulez Vous, Monsieur, que Nous allions a Passi pour avoir L’honneur de Vous presenter les ouvrages. Ou Si Vos affaires Vous...
ALS : American Philosophical Society What excuse can I make for delaying to answer so kind so wise so delightful a Letter as I recievd from my ever honour’d Friend two Months ago? I spent the Summer at my Diocese, where I heard but little & could find no channel of correspondence. The Consequences of Ld Rockinghams Death I doubt not, were sooner & more circumstantially known to You than to me:...
For the day tomorrow Lieutenant Colonel Olney Major B. Throop Brigade Major Cox Brigade Qr Mastr Bulkley For duty tomorrow 1t Connectt and 3d Massa. regiments. By virtue of the powers vested in the Commander in chief by the resolve of the honorable the Congress of the 24h July last, Lieutenant Colonel Wm S. Smith is appointed Commissary of prisoners to the Army in this quarter and is to be...
I do myself the honor to inclose to your Excellency, for the observation of Congress, the latest Intelligence I have received from New York.It is the most direct & perfect Information I have been able to obtain; much the same Accounts are received from there in different Ways. A Copy of what is herein inclosed, has already been transmitted to the Marquis de Vandreiul for his Information. With...
Yesterday There arrived at this place twenty two women & Children, who have been sent by the Enemy from Canada to Vermont. The forwarded there to Albany, my lord stirling has sent them down the Country, with a view, of them having an oppertunity of going to Philadelphia on the way to their respective homes. These unhappy people, were inhabitants of the frontiers of Virginia and Pennsylvania....
I have the Honor to forward to your Excellency a Letter which I have this Moment received from the Marquis de Vandrieul. At the same Time I transmit to you a Copy of the late Information with which I have furnished the Marquis—altho I cannot vouch for the perfect authenticity of this Intelligence, yet the Channel thro’ which I obtain it, is a very good one. I have constantly kept the Marquis...
I do myself the honor to transmit by Mr Sheldon the Muster Rolls of the Jersey—York—Connecticut—Rhode Island and Massachusetts Line for the Month of July and August. I have the honor to be &c. By Virtue of the Resolve of the 24. July I have this day appointed Lt Colo. Smith Commy of Prisoners to the Army in this Quarter. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I have been honored with yours of the 12th and am exceedingly happy to find that General Cornell has accepted the Office of Inspector of the Contracts &ca. I wish to see him as soon as possible as his presence becomes every day more and more necessary. Mr Mullins delivered me 480 dollars he having taken 20 to defray his Expences—This he says was by desire of Mr Swanwick—I have yet recd no...