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I had the Honour of Writing your Exc y: under the 26 ult o. Giving a Short Explaination of the Commerce of this place and its connections with the Northeren States. I also took the Liberty of Requesting a few lines of Introduction to Some of the Merchants your friends in Boston Marble Head Salem, &c, by which Means we May facillitate and Augment Very Much The fish Tread in that Quarter Being...
M. George Readhead & M. John Johnson, by whom you will receive this, are impowered by the State of So. Carolina, to demand and receive all the public & private property, which has been carried off from that State, by the British Forces. They have been directed by the Delegates of So. Carolina, to take my Instructions, respecting the Mode of Conducting their Business. Sir Guy Carleton will...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Pardonnéz Monsieur a linquiétude d’unne soeur qui étan obligeè devivre è loigneè dun frére que jaisme ausi tantdrement [tendrement] ne peut supporter les riguer de la panse que par les nouvelle frécante quelle peut avoir en ètant privèe depuis 8 mois josse vous suplier monsieur de vouloir bien avoir la bontez de lui faire tenir la lètre que je pren la...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Je n’ay point L’honneur d’etre Connu de votre excellence; mais en qualité d’homme pensant j’ay Crû vous devoir L’hommage d’un ecrit qui Semble offrir quelques points de vuë d’utilité generalle. Mde. La mqse. de Boisserolles soeur de Mr Law de lauriston et amie de Madame de Chaumont, avoit bien voulu me promettre de vous presenter elle même Cet exemplaire,...
LS : American Philosophical Society; copy: Library of Congress It was my earnest Desire from the first Moment when it was known that the Troops of his most Christian Majesty were intended for this Continent to promote his Service and forward the Views and Interests of his faithful Servants— It would appear like an empty Boast to say that I was early and frequently useful to them nor would I...
M r. Adams’s Books & Papers being at the Hague, it is impossible for him to give M r. Grand a List of the Bills drawn on M r. Laurens and him, which have been accepted by him, before he shall return to the Hague. M r. Adams gave to Mess s. Fizeau Grand & C o. at Amsterdam compleat Lists of all the Bills he accepted & transmitted to D r. Franklin also in the time of it Copies of those Lists....
Printed copy ( Burnett, Letters Edmund C. Burnett, ed., Letters of Members of the Continental Congress (8 vols.; Washington, 1921–36). , VII, 172, and n. 1). John F. Mercer probably wrote the letter, with the exception of the other two signatures. An abstract, emphasizing the third paragraph, is in Cal. of Va. State Papers William P. Palmer et al ., eds., Calendar of Virginia State Papers and...
RC ( LC : Madison Papers). Docketed “May 27. 1783” by the recipient. Probably some years after writing the letter, JM wrote “Madison Js” above the date line. I duly recd. yours of the 16th. inst: yesterday by the post, and hope as you are fixing a communication with Fredg. that I shall hear often from you during my stay here thro’ the same channel, as I shall be attentive on my side to fulfil...
RC ( LC : Madison Papers). Cover franked by “J. Madison Jr” and addressed to “Edmund Randolph Esqr. Richmond.” Docketed by Randolph, “J. Madison Jr. May. 27 1783.” A letter recd. yesterday from Mr. F. Webb, inclosing bills in my favor for £200 Virga. Curny. informed me of the successful effort of your friendship for my relief. Mr. Ambler informed me that your attempt was for £100 more, but was...
I enclose to your Excellency a note which I have received from the paymaster general with respect to a permission for Captains Ogden & Dayton to be absent for the purpose of procuring their vouchers & Accounts for settlement. I would wish to know whether it is your Excellency’s pleasure that they be permitted to go to Jersey for this purpose. I can assure your Excellency that I am fully...