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120th. (Adams Papers)
A Number of Ladies, drank tea here, and Judge Sargeant also. I went with Mr. Thaxter and my brother Charles, and spent the Evening at Mr. Osgood’s. This is a very ingenious Sensible man, well versed in English Literature, and has had what here is called a liberal Education; which means, he has been through the University. We conversed upon subjects, which please me more than cards, or dress or...
2[Diary entry: 20 January 1786] (Washington Papers)
Friday 20th. Thermometer at 18 in the Morng.—24 at Noon and 26 at Night. A Mixture of Snow and hail fell all the fore part of the day and hail & rain the latter part, which consolidated the Snow which in the Morning might be about 6 or 8 Inches deep. Wind Northwardly all day, but not much of it in any part of it.
Since I can not be of any service to your exellency, I look upon the circumstances which apologize for the liberty I take to remind me to you, as thoses happy events in life which make it dear to us; a line from you would be a blessing for the heart of armand, I may Say, of your armand, for he feel more than ever that he is yours. I am married & that is the event from which I draw the liberty...
The letter which your Excellency did me the favor to write to me on the first of this month does me great honor: the sentiments which you have been pleased to entertain of my conduct are very flattering; and the friendly manner in which they are expressed is highly pleasing. To meet the approbation of a gentleman whose good wishes were early engaged in the American cause, & who has attended to...
I have been favored with your letter of the 10th inst: with its inclosures the last are returned signed. I also send you a copy of the courses of the Lotts purchased by yourself & me at the sale of your brother’s Land, & shall thank you for the conveyances which are necessary to secure the legal right to those which I hold. I am sorry to hear that you still continue indisposed—you have my best...
Letter not found: from Thomas Newton, 20 Jan. 1786. On 9 April GW wrote Newton : “I have been favored with your letter of the 20th of Jany.”
I had the pleasure two days ago of receiving from the Register of the Treasury of the United States, a certificate for 3227 83/90 Dollars equal to: 17,430 -15–7 due to you and bearing an interest of 6. percent from the 1st. day of Jan. 1784. to be paid annually at the house of Mr. Grand banker in Paris. The interest of certificates similar to this was paid the last year by Mr. Grand; but he...
I have duly received the honor of your Excellency’s letter of the 18th. instant, and will avail myself of the first occasion of transmitting it to Congress. The pleasure of meeting your desire, will, I am persuaded, induce them to do for Mr. Dumas whatever the establishment which they think themselves bound to keep up at the Hague, together with the rules to which they have submitted all their...