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123d. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Cranch went this morning to Boston. His Son, went with him, and will proceed to Haverhill, for his Sister Lucy. Leonard and Peggy White, return’d to Boston. Thayer one of Charles’s classmates, dined here, and after dinner they both set off to go to Scituate. Thus from a numerous company, we are all at once reduced to a very small party; I went down in the afternoon to the library. Miss...
Your favor of Sept. the 11 th. came to hand in due time & since that I have recieved the copies of the Prussian treaty you were so kind as to send me. I have recieved a short letter from m r. Barclay dated Cadiz Sep t. 25 th. only announcing his arrival there & that he should proceed immediately to Madrid. At this latter place he would meet my letter informing him that we did not propose any...
Your favor of Sept. the 11 th. came to hand in due time & since that I have recieved the copies of the Prussian treaty you were so kind as to send me. I have recieved a short letter from M r. Barclay dated Cadiz Sep t. 25 th. only announcing his arrival there & that he should proceed immediately to Madrid. At this latter place he would meet my letter informing him that we did not propose any...
I have supported the cause of America from the first of the dispute, because I thought it the cause of Mankind, of truth and liberty. If you peruse the Public Advertiser, you are a witness that I continue to defend the honour of Congress against the Loyalists, and to expose those Slavish principles which induced them to become traitors to their native country, and with equal baseness, sturdy...
Philadelphia, October 23, 1786. “Your favor of the 17th. was handed me this morning. Mr. Robert Bowne my Attorney … [will] call upon you for the One hundred and sixty Pounds received from Mr. Bostwick.” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Letter not found.
6[Diary entry: 23 October 1786] (Washington Papers)
Monday 23d. Mercury at 48 in the Morning—60 at Noon and 58 at Night. Calm clear and pleasant all day. Mr. Rumney went away directly after breakfast and Mrs. Washington with Nelly and Washington Custis for Abingdon about the same time. I remained at home all day. In the evening Colo. Monroe, his Lady and Mr. Maddison came in. James Monroe (1758–1831) had served as a delegate from Virginia to...
I have long intended myself the pleasure of visiting you at Mount Vernon, and although, I have not given up that hope, and shall probably gratify it in the Course of next month, yet I cannot longer delay presenting myself to the remembrance of my truly respected and beloved general, whose friendship I shall ever esteem among the most valuable circumstances of my existence. Conscious of...
Your favor of Sept. the 11th. came to hand in due time and since that I have recieved the copies of the Prussian treaty you were so kind as to send me. I have recieved a short letter from Mr. Barclay dated Cadiz Septr. 25th . only announcing his arrival there and that he should proceed immediately to Madrid. At this latter place he would meet my letter informing him that we did not propose any...
Je profite d’un Courier que M. l’Ambassadeur se propose d’expédier demain ou après-demain à sa Cour, pour faire parvenir à Votre Excellence et par Elle au Congrès les deux Pieces ci-jointes, que j’ai traduites pour Lui et pour Mr. l’Ambassadeur, qui les fait pareillement passer à sa Cour. Vous verrez, et s’il vous plait Mr. le Ms. De la Fayette aussi, par l’une de ces Pièces, que les Etats...
Your favours of 22d. of April and 22d. of July were handed me on the twentieth inst. The agent of Farell & Jones has long since been with me on the subject of their demand against Mr. Wayles’s Estate. I have been pretty plain with the gentleman and cant help acknowledging I have been rather bitter in some of my expresions on the sales of our tobacco but really their conduct on that occasion...