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126th. (Adams Papers)
I took an additional cold, yesterday, and am still more unwell than I have been. I pass’d the evening at my lodgings; reading Gibbon, and translating a piece from the french.
Mr. Adams presents his Compliments to Lord Carmarthen, and has the honour to acquaint his Lordship, that he has not received any answer from Congress on the subject mentioned in his Lordships Letter of the 11th. of Decr. last. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
3[Diary entry: 26 November 1787] (Washington Papers)
Monday 26th. Thermometer at 46 in the Morning—49 at Noon And 47 at Night. Wind at No. Et. and great appearances of rain all day. About Noon it began to Mizzle after which the clds. broke & the weather looked less threatning. Colo. Lee & his Lady, & Colo. Harrison going away after breakfast I rid to French’s, Dogue run, and Muddy hole. At the first, 2 plows were at work; the other hands were...
I sit down to adres you as father of your Country and as one who his the pour to redres the injur’d one of your subjects Mr Glass Strahcan in virg⟨i⟩nia richmond town James river phychiuns ⟨then owse⟩ to my father andrwe Douglas in 74 6 hundre pound which with the interest upon must near double the sum[.] my fath⟨er⟩ dying sudingly with out neading up his affairs his been hard on ⟨me⟩ I am...
I take the Liberty to request your attention to an application to be made by Major Drumgole to Congress in behalf of the Cherokee Nation. Perhaps the Major may not be considered as the Official Character from whom in due course this application should come, but, as he is clearly the person the Cherokees confide in, I think so insubstantial a Fo[r]m may be dispersed with. Every thing I hear,...
Voici L’Eloge d’un ami de la Liberté, d’un Deffenseur des Moeurs et de la Vertu, d’un Excellent Citoyen qui n’est point inconnu dans le Nouveau Monde, dont Vous êtes le digne representant; c’est à ce Titre que J’ose vous en offrir L’Hommage. J’espere que dans ce que J’ai dit de L’ouvrage de Mabli sur Les Etats Unis vous ne verrez que mon admiration pour ceux qui ont fondé La Liberté de...