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11[Diary entry: 1 November 1789] (Washington Papers)
November 1st. Attended by the President of the State (Genl. Sullivan) Mr. Langdon, & the Marshall; I went in the fore Noon to the Episcopal Church under the incumbency of a Mr. Ogden and in the Afternoon to one of the Presbeterian or Congregational Churches in which a Mr. Buckminster Preached. Dined at home with the Marshall and spent the afternoon in my own room writing letters. Rev. John...
The Inhabitants of the Town of Haverhill address their most sincere Respects to the President of the United States & assure him, that they should esteem themselves highly honoured in his passing thro’ this Town in his Route to New York and of giving them an Opportunity of testifying to him the Respect due to so distinguished a Character. D , DLC:GW . For background to GW’s tour of the eastern...
gloster [Va.] May it please your Excellency Novr 1st 1789 At the request of Colo. Henry I again trouble you on the subject of the Negroes he bought —he apprehends I did not state the situation of the Idiot he bought, as he could wish therefore inclosed you will please to receive his letter to me, & if you will please to honour me with your opinion on the matter I will instantanously proceed...
In the letter left for you in N. York on my leaving that place I omitted to mention to you three names which solicit a Clerkship in the office which will be under your direction. They are Mr. Fisher, Mr. Smith, & Mr. Orr. The first has vouchers of his pretensions which will enable You to decide readily on them. The second is a son of Merriwether Smith. I am not personally acquainted with him,...
Agreable to your request I called on Mr. Taylor, on the subject of your letter of the 5th Ult. He informed me that he had called twice at Mr Cortwrights but had not been able to see Mr Munro. That he is ready to execute a deed for the lands in question on the payment of the remainder of the money. He is a man of strict probity, and informs me that the lands will now sell for at least 2½...
Letter not found. 1 November 1789, Fredericksburg. Acknowledged in Irvine to JM, 15 Nov. 1789 . Encloses JM’s letter to Jefferson of 1 Nov. 1789 .
In the letter left for you in N. York on my leaving that place I omitted to mention to you three names which solicit a clerkship in the office which will be under your direction. They are Mr. Fisher, Mr. Smith, and Mr. Orr. The first has vouchers of his pretensions which will enable you to decide readily on them. The second is a son of Merriwether Smith. I am not personally acquainted with...
Richmond, 1 Nov. 1789 . He thinks it probable that TJ has heard through Short “of the almost unparalleled misfortunes, which through an act of Providence in one instance and the bankruptcy of a man in another, are likely to deprive me of a handsome Competence … made by prudence and industry.” An “evil of no less magnitude” is that he is likely to “be thrown out of all Connexions in business.”...