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Having been honored with the Vice Presidents consent to attend the Eulogium in Memory of D r Benjamin Franklin. We in the name of the Philosophical Society, presume to hope you will do them the honor of your presence on the Same important occasion We have the honor to be / with the greatest respect / Madam / Your obedient Servants RC ( Adams Papers ); internal address: “M rs Adams.—” Benjamin...
Mr. Hazard presents his Compliments to his Excellency The Vice President of the United States, and respectfully solicits the honor of his Patronage for the Work mentioned in the enclosed Proposals: and if his Excellency has any Papers which he thinks proper to be inserted in the Collection, Mr. Hazard will esteem it a singular Favor to be indulged with the Use of them. MHi : Adams Papers.
The House of Representatives recede from their disagreement to the amendment last proposed by the Senate, to the last clause of the section to follow section sixty first of the bill, entitled “An act repealing, after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead; and, also, upon spirits distilled within the...
In obedience to the order of the House of Representatives of the 24th. Instant, I have the honor to transmit to you a supplement to the return of the exports of the United States of the 15th. of the present month. This contains the substance of the several quarterly returns, which have been received at the Treasury, since the day, on which the former abstract was completed. Quarterly returns...
John Forsyth the Collector of Excise for the County of York in this State—applies—for an Appointment in the Excise Department including that County—under the United States—& has requested that an Application should be made in his Favour. I beg Leave to mention that Mr Forsyth—hath executed the Office for Collecting Excise in the County of York with great punctuality for several years past, and...
The President of the United States has received the invitation, addressed to him by a Committee of the American Philosophical Society, to an Eulogium, which the Society have directed to be pronounced to the Memory of their late worthy President Benjamin Franklin; and he will attend with pleasure, on an occasion which renders the Tribute of meritted Respect to the Memory of that distinguished...
In consequence of a claim, against me, transmitted to your Excellency, by Lewis Toutant Bourgard and S. L. Bourgeois dated New Orleans 14th of October 1789, I hope I shall stand excused for troubling your Excellency with the enclosed documents, the Originals of which are filed in the different offices of the United States, with many others, respecting my feeble services, during the late...
I came to Town late last night and was this morning favored with yours of the 26th. & Ult. and 12th. Inst. Having last week forwarded to the post Office a letter to be put into the Mail for you I hope you have by this time recd. it. In that letter I made some observations upon both the excise and the Bank. I find that each has passed. I never reflected on the latter upon the ground you took...
I have waited for some time with anxious hopes, in expectation of a letter from you; but having not as yet had that satisfaction, induced by the fairness of the occasion, I have resumed my pen to comply with one of his requests whose injunctions shall ever be held sacred by me; for believe me Sir, of the many incidents in life, there are few circumstances which cou’d give me more real, and...
My last was on the 1st December by the British Packet; since then, I have deferred writing you for several reasons; the first, I was anxious to have the power to say, whether this Court really meant to send out Mr. Elliott or not; but I am still in the same state of suspense, the Minister, not denying, or confirming the report. The second reason, was my wish to make trial of the conduct of the...