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[ Philadelphia ] April 4, 1791 . Presents his compliments to Carey and declines an invitation to a dinner of the Hibernian Society. Copy, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Carey, publisher of The American Museum , had emigrated to Philadelphia from Ireland in 1784. Early in the seventeen-nineties he organized the Hibernian Society for the relief of Irish immigrants.
The private letter which you was so good as to accompany your Official communication with, calls for and has my warmest acknowledgements. The point which I have mentioned in my Official letter, as determining my acceptance of the Office of Supervisor, would have produced that issue, had the measure been less eligible in other respects than it really is, but had I upon any consideration been...
New York, April 4, 1791. “Agreeable to the request expressed in your letter of the 31st. Mr. William Hill has been paid Five thousand Dollars.…” LC , Bank of New York, New York City. Letter not found. See Seton to H, March 28, 1791 .
Your letter of the 27th. Ult. came duly to hand. For the information contained in it and for the notes which accompanied the same, I thank you. Every expedient, as I believe you know, is in operation to avert a War with the hostile Indian tribes and to keep those who are in treaty with us in good temper; but I am nearly thoroughly convinced that neither will be effected, or, if effected, will...
As the public service may require that communications should be made to me, during my absence from the seat of government, by the most direct conveyances and as, in the event of any very extraordinary occurrence, it will be necessary to know at what time I may be found in any particular place, I have to inform you that unless the progress of my journey to Savannah is retarded by unforeseen...
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, April 4, 1791. Acknowledges receipt of Hamilton’s “letter of the 18 Decr. last together with Dycas’s & Colles’s Hydrometers.” States that Colles’s hydrometer may not be “truly graduated” and that there is a defect in the bulb of Dycas’s hydrometer. Requests a new bulb. LC , RG 36, Portsmouth Collector, Letters Sent, 1790–1791, Vol. 2, National Archives; copy, RG 56,...
The purport of this letter is to request your service in a matter of immediate importance to the United States—my knowledge of your public dispositions assures me that it will receive your ready attention. I shall premise its object by informing you that in pursuance of an act of the last session of Congress an additional military force consisting of one regular regiment, two regiments of...
Le Mois De juin Dernier, jai Eû L’honneur de vous Ecrire une Premiere pour vous Supplier vous interesser a Mon Sort, a L’effet D’avoir une Plaçe auprès de vous ou Dans votre Dépendence. Mes talents se Bornent aux affaires Contentieuses a suivre une Correspondance française dresse des Memoires &c., mon âge Meur D’Environ quarante ans donne une asseurance d’assiduité a remplir mon Devoir, Et...
Your letter of the 27th Ult. came duly to hand. For the information contained in it—and for the notes which accompanied the same, I thank you. Every expedient, as I believe you know, is in operation to avert a War with the hostile Indian tribes—and to keep those who are in treaty with us in good temper; but I am nearly thoroughly convinced that neither will be effected, or, if effected, will...
As the public service may require that communications should be made to me, during my absence from the seat of government, by the most direct conveyances—and as, in the event of any very extraordinary occurrence, it will be necessary to know at what time I may be found in any particular place, I have to inform you that unless the progress of my journey to Savannah is retarded by unforeseen...