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I thank you for having given me the perusal of the letter herewith returned. Lamentable! to see such a spirit of revolt among the Blacks. Where it will stop, is difficult to say. Yours sincerely ALS , PPAmP : Madeira-Vaughan Collection. Philadelphia merchant John Vaughan ( 1755 1756 –1841) was a son of Samuel Vaughan, who owned estates in the Caribbean islands. John Vaughan’s later purchase of...
In order to enable me to answer your letter of the 21st instant, I directed the Comptroller general to furnish me with the necessary information upon the subject of your inquiry; and you will now receive an extract from his report. But as this may not be deemed satisfactory, I have given that Officer instructions to confer with you upon the subject; and, I hope, that after a full and candid...
Treasury Department, December 27, 1791. “I have examined the memorial of Wm. W. Smith for himself and as Administrator to Gilbert Tennent deceased and of Joseph Eaker by his Attorney George Hunter, and report the following state of facts and opinion thereon. That it appears from the books and documents appertaining to the late Hospital Department, that Wm. W. Smith continued in the service of...
May it please the honourable Gentlemen of the Senate to peruse the following thoughts dictated by humanity & love of my Country. A few minutes since I told General Knox I wished to be sent against the Indians as soon as possible, & that I knew some of the Senate allso wished it. General Knox replyed then lett them send you I am your friend. Therefore Gentlemen, I hope you will be pleased to...