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At a meeting of the Committee of the Directors for establishing usefull manufactures held at the Town of Paterson on the 1st. day of August 1792. Col. Hamilton attended the meeting at the request of the Committee. The committee examined the propositions which were received relative to erecting several of the works described in the publick advertisements for that purpose—and finding the...
I have received a letter from Mr. A. J. Dallas secretary to the Commonwealth with enclosures which I now forward for your inspection. The whole of the subscriptions since the 1st June last in Certificates of the Assumed Debt of this State, amo. to £ 46,985. equal to 125,293 30/ which with 674,675 Dollars received before the 30th sepr. 1791 makes in the whole 799,968 30/. Mr. Donnaldson Regr &...
I learn with pleasure from the War Office, by the Secretary’s last dispatches, that our Northwestern frontier is in a state of tranquility: it may be construed into an indication that some of the messages which have been sent by Government have reached the hostile Tribes, and have occasioned them to deliberate thereon. Devoutly is it to be wished that the result may be favorable, both for...
My last was of the tenth of July. Mr: Livingston, who is on his way to America, presents an opportunity of writing, which must not be neglected, altho’ I am engaged at present in Examination of the account received from the Commissioners of the Treasury. I have already mentioned to you, Sir, that the whole of this account is open, and I must now observe that I do not find myself particularly...
I learn with pleasure from the War Office, by the Secretary’s last dispatches, that our Northwestern frontier is in a state of tranquility: it may be construed into an indication that some of the messages which have been sent by Government have reached the hostile Tribes, and have occasioned them to deliberate thereon. Devoutly is it to be wished that the result may be favorable, both for...
Your dispatches of the 14th & 21st Ult. came duly to hand, and it is probable the Servt who carries this letter to the Post Office, will bring me a third of this weeks date. I did not acknowledge the receipt of the first letter at an earlier date, because there was nothing contained in it which required a reply. And I am too little acquainted with the Authority under which Colo. Henry Karr...
I took the liberty by favor of Mr: Jefferson, to forward to you sundry papers, which I thought would be useful for your information respecting the progress of the Virginia accounts; and it has been my constant purpose, hitherto, to follow them by a communication of such other circumstances on the subject as I might be able to collect, but, until yesterday, I have not been successful in...
I am this moment favored with your letter of the 29th: Ulto: and think as you do on the Subject of Stocks Grain &ca. I have very late letters from different ports in Europe, all state a great surpluss of Grain at the different markets, so great indeed at Lizbon that 50 heavy ships were then and had been laying some time in that port loaded for want of Grainarys, these Crops at same time were...
This Town has been in a Very Critical Situation Since the 20th. ulto. The 21st. 22d. and 23d ditto Six Mens Vizt. a Draper, Two Scrime Masters, a Periwig Master and Two Reffractory Priests, were Taken, Carried into Prison, then Murdered, hanged, and Drawned in the Streets of this Town by the People. The others Reffractory Priests were ordered to take Immediately Passage for Italy, and all of...
My last was of the tenth of July. Mr. Livingston who is on his Way to America presents an Opportunity of writing which must not be neglected altho I am engaged at present in examination of the Account receivd from the Commissioners of the Treasury. I have already mention’d to you Sir that the whole of this Account is open and I must now observe that I do not find myself particularly authoriz’d...