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I nominate William Maubray Esqr. of Georgia to be Collector for the Port and district of St: Marys, in the place of James Seagrove Esqr. who has resigned DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
M Vaughan presents his respectful Compts to the President of the United States; & informs him that upon reexamining the Packet, he has found inside of one of the letters, a line from a Mr Robson dated Charleston who informs that he receivd the letters in Porto Rico—Mr Mason was passenger in the Ellis from London &, taken into that Port—Several letters of Introduction for N York were enclosed...
3[Diary entry: 26 February 1798] (Washington Papers)
26. Morning calm & heavy—clear afterwards. Wind at No. Wt. in the Morning & Mer. 36. Clear the remainder of the day & a little cool. Mer. 40 at Night & 43 at highest.
When you were here last, I informed you, that from the reputation which the College at Annapolis had, I was most inclined under every view I could take of the case, to send Washington to that Seminary; and, accordingly, had requested Mr George Calvert (who informed me that he was going to that City) to converse with the President of the College on this subject, & make other enquiries, and to...
If you have found me tedious, Sir, by reason of the number or length of my letters to you, be so good as to recollect you have no person to blame for it but yourself.—I called on you to inform me to whom of the Cresap’s you alluded in your Notes upon Virginia.—You did not deign to give me an answer.—This obliged me to undertake the vindication of two of that name. I also called upon you for...
You tell me My dear Father that I ought to write oftener and enforce your request with an argument that has allways been irresistable with me “the pleasure it gives you” but the expression of a tenderness like mine is not easily rendered even by those endowed with the happy faculty of expressing their feelings. that fortunate gift however was never mine or else subjects for a letter could...
I did not expect to have written by this post as I was much engaged in preparing some papers & in the business of the farm my Overseer being abroad on some affairs of his own, and Martha had written fully this morning. I recollect however now (7 oclock in the Evening) that tis necessary to inform you the Nailery will soon be out of iron if it does not receive a supply from you. George came...