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You have puzzled and confounded me, by your Letter of the 3 of Aug.—After allarming me with Some Suggestions or Suspicions of Infidelity in the Post office you Say “I Suppose the Crime is perpetrated in Massachusetts. Look at the inclosed Sealing. it is from you?” I thought this gave me a Right and made it my duty to open it, and Lo! a lovely Letter from your amiable Daughter to your worthy...
The inclosed Letter came under cover, to me in a letter from your father dated the 3d. of August. After hinting that there had been some unfair play in the Post Office he says “I suppose the Crime is perpetrated in Massachusetts—Look at the inclosed sealing. It is from you?” I looked at the sealing and concluded there was something within to unriddle the mystery. I accordingly clipped the...
I had the Honor to receive your Letter of the 12th. Inst last night. The note for Mr Erskine together with a Copy of Genl Baileys Letter to you have been prepared and will go by the Mail this Evening as also Mr. Pinkneys Letter to the Secretary of the Navy. As you Authorise me to act on Mr. Foronda’s note of the 1st. Inst I think I will make a translation of it and send it to Mr. Gallatin, if...
The frequent robberies of the mail from this to the Eastward, together with the extream badness of its regulations, must be my apology for troubling you with this letter, advising you of my having recieved a Bill of Exchange, drawn on you by Meriwether Lewis Esqr. No. 2. dated July 22, 1803, in favour of Joseph Char or order for Five hundred dollars, and endorsed to Fitzhugh & Rose, and from...
I have had a Recent Intervew with Mr. Rodney on the Subject of his opinion Respecting my Claims on the British government which he informs is in my favour But that he Cannot Give me a Copy without your Permition— This Cause has grown out of the Events of National Revolutions which Removes it from a Private Capture to that of a National Cause and makes it Peculearly hard on the sufferers which...
Having an urgent call for a sum of money which goes 120. D. beyond what I had reserved for the current purposes of the month, a merchant here (mr Kelly) offers me that sum for a like one in Baltimore. under this pressure and the call not allowing time to wait your answer, I have ventured to value on you for 120. D. in the hope you can let me have the use of that sum for about a fortnight when...
I am yo friend— Wishing you to Convey this letter to france to the Emper Napolion Bunaparte as my Brother to Inform him that I am anguis to see him Respecting the Pressent Situation of things in that Country as well as that of this there is a grat or however sences to be a disbondent among the [Peable] in this Country of America About I know No know not what or see not what Never the Less I...
I take the liberty to present to you General Horey of South Carolina—a soldier of our revolution, who still retains its principles, and is anxious to be acquainted with you— With much Esteem Your friend & Sert MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I inclose you letters from McLure & Keteltas, asking military appointment, also one recieved from your office from Govr. Hull. official information of continued acts of forcible & insurrectionary opposition to the embargo law on the Canada line, & a letter to that effect from Govr. Tomkins, have obliged me to authorise him to call out detachments of his militia. as he will go to the spot...
I have been honored with your letter of the 2d. inst. with the papers accompanying it.—The impudence of Genl. Skinner as Treasurer of the State has ruined him & injured the republican Interest in this quarter, altho he will ultimately be able to refund the money and altho his predecessors in office have taken simmilar liberties with the money of the State, and were allowed time to refund it...