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In order to save you the trouble and expence of purchasing horses & carriages, which will not be necessary, I have to inform you that I shall leave in the stables of the United States seven horses and two carriages with harness the property of the United States. These may not be suitable for you, but they will certainly save you a considerable expence as they belong to the studd of the...
In order to save you the trouble and Expence of purchasing Horses and Carriages, which will not be necessary, I have to inform you that I shall leave in the stables of the United States seven Horses and two Carriages with Harness the Property of the United States. These may not be suitable for you: but they will certainly save you a considerable Expence as they belong to the studd of the...
I am very loth to trespass upon your precious time; but shall be happy with your leave to introduce to your notice the young Gentleman who takes the charge of this letter. It is his own request. He descended from that illustrious man Governor Winthrop the leader of our first rennoned ancestors; leaving what was called in those days a handsome fortune that he might plant the seeds of religion...
I have very lately written to you recommending a Young Gentleman by the name of Winthrop. I pray you not to apprehend that I design to trouble you with frequent Letters: your time will not admit of it.—But, when I meet with a Youth of good natural, and acquired abilities—of an accurate knowledge of the World, and a firm attachment to the elective representative System of Government; I cannot...
Agrées, mes remerciements pour Les choses obligeantes que renfermoit Le Billet que vous m’aves envoyé Lors de votre départ de cette ville. Si ma Carriere a été Semée, D’espines, Si en Remplissant Les volontés de mon gouvernement j’ai excité contre moi L’esprit de parti, Si je n’ai Rencontré que des desagréments dans un foule de circonstances, j’ai Esperé d’emporter avec moi L’estime des hommes...
Si Les intrigues du Cabinet de st james ont Reussi en amérique, Si Elles ont contribué à faire prendre un gouvernement américain des mesures à la fois hostiles contre La france, et destructives de la liberté aux Etats unis, elles n’ont point été ici couronnées de Succès. Le directoire a vu bien evidemment que L’angleterre Seule avoit interet à diviser deux peuples faits pour être unis, et il a...
On Mr Peyton And Myself returning from the City of Washington, And Mentioning to Our Fellow Citizens, Your Wish that the Invitation, we were Authorized to give you, to a publick Dinner Might be Suspended for Some time, I find a great Many people dissatisfy.d with Our Answer,—And extremely Anctious to have your Company to a publick Dinner … And Many of them, not being possess.d of much...
The late Genl. Washington having given to Liberty Hall accademy now Washington accademy, one hundred shares in the James river canal company, which do not as yet yield any income, and the trustees being anxious to bring the seminary into useful operation as soon as possible; did authorise Colo. Moore formerly a member of Congress and now a member of the Senate of this state whome I presume you...
Knowing the Pleasure which evry improvement in the Arts and Sciences afford you, and especially those mechanical Arts which promise to become useful to Society; I have taken the liberty of communicating to you one, made by Mr. Hawkins upon Saddles, which appears to answer the purpose design’d exceedingly well. It is the application of spiral brass wire Springs to the Seat and Stirrups of...
Your arrival at the seat of government immediately after the publication of a letter said to be written by you to your friend Mazzei in Italy, affords you a fair opportunity of doing away any bad impression respecting your character, which the falsely ascribing to you improper sentiments may hitherto have occasioned. For the honor of the American name I would wish the letter to be a Forgery,...