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Mrs Adams’s Respects to Dr Benknap. She takes the Liberty of sending him a pamphlet just published, Said to be written by mr Dennis of Maryland, the Successor to mr Murrey, and also a few of Peters, Edition of the Cannibals progress, as he terms it. these details may be very usefull, tho the horrors they contain Should make us Shed tears of Blood, at the depravity of Human nature. NhD .
The president received this day your obliging favour of May 29th accompanied by two of your sermons. Will you permit me sir to be the organ of his acknowledgement to you for it. a Friend had sent him one a week ago which he recd with pleasure & much satisfaction. it is indeed a consolatory reflection amidst the weight and cares which thicken upon the president him, and the dangers which...
The president received yesterday your obliging favour of May 29th: accompanied by two of your fast Sermons, permit me Sir to be the organ of his acknowledgment to you for them; A Friend had sent him one a week before; which he read with pleasure and Satisfaction. It is indeed, a consolatary reflection amidst the weight of cares which press upon him from every quarter and the dangers which...
Your obliging favour I received upon the 21. You will please to accept my thanks for your kind attention In Replie to your Question respecting Genll Eustice, I am informd that he is a native of the State of N york. he served in our Army during the American Revolution, and was Aid de Camp to Genll Charles Lee. being a young man of enterprize after the peace he went to France & procured a...
Agreeably to the promise contained in my last, I put your “Proposal for continuing and enlarging the Subscription for the American Biography &ca” into the hands of a friend of mine in Alexandria, for the purpose of obtaining Subscribers, and enclosed you will receive the result. With great esteem & respect I am Sir Your Obedt & Very H. Ser. ALS , MHi : Belknap Papers; ALS (letterpress copy),...
Inclosed is an extract of a Letter received from my Son at Berlin. I am allowd to transcribe it, and transmit it to you, with Liberty to publish it, if you should deem it proper. you are however requested not to Name the writer publickly. I think Sir, mr Adams could not have seen a work lately reprinted here, or he would have seen the whole plan and Scheme developed. it is calld proofs of a...
your obliging favour of June 14th I received on the 21st. you will please to accept my thanks for your kind attention. In replie to your Question respecting Gen’ll Eustice, I am informd that he is a Native of the State of N York, that he Served in our Army during the American Revolution, and was an Aid, to Gen’ll Charles Lee. being a young Man of enterprize after the Peace, he went to France,...
I return you, with thank’s the Letter you was So good as to communicate, and the Specimin’s of Poetry, which do great honour to the memory of the unfortunate Youth; who is the Subject of them. at the Same time they bear a pleasing testimony to the talants and abilities of the Authoressess. The Eligy of the Lady of Seventy, I think bears away the palm. I have a Mischievious inclination to...
The president has just received a Letter from mr A at Berlin an extract of which he has allowd me to transcribe & communicate to you, that if you consider it of the publication of use it as of use, you are at Liberty to do it, as a communication to be relied upon, but the Name of the writer you will not make publick. this information so perfectly corresponds with a work lately pub printed...
Your favour of the 29th Ulto accompanying the Discourse delivered on the day recommended by the President of the U. States to be observed for a Fast, was received in the usual course of the Mail, from Boston; and the copies therewith sent, were forwarded agreeably to your desire. My best wishes attend the prosecution of your American Biography, and (not recollecting whether the request was...