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Letter not found: from Tobias Lear, 9 Nov. 1797. GW wrote Lear on 10 Nov. : “I have received both of your letters dated yesterday.”
I had the honor of receiving Your letter of this date. Agreeably thereto I inclose my Bill on Findlay Bannatym Bannatyne & Co. London at 30 d[a]ys for Ten pounds Sterling which at 33⅓ ⅌ Ct exchange, amounts to £13.6.8 Curry. With great respect I am Sir Your Mo. Obedt st ALS , DLC:GW . GW docketed the letter 19 November. William Wilson (died c.1823), who dined at Mount Vernon on 14 Nov., was a...
I have examined the records in the General Court Office which contain the writs of ad quod damnum & the Inquisitions returned thereon. There is no instance of surveys accompanying the Inquisitions; in every case where they were made, the plats were retained I presume by the surveyors. In some cases the Inquisition states a survey to have been made in presence of the Jury. But in the greatest...
Letter not found: from Charles Carter, 14 Nov. 1797. On 3 Dec. GW wrote Carter and referred to “your favour of the 14th Ulto.”
The Letter referred to by Mr Washington came directly to myself, inclosing my appointment as a Commissioner in Chancery, and informing me that your Accounts respecting your administration of Colvills Estate were referred by the Court to be examined by me —he mentioned that he had transmitted to you the order for the Settlement and woud in due Season transmit whatever papers he had respecting...
A few weeks ago a letter came to the Warren Post-Office in this County (Albemarle) from you, directed to “ Mr Langhorne ”; where it lay some days, unclaimed and unsaught for. Hearing it mentioned, I concluded it was intended for an old Gentn of that name in an adjoining County, who, I believe had been ingaged, in some capa[ci]ty or another, in what was called Braddock’s war; and had it taken...
The Spanish letter which you transmitted to me in your favour of the ult. and which I recd the 2d inst. at Trenton, I have had translated; and the sentiments therein expressed being personal to you, as well as official in being addressed to the President of the U. States, I do myself the honor to inclose a copy of the translation. An acknowledgement to those Spanish Officers for their...
I take the liberty of presenting you with a short abstract of a letter that may afford you a proof that the man for whose wellfare you have allways had the warmest interest in, General De Lafayette has at last obtained his liberty—as is ascertained by an official note from his Imperial Majesty’s minister, M. ⟨Biro⟩ resident at Hambourg, to a friend of mine Mr Masson formerly his aid du Camp....
Sir, I will lease Your Land on the Great Kanawa for 99 Years (Viz.) 23,000 Acres for which I will give You £50 ⅌ Thousand Yearly which will amount to £1150 ⅌ Year[.] Total amount 113,850. AL , DLC:GW . On this day James Welch came to Mount Vernon with a letter from Daniel Morgan dated 30 Oct., introducing him as a man “in trade at greenbrear court house” who had come to him with “letters from...
After a painful & inconvenient dispersion the public Officers have returned to this City & resumed business; Congress has at length formed; the Presidents speech at the opening of the Session is inclosed. It is certain that the Envoys have reached Paris; the report that they have been refered to Fauchet & Adet is not confirmed; though by many it is considered as probable. A Mr Barker, offered...