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Letter not found: from Robert McKenzie, 3 Aug. 1756. On 5 Aug. 1756 GW wrote to McKenzie: “I wrote you yesterday; since which I have received yours of the 3d instant.”
Letter not found: from Robert McKenzie, 9 Aug. 1756. On 13 Aug. 1756 GW wrote to McKenzie: “Yours of the 9th enclosing a return of your company, I have received.”
I have been lately advised by my Friends to take a Step, which though it may tend to my Advantage, may equally prove detrimental, if too rashly undertaken. And as I would not enter into an Affair of the Kind, without previously acquainting you with it, & begging your Advice; I hope you will candidly impart it to me, by which I shall regulate my Conduct. The Regiment has been for some Time in a...
I am glad to find by your Lettr to Capt. Waggener that the Duncard Doctr is not escaped which we took here for granted. There is not a Man upon the Branch that can positively undertake to pilot the Party to his Settlemt & at this Time of the Year it is very dangerous to go such a Distance & over such bad Mountains witht a proper Guide. I wish you would undertake to send him up immeadiately, &...
Though I have as small a Title as any Person whatever to the least Share of your Esteem, yet, by often observing with what Pleasure you seize all Opportunities of using your good Offices for the Assistance of others, I dare to address you and to sollicit your Interest in an Affair of the greatest Importance to me, which from your Benevolence alone I hope to obtain. My Relations in Europe have...
I am happy to take the Advantage of my Friend Mr Atchison’s Return to Virginia to pay my Respects where they are so much due as to yourself, especially as he expects to find you at Philadelphia engaged in the present important Affairs in America. No Class of People wish more cordially for a happy Accommodation than those of my Profession, and among them there is not one who is under stronger...
I am truely concerned to find myself under a Necessity to depart from Virginia without the Pleasure of having paid my Respects at Mount Vernon, which was one of the principal Objects I had in View leaving Boston, my only possible Attempts being frustrated by the pressing Necessity of a Friend, with whom I travelled, to return to James River sooner than I intended. When I shall again have a...