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51 Washington, George Adam, Robert From George Washington to Robert Adam, 13 January 1774 … 1774-01-13 Letter not found: to Robert Adam, c.13 Jan. 1774. On c.13 Jan. 1774 Adam wrote to GW : “I am...
52 Franklin, Benjamin Observations upon [Thomas Pownall], State of the … 1769-01-01 MS (copy): American Philosophical Society In December, 1769, or possibly in the following month,...
53 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Deborah From Benjamin Franklin to Deborah Franklin, 31 January … 1756-01-31 MS not found; reprinted from Duane, Works , VI , II . I wrote a line to you yesterday, and having...
54 Washington, George [Diary entry: 15 May 1770] 1770-05-15 15. A Lowery cloudy Morning but clear afternoon & tolerably warm.
55 Washington, George [Diary entry: 23 January 1772] 1772-01-23 23. Went up to George Town to convey Deeds to Messrs. Montgomerie Stewart & Wilson for the...
56 Washington, George [Diary entry: 12 August 1770] 1770-08-12 12. Rid to Belvoir after Dinner to see Sir Thos. Adams who was sick there. Adams’s frigate, the...
57 Washington, George [Diary entry: 8 September 1773] 1773-09-08 8. Clear, calm, and warm.
58 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin’s Conjecture on the Foregoing, [after 12 … 1772-08-12 Copy: the Royal Society The Aurora Boreales , tho’ visible almost every Night of clear Weather in...
59 Franklin, Benjamin Moore, Samuel Preston From Benjamin Franklin to Samuel Preston Moore, 13 … 1761-08-13 ALS : Library Company of Philadelphia Inclosed I send the Account of Charges in Solliciting your...
60 Franklin, Benjamin Poor Richard, 1743 1743-01-01 Poor Richard, 1743. An Almanack For the Year of Christ 1743 ,... By Richard Saunders, Philom....
61 Washington, George [Diary entry: 26 December 1770] 1770-12-26 26. At Home all day alone.
62 Madison, James Bradford, William From James Madison to William Bradford, 20 January 1775 1775-01-20 Your very acceptable favours by Mr. Rutherford arrived safe but I perceived by the date, had a...
63 Franklin, Benjamin Foxcroft, John From Benjamin Franklin to John Foxcroft, 14 July 1773 1773-07-14 ALS (letterbook draft): Library of Congress I received yours of June 7. and am glad to find by it...
64 Franklin, Benjamin Jackson, Richard From Benjamin Franklin to Richard Jackson, 6 June 1763 1763-06-06 ALS : American Philosophical Society Supposing the Catalogue of our American Ores and Minerals...
65 Bache, Sarah Franklin Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Sarah Bache, 2 January 1774 1774-01-02 ALS : American Philosophical Society I had sett this day apart to write you a long letter, but my...
66 Washington, George Capel & Osgood Hanbury From George Washington to Capel & Osgood Hanbury, 26 … 1759-08-26 I shall draw upon you in a few days to the Amount of about £150 in two Setts of Exchange: the one...
67 Parker, Samuel Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Samuel Parker, 1 July 1768 1768-07-01 ALS : American Philosophical Society Being engaged here at Deptford, ever since I had the...
68 Chandler, Samuel Hamilton, James Samuel Chandler to James Hamilton, William Allen … 1754-03-15 MS not found; reprinted from Horace W. Smith, Life and Correspondence of the Rev. William Smith,...
69 Washington, George [Diary entry: 22 September 1773] 1773-09-22 22. My Brother and my self rid to my Mill & returnd to Dinner.
70 Washington, George [Diary entry: 8 March 1770] 1770-03-08 8. Went to Belvoir with Mr. Magowan, dined and Returnd in the afternoon.
71 Washington, George [Diary entry: 25 March 1766] 1766-03-25 25. Hard frost—afterwards warm & hazy. Wind Southwardly. Sowed Hemp at Muddy hole to the third...
72 To Benjamin Franklin from James Balfour, 1 August 1766 1766-08-01 ALS : American Philosophical Society Permit me leave to thank you for your kindness to me when in...
73 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin and Hall: Accounts, 1748–1766 1748-01-21 MS Account Book: American Philosophical Society This ledger, labeled “Franklin & Hall No. 1,”...
74 Washington, George [Diary entry: 5 May 1770] 1770-05-05 5. Richard Talbot, one of Mr. Balls hands was absent from work. John Harvey was also absent from...
75 Calvert, Benedict Washington, George To George Washington from Benedict Calvert, 8 April … 1773-04-08 I Received the favour of yours of the 3d Instant by Mr Custis which I feel myself highly honoured...
76 Washington, George [Diary entry: 13 January 1772] 1772-01-13 13. Cloudy forenoon but, tolerably Clear afterwards without any frost. Wind Westwardly but...
77 Pownall, John Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from John Pownall, 7 May 1771 … 1771-05-07 AL : American Philosophical Society <Whitehall, May 7, 1771, a note in the third person. A...
78 Washington, George [Diary entry: 2 August 1770] 1770-08-02 2. Again very warm with a brisk westwardly breeze.
79 Norris, Isaac Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Isaac Norris, 21 November … 1758-11-21 Letterbook copy: Historical Society of Pennsylvania It is easy to perceive the Disposition of the...
80 Adams, John [December 1773] 1773-12-17 Last Night 3 Cargoes of Bohea Tea were emptied into the Sea. This Morning a Man of War sails....
81 Washington, George [Diary entry: 10 May 1772] 1772-05-10 10th. Went to Pohick Church & returnd home to Dinner. Mr. Campbell Dined here.
82 Hill, Edward Adams, John To John Adams from Edward Hill, 4 September 1774 1774-09-04 I wrote you a fortnight ago by Mr. Sullivan, since which almost every day has produced some new...
83 Franklin, Benjamin Barbeu-Dubourg, Jacques From Benjamin Franklin to Jacques Barbeu-Dubourg, 30 … 1769-08-30 Extract printed from Jacques Barbeu-Dubourg, ed., Œuvres de M. Franklin … (Paris, 1773), p. 314....
84 Adam, Robert Washington, George To George Washington from Robert Adam, 7 January 1775 1775-01-07 I am favoured with yours and have given particular Attention to the Contents, it gives me some...
85 Washington, George [Diary entry: 28 July 1772] 1772-07-28 28. Clear, Calm, and exceeding Hot.
86 Washington, George [Diary entry: 17 December 1770] 1770-12-17 17. Very pleasant Morning, but Cloudy & blustering afterwards.
87 Washington, George Stanwix, John From George Washington to John Stanwix, 10 April 1758 1758-04-10 To Brigadier-General Stanwix Dear Sir, Ft L[oudoun] April 10th 1758. Pe[r]mit me, at the same...
88 Washington, George [Diary entry: 25 October 1772] 1772-10-25 25. Assisting Crawford with his Surveys. William Crawford had returned from the Ohio country with...
89 Washington, George Boyd, Alexander From George Washington to Alexander Boyd, 10 January … 1756-01-10 You are, out of the public money in your hands, to pay off all the Troops of the Virginia...
90 Fairfax, William Washington, George To George Washington from William Fairfax, 13–14 May … 1756-05-13 I had the Pleasure to receive Yrs of the 11th inst. by Bryan Fx who I find is so well pleasd with...
91 Adams, John Adams’ Minutes of the Argument: Essex Superior Court … 1766-11-01 Gridley. Marriage is of the Law of Nations. Justinian extends it, even to the Brutes. The Court...
92 Washington, George [Diary entry: 12 September 1773] 1773-09-12 12. Very Warm without any Wind all day.
93 Washington, George Cash Accounts, June 1768 1768-06-01 Cash June 1— To Ditto [cash] of Henry Taylor £ 0. 2.6 To Weaving of Jno. Elliot 15 yds cotton...
94 Washington, George Bouquet, Henry From George Washington to Henry Bouquet, 25 July 1758 1758-07-25 I wrote you by Colo. Stephen, since which I have been favourd with your kind and agreable Letter...
95 Washington, George [Diary entry: 8 January 1772] 1772-01-08 8th. Engaged to advance by, or at the April General Court for the use of Mr. Bryan Fairfax £150,...
96 Washington, George Orderly Book, 10 November 1758 1758-11-10 Loyall Hannon Friday Novr 10th 1758 Parole King George Field Officer for to morrow Majr Peachy....
97 Franklin, Benjamin [Shavers and Trimmers; and To the Publick, 23 and 30 … 1743-06-23 Printed in The Pennsylvania Gazette , June 23 and 30, 1743. The first of these pieces, to which...
98 Washington, George [Diary entry: 28 January 1769] 1769-01-28 28. Clear & cool forenoon. Wind at No. West. Cloudy & threatning afternoon.
99 Washington, George [Diary entry: 30 December 1770] 1770-12-30 30. Mr. & Mrs. Cockburn went away. My Miller & his wife and Mr. Ball dind here. GW’s miller was...
100 Washington, George Waggener, Thomas From George Washington to Thomas Waggener, 12 August … 1756-08-12 I received yours by Express—and concur in sentiments with the officers of your council: Save that...