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I should have presented you with an earlier acknowledgement of your favor of the 4th ulto, but expecting to meet the Directors of the Potomac Company, I delayed writing ’till it was over, that I might give you the trouble of receiving one letter only, in answer to the several parts of it. Having laid before the Directors that part of your letter which respects the opinions of Mr Yates & Captn...
Your favor of the 21st of Octr would not have remained so long unacknowledged could I with any degree of precision have answered your quæries sooner. I wish it was in my power to do it satisfactorily now. The drought of last Summer in this neighbourhood was so unconsionably severe, that the experiments I contemplated were by no means conclusive—the result such as it is—I will give you. In...
I find that an extract of my letter to you, is running through all the news papers; and published in that of Baltimore with the addition of my name. Altho’ I have no dis-inclination to the promulgation of my Sentiments on the proposed Constitution (not having concealed them on any occasion) yet I must nevertheless confess, that it gives me pain to see the hasty, and indigested production of a...
Your favor of the 21st of last month, came to my hands last neight only. where it has been resting, or through whose hands it has passed, I know not. I wish it had reached me in time for the prevention of the hasty and indegested sentiments of my former letter, going to the press. not, as I observed in my last, because I had the least repugnance to the communication of them in a proper dress...
I return the letters which you were so obliging as to forward to me under cover of the 17th —I am satisfied you had no agency in publishing the extract of my letter to you which is now to be traced through all the news Papers, and am sorry that I signifyed any concern on this occasion, as it has given you so much trouble. With very great esteem and regard I am—Dear Sir, Yrs &c. LB , DLC:GW ....
At length I have got some answer to my application for Wolf Dogs—I wish it was more satisfactory—but such as it is, I give it; as suspence, of all situations, is the most disagreeable. The information comes from Sir Edward Newenham, a Gentleman of family & fortune in Ireland; and is in these words. “I have just received a letter from your noble & virtuous friend the Marquis de la Fayette, in...
When Mrs Washington was at the Church in Fredericksburg she perceived the Tomb of her Father the late John Dandridge Esqr. to be much out of sorts and being desirous to have it done up again, will you permit me to request the favour of you to engage a workman to do this, the cost of which I will remit as soon as you shall signify to me that the work is accomplished, and inform me of its...