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Amongst many others, I consider myself your Excellencys debtor—and that the small Annuity of a letter is the least discharge I can offer. how this acknowledgment has been made in the two preceding years, memory is now too weak to inform me, and having enuff to do with the trivial Originals, I do not pretend to keep Coppys—but whether my last reached you or not, will be known by the liberty I...
Your very Obligeing letter of the 25th of April last came only to hand, and yeilded much Satisfaction to several Gentlemen of the Federal cast occasionally at this place, to find your decided opinion that Virginia would adopt the Constitution; and I cannot suppress my Obligation to acknowledge the receit of that letter, otherwise ’tis matter of doubt whether any part of your time ought to be...
Allow me the honor of recalling myself to your remembrance, and asking the news of you. Tho I have frequent opportunities by your Countrymen, who touch at this isle, (of which I am Governor) of learning this; yet I cannot resist the desire I have, of paying my respects to you, and solliciting a continuation of the kindnesses with which you loaded Coll Darrot while he had the honor of serving...
Give me leave to prensent you, with one of our Prayer Books, and another to your Lady. Please to accept the Sermons also to your candid perusal. Receive them as a small token of my great respect and veneration for your Person who am your most obedient friend & Servant ALS , PHi : Dreer Collection—American Clergy. An Address to the Annual Subscribers for the Support of Cokesbury-College, and to...
It is with sincere & very heartfelt Concern that I communicate to you an Event, which will excite the same sentiments of Sorrow in your Breasts; a long & uninterrupted Attachment to & Friendship with the Object of it, has convinced me that where he was barely known he was honoured; where he was well known he was valued & venerated; & where Friendship had knot the Tie he was unreservedly...
Permit me to congratulate you, upon the Independency of your Country, The Conspicuous part your Excellency has acted, upon the Great American Drama in bringing about this important Revolution, will ever endear you to your Country, & many Millions yet unborn, will rise up, and call you blessed. as the Father and protector of your Country, of the rights of Humanity. In Opposition to the...
Great illustrious, Sir! I have for these several Years set down to my desk to congratulate Your Excellency, upon your unparreled Successes in Arms. There is a Gentleman that lives in Northampton who studies under the great Doctor Stiles, President of Yale College, in the State of Connecticut; has a true Poetick Vain, superior to any Man, I am acquainted with, who would (if possible[)] do...
I take the liberty to submit to Your Excellency’s consideration & patronage, the inclosed Memorial. As I propose shortly (if permitted) to pay my personal respects to Your Excellency at Newyork, I have only to add, that I have the honor to be, with the greatest Defference & respect Your Excellency’s Most Obedt & very Humbe Servant The Petition of Richard Bache respectfully sheweth That in the...
Letter not found: from William Bailey, 19 November. On 22 Nov. GW wrote Bailey : “I have received your favor of the 19th.”
I flatter myself the period is not far distant when we shall see the new Government in motion, and your Excellency elected President of the United States by the unanimous Voice of their grateful Citizens. I entreat your forgiveness in thus early soliciting an appointment under the new Constitution. I have been urged to the measure by a sad reverse of Fortune, and emboldened by the Idea of your...