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I reached home on the 12th ulto & had the pleasure to find Mrs. Taylor & my dear little ones in good health. I have made a trip to the upper Counties since I came out, one of the objects was to make arrangements to forward your mules by the time you expressed to me you would wish them to arrive, towit early in Feby. As I am compeled to be absent my brother Hubbard has obligingly promised to...
20 September 1813, “Mt. Sion,” Caroline County. “Capt. Wm Jones being an applicant for the appointment of Collector for the District of which Caroline is apart, and believing him well qualified to discharge the Duties of that office, having formerly acted as Sheriff, since, Commissioner of the Revenue and Represented this County in the State Legislature and being a Sober discreet Man, have no...
I have taken the liberty of recommending to the Hon. Secry of War among other persons to be appointed officers from Kentucky. Hubbard Taylor Jr son of my brother for the appointment of Captain and Nathl. Pendleton Taylor for the same appointment should there be vacancies, I believe you saw Hubbard on his return from Litchfield, He has for several years devoted himself to the Study of the Law...
I have the honor to enclose to you a letter I have just receivd from Doct Charles Taylor Jr. I presume it is unnecessary for me to say any thing of this gentlemans claim to your attention, as I presume you know him personally. As to my self I know but little of him personally; I had the pleasure of Spending a day with him when I was in Virginia three years ago. And I have had a number of...
When an Individual undertakes the developement of his own peculiar situation, should Egotism be prominent, it is almost unavoidable in common cases: But when he has the Honor to address the Chief Magistrate, as is the Object of the present, it becomes then of primary necessity. The person who has now that Honor, has much to say of his unprecedented persecutions, of his ruined Fortune, But of...
I had the pleasure of seeing Govr. Howard lately and was much pleased in hearing from his own lips an account of his efforts in protecting the frontier of his Territory. Would it not be well to confer the rank of Brigadier Genl on Gov Howard. He is a Military Man & it appears to me that all the Troops in his Territory ought to be under his command. He would accept of it & receive either the...
I most sincerely congratulate you on the Certainty of your being again called on to Preside over the destinies of my beloved Country, but I more particularly congratulate my country, as I conci[e]ve it a most fortunate occurrence that could have happened, both as it relates to the Man & principle. I hope Genl Harrison will be more fortunate with the Present N. W. Army than the a[r]mies lower...
I have the honor to inclose you a Copy of a statement made at Cleveland in order to send on to our Army which I supposed was proceeding on toward Detroit. I did myself the honor to give one to Genl Wodsworth & to forward to Genl Harrison & Gov Meigs each one. When I arrived at Urbana I was very unwell & indeed became ill before I left that place. I fully intended to have seen Genl Harrison,...
Permit me to introduce to your acquaintance Genl. James Findlay a particular friend of mine. The Genl. Commanded one of the Regiments from this state who were unfortunately Compeled to surrender prisoners of War at Detroit on the 16t. August. The Genl. has been induced to take Niagara and Genl. Dearborns head Quarter in his way to the City of Washington. I refer you to Genl. F for any...
I have the honor to inform you that we reachd this place on the 6th. inst in good Spirits & health generally. We have been so unfortunate as to have all our public stores taken by the British with I think four officers & Twenty three non commissioned officers & Privates and a great lot of our private baggage. The Genl. was so desirous that we should arrive at this place that he did not...