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    • Warden, David Bailie
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I have the honor of sending you some newspapers and two memoirs relating to Prize Causes, and am, Sir, with great respect, Your very obedt and very humble Sert RC ( DLC ). Docketed by JM. Enclosures not found.
I had the honor of receiving your letter, of the 11th Instant, the evening before the John Adams sailed from Newport: I have returned to this City to wait your instructions concerning my departure for France. I am, Sir, with great respect, your most obedient, and very humble Servt. RC ( DLC ); letterbook copy ( MdHi : Warden Papers).
I have the honor of offering, for your acceptance, the life of the Duke of Malborough lately published here by the Emperors’ instructions. He has intimated his intention of engaging certain literary Men to write the lives of other distinguished Generals according to the same plan. I also inclose two brochures relating to Mr Barlows’ Poem, and am, Sir, with the greatest respect Your very obedt...
I have the honor of sending you by Captain Fenwick, a copy of Mr. Bottas’ “ Storia della guerra americana [”]: this is a solid work, and is well written. The Author has been occupied with it more than three years. I had the honor of writing to you by the Ship Madison . I shall not, at present, renew the subject which so deeply interests me. I still hope that you will continue me here as...
I am almost ashamed to address you again on the subject of my continuance here as Consul and agent of Prize Causes, but my anxiety prompts me to it. With General Armstrongs’ advice, I had proposed to embark for Washington, on board the vessel which carries this, charged with his dispatches and communications, but the arrival of the Wasp has destroyed my project, and prevented me from having...
I have the honor to send you a Brochure “on the principles, and laws of armed neutrality,” of which the contents, from particular circumstances, are highly interesting to the United States. The Head quarters of the Emperor of France are already Twenty leagues beyond Wilnaw. It is generally believed, that Russia will make but a feeble resistance against his immense army, supported by Austria,...
I have the honor of sending you two brochures of the national Institute, the contents of which are very interesting. I also inclose some french gazettes which contain some details concerning the situation of the french armies. Letters, which I have now received from the united States, announce the pleasing intelligence, that you will be reelected by a great majority. I have taken the liberty...
General armstrong having informed me verbally of the appointment of Mr. Russell as Charge d’affaire , and having, at the same time intimated, that he is sooner, or later, to replace me as Consul, I feel myself obliged to address you again on this subject, still cherishing the hope that you will be pleased to continue me in my present, or in some other Official situation at Paris. I am...
I have the honor of presenting to you a memoir in the Case of the Jefferson , which was prepared and published at General Armstrongs’ request. I have transmitted, to the Secretary of State, a communication on the Subject of Prize Causes. I fondly hope, Sir, that you will be pleased to have my provisional Appointment confirmed. I shall do every thing in my power to be worthy of this trust. I...
I have the honor of sending you copies of some of my memoirs in defense of american vessels and cargoes. A considerable number of american Cases still remain to be adjudged by the Council of Prizes. As there is no Agent to represent them, I think it is my duty to make a defence. I trust that my zeal and industry in this business, and in the discharge of my Consular duties will meet your...