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ALS : American Philosophical Society Nous avons bien recu celle que vous nous avez fait l’honneur de nous ecrire le 14e. 9bre expiré. Nous avons fait retablir vos 6 Caisses vin de madere et nous vous les avons Chargées le 3e. Courant par la voiture de mouseau d’orleans au prix de 52 s du (?) En droiture a passy cy joint vous en avez la notte de nos frais a £ 6 l.t. 5 s. dont il vous plaîra...
ALS : American Jewish Historical Society, New York City I was glad to understand by yours of March 29. that you and your Family continued in good Health and Spirits. You and your Country are engag’d in a good Cause, which God will finally crown with Success. Let nothing discourage you. Your Son John remains at Nantes. His Brother will probably find some Business there for him. I suppose he...
You will please to take immediate measures to dissolve the chain of Dragoons, and discharge the Expresses stationed between this and Boston; assuring them and the People who have furnished Provisions & Forage that the Accounts will be paid as soon as they can be sent to Philadelphia and the Money obtained—Sheldon’s Dragoons are to join their Corps. An accurate state of the Expences properly...
The Garrison holds out; tho’ the Enemy continue to batter with great Success upon the Works, but few Men are killed and wounded. The Troops are extremely fatigued. I shall send one Hundred fresh Troops this Night, &, all that I have tomorrow Night, if the Fort should remain defensible—The most fatigued will be taken from the Garrison. Colo. Smith will be unable to return to his Command for...
According to your Excellency’s Desire, I have made Enquiry among my Officers, and find them in general willing to comply with your Excelency’s Request. The Officers of the several Companies have not had Time, as yet, to find out the Disposition of their Soldiers, I shall use my utmost Influence to have your Excellency’s Request comply’d with, and as soon as I can possibly ascertain the precise...
Translation (Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation). Jefferson’s original letter is probably not extant. This French version, translated and copied by a person or persons unknown, was in all likelihood sent from Philadelphia on 2 January 1781 by the Chevalier de La Luzerne in his letter to Chevalier Charles René D. S. Destouches, who commanded the French fleet at Newport, Rhode Island, after...
Copy: Library of Congress I have the Honor of informing you of our arrival at this Place this Day in the frigate l’Aurore from Martinico to which Iland the officers of the Confederacy thought proper to proceed in Consequence of the loss of all our Masts & the Damage our rudder received on the Edge of the Bank of New-foundland. We Left Martinico the 28th. of December & have a most agreable...
I do myself the Honor to transmit to your Excellency, for the Observation of Congress, the Return of Recruits which have joined the Army up to the 31st of August last. I have the Honor to be sir Your Excellency’s Most Obedient and Most humle Servant DNA : Item 152, Letters from George Washington, PCC—Papers of the Continental Congress.
Copy: Library of Congress I have received yours of the 26th. I am promised an Answer from Mr. Paulze this Morning and If I receive it shall send it to you by tomourrow’s Post. This Soliciting of Interested People to forgive Duties they think their Right, is an odious Task to me. I had rather at any time, If I could afford it, pay ’em myself. Mr. Chaumont thinks Mr. Bondfield’s Propositions too...
LS : Library of Congress The Committee of Safety for this City and Province, being informed on saturday last, that a Ship from Cork had come up to Gloucester with some passengers, Officers of the Ministerial Army, and a Quantity of Cloathing for that Army at Boston, immediately sent down Capt: Bradford with thirty Men to take those Officers prisoners, and at the same time an Armed Boat, to...