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    • Washington, George
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    • Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth
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Sincerely commisserating the distresses of the Citizens of Charleston, occasioned by the late unfortunate fires—I take the liberty of offering, through you, my mite toward their relief; without any desire of having my name mentioned. With affectionate regard I am always Yours ScC .
With sincere pleasure I acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 26th Ulto—learning by it that you may be so soon expected with your lady in Phila. to proceed on the Mission to Fr. If this letter should find you in Charleston, it is intended to express A regret that my original letters had not been received by you; and to ask, if there has been any miscarriage of a Mail in the Southern...
(Confidential) My dear Sir, Philadelphia Jany 22d 1794 Although I am not encouraged by the joint letter which I had the honor to receive from you, and our friend Mr E. Rutledge (under date of the 12th of June 1791); yet, in a measure to which I am strongly prompted both by judgment and inclination, I am unable to restrain myself from making a second application to you, similar to the former...
Not being able to recollect with certainty, whether I expressed to you my ardent desire that no favourable occasion might be omitted, by you, of Signifying how much it was my wish, and the wishes of the People of this country, that that friend to it—Mr de la Fayette—could be liberated from his confinement, is the cause of my giving you the trouble of this address. Not in my public character,...
The Officer of Secretary of State has become vacant by the resignation of Mr Randolph. Is the period yet arrived, when the situation of your private concerns would permit you to accept it? As a preliminary mean of information, I have resorted to your letter of the 24th of February 1794; and tho’ the time there allotted for this purpose, is not quite accomplished, there is not much wanting of...
Private Gentlemen— Columbia [S.C.] May 24th 1791. An address to you jointly on a subject of the following nature may have a singular appearance; but that singularity will not exceed the evidence which is thereby given of my opinion of, and confidence in you; and of the opinion I entertain of your confidence in, and friendship for each other. The Office lately resigned by the Honble Mr J....
The situation of Affairs, and the interests of this Country as they relate to France, render it indispensably necessary that a faithful organ near that government—able & willing to explain its views, and to ascertain those of France, should immediately fill the place of our present Minister Plenipotentiary at Paris. Policy requires that this character should be well attached to the government...
The enclosed letter, which is under a flying seal, and the plough, which accompanies it, are referred to your inspection—and are addressed to your care, to be transmitted to Mr Chesnut at Camden. With great regard, I am dear Sir, Your most obedient Servant LS , privately owned; LS (photostat), PPRF . Charles Cotesworth Pinckney had introduced to GW the previous summer his friend John Chesnut,...
After furnishing you with the following copies of Letters, it is scarcely necessary to add any thing by way of explanation of my motives for doing it. However, I will briefly add that, from the arrival of Mr Gouvr Morris in Europe, up to the date of his last letter to me in June of the present year, I have received much interesting and useful information from him, relative to the political...