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Received Philadelphia July 18. 1792 of Alexander Hamilton Two hundred & fifty Dollars on account of the Society for establishing useful manufactures. D , in the handwriting of H and signed by Pearce, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
Received July 24. 1792 of Alexander Hamilton seventy five Dollars on account of the Manufacturing Society. D , in the handwriting of H and signed by Pearce, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. The Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures.
Received Philadelphia May 26. 1792 of Alexander Hamilton forty Dollars on account of the Society for establishing useful Manufactures. D , in the writing of H and signed by Pearce, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
Having taken into Consideration your kind request of this Morning, we respectfully Submit the following to your Approbation, but first we beg to be Understood that we entertain bothe Esteem and Friendship for Major L’Enfant and Col: Cummings whose behaviour since their Appointment has every way Satisfied and pleased us, and nothing herein is meant in the most distant manner to glance at them....
Your favour of the 15th. Inst: came to hand on Saturday last, and have to Inform you that the true Account of our Machine was publish’d in the N. York Daily Advertiser of the 24th. Inst: in that Statement we carefully avoided every Exaggeration; we have divided our Machine for the Convenience of Stopping, Oiling, Cleaning &c into Twelve parts, each of these Divisions we calculate as equal to...
I Recevd you Letter with a Coppy of our Agreement —you Inform me that I am to Live this winter at your mansion House which I shall Like Very well as it will be giving me an oppertunity of Giting acquainted with the Business there—But after that If it should be agreeable to you I had Rather Live in the house you intended for me as I have Several small Children and I should Like to keep them at...
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 20 March 1796. On 27 March, GW wrote Pearce: “Yesterday brought me your letter of the 20th instant.”
1797 January 20th Dr. Mansion house for the work of 8 hands Amt ⅌ Week 48 days Cr. By hauling Hay & Straw for Horses & Cattle 4 " Hauling Timber for the Carpenters 2 " going to Mill 2 days & Hauling Wood to burn Shells 1 d. 3 " Hauling Wood 8 days cuting of Wood 12 days 20 " Hauling Salt from Alexria 1 " Heaping of Manure 18 " Picking potatoes of frost bitt ones
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 8 March 1795. On 15 March, GW wrote Pearce: “I have received your letter of the 8th instt, with the reports of the preceeding week.”
I now have my Machinery &c. at Work, and should be glad to be informed when the President of the United States and his Lady, would be pleased to Honor me with their Company, to take a look at them. Mrs Hamilton has likewise a desire to see them, when the President and his Lady, is pleased to fix the time, I will let her know, if it is agreeable to them. Your answer by the bearer, if convenient...
I Received your letter of the 6th Inst. I will do Every thing In my power to forward the Business of hedgeing: and hope to Suckseed so as To Give you Satisfaction. for I have no wish more at heart than to do your business well—and to Merit your approbation tharein. I am haveing a Cow shed made at Dogue Run farm, which will soon be Compleeted, with a Farm yard to It for the purpose of Raising...
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 28 June 1795. On 5 July, GW wrote Pearce: “Your letter of the 28th, with the enclosed reports, was duly received.”
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 1 March 1795. On 8 March, GW referred to Pearce’s “letter of the 1st of this instt.”
1797 Feby 25 Dr. Mansion house for the work of 8 hands ⅌ Week 48 Cr. By Waggon hauling Stocks at Dogue run 2 " do hauling Posts & Rails 3 " do hauling Hay to Mansion house 1 " 3 horse Cart hauling Posts & Rails 2 " do hauling Manure to Garden 3 " do hauling Meal & Bran from Mill 1
A Meteorological Account of the Weather Kept at Mt Vernon Novr 13 In the Mor n g 49 S Cloudy 54 SW Clear 52 SW Clear 14th 48 SW Cloudy 53 SW Clear 51 SW Clear 15th 48
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 14 Feb. 1796 . On 21 Feb., GW wrote Pearce: “Since my last to you, I have received your letters of the 7th & 14th Instant.”
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 22 March 1795. On 29 March, GW wrote Pearce: “I have received your letter of the 22d instt with its enclosures.”
Letter not found : from William Pearce, 28 Sept. 1794. On 2 Nov., GW wrote Pearce: "I have received your several letters of the 28th of Septr—and 5th 17th and 23d of last month" ( ViMtvL ).
April 10th In the Morng 50 NE Clear 55 NE Clear 54 N Clear 11th 50 NE Cloudy 60 NE Clear 57 NE Clear 12th 54 SW Clear 62
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 28 Feb. 1796 . On 9 March, GW wrote Pearce: “I did not receive your letter of the 28th Ulto, until eight o’clock last night.”
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 14 Jan. 1794. In a letter to Pearce of 19 Jan. , GW acknowledged receipt of “Your letter of the 14th instt.”
I Receved your letter of the 15th Inst. Since I wrote to you Respecting Mr Washingtons Intention to Survey his Land that a Joins yous, I have Receved a note from him Informing me that he shall Git an order at March Court for surveying it—and he wishes to Mark and set bounds—I would have attended to this Business before but I never Can find a day to spare from the business here. the oats will...
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 29 March 1795. On 5 April, GW wrote Pearce acknowledging “your last report enclosed in your letter of the 29th ulto” ( ViMtvL ).
I Receved your letter of 24th Instt, Mr Groves the person who I have imployed as overseer For Union farm, is a Maried Man & has four Children he Comes well recommended—from Several others as well as the Mr Masons, and he is said to be Very attentive to his Business & Carefull of his stock If he should a[n]swear this description I shall not be Affraid but the business will be Carried on well,...
Letter not found : from William Pearce, 23 July 1794. On 27 July, GW wrote Pearce : "Your letter of the 23d and the reports, have been duly received."
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 24 Jan. 1796 . On 31 Jan., GW wrote Pearce: “Your letter of the 24th inst. with the reports, came to hand, at the usual time, yesterday.”
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 16 Aug. 1795. GW wrote Pearce on 23 Aug., “Your letter of the 16th instant, covering the ⟨wee⟩kly reports, came to my hands yesterday.”
Letter not found : from William Pearce, 9 July 1794. On 13 July, GW wrote Pearce : "Your letter of the 9th, with the Reports of the preceeding week came to my hands yesterday."
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 30 Aug. 1795. On 6 Sept., GW wrote Pearce, “ I was glad to find by your letter of the 30th of August, and the reports of the preceeding week.”
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 3 May 1795. On 10 May, GW wrote Pearce: “Your letter of the 3d instt, with the Reports of the preeceding week, was received yesterday.”