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Concerns of a Nature intirely private having brought me to this Country, your particular Friend & worthy Relation Mr. Ellery favoured me with the inclosed with such special Intimations of his Desires to have it safely conveyed to you that I take the first Opportunity to comply with his Commands as well as to enjoy the Opportunity of presenting my very sincere & cordial Respects— I make no...
Give me leave Sir to bring myself to your rememberance by soliciting your notice of the reverend Mr Toulmin the son of a respectable dissenting minister of that name who is in persuit of such information – respecting Americans as may make him useful to a number of persons who wish to find an assylum in that country. His character is such as may make him a valuable acquisition yours such as...
However since long time that I received your orders notwithstanding the distance of the situation justified my direction in it; and I have the honor to include the answer of the Bolonian University to the other of Cambridge. Your Excellency be pleased to grant me the permission to seize this happy opportunity in order to confirm You the sentiments of my esteem and respect, to wish You and your...
Whenever there shall be a sufficient number of the two Houses of Congress assembled to proceed to business, I request to be informed of it. And also at what time and place it will be convenient for Congress that I should meet them, in order to make some oral communications at the commencement of their Session— I have the honor to be / Sir / your most humble Servant DLC : Papers of George...
We are duly favoured with Your Letter of the 27th September last which We take the Opportunity of the first Packet to answer & to acquaint You what We thought You must have known before this Time, that Soon after Your departure Sir Clement Cotterell paid us agreable to Your directions the Sum of Three Hundred Pounds being the usual present deducting fifteen pCt. as the Customary allowance to...
I lately received a pacquet from Dr. Bancroft, containing the inclosed for you. By the date &c of the Doctor’s to me, it appears that it was designed for me at Rathbone Place, London; but not being seasonably to meet me there, has been forwarded by a friend, the latter end of October last.— The Doctor likewise mentions two Volumes said to accompany it;—but these, the friend who forwarded the...
Long before I read your Excell Defence of the Constitution &c I saw their criticism by the Reviewers, which enlarged my desire of perusing itself, flattering mÿ with the idea that I should acquire a fair opportunity of sending some strictures upon it to Mr. Adams, because the first announcing a fear of a to ardent Love for Democracÿ, and the following declaration, that those fears were...
A quorum of the House of Representatives have assembled, and are ready to proceed to business. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have appointed Messrs. Gilman, Ames, and Seney, a committee, on their part, to wait on the President of the United States. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have resolved, that two Chaplains, of different denominations, be appointed to Congress for the present session, one by each House, who shall interchange weekly. Printed Source--Documentary History of the First Federal Congress of the United States of America. 16 vols. (Baltimore: 1972)..