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The Vice President of the United States, presents his compliments to Governour Miflin, & informs him, that the President of the United States has signified his pleasure to meet Congress in the Senate Chamber, to morrow at 12. O’Clock, and that a Seat is ordered for Governour Miflin if it should be agreeable to him to be present— PHi : Society Collection.
I have received the letter you did me the honor to write me on the third of this month, and I thank you for giving me an opportunity of renewing a friendly intercourse which has continued I believe with some interruption for these seventeen years. I was early acquainted with the activity, Zeal, and Steadiness of Capt. Falconer in the cause of his country: but as the number of competitors for...
Having been out this Forenoon upon public Business it was not untill my Return after three O Clock, that I received the Letter you did me the Honour to write me on this day. The Respect to the United States intended by the Legislature of Pensivania, in building a House for the President will no doubt be acknowledged by the Union, as it ought to be For your kind offer of it to me in Consequence...
My last letter to you was intended merely as an answer to your circular letter of 21st March, and was drawn from me by an idea, that it was proper for me to notice, according to my sentiments, the different subjects of your letter. Had I supposed, that it was to claim the attention of the President, to assume the solemn form of an accusation, and to be subjected to the resentment of a...
As the time for subscribing the State Certificates to the loan of the United States has arrived, I think it my duty to submit to the consideration of your Excellency a plan of arrangement that may probably expedite the business & furnish the proper checks to the State Officer with but little trouble to the Creditors of this State intitled to the benefit of the Act of the 9th April last. The...
In Obedience to Your Excellency’s Letter of this Morning, I have seen Mr Jacob Shoemaker, one of the Owners of the Ship Delaware; he informs me that they intend their ship for Cape Nichola Mole, and expected to take a Number of passengers, if they Offered; but they Assure me, only one person has as Yet engaged his passage in the Ship Delaware; I have requested of Mr Shoemaker and Captain Art,...
In obedience to your Excellencys Letter of the 5th. Instant; I beg Leave to make the following report on the Little Brig Sarah. From the Best Information I can obtain; When She Sailed from this Port she had four Iron Cannon Mounted, and a number of wooden; and She returned into this port a Prize to the Frigat L’Ambuscaid in the Same Situation. Her present Situation, as to Military Equipment is...
Having understood from you, that it was your intention, to appoint a person as Quarter Master to the detachment of Militia of this State, about to assemble, and march, and confiding that the person whom you may choose will be both capable and trustworthy, I propose, as a matter of simplicity and convenience, to commit to him the procuring of Waggons for the transportation of every thing...
Treasury Department, December 21, 1791. Writes to Mifflin concerning Pennsylvania creditors. Copy, Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg; copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Mifflin was governor of Pennsylvania. With the exception of the last paragraph and the insertion of the name of the state, this letter is exactly the same as H’s...
I have the honor to inform your Excellency that a detachment of the Troops of the United States under the command of Lieut. Daniel Bissell is to march from this City as an escort to a train of Artillery and Military Stores, intended for the Maryland and Virginia Militia called out against the Western Insurgents. This detachment will march through Lancaster and York Town and from thence to...