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being intrusted by Grl duportail, the officers of his corps & thoses of the legion with the management of their final settlement of accounts, I came to this place near three weeks ago; my intention was to lay our affairs before Congress, & while they had them under their consideration, to go and pay my respects to your Excellency. I was to that point, when Colonel humphrey told us that you...
I have received a lettre from Grl duportail dated from paris the 24th decembre last in which, he gives me the following account of the succes which the order & society of the Cincinaty have in france. The order of the Cincinaty has had great succes here, till this instant, the king has permitted the french officers who belong to it to wear the badge of it—every man would wishes to have it, &...
Armand request his Excellency to Compare the two inclosed papers then to send him the original in Philadelphia at the french ministre & to keap the Copy by him—if his Excellency thought more proper to keap the original, armand request him to send him the Copy attested by his Excellency —the purpose of armand in communicating thoses papers to his Excellency is to preserve his Esteem when he is...
When mr l’enfant returned lately from france, he communicated to me a lettre which he was to lay before the Grnl assembly of the Cincinnati & of which I have the honor to inclose an Extract —as he does Express the desire of the Cincinnati in france to form a society there similar to those of the respectives states of america, & that their representatives a[t] this time, be taken from amongst...
nothing pain me more than to trouble so often your Exellency in requesting new favors while I feel shur if I live long my days will hardly be sufficiant to thank you for thoses you have allready bestowed on me, more particularly thoses which were a proof of your friendship—every step I take now with your Exellency is ambarassing to me, and although I hope to succeed, my fear of displeasing is...
I take the liberty to inclose here a lettre from my mother to your Excellency. I had it for some weeks past in my possession, but as she request in it your patronage of my services in america with the ministre in france, and knowing well as I do, that a tryal of any influence, stranger to your own knowledge of my Conduct would have been disagreeable to you; I did not wish to deliver it untill...
permit me to remember to your mind one of your most faithfull servant, I would have done it sooner but knowing that your Exellency would be pleased in the good treatment I should receive from the court, I waited untill the final settlement of my rank & Command in our army—but although nothing is perfected on that head, I can not deny to myself any longer the pleasure of discharging my duty...
Since I can not be of any service to your exellency, I look upon the circumstances which apologize for the liberty I take to remind me to you, as thoses happy events in life which make it dear to us; a line from you would be a blessing for the heart of armand, I may Say, of your armand, for he feel more than ever that he is yours. I am married & that is the event from which I draw the liberty...
Letter not found: from Charles Armand- Armand-Charles Tuffin, marquis de La Rouërie, 31 Jan. 1789. On 13 Oct. 1789 GW wrote to Armand : “I have been honored with the receipt of your letters of the 31st of January and 17th of February last.”
Letter not found: from Charles Armand- Armand-Charles Tuffin, marquis de La Rouërie, 17 Feb. 1789. On 13 Oct. 1789 GW wrote to Armand : “I have been honored with the receipt of your letters of the 31st of January and 17th of February last.”