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Received of John Adams Esq. of Thomas McKean Esq of Pensylvania the Sum of Thirty Five Guineas on Account, for which another Receipt of the same Server & Date herewith is given 35 Guineas DLC : Personal Papers—Miscellaneous.
The rain having detained me from sitting off for the country so early as I intended, I cannot refrain inclosing You a note from Doctor Rush of Philadelphia, in reply to a short one which I wrote to him when by your desire I sent him your defense of the American Constitutions. The essay on American Commerce by Mr T. Coxe; shall be transmitted for your perusal tomorrow. It was read before the...
Mr Cutting presents his respectful compliments to Mr Adams, with an Extract or two from a short letter just received by him. Mr C. wou’d have brought the letter himself, to Grosvenor Square immediately, but the books mention’d in it require the letter as an order for their delivery, in the City, where he expects to find them this afternoon if the Harmony Capt Willet be arrived. MHi : Adams Papers.
This moment I have been notified of the first opportunity I have known since your departure of writing to Boston. Altho it be past eleven at night I have dispatch’d a servant to Mr Copley for such letters as he may have had deposited for you in George Street during the last Six weeks: to which when I have superceded a few recent newspapers and a very few words—I must close my parcel. In one of...
I made up a parcel (directed for you by the Commerce) on the evening of the 17th; but Mr. Prentice, who was to forward the same to Gravesend cou’d not be found. He has since absented himself from his English creditors—who say he owes them forty thousand pounds. Bankruptcies however are so frequent and fashionable here now that fresh ones occur every day and are mention’d as mere matters of...
I have now the honor to enclose you a copy of the southern whale fishery bill—which I cou’d not obtain early enough to send forward when I last wrote. I likewise subjoin additionally to what I have already written to you on the subject—the transcript of a line or two on the same topic to Mr. Jefferson. As I now expect to embark for Charlestown in a very few days—probably by the 25th of this...
Many unexpected obstacles have concur’d to detain me many months longer than I either wish’d or meant to remain here. I have not however been idle or inactive. Nor have my exertions been altogether selfish. On the contrary I have attempted to discharge the duty of a good citizen—from the simple impulse, of republican integrity—with an immediate reference to some of the great interests of our...
The following was the return of the Greenland Fishery on the 17th of June last made here London Ships Number of Fish Whitby Ships Number of Fish Broderick 5 Ann & Elizabeth 2 John and Margaret 7 El Falconberg 2 Buttersworth 3 Resolution 2 Leviathan
I arrived here in six weeks from the Downs whence the ship in which I came took her departure on the 5th of Novr; a day which all the whigs and many of the tories of Britain celebrated as the hundredth anniversary of the revolution. The party who oppose the administration in that country being about to seize so fair an occasion of canvassing for the next parliament the ministerial myrmidons...
This letter will be presented to you by the Hon. William Smith Esquire one of the representatives in Congress from the State of South Carolina whom I beg leave to introduce to you as a friend and a fellow citizen whose talents, integrity, fortune and connexions are respectable in the eyes of his constituents in the district which he represents, and whose family since the earliest settlement of...