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AL (draft): Columbia University Library All our Trouble and anxiety abt the Bills payable here this Month has been in vain they are protested. The following are the Reasons which I have desired the Notary to recite exactly in the Protest vizt (here insert Reasons verb. [verbatim]) It is proper you shd be informed that Mr. Garbarrus [Cabarrus], some Months ago voluntary offered (thro Mr....
ALS : American Philosophical Society; AL (draft): Columbia University Library; copies: Columbia University Library, National Archives, Henry E. Huntington Library I have lately recd. a very friendly Letter from the Marqs. de la Fayette, covering some Dispatches from Mr Livingston. I find that the objects of his Voyage are interesting to us, and that it is the Desire of Congress that we should...
AL (draft): Columbia University Library I have been so engaged these two Days as not to have had time to reply fully to yours of the 19th. Ult. but tho it is late I must not let the Post depart without a few Lines for you. Circumstanced as it seems we are, nothing more can be expected from us by our Country than our best Endeavours, and if they fail of Success, the disappointment will be...
AL (draft): Columbia University Library; copies: Columbia University Library, National Archives, Henry E. Huntington Library I had Yesterday the Satisfaction of receiving your Favor of the 15th. Instant. You will find by a Letter which I wrote you on the 11th.— Instant that I imputed your Silence to its true Cause, being well persuaded that the same Attention which you have always paid to the...
AL (draft): Columbia University Library; copies: Columbia University Library, National Archives, Henry E. Huntington Library The last Letter I had the Pleasure of writing to you was dated the 31 Ult. and referred to a former one of the 21 november last in which I stated my Difficulties on Acct. of the Bills, the Improbability of my obtaining any Relief here, & consequently the necessity I was...
AL (draft): Columbia University Library; copies: Columbia University Library, National Archives, Huntington Library I learn from Marqs. DYranda that my Letter to You of the 21 Ult. has reached You. The Want of a good Opportunity has for some time past prevented my writing to You so particularly as I could have wished. Things remain here exactly in Statu quo , except that your Aid daily becomes...
AL (draft) and copy: Columbia University Library; copies: National Archives, Henry E. Huntington Library It seems as if my chief business here was to fatigue you and our good Allies with incessant Sollications on the Subject of the ill-timed, & I had almost said cursed Bills drawn upon me by Congress. It is happy for me that you are a Philosopher, and for our Country that our allies are indeed...
AL (draft): Columbia University Library As your Letter permitting me to draw upon you for the amount of the Bills payable in this & the next Month, did not arrive till after several of them had become payable, Mr Cabarrus was so obliging as to advance the necessary Sums— I have this Day drawn Bills in his favor on you to the amount of 76,681 Livrs. 13 Sols & 6 Den. which at 14.8. the present...
AL (draft): Columbia University Library I am & have lately been, so employed, as that your obliging Letters of the 20th. Augt. & 4 Septr. last, must remain a little longer unanswered. Among the enclosed Papers you will find several Copies of Letters & Extracts sent me by Mr. R Morris— I enclose open for your Perusal, my Letter to Congress of this Date,— after reading be pleased to seal &...
LS : American Philosophical Society You informed M. Franks in a late letter that the Capt. of the Vessell in wch. he came from philada. complained of his having left Cadiz without paying for his passage— This complaint is unjust. The Majors instructions under M. R. Morris’ hand (which I am acquainted with) mention expressly that he (Mr. Morris) had engaged to pay the passage Money in question...