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ALS : American Philosophical Society With every Sentiment of Respect & Esteem, I have the Honour to Congratulate you on the final completion of American Independance— To you, thou Virtuous Patriot, they owe much—to your illustrious Character, words are wanting to pay due respect— I shall sum up all in a few, thou ar’t great, thou hast proved faithfull & honest in the Day of Tryal— Though not...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Every hour of my Life induces me most Gratefully to commemorate the Æra, that first made me acquainted with the Virtuous Heir of ancient Roman Patriotism; this day I had the honor of your Excellencys of the 2d Inst: at the same time that I had one from Philadelphia, mentioning a hope that this Independant Kingdom would be included in the Commercial Treaty—...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Your Excellency will see by the Enclosed how delicately I mentioned the affair of the treaty; the Very post that brought me your Letter brought me several from America; I MOST Earnestly entreat you will inform me by RETURN OF THE POST whether Ireland is mentiond, & if it is, at what Period; it is incumbent on me, to be precise in that point, as I have...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The Importance of Mr: Floods defence, & the Statement of his Conduct having been so plainly & truly Expressed, that I imagine the enclosed paper will prove agreable to you—it has entirely overthrown his Antagonist Mr Grattan in the public estimation— Tomorrow “is the Day, the Important Day”; the Grand National Convention meet at the Royal Exchange at 12...
ALS : American Philosophical Society You will see by the enclosed, what has been done in the Grand National Convention; The Variety of Sentiment & Contending Interests are Objects almost unsurmountable objections to any Plan; the Speeches are not fully enserted, but the Substance is—In my private opinion—all will end in a just & Equitable place Bill, which in a few sessions will prove a real...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The very important Affairs now agitating in this Kingdom, may render the Enclosed papers agreable to you;— Parliament, contrary to Precedent, refused us leave to Introduce a Bill for the more representation—because it came from the Volunteers; I sent you the Debates under Cover to Monsieur Dupont, where-in you will see the Arguments on each side; the...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Can a few Lines compensate the trouble of opening this Letter? It is to convey the sentiments of a whole family in wishing you & your Worthy Grandson many returns of the present Season—you have not, in the Extensive Dominions from the Bay of Fundy to the Missisippi, more sincere, warm or Impartial friends than Lady Newenham & the Colonels of the Liberty...