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A powder Mill has been lately established in the immediate vicinity of this place, and it is now carried on by a company of gentlemen, of which the Mr. Browns, sons of Mr. John Brown, Clerk of the Court of appeals, are partners—This company wishes to obtain from the General Government some accommodation in supplies of Salt-petre, for which they will pay either in Cash, or in powder as the...
I have received your letter in which you do me the honor to ask my opinion on the case of Thomas Logwood. I submitted it to the Council of State for their advice; but as they supposed that you had already made up your mind to extend mercy in some shape or other, unless his late conduct should have lessened his claims to your interference, & that you sought information only as to that fact, &...
My friend Doctor William Upshaw is desirous to procure the appointment of Hospital Surgeon, in the Armies of the United States—I pray you to pardon the liberty I take, in recommending him to the attention of the Government. To say that he is upright, capable, honorable and republican, would be but common praise. I am persuaded the office he solicits could not be better filled. A long & painful...
I received by the last nights mail your favor of the 13th. and shall forward the letters alluded to according to their address. I sent you by the mail before the last a copy of the Acts of our last Assembly, and requested your attention to that clause in the Militia law which prohibits the Executive from granting certain commissions—You will readily perceive its effect—I regret it extremely,...
When Major Newton commanded the Militia in Norfolk, some letters were sent to him by Sir Robert Laurie, for the purpose of being delivered to the British Consul who, I presume, was charged with the distribution of those addressed to different persons in the United States. These letters, being all under seal, could not be delivered; and Major Newton did not think it proper to send a flag for...
I perform a very pleasing duty in transmitting to you a copy of the Resolution of the General Assembly expressing their sentiments in relation to the present crisis in our political affairs, declaring their approbation of the course heretofore pursued by the General Government, and pledging the whole energies of this Commonwealth for the support of such measures as may be adopted to produce an...
Difficulties having been experienced in adjusting some of the expenses incurred while the militia were lately in service at Norfolk, General Mathews finds it necessary to attend at the Department of War, for the purpose of making some explanations. He will deliver you this letter, and I take the liberty to solicit your attention to him—His character is so well known, as to render it perfectly...
Three letters from Capt: Read of the 25. 26 & 27 instant, all received by last nights mail, state that the British Ships still continue without the Capes—The Secretary at war has informed me that he has directed the discharge of both companies of Militia in service at & near Norfolk. This circumstance will render unnecessary any answer to my letter of the 28th. I have the honor to be with the...
I had the pleasure, last Evening, to receive your favor of the 25th. I received at the same time a letter from Capt: Reade of the 24th which states that the British Vessels still continued without the Capes— It was reported to me by Major Newton before he left Norfolk, that some of the men in Capt: Nestells company of Artillery at Fort Norfolk, were anxious to be discharged, and that they...
I now forward to you Capt: Reades letter of the 23rd. and have the honor to be with the highest respect Sir yr. obt. Servt. PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.