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I am sorry to inform you that yesterday evening, as the men stationed at the Landing were bringing provisions for themselves & the men here the ice broke under them & two fell in & with great difficulty saved but part of the provisions, specified underneath lost, whether this is to be replaced or the men are to fast on account thereof I can not determine, but request you will lay the matter...
The Officers of the Invalid regt Stationed here being informed of the inspection held on those at the Point, request of his Excellency the same indulgence, by the inclosed Memorial, which, with my respects, I beg you will hand to him & you’ll oblige Sr Your most obedt Servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
In answer to your favor of the 10th, which came to my hands last night, I have to assure you, that your joining my family in the first part of June will be very convent for me, and that I shall be happy in the event. With very great esteem & regard—I am Dr Sir Yr Most Obedt Servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
The choice of your delegates to the General Meeting of the Cincinnati gave me pleasure, & I wish very sincerely that you would all attend;—Let me impress this upon you, with a request that you would impress it upon your Brothers of the delegation. This meeting, taking into consideration the prejudices and jealousies which have arisen, should not only be respectable in numbers, but respectable...
By the Ship Nancy from London, just arrived at Alexandria, I have received four copies of the Prints of the Deaths of Montgomery & Warren (the number of setts I presume I subscribed for)—sent me by your Brother. It is my wish to make him a remittance agreeably to the terms of the Subscription; but having taken no copy of it, and not being able to recollect what is to pay, must be my apology...
I have mentioned the business on which I came to this place to some of the members of Congress They see no impropriety in the permission I intend ask for publishing a map of the seat of War, but think it necessary before I make my request to have the Commander in Chiefs approbation or sentiments on the subject, And altho it is an affair that in all probability will take place after the...
I have duly received your letter of the 8th inst. enclosing papers respecting our unfortunate Citizens, Captives in Algiers, and now return them to you with my thanks for your attention in communicating them. In all our attempts to accomodate matters with the Algierines, & to releive our Citizens held in Captivity by them, we have been peculiarly unfortunate. Besides the deaths of Captn Paul...
Although a multitude of avocations joined to a recent journey which I have been obliged to make in order to visit the works on the Potomack, have occasioned me to postpone giving an answer to your letter in favor of Lieutt How, yet I delayed not to forward the necessary certificate for that Gentleman, so that it might come to him before the time fixed for his departure. I have at length found...
Before the curtain drops on my political life, which it will do this evening—I expect for ever—I shall acknowledge, although it be in a few hasty lines only; the receipt of your kind & affectionate letter of the 23d of January last. When I add, that according to custom, all the Acts of the Session, except two or three very unimportant Bills, have been presented to me within the last four days,...
The late Hour of the Night and the Necessity of my rising at the Dawn of Day to to proceed with Colo. Udny Hay to Fish Kill must be my Apology for this short Scroll I can now afford you in Answer to your Favor of the 10th of Oct. continued to the 12th for which I render You many Thanks. Some other Evening will soon be devoted to the Discharge of that Debt of Friendship. I have only to regret...