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I beg leave to Congratulate your Excellency upon the returning smiles of peace, and the happy establishment of our Independence. This important event must be doubly welcome to you who has so successfully conducted the War, thro’ such a variety of difficulties to so happy a close. If universal respect, and the general Affections of a grateful Country can compensate for the many painful hours...
I am now sick with a fever and almost blind with sore Eyes. I only write this Leter to apoligize for not writing. Mrs Greene who will have the pleasure of delivering this letter embarks to day for Philadelphia. Her health is so much improved I am anxious to get her to the Northward notwithstanding my own situation. Mrs Greene will deliver your Excellency a Green silk embroidered pattern for a...
I have received an order, since your Excellencys letter of the 18th May from the War office, and a resolution of Congress for sending the troops to their respective states, and for furloughing them until the definitive treaty is signed. In consequence of which, I have sent home the North Carolinians, furloughed the troops of this State and Georgia, and expect to embark most of the rest in a...
The bearer of this Mr Clarke was an inhabitant of the City of Philadelphia and went off with the british Army when they left that place in—78. He is an old acquaintance of Col. Lawrens’s the late President of Congress and was introduced to me by Lt Col. John Lawrens his Son as a very deserving character altho he had been unfortunate in joining the enemy. He rendered us considerable service in...
When I wrote you last I did not expect to address you from this place again; but Col. Carrington has detained me upwards of a week to complete the business of his department. On Thursday next we set off by land for the Northward. The Assembly of this State have rejected the impost Act recommended by Congress. Had your circular letter been printed a fortnight earlier I am persuaded it would...
I am this far on my way to the Northward and should have had the happiness of seeing you before this but have been sick with a fever at Alexandria. I dined at Mount Vernon and went to Alexandria in the Evening and that night was taken with a fever which lasted me nine days. For six days I had no intermission and but little remission. My fever is gone but has left me exceeding weak. While it...
Several Officers belonging to the Southern Army have made application to me to use my interest with your Excellency for obtaining appointments in the peace establishment. Col. Harmer was among the first and a better Officer cannot be found; his whole soul is in pursuit of the profession of Arms. Col. Men t gez is also exceeding anxious to be put upon the establishment both from his fondness...
I return your Excellency many thanks for your polite letter accompanying the resolution of Congress, complimenting me with a couple of Cannon. I am not very certain where those Cannon are, but I believe two are in Virginia & three in So. Carolina, and it is no less difficult for me to determine where I would wish those sent which are made choice of for me. If those in So. Carolina should be...