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It has just been reported to me that the Schooner Jane, Benjamin Stammers Master—a prize to the Little Democrat was yesterday stopp’d at Mud-island; where she will be detained till your instructions are received for restoring her to the owners at the time of her capture. I am with perfect respect Sir Your most obedient Servant LS , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; Df , PHarH : Executive...
I have the honor to transmit, for your information, copies of the various documents which I have received by Express from Genl Gibson, stating, among other things, the proceedings of a Council, held at Fort Le Bœuf on the 26th ulto, between Capn Denny and Mr Ellicot, and a deputation from the Six Nations in the presence of Genl Chapin. The requisition which has been made on this occasion, for...
A Gentleman well known in this City is this Minute come to Town from little Egg Harbour. He declares he saw Seventy Sail of Vessels at 4 OClock Yesterday Afternoon pass by little Egg Harbour toward Cape May. I enclos’d to you a Letter from Doctor McGinnis to Colonel Bradford on the same Subject. The Destination of General Howe cannot now be mistaken as Egg Harbour or but a few Hours Sailing...
I have the honor to transmit, for your information, a copy of a Report from the Master Warden of the Port of Philadelphia, stating the arrival of the Schooner Flora, Captain Westerhock, a Dutch Privateer, mounting ten Four-pounders. As the 22nd Article of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce, between the United States and France, provides that it shall not be lawful for any foreign privateers, who...
I have the honor to transmit, for your information, a Copy of the Supplementary Report of the Master Warden, relatively to the Schooner Flora, mentioned in my letter of Yesterday’s date: and to be, with perfect respect, Sir, Your most Obed. Hble serv. Df , PHarH : Executive Correspondence, 1790-99; LB , PHarH : Executive Letterbooks. The enclosed copy has not been identified, but Master Warden...
I have just arrivd here and to my Surprize find very few of the Boats brought up from Trenton. Mr Coryel has been two days on that Service and says it is with great difficulty they brought up four Boats with 24 Men in 2 days. I send off a strong party this Night for the Boats and will have them up by some Means or other. We have here 3 large Artillery Flats; four Scows, each of which will...
I have the Honor of transmitting to your Excellency a Letter which has been addressed to the Executive of this State by several very respectable Inhabitants of the County of Washington in Pennsylvania; in which they represent “that many mischiefs have taken place in that County for several years past from the hostile incursions of the Indians, and that from the present aspect of Indian affairs...
Inclosed I have the honor to communicate to you, copies of a letter, which I have received from Mr Cassan, the Vice-Consul of the French Republic, and of the answer which I have transmitted to him, relatively to the intended departure of the Brigantine Peggy for the Mole and Jeremie. The sentiments, which I have expressed on this occasion, are in conformity to those that were lately...
I was honord with your Letter of Monday and of Yesterday at 5 OClock this Morning —I have given every necessary Direction to the persons who have the Care of the Boats at Trenton & Coryels Ferry; and have sent 220 Men from Bristol as a Guard at Coryels with a party of 50 Ship Carpenters who undertook to conduct the Boats from Trenton to Coryels. Major General Arnold sets off to day to take the...
In answer to a circular letter, which I addressed to the Officers of this Commonwealth, enjoining, among other things, an implicit obedience to the laws of the Union, I have received a variety of communications of a very patriotic and satisfactory nature: and the inclosed Extracts from the letters of Judge Addison and Mr Reddick (the Prothonotary of the County of Washington) relatively to the...