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Amongst the regrets experienced from a series of ill health for some years past, and a partial deprivation of eye sight, it is not the least that Mrs Schuyler & myself were deprived of the pleasure of fulfilling the intention we had formed of paying our respects to you and your Amiable Lady at Mount Vernon, that peaceful retreat from which the nefarious conduct of the Government of France has...
I did not receive the letter you did me the honor to address of the 25th ult:, until it was too late, to acknowledge its receipt, by the return of the post who brought it. On the Objects to be ascertained, so great a diversity of Opinion prevails, even amongst the best informed, that it seems requisite, the decision in every instance, should be the result, of what has really occured, or at...
By yesterdays post we were advised of Your Excellencys arrival at New York, and If a variety of incidents did not concur to prevent me, I should have the honor in person to congratulate you, on the gratitude and confidence, which you so emminently experience from united America. Until the adoption of the present system of national Government, It was a constant, and a painful reflection to...
Letter not found: from Philip Schuyler, 12 May 1784. On 15 May GW wrote to Schuyler : “I cannot but thank you . . . for . . . your letters of the 6th & 12th Instt.”
Letter not found: from Philip Schuyler, 6 May 1784. On 15 May GW wrote to Schuyler : “I cannot but thank you . . . for . . . your letters of the 6th & 12th Instt.”
The quæries which Your Excellency has stated, and on which you have done me the honor to request my opinion, are on a Subject so exceedingly Interesting and Important that I feel my Inability to consider It [a]s extensively as you wish, I shall however attempt to state my Ideas on the Occassion, and to regard It in every point of view I am able. It seems requisite in order to enable us to...
On my way hither I found at Trenton fifteen hundred Barrels of flour and learnt two hundred more were at Borden town, the whole detained for want of Carriages. I requested an audience of both branches of the legislature which they readily Granted, urged the necessity of their Immediate attention to provide the means of transporting the flour to the army, Kings ferry or New windsor, and to...
On the 3d Instant I was favored with Your Excellency’s letter of the 30th ult. I have for ten days Successively deferred writing In hopes that I should have been able At last to have advised you that public business was closely attended to In this quarter, and that we had adopted Measures to disencumber us from that Variety of embarrasment we experience, but alas! we have made little or no...
Yesterday I had the happiness of Your Excellencys favor of the 18th Instant. I find by enquiry at the Office that my first letter was not forwarded by the Conveyance I Intended It should but was sent by a subsequent one, It is therefore probably by this time reached You. As Gen: Lincolns dispatch to you will probably contain what he has Communicated to Congress I thought It needless to trouble...
Since my last nothing new has been received from the South ward, the report which I mentioned to have prevailed of serious Indications on the part of the british to attempt the reduction of Charlestown begins to lose Credit with many. I however cannot believe that so Capital a force would have been Sent to That Quarter merely to hold their Ground In Georgia. Advices tho not Official have been...