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Altho I Write You another Private letter, I Must Confidentially Let you know My opinion Upon Matters Relative to the Society. The Captains in the Navy Have Been Much Mortified to be left out in the Institutions—they Rank as Colonels, they Have Rendered Great Services, and it is Expected Here they Will be Admitted into the Society—Some of them Came with Count d’Estaing Among Whom are Suffrein,...
Had I Not So perfect a Confidence in Your friendship, I Would Very Much fear to tire You with My Scribbling of this day—But Cannot leave My Penn Before I Have Again Mentionned My tender Respectfull Affection to My dear General—I want to tell you that Mde de lafayette and My three Children are Well, and that all of us in the family Heartly join to Present their dutiful Affectionate Compliments...
By last Post I was honored with your Excellency’s favour of the 18th February, and have the pleasure of informing you that, As the Entry of your Accounts in the principal Books had been delayed, purposely until I should be favoured with your sentiments on the mode of the Statements transmitted your Excellency, it is still in my power to correct the impropriety of charging the persons, whose...
Tho’ personally unknown to your Excellency I have the Honor to inclose an Address in Verse sent by a Lady in Holland who never dedicated her Poems but to Virtue and Heroism, & who after having sung the great deeds of the Roman Warrior Germanicus in her Native tongue, thought it just to offer up her last poetical Breath in praise of an Hero who is esteemed by All to have equalled either ancient...
Youl Excuse the liberty I take in incloseing the inclosed[.] sume years past a Baron von Lorch formerly in the Prusian Service went of from this place in the winter the same Rout Arnold Came to Joine you I know he got safe throe as G. Carelton Sent a party after him Comman[d]ed by a Captn Lonear whom got to the first inhabitants in Newingland wherein the Baron had Slept in the night before but...
The inclosed letters were received last summer, but, as your public engagements, at that time, did not permit your return to Mount Vernon, nor give you leisure to advert to transactions of private concernment, we postponed laying them before you, till you had withdrawn yourself from those public and official engagements. we are totally ignorant of the part Col. Tayloe took in this affair,...
Your Excellencys favor of the 28th of December, respecting the attendance of our Delegates at the General Meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati on the first Monday of May; came to hand the first Instant—the Contents have been communicated & a Meeting appointed on the second of April, at which time I doubt not Delegates will be chosen & the proper steps taken to insure a punctual attendance....
It has given me great pleasure to hear you are arrived at home in safety & good health, I most sincerely congratulate you on this happy Event, and all others that have contributed to it, and wish you a long continuance of every Happiness you can desire. I have endeavored to arrange the Affairs of Mr Custis’s Estate in such a manner as I judged most for it’s Interest, but I must own I have not...
I never open’d yours of the 10th Inst, till this Moment, & all I can say relative to the contents, is That I observe those Letters for your Excellency from the genl Post office comes free, & therefore I shall send yours free from this office untill there is orders, or reason, to the Contrary. there was however one or two from other offices Marked, but have taken no Notice thereof. Your Dollar...
I have received a lettre from Grl duportail dated from paris the 24th decembre last in which, he gives me the following account of the succes which the order & society of the Cincinaty have in france. The order of the Cincinaty has had great succes here, till this instant, the king has permitted the french officers who belong to it to wear the badge of it—every man would wishes to have it, &...