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I had the Honor to receive your Letter of the 14th ult. by Post some Time before that of the 3d by Capt. Elwood. The latter arrived but just in Time to get the Patterns on board a Vessel going round to the Iron Works. The Castings ordered in these two Letters cannot be expected to be in this Town in less than two or three weeks & shall be forwarded by the first Opportunity afterwards. The four...
Soon after I was honor’d by the receipt of your letter this morning, I had an opportunity of seeing Colo. Gilpin & we have concluded to go up to George Town tomorrow[.] Colo. Deakins promises, in a letter received to day, that he will not part with any of them untill the Company, if they want any, have a choice. From the mention made of the Blacksmith by Mr Dillon & others, I expect he will be...
Letter not found: from Clement Biddle, 10 June 1784. On 30 June GW wrote to Biddle : “Your favor of the 10th Instt . . . is come safe to hand.”
Permit me by these lines to express the sentiments of a grateful heart, in testifying the happiness I sensibly feel in addressing your Excelly. I am not So happy as to have a personal acquaintance with you Sir, and hope you will excuse the freedom of my pen. I inform You Sir, that I have the pleasure to be the author of a late publication in Substance a Narrative and Map of Kentucke; I made...
The information which I have by the Eastern mail rather increases than removes the anxiety produced by the last. I give it to you as I have recd. it in the words of Mr. King. “Our Convention proceeds slowly. An apprehension that the liberties of the people are in danger, and a distrust of men of property or education have a more powerful effect upon the minds of our opponents than any specific...
Letter not found: from Presley Neville Nevill , 25 Oct. 1786. On 27 Nov. GW wrote Neville Nevill thanking him for “your letter of the 25th ulto from the Court House of Washington.”
Nothing but a knowledge of you goodness, Could Create in me a presumption to trouble your Excellency with the folowing nerrative, and as no apology can be Sufficient to excuse me, I need not atempt any, but leave it to your Excellency, to pardon or condemn as it best deserves. I was at the age of Eighteen, by the death of my parents, left without Either money friends or a trade, the Clock and...
I am this day favor’d with yours of the 26th Ulto & I am inform’d by the Overseer with whom my Negro Fellow lives that his leg is now nearly well—I have therefore directed him to send Neptune (who will deliver this) to Mount Vernon the moment he thinks him able to travel without injuring himself. I shall esteem it a favor if you will let me be inform’d when he arrives, & should you keep him...