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Letter not found: John Francis Mercer to GW, 10 Feb. 1787. On 1 April GW wrote Mercer : “Enclosed I return the letter which you forwarded to me the 10th of Feby.”
As the reading of the Several Letters of Thanks & petitions which are now before you, may easily convey to you an Idea of the high consideration which the Cincinnati enjoy in Europe, give me leave in the name of all my countrymen to assure you of their sincere and heart felt gratitude, no pledge of friendship can be dearer to them than that which they have received at the hands bf the Society...
2173Enclosure, 1 June 1787 (Washington Papers)
America is like a distempered Patient, whose recovery depends upon the skill of the Physician: Her situation is not desperate; but the nicest applications will be necessary to effect her cure; The remedy is certainly in the power of the present Convention; and it is sanguinely expected that their united Wisdom will find out the healing balm and restore her to health and happiness. It is the...
Letter not found: Clement Biddle to GW, 13 June 1788. On 20 July GW wrote Biddle : “Your favors of the 26th of May, 13th of June and 7th instt are before me.”
The following Seven pages to the word Ten markd thus #, are the words which were sent me to be translated, The Shawano I have done myself which are Spelled as nearly as possible to the real Sound of the Indian word. The Lenoppea, or Delaware, was done by a Young man Called John Killbuck, an Indian of that nation who has been Educated at Princetown College at the Expence of the U.S. & patronage...
I live in hopes that before this you must have Received, by the means of our mutual & most excellent friend Mr Fairfax, the gratefull acknowledgements of my heart for your most Polite, & to my feelings the yet more Welcome Testimony of your kind & Friendly letter —an excuse therefore for this further Trouble must be due, & which arises from the Kindness of Sr James Jay’s offering to take the...
The Representatives of this Commonwealth would be unfaithful to the sentiments of their Constituents as well as do violence to their own, did they omit this occasion of congratulating you on the final establishment of Peace which has taken place since their last Meeting, and in the opportunity which this event has given for you to return to the felicities of private life. We shall ever...
2178Enclosure: Memorial, 12 August 1787 (Washington Papers)
The Memorial of Pierre Roussilles sheweth—That he is the son of a merchant of Bordeaux; and that he entered as a volunteer on board the Boston Frigate commanded by Captn Tucker on the 22d of may 1778—on the 19th June they took a prize on board of which the memorialist embarked to sail for Boston; but on their way thither they were retaken by a British frigate & carried to Portsmouth in Engld...