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I had the honor of your letter four days past, and would have sooner replied but waited in the expectation of learning something about the package you enquire after. The letter from Mr Arthur Young came in the packet, but was not accompanied by any thing else. The british Consul here tells me it is not customary to send packages of any sort by the packets as they sail from Falmouth or...
I have the honor to inform you that General Wayne in his letter of the 13th instant from Pittsburg says. “There are no traces of hostile Indians to be discovered upon the borders of the frontiers—all is quiet—and the farmers are assiduously employed in harvesting their hay and grain which I hope they will effect in safety.” The advance of his troops had not then arrived—but I Estimate by the...
Le temps de mes Services en amerique Comparé avec Celui de quelques francois, au quel le Congress avoit accordé des promotions de Grade m’avoit engagé a Solliciter l’hyver passé la Commission de brigadier, le Commité que le Congress me fit l’honneur de nommer pour mes affaires, me dit que pour le moment present, il ettoit impossible de m’accorder ma demande, parce que Cela ettoit Contraire a...
After I had parted with you on Thursday, my Mind was thrown into a Train of Reflections in Consequence of the Sentiments that you had confided to me. For tho’ they were not new, yet I had flattered myself that a nearer View of the Consequences that would probably ensue upon your quitting a Trust, upon the proper Execution of which the Repose of Millions might be eventually depending, would...
The unfavorable turn which Destiny taketh with me in this part of the world is the only apology I can make for my troubling Your Excellency with this my address and humble Request I would at the time of your late sojourn at Philadelphia have personally made the same had I thought myself capable of expressing my sentiments in tolerable good English. As the season of opening the campaign draweth...
I shou’d not so long have restrained the Expressions of a Heart flowing with the most affectionate and respectful Attachment if Care had not been taken to communicate our Intelligence officially. In the mean time I have never found it so necessary to devote my Attention to the publick business. Amidst pressing distresses it will give your Excellency pleasure to be assured that Congress have...
Since Your Departure there is Nothing happened Extronery, June the 29th I Settle’ed with Comisary Walker Your Accots & Your Brothers Which Yours was 7809 Pound of Flour which Amounted to £39.0.10 & his Account, Against You for Rum was £21.13.4 The Ballance Reced by me is £17.7.6 & Mr Washington Accot comes to £7.10 Which I Reced. Your Over Seer informs me that there was Wheat Enough Carried to...
In a letter from Monticello I took the liberty of saying that as soon as I should return here, where my letter books were, I would take the liberty of troubling you with the perusal of such parts of my correspondence from France as would shew my genuine sentiments of the new constitution . When I arrived in Philadelphia, the 5th. inst. I found that many of my letters had been already put into...
Proceedings of A Board of General officers held by Order of His Excellency General Washington, Commander in Chief of the Army of the United States of America; respecting Major André Adjutant General of the Brittish Army September 29th 1780 at Tappan in the State of New York. Present Major General Green President Major General Lord Sterling Major Genl St Clair Major General The Marquis de la...
I have the Honor of your Excellency’s Letter by Capt. Walker. The Detachment at Danbury shall march as soon as the Quarter Master has provided Teams for transporting the Provisions from Danbury, which I hope will not exceed two or three Days. the prisoners which cannot be tried before they march will be sent with them to Fishkill. inclos’d are the Proceedings of a Court Martial against,...