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It is with the greatest Chearfulness that I comply with your Desire in letting the Soldiers enjoy your Gratuity mention’d to Capt. Perouny: Believe me, Sir, we well always Set a high value upon every Mark of your Esteem, and for my own part it gives me the Greatest uneasiness to have Reason to believe that I do not Enjoy the same Share of your Confidence and friendship that I once was happy...
The General having been informd that you exprest some desire to make the Campaigne, but that you declind it upon some disagreeableness that you thought might arise from the Regulation of Command, has orderd me to acquaint you that he will be very glad of your Company in his Family, by which all inconveniences of that kind will be obviated. I shall think myself very happy to form an...
An Answer to the foregoing Dear Sir [ 3 April 1755 ] I communicated your desires to the General who expresses the greatest satisfaction in having you of our Party and Orders me to give his Compliments and to assure you his Wishes are to make it agreeable to yourself and consistant with your Affairs and therefore desires you will so settle your business at home as to join him at Wills Creek if...
Your dissinterested friendship for the Young Man I venturd to Recomend to your notice on a former Occasion, Encourages me to apply to you once more in his behalf. As I see every day almost, produces new Councills & new Regulations, I know not what may be his Fate, as he is without an Aquaintance, or Friend, & as You will now have Opptys of making Observations on his Conduct, I fondly flatter...
1. You will repair to Hampton in Virginia with as much expedition as may be; and ⟨immedi⟩ately upon your Arrivel there you will apply ⟨to⟩ John Hunter Esqr. for the Sum of Four tho⟨usand⟩ pounds Sterling, for which you will receive ⟨ mutilated ⟩ from Mr Johnston, Deputy paymaster, paya⟨ble⟩ to yourself. 2. You will acquaint Mr Hunter from me that His Majesty’s Service under my direction,...
Letter not found: from Samuel Washington, 27 May 1755. On 14 June GW wrote to his brother Samuel : “I receivd Your’s of the 27th of May.”
If Mr Washington would bring up Jervais the groom, the General would be [willing.] Frederic R. Kirkland, Letters on the American Revolution in the Library at “Karolfred Frederic R. Kirkland, ed. Letters on the American Revolution in the Library at “Karolfred.” 2 vols. Philadelphia and New York, 1941–52. ,” 2 : 8; ALS , sold by Sotheby, Parke-Bernet, No. 4588E, item 181, New York, N.Y. The...
Letter not found: from John Augustine Washington, 8 June 1755. On 14 June GW wrote to his brother Jack: “I receivd Your’s of the 8th Instant.”
I am desird by the General, to let you know that he marches, to morrow, & next day, but that he shall halt, at the Meadows two or three days, It is the Desire of every particular in the Family, & the Generals positive Commands to you, not to stirr, but by the Advice of the Person under whose Care you are, till you are better, which we all hope will be very soon—This I can personally assure...
I rec’d your Favor of the 7th inst. which I Show’d to our particular Friends. We rejoyce at your safe Return with the necessary Cash wanted to begin your Progress and are concernd at the G—s unreasonable Impatien⟨ce and⟩ the unmerited Censure of our Want of public Zeal to answer all his Demands. We allow He may know his Wants, and We are the Judges to know our Ability in the Supply. If We are...