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I have taken the Liberty of sending you a paper, which contains the a sketch of the life & Character of the late Peter Freneau Esq r — His name will be long revered and remb remembered by your Political friends in this State. I congratulate you and our Country on on the brilliant successes of our arms both by sea and by
Presuming upon your goodness I have taken the liberty to mention to you the nature of an application I lately made to the President . owing to the great sacrifices I have made for a number of years past to support the Republican cause in this State —The great increase of my family, and the pressure of the times, I have been induced, with the advice of my friends here, to offer my Services to...
Yesterday was celebrated herew here with great enthusiasm and Joy, as the anniversary of the 28 th June 1776 , when the British Fleat under Sir Peter Parker , were was beat of f by Fort Moultrie .—
I am sorry to inform you that the great Patriot Peter Freneau Esq r , of this City, departed this life on Monday last. In him our Country has lost lost one of its firmest and best friends—He continued to his last moments, one of your greatest friends, and admirers. The Republican Party here will most sensibly feel his loss. The enclosed paper will give you but a faint Idea of the high...
Permit me to introduce to your acquaintance, M r Joseph Bellinger of Barnwell District in this State.—He is a Gentleman of great respectability—he has been a member of the House of Representatives in our State Legislature, for many Years, and is now one of our State Senators, for the above District. In 1808, he had the honor of being one of our Republican Electors of President & Vice...
At your request I take the liberty of Sending your you your account with Sam l : & Ja s Leitch to the 1 st Ins t at which time our partnership expired—you will not consider this as an application at this time for the Ballance but will consult your own Convenience in dischargeing the Same— your Draft on Gibson & Jefferson was duly paid for which I consider myself under Obligations to you— I...
Agreeable to your request we have at length procured you a Small pale of Fresh Butter w for which we have given 1/3 d it was more than we expected to have got it for but could not do better—we are in hopes the quality is Such as will meet your approbation P.S The Servant had better bring Something to Carry it in as the pale was reserved RC ( MHi ); in Samuel Leitch’s hand; addressed: “Tho s...
myself an & daughters being in reduced circomstances have be been constrained to ask of several of our friends in Virginia if conveniant the friendly assistance of a few dollars I take the liberty to ask the same of you I can ashure you my dear Sir nothing short of rail want would or could induce me to make such an application to my relations and friends my Friend m r
Retired to my farm, I frequently contemplate with pleasure, the happiness and prosperity of the United States , under your administration. Your persevering exertions to civilize and comfort the Indians, on our extensive frontier. and your prompt attention to the abolition of the slave trade; will be recorded by the faithful pen of the historian to your immortal honor— Would to God; that whilst...
“Monticello”.—Composed while viewing the Clouds gathering and rolling about the Mountain.— A cloud rests on the Mountain’s brow, And through it “dim seen forms” appear, Floating in air, or station’d now, In gloomy grandeur near. These forms fantastic bring along, To Fancy’s mental eye; Those times when Ossian , “Son of song,” Awaked the tender sigh. And still the vision’d scene untrue, My Mind...