Jefferson to Washington on the Ransom of Prisoners from Pirates

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Abigail Adams to Elizabeth Smith Shaw

London November 21 1786 My Dear sister Mr Sparhawk calld upon us a Day or two ago, and deliverd me your kind Letter of: july the 20th. It was of a latter date than any I had received from you tho near four months old. It was a little unfortunate for the Gentleman that mr …

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Jefferson to Carmichael Regarding Barbary Pirates and Northwest Territories

TO WILLIAM CARMICHAEL. Pads, August 18, 1785. Dear Sir, My last to you was of June the 22nd, with a postscript of July the 14th. Yours of June the 27th came to hand the 23rd of July, and that of July the 28th came to hand the 10th instant. The papers enclosed in the last …

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Washington to Tench Tilghman on Hiring Tradesmen

To Tench Tilghman Mount Vernon Mar. 24th 1784 Dear Sir, I am informed that a Ship with Palatines is gone up to Baltimore, among whom are a number of Tradesmen. I am a good deal in want of a House Joiner & Bricklayer, (who really understand their profession) & you would do me a favor …

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