Washington"s letter to Benjamin Harrison

gov. of Va., on the opening of communication with the West.
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Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Correspondence, Mississippi River Valley, Virginia -- Public


Mississippi River Valley., Vir

SeriesOld South leaflets [General series., v. 1] no. 16
LC ClassificationsE173 .O44 vol. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
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Open LibraryOL6629519M
LC Control Number20020680

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GW also sent copies of the new Constitution to Lafayette, on 16 Sept., and to Thomas Jefferson, on 18 September. Harrison on 4 Oct. and Henry on 19 Oct. each wrote GW to express his misgivings about the document.

Thomas Nelson, who also disapproved of the Constitution, responded only after Virginia had ratified it, in a letter dated 19 Julywhich has not been found (see GW to Nelson. Contains also Washington's letter to the Chevalier de Chasteliux, 12 October, ; letter to Thomas Jefferson, 19 March, ; letter to Benjamin Harrison, 22 January, ; and extract from Washington's will.

Description: 16 pages ; 20 cm. Series Title: Old South leaflets (General series), v. A printed pamphlet by John Bew entitled Letters from George Washington to Several of his Friends in the year supposedly revealed captured letters from Washington.

They were said to have been found in the satchel of Bill Lee, Washington’s slave, who was supposedly captured : John L. Smith, Jr.

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From George Washington to Benjamin Harrison, 18 January To Benjamin Harrison. Mount Vernon 18th Jany My Dear Sir, I have just had the pleasure to receive your letter of the 8th—for the friendly & affectionate terms in which you have welcomed my return to this Country & to private life; & for the favourable light in which you are.

Benjamin Harrison (c–) of Charles City County, Va., served with GW for many years in the Virginia House of Burgesses and was one of his fellow delegates in both the First and Second Continental Congresses.

Harrison remained in Congress until Octoberplaying a. On this day in history, Washington sent a letter to a friend of his, Benjamin Harrison. (No, not Benjamin Harrison the President of the United States from ), although that was this Benjamin Harrison's great-grandson.

Harrison’s son, William Henry Harrison, also served as U.S. President from March 4, to April 4, - he. Washington always said that the book from which he learned most about training an army was Instructions to His Generals by Frederick the Great, the ultimate.

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Governor Harrison probably had given GW’s letter of 10 Oct. to the house of delegates at the opening of its session, on 1 or 2 Nov., but there is no indication in its journals that the house took any action on the letter before GW’s arrival (see Harrison to GW, 13 Nov., n.1).

While in Richmond, GW discussed the Potomac River project with. Washington himself interpreted some of them in that way in his letters to her and Lunch Washington and his famous letter to Benjamin Harrison, who has heard Ms.

W's complaints of wartime deprivations. For this reappraisal, she deserves credit. In my view, it is a genuinely bad s: Benjamin Harrison () was a lawyer, a Civil War brigadier general, and eventually the twenty-third president of the United States from In this letter to his son, Russell Benjamin Harrison, on Jhe admonishes the younger Harrison to remain steadfast in the faith.

FRESNO, Cal., Feb. Thomas S. Wadsworth of this city presented today as his contribution to the observance of Washington's Birthday what is represented to be an unpublished letter which.

President Benjamin Harrison thanks Curtis Guild, Sr., a collector, for sending him a copy of a letter written by his grandfather, William Henry Harrison. The President is pleased to have obtained a letter of "great family interest.".

A letter from Harrison to Robert Morris written on Decem Harrison writes concerning popular feeling in Virginia against "monopolists"; attacks on George Washington's character by Samuel and John Adams; Virginia's ratification of the Articles of.

Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Nominated for the presidency by the Republicans inhe lost the popular vote by 5, to Cleveland ’s 5, but won the election by outpolling Cleveland in the electoral.

The enclosed letter to Harrison, dated 18 Dec., reads: “I had the honor to recieve your letter inclosing a copy of the resolution of the House of Delegates on the 23 Ulto for presenting me with four Geldings.

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My dear Sir: I have just had the pleasure to receive your letter of the 8th., for the friendly and affectionate terms in which you have welcomed my return to this Country and to private life; and for the favourable light in which you are pleased to consider, and express your sense of my past services, you have my warmest and most grateful acknowledgments.

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Washington County Estates (Misc). Washington County Letters of Administration, Testamentary, Guardianship, Book A, partial transcription (). Online Images of Wills to .Benjamin Harrison, the twenty-third President of the United States, was born in North Bend, Hamilton County, Ohio, on Aug.

20, His father, John Scott Harrison, was the third son of William Henry Harrison, ninth President of the United States and the grandson of Benjamin Harrison of Virginia, who was one of the signers of the Declaration.With an extensive listing in Index in Manuscript Division, material appears under Harrison, Caroline S., C.S., Carrie, Carrie S., and covers the period to Principally it is correspondence she received.

Numerous letters from Benjamin Harrison to her from the period to See also: Scott, Caroline L.