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From Elbridge Gerry

Watertown October 1st 1775 Dear Sir, I received your Favour of Sepr. 17th relative to the Manufactory of Saltpetre & am fully of Opinion, that it is a ... | ... . place obtains from the Earth of Stables &c. fifteen pounds per Day.” The person who related it, Capt ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP3d064

To James Warren

Philada. Jany. 1. 1776 Sr., I wrote you last from Hackinsac when I was on dated Novr. that I was sorry had put my Trunk on board a Waggon bound for ... | ... . Wrote by Post to Col. Warren & my Wife. Rainy day PM sat out & rode 10m to Hoppmans & put up road ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP3d087

From David Cobb

Bristol Feby. 11th 1776 My Dear Sir, I have been here for this fortnight pass erecting works for the Salt Petre business, & have now a large quantity of ... | ... to be remember’d to you, perticularly J. Russell Auctioneer. The Bombardment of Boston takes place within 12 days ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP3d109

From Thomas Cushing

Dear Sir, Boston September 9th 1776 I have received your kind favor of the 24 ultimo. The 24 Gun Frigate might have been out to sea a month ago and have ... | ... one of them out (which at this difficult day is attended with Ten times the trouble & fatigue ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP3d217

To Elbridge Gerry

My dear Sir, Boston Jany. 18th. 1777 Cold weather & continual Avocations prevented my writing you by Dodd the Express, but I may not omitt sending you by ... | ... there was a large sum there ready for the Loans. I may not omit a curiosity which I saw the other day. Some ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP3d276

From Captain John Grannis and others

Much Respected Sir, On board the Ship Warren Feby. 11th. 1777 We the Subscribers, who belong to the Ship warren, voluntarily engaged in the marine ... | ... manner. Fifthly, when a british frigate, a few days ago, was on ground, either for the want of wisdom ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP3d279

From William Baylies

Sir, Dighton March 6th. 1777 I receiv’d your Letter of the third Instant; which, as expressive of your good Opinion and Friendship towards me, afforded ... | ... to the hostile Efforts of Great-Britain. Those People who are to compose our Armies are, at this Day, fully ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP3d283

From John Brown

Sr., Providence April 25th. 1777 The Barer Capt. Jones will hand you Capt. Reeds Evidence allso Capt. Dennis’s Letter to his owners for Your perusell. ... | ... to Attend the Tryel. I heard Sum tim past you was gone to Congress. Please to mention what Day You propose ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP3d289

To Henry Snoad

Boston New England July 29th. 1751 Sr., I heartily Embrace this my first oppertunity of paying my Respects to you, for your great Kindness to me while a ... | ... all day." An effort to raft tar down the river went awry "by Reason of a Cockling Sea," and led him ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP1d113

Trial notes

Supr. Ct. Suff. Novr. 1779 State vs. John Brainard for Rape on Chloe Slocum Cloe Slocum the Pris. came to our house, set down, sd. he wondered how the ... | ... . It is therefore considerd by the Court that the said John Brainard go without Day. ( (Superiour Court ...

In: Robert Treat Paine Papers, RTP4d067

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