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Auditor's office, December 22d, 1820. Dear Sir Agreeably to your request, I have prepared a list of the officers of Virginia, shewing their salaries as now fixed by law, and as they stood in 1814 ... James E. Health, Auditor. [To] Thomas Miller

George W. Peck letter to “Dear Sir”

Circular. Washington, November 9th, 1840 Dear Sir: In the full conviction that the bill providing satisfaction for the French spoliations prior to 1800, which is now pending in Congress, would be greatly aided and indeed voted at the coming sess

Washington, Nov. 10, 1840. To his Excellency Governor of Dear Sir: Having understood that many citizens of who are interested in a bill now pending in Congress, for the relief of American citizens who suffered by French spoliations prior to 1800

Circular. Dear Sir: With this Circular you will receive a copy of the "Letters of Junius," which were written in order to expose to the people some of the frauds practiced upon them by officers in power ... Wm. R. Dickerson. Clayton, Pr. 76 S. T

March 23d, 1843. Dear Sir. The importance of the pending election to the peace and prosperity of this State, is our best apology for thus addressing you ... Signed. John Brown Francis [and 10 others].

Nashville, July 6, 1844. Dear Sir:--- The Democracy of Tennessee, acting through the Central Committee appointed by their State convention, propose to hold a mass meeting at this place on the 15th of August next ....

American agency office.. Washington, D. C. April, 1847. Dear Sir: The undersigned offers his services to those who may have claim for pensions of any description whatever ... John M. Thayer.

Geo. H. Snelling, Esq:- Dear Sir,- In answer to your note, of the 31st ult., I reply that in my opinion, there are no practical difficulties to be apprehended in the modification proposed by you in the plan for filling the marshes at the bottom

Dear Sir: Having purchased the celebrated stallion and getter of race horses Monmouth Eclipse ... he will make his first season in Kentucky, on the farm of W. W. Bacon ... Frankfort, Kentucky. [1850?].

Boston, Oct. 23, 1852. Dear Sir, The headquarters of the Whigs of Ward six, next door to the Ward Room is now open, and will remain so day and evening, (Sundays excepted,) during the campaign ... Per order of the County and Ward Committee.

Dear Sir: I take the liberty to invite you to my land sale, in Bostonville, (in the Town of Needham,) which will take place on the 10th inst at One o'clock P. M ... Enclosed is a free pass. Daniel Ayer ... Monday, Oct. 10, 1853.

To the graduates of the class of 1813. Dear Sir and classmates ... July 15, 1853.

Supplement. Editor of Providence Journal, Dear Sir: On the 18th, instant, you published a statement signed and sworn to by Mr. C/Gowan … will inevitable reduce us.

Supplement. Editor of Providence Journal. Dear Sir: On the 18th, instant, you published a statement signed and sworn to by Mr. M'Gowan … Yours &c., R. G. Hazard.

Boston investigator. ... Extra. Boston, April 1855. Dear Sir- We wish to make an effort to increase the circulation of the Boston investigator, and believing you to be willing to assist in the work, we take the liberty to forward you our prospec

John Bachman letter to “Dear Sir”

Washington City, May 10, 1858. Dear Sir: At a meeting of the Quarantine and sanitary convention held in the city of Baltimore, on the 29th of April, 1858 the following resolutions were adopted ... Tho. Miller, M. D. Chairman.

Boston, March 18, 1858. Dear Sir.- We have removed our office from 26 and 28 Phoenix Building to No. 17 Washington Street ... Cowles & Company.

Cambridge, May, 1859. Dear Sir: Allow me to inform you that by frequent solicitations I have been induced to open a dental establishment for the better convenience of my patients in Cambridge ... J. L. Simonds, dentist.

No.34 Central Street, Boston, May 23,1859. Dear Sir. Allow me to call your attention to a fine brand of genuine Havana cigars just received be me call the Second Battalion ... Charles C. Fuller.

Boston, Sept. 15, 1859. Dear Sir: Our attention has been called by the report of a Committee, appointed at a meeting recently held at the Old South Chapel, to the fact that the Indian tribes upon our western frontier, have just cause of complain

Waterbury, Nov. 1st, 1859. Dear Sir: - A petition was presented to the General Assembly of this State at their last session, (May 1858,) asking for division of the County of Litchfield, or the establishment of two half shire towns in that County

Dear sir: We will furnish for $1 sixteen copies of Mr. Lincoln's address similar to the copy enclosed.

Dear Sir: You are cordially invited to attend the Republican Union festival, in commemoration of Washington's birthday, to be given under the auspices of the Republican Central committees, at Irving Hall, on Saturday Evening, the 22d instant, at

Chambers, 140 Washington, Opp. School St. Boston, March 1, 1862. Dear Sir: Allow us to invite your attention to our store ... Yours truly. Chas. H. Thwing, Chester A. Collins.

The true guide on the situation. Executive mansion. Washington, November 27, 1862. Hon. Geo. F. Shepley, Military governor of Louisiana. Dear Sir: Dr. Kennedy, bearer of this, has some apprenhension that Federal officers, not citizens of Louisia

Dear Sir: The interests of the undersigned being vitally affected by the inequalities of the proposed tax bill, would state for himself and the trade he represents, that he is a wholesale merchant, manufactures and dealer in proprietary family m

Dear Sir;- You and your family are invited to be present at the presentation and raising of a flag on the Home for the friendless, which will take place, Wednesday, the 14th of May, at half-past 3 o'clock P. M. New York, May 13, 1862.

Union League House, June 25, 1863. Rev. and Dear Sir: The Union League of Philadelphia, as you are probably aware, design celebrating the coming Fourth of July in an appropriate manner ... [Philadelphia 1863].

To President Union League. Philadelphia. Dear Sir: Permit me to offer for the acceptance of the League over which you preside, the accompanying flag. It has been used by my regiment as a camp flag ... J. W. Hofman. Col. 56th regt. Pa. Vols. Dece

Col. J. W. Hofmann. 56th Penn. vols. Dear Sir: The "Camp Flag" of your regiment, which was ennobled by the use to which it was applied in the great battle of Gettysburg, has arrived safely at the League House ... Geo H. Boker. Secretary U. L. P.

Philadelphia, June 7th, 1863. Dear Sir: The Union League in Philadelphia, is desirous that the coming fourth of July should be distinguished by a great national celebration, of a character more extensive and imposing than has ever been presented

Metropolitan fair, for the U. S. Sanitary Commission. Dear Sir. You are earnestly requested to use your influence with your congregation ... that contributions may be sent to the great Metropolitan fair ... New York. Francis & Loutrel, printers,

Metropolitan fair for the United States sanitary commission. Dear Sir. As chairman of the committee on boots and shoes, I am requested to call your attention to the great expedition to be opened in this City, March 28th, 1864 ... New York 1864.

Mr. Blaine's letter of acceptance, Augusta. Aug. 20th, 1864. Gen. J. R. Bachelder: Dear Sir: I am in receipt of your favor formally advising me that on the 10th inst., the Union Convention of the Third District unanimously nominated me for re-el

... Dear Sir.-The Union State Executive Committee, respectfully, but earnestly, claim your energetic co-operation in the present contest ... Trenton. N. J. Oct. 23d, 1865.

Dear Sir, The Prince society have now ready for delivery to members the second volume of the "Hutchinson papers ... Boston, Mass. December 1, 1865.

No. 48 State Street. Boston, Sept. 11, 1865. Dear Sir: The undersigned have formed a copartnership for the transaction of a strictly commission business, in the purchase and sale of stocks, bonds, gold and government securities under the style o

No. 20, Court Street. Boston. January, 1868. Dear Sir: In handing you our office card, we beg to call your attention to our system for the collection and adjustment of claims in Boston and vicinity ... Stillman B. Allen.

Philadelphia, May 25th, 1868. Dear Sir: You are respectfully requested to meet a few of the friends of Chief Justice Chase on the 10th day of June 1868, at Parlor C. Continental Hotel, in this city, for the purpose of taking into consideration t

Tammany Society, or Columbian Order. Founded in 1789. Tammany Hall, New York, June 15, 1870. Dear Sir: The Tammany Society ... will, as is its yearly custom, celebrate the coming Fourth of July ... [New York, 1870].

Office of Jay Cooke & Co. Subscription agents for national loan, No. 114 South Third Street. Philadelphia, August 17th, 1871. Dear Sir: Our general circular to National Banks, issued on the 12th inst., informed you that the remaining one hundred

Sedalia, Mo., July 1st, 1874. Dear Sir: Having been appointed to read an Essay on Anaesthesia and anaesthetics at the next session of the Mo. Med. Ass'n--- meeting in April, 1875--- And having a desire to make said essay as complete as possible

State Democratic executive committee rooms of Ohio. Columbus, September 28th, 1875. Dear Sir: Only two weeks remain until the election ....

Office of the U. S. reporting and collecting association, Headquarters, 109 Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill., 1877 ... Dear Sir: Your name has been recommended to our Association as a desired representative for your town ... E. J. Wilber, Secretary.

Office of the United States reporting and collecting association. 109 Dearborn Street. Chicago, Ill. Dear Sir. It being important that this Association have a representative in your town, we beg of you to favor to place the enclosed circulars in

Hon. J. G. Carlisle, Committee on ways and means, H. R. Dear Sir: For greater convenience of use in committees, I have printed herewith my tabular analysis of the rates of duty on sugar proposed by the Senate Finance committee ... H. A. Brown ..

The nation's great opportunity. Shall it be improved? Dear Sir: Permit me to call your attention to the enclosed paper, and the supplement thereto ... If Congress and the country would not abstain from excessive political strife and party confli

Headquarters, D. C. Finance committee of the Republican national committee, No. 1421 New York Avenue. Washington, D. C. Oct. 16, 1884. Dear Sir: Early in August last this committee addressed you a circular letter of the Republican national commi

Dear Sir: A proposition has been made to our Committee by Frank A. Munsey, a successful and reliable publisher of this City, to start an illustrated paper, to aid in the campaign ... B. F. Jones, Chairman. New York City, August 2, 1884.

Washington, D. C. January 2, 1885. Dear Sir: The Jackson Democratic association organized Oct. 1829, will celebrate the sixty-ninth anniversary of the battle of New Orleans by a public meeting in Masonic Temple, Thursday Eve'ng January 8, at 7 o

Dear Sir: One most important task lies before the supporters of the Democratic ticket- to bring the people at large to a clear understanding of the tariff question ... It is to this end that we have published The Tariff?? cartoons and comments f

... Dear Sir: Herewith we send you a specimen ballot which will give you the information necessary to enable you to vote the full Republican ticket ... Philadelphia, October 29th, 1892.

... Dear Sir: I am directed by the association to inform you that you were elected to membership therein, as shown by the records ... Secretary. Washington, D. C. 1894.

St. Paul, Minn., September 23rd, 1898. Mr. Robert Thompson, Secretary, Lafayette Memorial Commission, Chicago, Ills. Dear Sir. [Regarding Lafayette memorial] John Ireland Archbishop of St. Paul.

New York, May 19, 1905. Dear Sir: A conference was held in New York, May 3, 1905, to consider a proposition received from Mr. Andrew Carnegie, to provide funds to promote the simplification of English spelling ....

Dear Sir: I present herewith a bill and argument which have been presented to Congress by the National Society of the Fine Arts to secure a National advisory board on civic art to give advice on questions relating to fine arts under the control

Washington, D. C. April 1906. Mr. [blank]. Dear Sir: In view of the fact that Caleb Powers, the noted Kentucky political prisoner, is to be again tried in the State courts for the fourth time, charged with complicity in the killing of William Go

Dear Sir. The Presidential campaign is approaching and there is much discussion of the question:" Who is the best man for the Democrats to nominate for President? ... A prompt reply will oblige. Yours truly. Campaign Council. [Bethesda, Md. 190

Dear Sir: You are doubtless aware of the fact, that the Mills Tariff Bill which has been passed by the Democratic majority of the House of representatives, places on the free list wool, woolen rags of every description and all grades of shoddy .

Dear Sir: I have taken the liberty to send you a few documents relating to the Railroad movement in Rhode Island in Rhode Island ... R. G. Hazard. [n. d.].

John Bachman letter to “Dear Sir”

23 East George Street, Westminster, June 15th, 1863. S. W. Cyrus W. Field, Esq. Palace Hotel, Buckingham Gate. Dear Sir. In reply to your enquiry, we beg to inform you, that-- We have carefully examined the charts of the United States coast whic

23 East George Street, Westminster, June 15th, 1863. S. W. Cyrus W. Field, Esq. Palace Hotel, Buckingham Gate. Dear Sir. In reply to your enquiry, we beg to inform you, that-- We have carefully examined the charts of the United States coast whic

... Dear Sir: In referring you to the annexed annual statement of our market, which gives the latest information, both foreign and domestic, in our possession; we have only to add, that we still continue a commission business, and will give our

... Dear Sir: In referring you to the annexed annual statement of our market, which gives the latest information, both foreign and domestic, in our possession; we have only to add, that we still continue a commission business, and will give our

... Dear Sir: In referring you to the annexed annual statement of our market, which gives the latest information, both foreign and domestic, in our possession; we have only to add, that we still continue a commission business, and will give our

... Dear Sir: In referring you to the annexed annual statement of our market, which gives the latest information, both foreign and domestic, in our possession; we have only to add, that we still continue a commission business, and will give our

Fairland, May 28th, 1800. Dear Sir. Believing that it will be agreeable to you to receive some account of the most important business which has been acted upon during the late session of Congress ... I employ the first leisure after my return ho

Fairland, May 28th, 1800. Dear Sir. Believing that it will be agreeable to you to receive some account of the most important business which has been acted upon during the late session of Congress ... I employ the first leisure after my return ho

Fairland, May 28th, 1800. Dear Sir. Believing that it will be agreeable to you to receive some account of the most important business which has been acted upon during the late session of Congress ... I employ the first leisure after my return ho

Massachusetts Anti-slavery Society. Commission. To [blank], Dear Sir, you are hearby appointed and commissioned … [Boston, 183-?].

Massachusetts Anti-slavery Society. Commission. To [blank], Dear Sir, you are hearby appointed and commissioned … [Boston, 183-?].

Dear Sir. The approaching recess of congress has, for some time, pressed on me the duty of communicating to you the proceedings of this interesting session .... B Bassett. Washington, February 26, 1809.

Dear Sir. The approaching recess of congress has, for some time, pressed on me the duty of communicating to you the proceedings of this interesting session .... B Bassett. Washington, February 26, 1809.

Dear Sir. The approaching recess of congress has, for some time, pressed on me the duty of communicating to you the proceedings of this interesting session .... B Bassett. Washington, February 26, 1809.

Dear Sir. The approaching recess of congress has, for some time, pressed on me the duty of communicating to you the proceedings of this interesting session .... B Bassett. Washington, February 26, 1809.

Georgetown, April 21, 1854 R. R. Sheckell, Esq. Dear Sir: We are in reciept of your letter of the 19th inst., of the following tenor: Gentlemen: Believing that the time has arrived when the interests of the town requite that the views and opinio

Georgetown, April 21, 1854 R. R. Sheckell, Esq. Dear Sir: We are in reciept of your letter of the 19th inst., of the following tenor: Gentlemen: Believing that the time has arrived when the interests of the town requite that the views and opinio

Dear Sir:- Will you be kind enough to place this circular in the hands of active democrats in this county, who will at once commence an organization for the purpose of supporting the principles of our party, as they will be proclaimed by the con

Dear Sir:- Will you be kind enough to place this circular in the hands of active democrats in this county, who will at once commence an organization for the purpose of supporting the principles of our party, as they will be proclaimed by the con

Dear Sir:- Will you be kind enough to place this circular in the hands of active democrats in this county, who will at once commence an organization for the purpose of supporting the principles of our party, as they will be proclaimed by the con

Dear Sir:- Will you be kind enough to place this circular in the hands of active democrats in this county, who will at once commence an organization for the purpose of supporting the principles of our party, as they will be proclaimed by the con

Philadelphia 20th, March 1798. Dear Sir I have been sometime waiting for something important to communicate to you from this place but until the message of the president of the 5th inst. with the letter of our Envoys at Paris, on the 8th of Janu

Philadelphia 20th, March 1798. Dear Sir I have been sometime waiting for something important to communicate to you from this place but until the message of the president of the 5th inst. with the letter of our Envoys at Paris, on the 8th of Janu

Philadelphia 20th, March 1798. Dear Sir I have been sometime waiting for something important to communicate to you from this place but until the message of the president of the 5th inst. with the letter of our Envoys at Paris, on the 8th of Janu

Notice to botanists. Dear Sir: I desire to obtain Herbarium specimens from all parts of the world. I therefore address you for the purpose of exchanging ... Dr. J. H. Oyster, Paola, Kansas.

Notice to botanists. Dear Sir: I desire to obtain Herbarium specimens from all parts of the world. I therefore address you for the purpose of exchanging ... Dr. J. H. Oyster, Paola, Kansas.

Dear Sir: At the meeting held in the Meionao, on Friday, June 13, the following resolutions were adopted. [6 resolutions.] Boston June 21, 1884.

Dear Sir: At the meeting held in the Meionao, on Friday, June 13, the following resolutions were adopted. [6 resolutions.] Boston June 21, 1884.

Charleston, S. C. June 11, 1886. Dear Sir: The consistory of the Huguenot church of Charleston, S. C. gratefully acknowledge your prompt and kindly response to their appeal ... Treas. for fund repairs Huguenot church. Charleston. S. C. 1886.

Charleston, S. C. June 11, 1886. Dear Sir: The consistory of the Huguenot church of Charleston, S. C. gratefully acknowledge your prompt and kindly response to their appeal ... Treas. for fund repairs Huguenot church. Charleston. S. C. 1886.

Charleston, S. C. June 11, 1886. Dear Sir: The consistory of the Huguenot church of Charleston, S. C. gratefully acknowledge your prompt and kindly response to their appeal ... Treas. for fund repairs Huguenot church. Charleston. S. C. 1886.

Dear Sir:- We ask your assistance in heading off the attempt now being made in Congress to compel the Census Bureau to recruit the large additional clerical force necessary in the compilation of the Census of 1910 on a patronage basis, instead o

Dear Sir:- We ask your assistance in heading off the attempt now being made in Congress to compel the Census Bureau to recruit the large additional clerical force necessary in the compilation of the Census of 1910 on a patronage basis, instead o

Plane Hills, 9th Sept. 1831. Dear Sir:--- I send you an extract from my first message to the Legislature on the subject of emigration. My meaning has been much perverted and grossly misinterpreted ....

Plane Hills, 9th Sept. 1831. Dear Sir:--- I send you an extract from my first message to the Legislature on the subject of emigration. My meaning has been much perverted and grossly misinterpreted ....

Dear Sir ... Your attention is invited to the annexed annual statement of the New-Orleans price-current, which will be found to contain an elaborate review of the past season's operations in our leading staples, together with valuable comparativ

Dear Sir ... Your attention is invited to the annexed annual statement of the New-Orleans price-current, which will be found to contain an elaborate review of the past season's operations in our leading staples, together with valuable comparativ