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Powel, Samuel, 1738-1793


Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Envelope, Samuel Powel, 1788 September 7

 Item — Box 13, Folder: 1788.09.07
Identifier: A-543.26
Scope and Contents

One envelope, no letter or note. Addressed to Samuel Powel.

Dates: 1788 September 7

Letter, from Mr. and Mrs. Powel, 1792 June 8

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 1792.06.08
Identifier: A-543.9
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The Speaker of the Senate of Pennsylvania [Mr. Powel] will wait on President and Mrs. Washington on Thursday--Mrs. Powel sends regrets.

Dates: 1792 June 8

Letter, from Samuel Powel, 1787 July 25

 Item — Box 21, Folder: 1787.07.25
Identifier: W-1310/A.34
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Has seen coach painter and quotes prices for painting, gilding, etc. the chariot--this is for varnishing coach body and surface polished, with no varnish to be added later--a cheaper mode is painting first and varnishing later--work will take 4-5 weeks--has made no contract with him, nor mentioned names--cannot give price of lining since coach-maker is away--a postscript gives price of lining as £3 exclusive of cloth and lace--quotes price and yardage of lace and cloth.

Dates: 1787 July 25

Letter, to Elizabeth and Samuel Powel, undated

 Item — Box 3, Folder: ND2
Identifier: A-417.47
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Writing for the General and herself, Martha regrets their inability to have tea with the Powels tomorrow -- George Washington is to be dining out, and Mrs. Washington has invited guests for the day

Dates: undated

Letter, to Samuel and Elizabeth Powel, 1793 April 24

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 1793.04.24
Identifier: A-417.26
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Mrs. Washington is indisposed with a cold -- afraid she will increase it by going to the circus this afternoon -- President and rest of family will go to see exhibition of Mr. Ricketts.

Dates: 1793 April 24

Letter, to Samuel Powel, 1785 June 15

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1785.06.15
Identifier: A-417.1
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Anyone recommended by Mr. Powel is welcome at Mt. Vernon--encloses letter from an unknown gentleman [this was a Mr. Charles Vancouver, desiring to dedicate a publication to George Washington]--investigate to see what others think of author & his project.

Dates: Copyright: 1785 June 15

Letter, to Samuel Powel, 1785 July 19

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1785.07.19
Identifier: A-417.2
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Mr. Powel's advice has made him write Mr. [Charles] Vancouver, declining dedication of his publication--hopes to see Dr. Mayes, Powel's friend, on return from Caroline--Mrs. Macauly Graham's journey to the south--Mrs. Powel's letter to his nephew [Bushrod Washington] in Fredericksburg will be cared for.

Dates: 1785 July 19

Letter, to Samuel Powel, 1787 July 25

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 1787.07.25
Identifier: A-417.15
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Thanks for inquiring into prices of painting and lining carriages--he has employed a Mr. Clark to repair chariot--well spoken of--can see progress every day when passing his workshop in the Square.

Dates: 1787 July 25

Letter, to Samuel Powel, 1787 November 30

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 1787.11.30
Identifier: A-417.13
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The Powel's safe arrival in Philadelphia [after visit at Mt. Vernon]--the Mr. Morrises [Robert and Gouvernor] visited on way to Richmond--hopes to hear of the [Pennsylvania] state convention's decision on Federal Government--Spanish chestnuts--will send more about the 1st of October next year.

Dates: 1787 November 30

Letter, to Samuel Powel, 1788 January 18

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 1788.01.14
Identifier: A-417.11
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Thoughts about various states debating ratification of Constitution--generosity of landholders in county of Philadelphia in proposing it for seat of Federal government.

Dates: 1788 January 18

Letter, to Samuel Powel, 1790 February 21

 Item — Box 5, Folder: 1790.02.21
Identifier: A-417.18
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Thanks to Society for letter and present accompanying it -- beneficial consequences to rural economy from prizes awarded -- Mr. Matthewson's improvements in art of cheese making. Signed by Washington, though not written in his hand.

Dates: 1790 February 21

Letter, to Samuel Powel, 1790 June 20

 Item — Box 5, Folder: 1790.06.20
Identifier: A-417.19
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Received his letter by Mr. Robert Parish -- declines proposals for dedicating the travels of William Bartram to himself, as it sets a bad precedent -- however, approves book and adds name as a subscriber.

Dates: 1790 June 20

Letter, to Samuel Powel, 1791 August 2

 Item — Box 5, Folder: 1791.08.02
Identifier: A-417.20
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Presents one set of the Annals sent him by Mr. Arthur Young to the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture as requested.

Dates: 1791 August 2

Letter, to Samuel Powel, 1792 June 29

 Item — Box 5, Folder: 1792.06.29
Identifier: A-417.23
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Washington will gladly accept one of tubs of grape vines from Madeira if Mr. Powel doesn't need them all -- a vessel sails for Alexandria in a few days -- will send sundry parcels to Mt. Vernon.

Dates: 1792 June 29

Letter, to Samuel Powel, 1793 May 4

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 1793.05.04
Identifier: A-417.27
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Received from Arthur Young two sets of his Annals, numbered 98-108--presumes one set intended, as usual, for Agricultural Society of this city--accordingly, sends them to him as president.

Dates: 1793 May 4

Lettter, to Samuel Powel, 1785 December 27

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1785.12.27
Identifier: A-417.3
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Letter discussing the "Agricultural Society of Philadelphia," also known as the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture.

Dates: 1785 December 27

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Correspondence 13
Agriculture 2