Letter and Accompanying Documents from the Hon. Richard Rush to Joseph Gales, Esq., Mayor of the City of Washington; Respecting the Loan of a Million and a Half Dollars, Negotiated by the Former, in Europe, for the Said City and the Towns

Letter and Accompanying Documents from the Hon. Richard Rush to Joseph Gales, Esq., Mayor of the City of Washington; Respecting the Loan of a Million and a Half Dollars, Negotiated by the Former, in Europe, for the Said City and the Towns

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...would be required before the corporations could send them out so framed and signed anew. The present ones might stand in the mean time; or I could sign new ones under my general authority, which I should hope would satisfy the parties until others could arrive. Or, if it would save time, you are at full liberty to fill up the present certificates yourselves in such way as you think may best subserve our main purpose under the law, until we can do better. If the loan be raised, the towns would not wish the whole sum paid down at once, but in instalments; say one third on the first of January next, one third on the first of January, 1831, and the remainder on the first of January, 1832; or if this be objectionable, the second instalment to be paid on the first of July next, and the last on the first of January following. Interest to begin from the day of paying the first instalment. The first of January next is fixed as the time, as the corporations will want reasonable notice beforehand. I hope I have stated the essential points; subject to such further explanations between us as may be necessary. I will ask it as a favor to hear from you, as soon as the nature of our subject will allow, being anxious to embark on my return to Washington, before the season is too far advanced. I send enclosed in the two parcels, the powers given to me by the three towns to act on their behalf, with the documents to which they refer. Repeating my hope that we may arrange matters to mutual satisfaction, begging to express my entire confidence in the fairness of all your views, and flattering myself that we bring, reciprocally, to our negotiation intentions that will prove conducive to a just issue, I have the honor to remain, With great respect, - Your obedient...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236487141
  • 9781236487148