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With this you will receive a thing called a sermon, in which you will see exhibited a correct picture of New Engld. Federalism, excepting one strong feature, which the painter has not exhibited, viz. a deep rooted hostility to our present sistem of Government but he deserves great credit for having given a correct picture of the veracity, Charity, & candor of his party. Whether we shall...
I have had the honor of receiving your several communications in relation to Manufactories, including your note of the 20th. inst. enclosing a letter from John Webb. Having sent about one hundred & fifty letters to different Gentlemen in various parts of this State in the month of August last, I had presumed that before this time I should have received so much information on the interesting...
I take the liberty of observing to you that Col Jona Russell of Providence is now here and about sailing for Toninggen, and if no Consul has been appointed for that place Col Russel would be pleased with the appointment, and as his Character is well known to you I presume you will with pleasure confer the appointment desired. If you should think proper to make the appointment, and will please...
I had this day the pleasure of receiving your very freindly and highly esteem’d letter of the 16 th I am very glad that the fish arrived safe and was satisfactory in quality.— The Tories in this quarter have been making great exartions to induce their subordinate, deceived, adherents, to believe that M r Madison is intitled to their confidence, and they effect to believe that he will abandon...
In your letter of the 16 th you were good enough to mention my Son ,— I was inform’d by M r Smith my former principle Clerk that an attempt would probably be made by Pickering to injure the character of my Son as an agent for fortifications, and M r Smith observed that he had mentioned the subject to you & that a postponement was thought advisable of his nomination as an officer in the Army
The result of our Elections has given our political opponants the intire direction of our State Government for the present year, what use they will make of the power they possess is uncertain, moderation or prudence, belongs not to their political character, they may however; for once, consider it expedient to attempt some restraint on their feelings & dispositions, I fear they will, but if...
It was early perceived that the passions, prejudice, general disposition and character of the Accountant of the Department of War, rendered him very unsuitable for the Office he holds; and I should have applied for his removal several years ago, had I not been induced to expect, from year to year, that such an arrangement would have been made in relation to the accounting offices of the War...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following promotions and appointment in the Regiment of Artillerists in the Service of the United States. viz a First Lieut. Enoch Humphry, to be promoted to the rank of Captain, vice, John Saunders appointed Major in the Regiment of Light Artillery January 9th. 1809 a Second Lieut. Samuel Maclay to be promoted to the rank of First Lieut...
I accept with gratefull feelings the recent mark of your friendship, and having taken the requisite steps for authorising my entering on the duties of my new office, I hereby resign the office of Secretary of the Department of War.—be pleased Sir to accept my most sincere thanks for the many obligations you have confered on me. and believe to be with the highest respect & esteem your sincere...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation John W. Guion to be appointed Military Agent for the Southern Department of the United States vice Abraham D. Abrahams Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration [ Note by Jefferson :] Feb. 16. 09. Approved  T h : Jefferson DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation   Fitzhugh, John A. Chandler, William Hobart and Henry Bankstead Jnr. to be appointed Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration PHi .
The pay of a Cadet in the Artillery is ten dollars per month, & he receives two rations per day. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the First Legion of the Militia of the District of Columbia viz. Joseph Cassin to be appointed Captain of Light Infantry McCauley Haynes to be appointed Lieutenant ditto William Dyson to be appointed Ensign    ditto Accept, Sir, assurances of my high respect & consideration. PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the Troops to be raised by virtue of an act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force” passed the 12th April 1808 viz. Nelson Luckett Lt. of Marines to be appointed a Captain in the Regiment of Light Dragoons. Return Bryant Brown of Vermont and Henry A. S. Dearborn of Massachusetts...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Peter Gansevoort Junr. of the State of New York and Wade Hampton of South Carolina to be appointed Brigadier Generals in the Troops to be raised by virtue of an act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional Military force” passed on the 12th day of April 1808— Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and consideration DLC :...
I think you may say to Col. Duane, that he will not be called on duty from the vicinity of Philadelphia for several months at least, unless some unforeseen emergency occurs, and that in the course of a few months he will be better able to decide on the expediency or inexpediency of resigning. Yours with respect DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Sir in the answer to the little Bear, I have noted an alteration which may be proper to prevent him concedering the 500 Dollars &c as intended merely for himself, which was intended for the Indians Generally in that neighborhood. In the Answer to them generally, I have taken the liberty of proposing such an alteration in that part which relates to the two tracts of land, as will, I presume...
I have the honor of transmitting you herewith a list of appointments made during the recess of Congress, in the troops to be raised by virtue of an Act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force” Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
‘s prom. I have proposed allowing to the Wyandots who reside at and near Brown’s Town (who claim a promise of General Wayne and whose petition is alluded to) to retain forever (a tract of land of 18 miles in length on the water and to run back to the swamp about three miles;) (one tract of one mile in front on Detroit river including the village Muguago where the Chief, called Walk in the...
I have the honor of proposing for your Approbation Thomas H. Holland of N. Ca. to be appointed Surgeons Mate in the Army of the U. S. Accept Sir &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the troops to be raised by virtue of an act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force” passed on the 12th day of April 1808. viz John Johnson of Pennsylvania and Fayette Roane of Virginia to be appointed Captains of Infantry John Stewart of Pensylvania & William R. Davis of South...
As well as I can recollect, there were no talks made by either of the Chiefs alluded to, or answers given, except such as related merely to friendly dispositions on both sides, with some explanations relative to the Treaty of Greenvill, presents were made in the usual way, with recommendations to keep at peace, to cultivate the land, and to discontinue the use of Ardent spirits, &c &c. The...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the troops to be raised by virtue of an act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force” passed on the 12th day of April 1808 viz Tully Robinson of Virginia to be appointed Major in the Fifth Regiment of Infantry. Isaac Coles of Virginia to be appointed Captain in the Regiment of...
Capt. Tingey received a letter the last evening from Capt. Fountain in which it was stated as a fact that the destination of the Troops from Hallifax is Battonrouch. Yours. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Capt. Tingey received a letter the last evening from Capt. Truxton in which it was stated as a fact that the destination of the Troops from Hallifax is Battonrouch. Yours DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The enclosed note, was recd this morning, I had desired [Mr] Smith to confer with you [on] the subject; If he can without [de]lay fit out the vessel at Charles ton , and convey the Genl. to N.O. might return & cruise off the ia Coast, or elsewher. will [yo]u please to give Mr. Smith your opinnion in such measures as to [let] the question rest with him, or otherways as you may think proper.—...
I had neglected to put Col Smith of S. Carolina, into the list which I presented to you this day, he is highly recommended as an old revolutionary Officer of great merit & sound principles with this I send his name, for appointment. yours respectfuly DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the troops to be raised by virtue of an act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force” passed on the 12th day of April 1808 viz. Thomas Sumpter Junr. of South Carolina to be appointed Lieut. Colonel in the Regiment of Light Artillery. Leonard Covington of Maryland to be appointed...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation, John Smith of South Carolina, to be appointed Lieut Colonel in the third Regiment of Infantry in the service of the United States Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Ensign Milo Mason of the fourth Regiment of Infantry, Cadets Christopher Vandeventer , Solomon G Conklin , & Augustus W. Magee and/or John Erving Junr. of Massachusetts / and John Fitzgerald of Maryland , to be appointed Second Lieutenants in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States Accept Sir assurances of my high...
Having fully concidered the question relating to the allowence of extra rations to Genl. Wilkinson while commanding the Army at New Orleans and its vicinity, and having had a conversation with Mr. Rodney on the subject, I am fully satisfied that the allowence is authorised by law & practise, and Mr. Rodney appears to have no impressions contrary to my own opinnion. I have made a statement of...
Sir, the enclosed letter is from an intelligent Capt. who would not write as he does on slight suspicions. Yours, Dec. 24 . 08. I have communicated the inclosed to the Secretaries of the Treasy. & Navy, & you will see their answers. will you be so good as to give whatever orders you think equal to the case, within your department. you know the position of the place & resources better than I...
Whereas it appears by the declareation of Captain Hendrick a Chief and Agent for the Dellaware Indians and is confirmed by the acnowledgement made to me personally by the Little Turtle a Chief of the Miamies, that the said Miamies have granted to the Dellawares, Mohiccaners and Muncies and their descendants forever a certain portion of their Lands on the White River for the sole use and...
I have the honor to propose for your approbation Adam King and Joel Browne to be appointed Captains of Infantry in the first Legion of the Militia of the District of Columbia Accept Sir, assurances of my high respect and consideration PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
Sir, there being strong grounds for suspecting the Little Turtle of double dealing between us, and the British officers in upper Canada to whom he pay’d a visit a short time before he set out on his Journey to this place, it may be a question whether some allusions to his friendly feelings towards the British Govt. or to overtures from that quarter to him, may be mentioned in your Answer.—I...
The Chipewa who was here the last winter is now here with a young man of his Nation and has through Mr. Riley who accompaines them, deliverd the enclosed talk. I have proposed their calling on you on monday next at eleven oclock, and I think it probable that the Little Turtle & his party will wait on you at the same time if you have no objection. Yours with respectfull esteem DLC : Papers of...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the Troops, to be raised by virtue of an act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force passed on the 12th. day of April 1808. viz. Capt Elijah Strong of the first Regt of Infantry to be appointed Major in the 7th Regiment of Infantry. Lewis Peckham of Rhode Island to be appointed...
Sir, the appointments of the Inspector, & Paymaster, should be submitted to the Senate. Yours, DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Major Abimael Y. Nicoll of the Regiment of Artillerists to be appointed Adjutant and Inspector of the Army; and Robert Brent of the City of Washington to be appointed Pay Master of the Army. Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and consideration Approved DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation James McGuire to be appointed Captain of Riflemen in the 2d. Legion of the militia of the District of Columbia. Accept, &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
I have the honor herewith to transmit you, a list of promotions and appointments in the Army of the United States made during the last recess of Congress. Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate. A.    Regiment of Artillerists  First Lieut Clarence Mulford to be promoted to the rank of Cap. vice, Josiah Durham, resigned 30 April. 1808....
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the troops to be raised by virtue of an act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force” passed on the 12th. day of April 1808.— Names Rank Corps New Hampshire Benjamin Hill Second Lieutenant Infantry
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following promotions and appointments in the Army of the United States viz. Regiment of Artillerists. First Lieutenant William A. Murray to be promoted to the rank of Captain vice, John Fergus deceased May 21st. 1808. First Lieut. Joseph Cross to be promoted to the rank of Captain, vice, William L Cooper dismissed Novemr. 17th. 1808....
an other of the Quakers who visited the western Indians the last Spring has arrived and has brought the papers which accompany this note, they are desirious of seing you this evening if agreable—Wells has undoubtedly dictated that part of the Little Turtle, of each which expresses a desire to have no more to do with the Quakers. he is an unfaithful unprincipled fellow. DLC : Papers of Thomas...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Benjamin Champney of Massachusetts to be appointed a First Lieutenant in the Regiment of Riflemen in the service of the U.S. Accept, Sir, &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
Not having received reports from the Engineers generally, to a later date than the 1st of October, I have it not in my power, at present, to exhibit a detailed statement of the progress made in the erection of fortifications . But from the latest information received as well as from my own observations in the course of my late journey, I have reason to believe that, in the course of the...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation George Washington of Virginia to be appointed a Second Lieutenant in the 5th: Regiment of Infantry in the service of the U.S. Accept, Sir, &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the additional troops Viz Joseph Loring of Massachusetts to be appointed Captain in the 4th: Regiment of Infantry vice Capt. Charles Coffin resigned Henry Whiting of Massachusetts to be appointed Cornet in the Regiment of Light Dragoons. Accept, Sir, &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the First Legion of the Militia of the District of Columbia viz. Bayley Washington to be appointed Captain of Infantry William McKee " Lieutenant
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation George Morley of New York, to be appointed a Cadet in the Regiment of Light Artillery in the service of the United States. Accept, Sir, assurances of my high respect & consideration Approved Th : Jefferson PHi .