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Colo. Humphries having charged mr Church our Consul at Lisbon to send us information of the truce between Algiers & Portugal by an Express vessel, he engaged one under Swedish colours to come here with his letters. She is now lying at New York at our expence. Thinking it material to save as much of the expence as we can, by permitting her to be freighted back to Lisbon to which place she is to...
Colo. Humphries having charged Mr. Church our Consul at Lisbon to send us information of the truce between Algiers and Portugal by an Express vessel, he engaged one under Swedish colours to come here with his letters. She is now lying at New York at our expence. Thinking it material to save as much of the expence as we can, by permitting her to be freighted back to Lisbon to which place she is...
Estimate of the Expenses of the Department of State, at Home; for one year, commencing 1st. January 1793. Dollrs. The Secretary of State’s salary 3,500 One Chief Clerk’s      do.   800 3 Clerk’s-(an additional one will probably be requisite) say } 2,000 Clerk for foreign Languages’ salary   250 Office keeper and messenger’s do.    250 6,800 Stationary of all kinds   240 Firewood   200
I have the honor to inclose you a paper delivered me by mr Bournonville on the part of the Minister of France reclaiming against the demand of tonnage on the vessels which came hither from the West Indies in their late calamity. It is urged that they were driven out of their harbours by superior force, & obliged to put to sea without water or stores, & therefore to make the first ports where...
I have the honor to inclose you a paper delivered me by Mr. Bournonville on the part of the Minister of France reclaiming against the demand of tonnage on the vessels which came hither from the West Indies in their late calamity. It is urged that they were driven out of their harbours by superior force, obliged to put to sea without water or stores, and therefore to make the first ports where...
[ Philadelphia, September 2, 1793. On November 30, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Jefferson : “I have taken the opinion of the Attorney General in the case of the St Domingo vessels, mentioned in your letter of the 2d of September last.” Letter not found. ]
Th. Jefferson submits to the Secretaries of the treasury & War & the Atty Genl. some sketches of Notes to be signed for the President. As they are done from memory only, they will be pleased to insert whatever more their memories suggest as material. Particularly, the final conclusion as to the express-vessel will be to be inserted, which is most accurately know to the Secy. of the Treasury....
Th. Jefferson has the honor to submit to the correction & approbation of the Secretaries of the Treasury & War, the inclosed draughts of letters to the French minister on the subject of the ship William & others in her situation, & to Mr. Hammond & mr. Pinckney on the subject of the Snow Suckey. AL , letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. The William , a British...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the correction and approbation of the Secretaries of the Treasury and War, the inclosed draughts of letters to the French minister on the subject of the ship William and others in her situation, and to Mr. Hammond and Mr. Pinckney on the subject of the Snow Suckey. [ Replies by Alexander Hamilton and Henry Knox :] The letters to Mr. Hammond and Mr....
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the Secretaries of the Treasury & war, draughts of two letters of this day’s date to the Ministers of France & England. He confesses himself not satisfied with the latter altogether, as it has somewhat of the appearance of evasion. The gentlemen will be pleased to propose any alteration either may desire, handing the letters round to him to be finally...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the Secretaries of the Treasury and war, draughts of two letters of this day’s date to the Ministers of France and England. He confesses himself not satisfied with the latter altogether, as it has somewhat of the appearance of evasion. The gentlemen will be pleased to propose any alterations either may desire, handing the letters round to him to be...
I have the honor to inclose you the following portion of a Draught of a letter to M. Genet in answer to his ⟨– – –⟩. do. to order away the privateers fitted out in our ports. do. to Messrs Carmichael & Short on the letter of Viar & Jaudenes. do. to Viar & Jaudenes in answer to their letter. with these are all the preceding letters respecting the same subject. The ideas are in the form approved...
I have the honor to inclose you the following papers. With these are all the preceding letters respecting the same subjects . The above are in the form approved by Genl. Knox, Mr. Randolph, and myself: and we have agreed to meet at my office on Monday at 12. aclock to consider of any alterations which you would wish to propose on my giving them previous notice. I also inclose two other papers...
I had wished to have kept back the issuing passports for sea vessels, till the question should be decided whether the treaty with France should be declared void, lest the issuing the Passport prescribed by that treaty might be considered as prejudging the question. The importunities however of the owners obliging me to give out a few, I had them printed in the Dutch form only. Not then having...
I had wished to have kept back the issuing passports for sea vessels, till the question should be decided Whether the treaty with France should be declared void, lest the issuing the Passport prescribed by that treaty might be considered as prejudging the question. The importunities however of the owners obliging me to give out a few, I had them printed in the Dutch form only. Not then having...
When you mentioned to me yesterday that M. de Ternant proposed to apply for a sum of money, & founded himself on a letter of mine which gave him reason to expect it, I thought I could not have written such a letter, because I did not recollect it, & because it was out of the plan which you know had been adopted that when we furnished one sum of money we should avoid promising another. I have...
When you mentioned to me yesterday that M. de Ternant proposed to apply for a sum of money, and founded himself on a letter of mine which gave him reason to expect it, I thought I could not have written such a letter, because I did not recollect it, and because it was out of the plan which you know had been adopted that when we furnished one sum of money we should avoid promising another. I...
Philadelphia, April 24, 1793. Requests a warrant “for the sum of six hundred fifty one Dollars, sixty seven Cents, the Balance of the appropriation for my office, to be applied to defray its contingent expenses.” LS , letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress; LC , RG 59, Domestic Letters, Vol. V, National Archives.
Nearly the whole of the last draft of contingent money for the Department of State being expended, I must request the favor of you to cause a warrant to issue payable to Geo. Taylor Junr. for the sum of six hundred, fifty one Dollars, sixty seven Cents, the Balance of the appropriation for my office, to be applied to defray it’s contingent expenses; and am with respect Sir, Your most obedient...
Having received full authority from mr William Short to superintend & controul the disposal of his property in the public funds, I take the liberty of desiring that no property of his of that kind, whether standing in his own name or in that of mr James Brown or any other person in trust for him may be permitted to be transferred or to [be] paid to any person whatever. I have the honor to be...
Having received full authority from Mr. William Short to superintend and controul the disposal of his property in the public funds, I take the liberty of desiring that no property of his of that kind, whether standing in his own name or in that of Mr. James Brown or any other person in trust for him may be permitted to be transferred or to [be] paid to any person whatever. I have the honor to...
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to the Secretary of the Treasury. & is obliged to recall to his mind the order of the President inclosed to him on the 23d. inst. Tuesday being the last day allowed Th: J. for transmitting bills by the packet. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. For background to this letter, see Jefferson to H, March 23, 1793 ; George Washington to H,...
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to the Secretary of the Treasury, and is obliged to recall to his mind the order of the President inclosed to him on the 23d. inst. Tuesday being the last day allowed Th:J. for transmitting bills by the packet. PrC ( DLC ); on same sheet as PrC of TJ to Nathaniel Cutting of this date. Tr ( DLC ); 19th-century copy; on same sheet as Tr of TJ to Cutting of...
In compliance with the desire you expressed, I shall endeavor to give you the view I had of the destination of the loan of three millions of florins obtained by our bankers in Amsterdam previous to the acts of the 4th. & 12th. of Aug. 1790. when it was proposed to adopt it under those acts. I am encouraged to do this by the degree of certainty with which I can do it, happening to possess an...
In compliance with the desire you expressed, I shall endeavor to give you the view I had of the destination of the loan of three millions of florins obtained by our bankers in Amsterdam previous to the acts of the 4th. and 12th. of Aug. 1790. when it was proposed to adopt it under those acts. I am encouraged to do this by the degree of certainty with which I can do it, happening to possess an...
[ Philadelphia, March 24, 1793. On March 24, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Jefferson : “I have the honor of your two notes of yesterday and today.” Letter of March 24 not found. ]
The Attorney general has just informed me that on a conversation with you it has been found convenient that we should meet at 9. oclock tomorrow at his house as Commissioners of the Sinking fund. I will attend there and shall hope the honor of meeting you. I have that of being Sir your most obedt. servt. ALS , letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress; copy, Thomas...
I inclose you the order of the President for 39,500. Dollars to complete the third year’s allowance under the act concerning intercourse with foreign nations, which third year will end on the last day of June next. I have the honor to be Sir   your very humble servt ALS , letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress; LC , RG 59, Domestic Letters, Vol. 5, National Archives....
I inclose you the order of the President for 39,500. Dollars to complete the third year’s allowance under the act concerning intercourse with foreign nations, which third year will end on the last day of June next. I have the honor to be Sir Your very humble servt PrC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “The Secretary of the Treasury.” FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 59, DL ). Enclosure: George Washington to...
The Attorney general has just informed me that on a conversation with you it has been found convenient that we should meet at 9. aclock tomorrow at his house as Commissioners of the Sinking fund. I will attend there and shall hope the honor of meeting you. I have that of being Sir your most obedt. servt. PrC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “The Secretary of the Treasury.” Tr ( DLC ); 19th-century copy.