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I have the honor to inform you that the privateers Petite Democrate and Caramagnole sent into New London as a prize the Brig Nancy of Jamaica: that the Govr. of Connecticut, having possessed himself of the said brig by a party of militia, was ready to deliver her up to her master or owner at the time of her capture, but that no such persons have appeared, and that in this case the Governor...
I have now the honor to enclose you the copy of a letter from the Attorney General of the United States in the case of Hooper and Pagan, in consequence of your last to me on that subject. It is still to have been wished that no efforts had been spared on the part of Mr. Pagan to bring his case before the Supreme Court of the United States. However supposing the Court of Massachusetts to be the...
I have yet to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of the 12th. instant covering an additional Instruction, to the Commanders of British armed vessels, and explaining it’s principles, and I receive it readily as a proof of your willingness to anticipate our enquiries on subjects interesting to us. Certainly none was ever more so than the instruction in question, as it strikes at the root of...
In a letter which I had the honor of addressing you on the 19th. of June last, I asked for information when we might expect an answer to that which I had written you on the 29th. of May was twelvemonth, on the articles still unexecuted of the treaty of peace between the two nations. In your answer of the next day, you were pleased to inform me that you had forwarded the letter of the 29th. of...
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 7th. instant, on the subject of the British ship Roehampton, taken and sent into Baltimore by the French privateer the Industry, an armed Schooner of St. Domingo, which is suggested to have augmented her force at Baltimore before the capture. On this circumstance a demand is grounded that the prize she has made shall be restored. Before I...
I have the honor to inform you that the district Attorney of Pennsylvania is this day instructed to take measures for finally settling the cases of the British ship William, captured by the French privateer the Citoyen Genet , and reclaimed as taken within the Jurisdiction of the United States, in which he will proceed as I had the honor of stating to you in my letter of November 10. I have...
Your letter of the 23rd. instant, desiring an ascertainment, in the mode pointed out in my letter of Septr. 5. of the losses occasioned by waste, spoliation, and detention, of the Sloop Hope, taken on the 10th. of August by the privateer le Citoyen Genet, brought into this port the 14th. and restored on the 20th. in consequence of the orders of this Government, has been laid before the...
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to Mr. Hammond, who not having been here before on the New Year’s day, Th:J. takes the liberty of informing him that those who chuse to pay visits of compliment to the President to-day are recieved at twelve aclock.—While on this subject he will add that the 4th. of July is another anniversary on which those who chuse it visit the President. Those are the...
The bearer hereof, Mr. Louis Osmond , desires me to [convey?] to you the circumstances known to me relative to his emigration to America. Mr. Osmond, about three years ago, arrived in America from France, and brought me letters of recommendation from [several?] persons of rank and character there informing me that his fa[mily?] having from some circumstances lost their fortune there, [he had?]...