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I recieved your favor of the 21st. yesterday, inclosing post notes for 235 dollars. I shall...
I have had it in contemplation to write You, some time past, but thought it most prudent to defer...
I have been much delighted with the extract from your collection of fables, and should have told...
Bank of Engd. estabd. 1694. for abt. 11 years—to 1705. on the models of Genoa, Naples & Bologna....
In estimating the tendency of Governme⟨n⟩ts to the increase or the relaxation of their powers...
I received yours of the 28th. last evening. Your preceding one covering among other things your...
Letter not found. Ca. 16 December 1795. Mentioned in Jones to JM, 21 Dec. 1795 . Discusses the...
Letter not found. 1 October 1796. Acknowledged in Beckley to JM, 15 Oct. 1796 . Encloses a letter...
By the last mail I acknowledged the receipt of your favor of the 9th. Ult: and hazarded a few...
I have recd. your’s of the 9th. inclosing a letter for Mr. Chew which I shall forward as you...
111Excise, [16 January] 1795 (Madison Papers)
In Committee of the Whole, Smith (Maryland) opposed excises hut asked rhetorically, “Why not lay...
Since my last which was written on sunday last and included an introduction of young Mr. Colden...
The paper of yesterday inclosed, will give you a clue to the designs of the faction which has...
We arrived here yesterday morning was a week, having been obliged to push through the bad weather...
I have been favored with yours of the 19th. instant and thank you for the answer to Mr. St....
Letter not found. 18 April 1791. Noted by JM in his list of letters to Jefferson as relating to...
N. Hampshre. rate of depreciation settled by law after Mar. 18. 80. from 40 to 120 for 1. Actual...
Best Taverns over the Bridge Kings bridge—New House Crowtons—A Widow Purdie Peekskill—Excellent...
I have written you several particular letters latterly, & now add this for a conveyance of which...
120Tonnage Duties, [7 May] 1789 (Madison Papers)
JM moved to lower the tonnage duty on ships of countries which had no alliance with the United...
In order to give color to a right in the Executive to exercise the Legislative power of judging...
Letter not found. 28 May 1794. Acknowledged in Sitman and others to JM, 22 Jan. 1795 . Concerns...
123Import Duties, [9 May] 1789 (Madison Papers)
The impost bill, first read on 5 May, was under consideration by the Committee of the Whole....
The last papers compleated the view proposed to be taken of the arguments in support of the new...
We have been concerned as well as disappointed in not having a single line from Orange since we...
Letter not found. 29 September 1792. Acknowledged in Taylor to JM, 3 Jan. 1793 . Concerns hopes...
I write this by your servant on his way to George Town with a Horse. He applies to me for his...
128Public Debt, [10 March] 1790 (Madison Papers)
Secretary Hamilton’s report on the means of providing funds for the assumption of state debts was...
129Militia, [23 December] 1790 (Madison Papers)
Laurance objected that JM’s amendment did not properly belong in the first section of the bill....
On 17 February Washington forwarded to Congress the laws passed by the Georgia General Assembly...
131Sale of Prizes, [11 May] 1796 (Madison Papers)
On 7 May, Smith (Maryland) moved that no nation be allowed to sell prizes in United States ports,...
Letter not found. 22 June 1789. Acknowledged in Johnston to JM, 8 July 1789 . Encloses President...
Letter not found. 14 December 1794, Philadelphia. Introduces Robert S. Van Rensselaer. RC offered...
I received yesterday your favor covering a letter to Monsr. Liancourt which I have put into the...
In a letter of March 15. from Mr. Jefferson I am requested to communicate to you the result of...
I am just in possession of your favor of the 24 inst: & thank you for the pamphlet which I shall...
The last letter recd. from you was that of Feby. 1. Since my answer to that the state of the...
The House passed a resolution on 21 November 1792 requesting the secretary of the treasury to...
An humble address has been lately presented to the Prince of Wales by the buckle manufacturers of...
The House defeated Hartley’s motion “that the House should go into a committee of the whole on...
After several little turns in the mode of conveying you notice of your election, recurrence was...
Molasses Massts. has 60 distilleries. (Sheffd. p. 108) In 1769.—3,580,144. galls. of French &...
Your favor of the 9th. was received last evening. To my thanks for the several inclosures I must...
Since my last I have had the pleasure of your two favors of Ocr. 23 & 24. The business of the...
Your two letters of the 12 & 11. came duly to hand since my last. The power of Atty sent me...
I have received your two favors of Ocr. 30 and Novr. 6, the former not in time to be answered on...
For a week past the subject of amendts. has exclusively occupied the H. of Reps. Its progress has...
Letter not found. 27 November 1792. Acknowledged in Callis to JM, 9 Dec. 1792 . Requests vouchers...
On 2 April Clark moved a resolution calling for nonintercourse with Great Britain, and on 14...
The last letter I recd. from you was of Novr. 12. I had previously informed you that your...