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If in the Course of Your Excellency’s leisure your may be pleased to cast Your eye over the Poem I now have the honor of laying before You, You will be able to judge whether it possesses sufficient merit to be dedicated to You. I shall make it more perfect, before it meets the public, if Your Excellency conceives that You would not have to blush for Patronizing the sentiments and the humble...
I herewith inclose Mr. O’Brien’s letter, pursuant to your Excellency’s instructions. I thought it proper to copy the two first pages and to place the extract in the hands of Dr Lathrop, to be communicated to the Academy, at their next meeting. Mr O’Brien’s donation is still at Plymouth. No convenient opportunity has ocurred to have it conveyed by land, and the severity of the season has...
I am not without apprehension that I may commit an impropriety by the present mode of address—if I do, I trust to your well known indulgence for forgiveness— It is my fixed intention, Sir, after obtaining an honorable discharge from my present confinement, to quit Commercial pursuits, and turn my attention to Agriculture—unless an opportunity should immediately present for serving my Country...
From a Conviction that the Introduction of Contagious Diseases into the Ports of the United States may be prevented by effectual Laws, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia have directed me to present to you a Copy of their proceedings on this interesting Subject, of which they request your Acceptance. I am / with Sentiments of great / Respect, / By order of the College MHi : Adams Papers.
The Director of the Mint, begs leave for the Information of Government, respectfully to export That during the past Year, there have been issued from the Mint, the several Species of Coin particularly mentioned in the enclosed Returns, amounting in Value to 194,605 Dollars in Gold Coins, 63,156, 45/100 Dollars in Silver Coins, and 9,990, 34/100 Dollars in copper Coins, making up the whole...
In a letter of this day from the Honorable David Campbell esquire, one of the Judges of the Superior courts of law and equity in this state, he complains that on the third Instant about ten O Clock at night, on his own premises, and not within the indian line, he was arrested by two of Colonel Butlers Officers, and conducted a prisoner to his cantonment there detained until the next day before...
Les maux qu’ont éprouvés les habitants des Colonies françoises, les Ministres des Autels, les cy-devant Nobles & autres, ont été si grands quils pourroient se persuader que la Justice N’habite plus sur la terre, si Dieu lui même N’avoit dit Cherchez et vous trouverez. C’est dans le Cœur de Celui qui par le Choix d’une Nation entierre a été Jugé digne d’occuper la premiere place que je dois la...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully repo rts to the President of the United States. That on the 28th. of August 1797, the inclosed Return was recd. by the Secy. by which it appears that the sum of seven thousand four hundred & seventy eight Dollars & fifty nine Cents, of public money remained in the hands of Joshua Wentworth Supervisor of the Revenue for the District of New Hamshire on...
Although unknown to you, yet Possessing a very high opinion of your Integrity Wisdom & Patriotism & knowing you to be a firm inlightened Federalist & great statesman. I Present you with the loan of a Pamphlet of Essays, written by an Honest Scotch Clergyman Mr Young—a Book which I am sure will contribute much to your satisfaction as it has to mine. I would have presented it as a Gift only I...
The enclosed volume of a continuation of Massachusetts History, is introduced more abruptly to your notice, than I intended it should have been. The dedication being official, is less the subject of apology on this account, than the matter itself, of which your knowledge is so great, that I flattered myself with an opportunity of opening my design to you in person, previous to my publication....
The Secretary of the Treasy respectfully reports to the President of the U. States. That the Legislature of North Carolina having in the month of Decer. last, renewed their Cession of the jurisdiction of four Acres of Land on Cape Hatteras for the erection & accomodation of a Light House and little difficulty being apprehended about the purchase of the private right of Soil any where near that...
Sensible how important every Moment of your time must be, I will rely upon the intention of my present Address to You as an Excuse for this Intrusion— You have been pleased to express a wish that I would give You any information that I judged worthy of Notice—Very few incidents in this quarter are so, especially relative to public Movements— If being impossible for You to be ascertained of the...
The honor of the Company of the President of the United States his Lady and Family is requested to a Ball at Oillers Hotel on Thursday 22d. Instant in honor of the Birth of George Washington MHi : Adams Papers.
In obedience to the request of the President the Secry. of War respectfully submits the following observations, on the subject of his reference of the 24th of Jany. ulto. It is an undoubted fact, that there is a very general indisposition to war in the minds of the people of the Untied States, and that there is a considerable part of them still peculiarly averse to a war with the French...
The Secretary of State respectfully presents, as directed, the annexed papers, exhibiting, pursuant to a resolve of the House of Representatives of the first instant, “a statement of the losses recovered by the citizens of the United States, under the treaty made with Great Britain;” and, as far as he possesses information, “specifying those cases which have actually been decided in the court...
In pursuance of an Act of Congress, passed on the third of March 1797, entitled “An Act authorizing an expenditure, and making an appropriation for the prosecution of the claims of certain citizens of the United States, for property captured by the belligerent powers,” I have the honor to lay before you an account of the expenditures in that service in London , and of the reimbursements...
In giving you this line and Informing you of my being in the Architectral, and Building Branch, and having had a greate deal of Experiance in the Bridge Business, and having Viewed the Breaking up of the Frost in your Rivers, prooveing to me what the Bridges have to Contend with, therefore Haveing made this part of the Science, my Practice, and Study for the last Thirty years, has Enabled me...
The inclosed is an extract of a private letter which I have just recd. from Mr. Higginson, & which I hasten to communicate to the President. MHi : Adams Papers.
Your known philanthropy and attachment to Christianity, emboldens me to present for your perusal the address and constitution of a society whose objects are to mitigate the miseries & augment the happiness of mankind. As the success of such an undertaking depends, in a great measure, on the support of liberal, intelligent and influential characters; the patronage of the President of the U.S....
Mr. Ross presents his most Respectful compliments to the Secretary of State and begs leave to recall to his recollection the name and character of Colo. John Steel of Richmond in Virginia, who lost his place in the council of that state on account of his Federalism, and who is every way well qualified for an Indian Commission—Mr. Ross can also assure the Secretary that Colo. Steel will accept...
I have received the enestimable Letter, which you condescended to write to me on the 4th of the present month—I am oppressed by your goodness to me, & I fail of utterance, adequate to my sensibilities.— Bound to you by duty, by principle, by patriotism, by gratitude, and all the subordinate Interests & attachments of the human Mind, what can be so grateful to my Heart & my Head as your...
Your Predecessor George Washington Granted to me little While ago after my arrival in this Country a place of Sub Engeneer in this State Which Employment give to me two dollars and an half per Day, I have filled till this Day the duty of this charge With activity as much Zeal, that my Duties Gave me Leave, I received my allowance till october the first, of the Last year but Since, thougt I...
M Vaughan presents his respectful Compts to the President of the United States; & informs him that upon reexamining the Packet, he has found inside of one of the letters, a line from a Mr Robson dated Charleston who informs that he receivd the letters in Porto Rico—Mr Mason was passenger in the Ellis from London &, taken into that Port—Several letters of Introduction for N York were enclosed...
Proofs of the Death Montgomery &ca Rich gilt Frames, Glasses &c 6 = 6 = Packing Case = 8 = 6 CtY : Trumbull Papers.
Impress’d with the highest veneration and Respect for your Charactr, and knowing it to be a duty injoin’d on your high and dignify’d appointments, to Support the Constitution and the Laws; It is with great pain, that we now adress you, on the Subject of an infringement of them; in an instance , Momentous and alarming . By last post, we receiv’d letters from the Governor of the State of...
I have at length the Satisfaction of informing you that my two Plates of American Subjects are finished, and in a Style perfectly satisfactory to me:—I had hopes of sending out their impressions to my subscribers by this Convoy, but it has been impossible to print a sufficient number to deliver to all, and as I can make no distinctions, I must Suffer the whole to wait the next Convoy, when...
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully transmits to the President a Warrant for Three thousand Dollars, and requests that the President would be pleased to sign the Recd. on the back of the Warrant, in lieu of that signed by Cotton Tufts Esqr. for an equal amount paid by Genl. Lincoln, which it is proposed to leave in the Presidents hands. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have taken into my most serious consideration the important subjects contained in your letter of the 24th. of January last. The opinions I am about to give are predicated upon the supposition that the Legislature of France has passed a decree conformably to the advice of the directory in their message of the 4th. of January last relative to the Commerce of Neutral nations, and that our...
Since the federal Administration are at last convinced of the bad policy of employing their Enemies in executive Offices, by the many instances lately seen of Men eating the public bread, and receiving the pay of the united states, at the same time Opposing its Government, and reviling its Measures. I am induced to offer my service in any vacant place in one of the public offices, as Clerk,...
The Secy of the Treasy respectfully submits to the Prest. of the US. the following Report. On the 19th of August 1796 information was recd. by the Secretary, by a Letter dated July 26th 1796, from James Read Collector for the District of Wilmington in North Carolina that a French Privateer had arrived at Wilmington on the 14th. of July with two British Prizes with valuable Cargoes, consisting...