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The inclosed should have been forwarded last Saturday. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have the honor to inclose a letter from Patrick Henry Esqr. declining the appointment of an envoy to France. I now inclose a letter from Judge Ellsworth, which I have reserved for this expected event: and am, with great respect, / Sir, your most obt. servt. MHi : Adams Papers.
I inclose the remarks, which I proposed to make, when I had the honor of paying my last respects to you. The delay has been owing, in a great measure, to sickness in my family, but it cannot be attended with any ill consequences. I shall wait on you soon, with the information for explaining such parts of the curious Journal of General Martial, relating to myself, as you was pleased to...
Ordered, that the Secretary wait upon the President of the United States, and acquaint him, that a quorum of the Senate is assembled, and that in the absence of the Vice President, they have elected the Honorable John E Howard President of the Senate pro–tempore. Attest, MHi : Adams Papers.
I am very sensible that this is out of proper mode of communication to the President of the United States; but there are certain considerations which I hope will form an apology for the intrusion I have the honor to be / with the most perfect / respect your humble / Servant MHi : Adams-Hull Collection.
Perhaps, your Excellency will be disposed to pardon & think it a laudable ambition, that has stimulate me to endeavor to make my publication appear worthy being presented to, & of receiving your patronage—The whole of the material & execution of this edition of Telemachus (enclosed) are entire American—my mode of hot pressing on an absolute difft. principle from that practised in Europe—under...
Myself and Family are ruined by the French . If you do not procure Satisfaction for my Losses when a Treaty is made with them I am undone for ever and you must be a Villain to your Country!!! Assassination shall be your Lot , if Restitution is lost to America thro’ your Means, or, if ever you agree to a Peace without it . The Subsistence of Thousands who have lost their all depends upon it...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honour to transmit to the President of the United States a Copy of a Letter to the Comr. of the Revenue dated the 27th. of June 1796, which states the principles of a compromise proposed to the Distillers of Spirits in Kentucky— CtHi : Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Papers.
I do myself the honor to enclose the copy of a letter from the Consul at the Havanna, to the Secy of State—and the correspondence between Capt Decatur & the Governor of the Havanna. I have the honor to be / with the highest respect & / esteem Sir Yr. most Obed / Serv. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have the honor to enclose a commission, for Jno. Cruft, as Lieutenant in the Navy. Also a list of officers for the Navy, whose Services will be immediately wanted;—and commissions filled up for these officers.—By filling up the commissions now, such of them as may be approved of by you Sir, may get their commissions before my return from Maryland, which in some instances, may be necessary. I...
The Secretary of the Treasury, has the honor of transmitting to the President of the United States, an authenticated copy of an Official Settlement at the Treasury, of his account as Vice President, accompanied with a Warrant on the Treasurer for the balance found due to him thereon, being one hundred and three Dollars & thirty Cents. 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....
I have the honor to enclose sailing orders for Capt Little, to be forwarded to him, if they meet with your approbation. Capt Truxtun, informed me by letter, that it was your desire he should be sent as early as possible to Guadeloupe. I have accordingly hastened all in my power his preparations, and I hope he has sailed from New York in the Frigate President, before this Day. I have the honor...
I have recd. your Note of the 30th. of September—and enclose a Letter from the Post Master of Phila. acknowledging the Rect. of my anonimous Note to the President of the Health Office, and declaring the delivery of it according to direction. I took the only mode which occurred to me of fullfilling your direction, without exposing my own name in the public Papers. I have the honour to be / with...
The Lieutt. Governor presents his dutiful respects to His Excellency President Adams, and begs he will accept of a Family Picture now sent him. Hopes Madam is growing better, and will soon be at Boston. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have heared it suggested that the establishment of a Consulate at the Caraccas would be of public utility, and that in such an event Augustine Madan is in every respect qualified to discharge the functions of Consul—He being highly recommended by several respectable Merchants of Massachusetts. Submitting this to your consideration / I have the honor to be / Sir / Your most obedient / humble...
I do myself the honor to introduce to you Captain Joseph Ingraham, who waits on you with a desire of stating his qualifications and pretensions to an appointment in the navy—Having been heretofore permitted to mention to you the name of this Gentleman, & his nautical reputation, I will only subjoin that I have the honor to be / with the greatest Respect / Sir, / Yr most obedt: Servt MHi :...
The Citizens of this Town are anxious to pay every possible mark of Respect to the President and many of them propose meeting and escorting Him into Town. I am requested by a Committee of the Citizens to ask the favor of you to inform Mr. Maccubbie (by whom this will be delivered) the probable time of his reaching this place. Be so obliging as to inform him, that I may receive the necessary...
I do myself the honor to enclose a letter from Mr Jones; Chareman of the Committee for building the Boston Frigate, recommending Doctr Vinton for the appointment of Surgeon to that ship:—and also, a letter to Mr Jones, containing a commission for Doctr. Vinton, which will require your signature if you think proper that the appointment should be made. I have the honor to be / with the highest...
I have this Day recd. from Capt. Truxtun his resignation of his commission in the Navy. If Decatur who is here employed in superintending the building of the Merchts. Frigate, which they wished him to Command, prefers her to the Constellation; then I shall immediately send a Pilot boat for Capt Barron; at Norfolk, who is quite equal to the Command of the Constellation. I have the honor to be /...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to transmit to the President of the United States, Triplicates of a Statement of Expenditures upon the funds heretofore appropriated for defraying the contingent Expenses of Government up to the 31st of December last All which is respectfully submitted / by. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have the Honor to inform You that the Commission to Jacob Graybell Marshal for the District of Maryland being granted for the Town of four years only will expire on the 10th of this Month. It is but Justice to say of this Gentleman that he has been an active diligent and faithful officer: and I think a reappointment of him will give great Satisfaction. With every Sentiment of respect / I am...
Sent by an adopted Son of America who has had the honor this spring to address a letter of felicitation to his Excellency John Adams. He now Joins the Respectfull compliments of all that family who hear twenty years ago had the happyness to live in France under the same roof with his Excellency. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have the honour to submit the Proceedings of a Court Martial on Joseph Perkins, a private in Capn. Ingersols company; also a letter from Major General Hamilton dated the 3d July inst; with two forms, one a pardon, and the other a warrant of execution. With the greatest respect, I have the honour to be, Sir, / your most ob. & hble. st. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have the honor to enclose a letter from Mr Constable of New York, one to him from Capt Truxtun—and a copy of my answer to Mr Constable, which I hope will meet your approbation. I have the honor to be / with the highest respect / & esteem sir Yr. most / Obed Servt. MHi : Adams Papers.
Three or four days after the date of my last Letter, which was from Maassluys, and while I was yet wind bound there, M r: Murray, informed me that by private Letters from a friend he understood that my destination was changed from Lisbon to Berlin. On the 9 th: inst t: I sailed from Maassluys, and arrived here at the Adelphi, on the 12 th: Soon after, M r: King delivered to me your Letter of...
I am honored with your letter of the 10th. on the subject of Mr Parker: and there being room for Lieutenants, I have this Day forwarded to him a commission. I have the honor to be / with the highest respect / & esteem sir Yr. most / Obed Servt MHi : Adams Papers.
Yesterday I received the inclosed letter from General Toussaint, which for the reason suggested in my last, I thought you would approve of my opening. It is of an old date, and only expressive of his impatience to have the intercourse with St. Domingo renewed. I have the honor to be / with great respect / Sir, your most obt. servt. MHi : Adams Papers.
Believing that some of the Sentiments expressed in the answer of the legislative Council to my Address to both houses on opening the present Session may afford you some pleasure, I have taken the liberty to enclose a copy of it. I have every reason expect that the house of Representatives will not differ from the Council in any them. With great Respect I have the honor to be, / Sir, / Your...
I have been honoured with your letter dated the 18th inst. and have in conformity with your desire transmitted commissions to the several gentlemen therein named: vz. To Ths. Denny A Captains, to Nathan Felton a first Lieutenants and to Enoch Flagg a second Lieutenants. With the greatest respect, I have the honour to be, Sir, / your most obt. St. MHi : Adams Papers.