You
have
selected

  • Author

    • Anonymous
  • Period

    • Jefferson Presidency

Recipient

Sort: Frequency / Alphabetical

Show: Top 2

Dates From

Dates To

Search help
Documents filtered by: Author="Anonymous" AND Period="Jefferson Presidency"
Results 1-50 of 76 sorted by date (ascending)
  • |<
  • <<
  • <
  • Page 1
  • >
  • >>
  • >|
As the Writer wishes the following to meet your attention only in proportion to their merit they are submited to your consideration without comment— first Melitia— Every man ought to serve under penalty of paying fine in proportion to his Riches.—He that owns 100000 is more indebted to Society for protection than he who owns 100—each man ought to be considered as a Capital of $4000— at 5 ⅌...
A report prevails, that the auditor general, Postmaster-general, Treasurer, and other officers of the general government are about to retire from their several stations—Altho unknown to the president of the United States; He will pardon my calling his attention to Mr. George Biscoe Collector of the Port of Nottingham on Patuxent river; an early, and steady friend to his Country, and firmly...
Our Country by Your Assistance is happily delivered from King Craft and Priestcraft but it Labours under Lawyers Craft. I mean by Lawyers Craft, their making long Speeches to display their Abilities, and to try to pervert Justice. by this means 2 days are taken up in trying a cause of a trifling Assault, &c. by this means, tryals are put off when witnesses Come and wait att Great Expence, & 2....
If you should chance to open this at a time which does not afford leisure to contemplate its contents, be pleased to lay it by, or at least reserve it for a second reading, until such time arives; for it is not a letter of business, which requires immediate attention—Neither, as the author supposes, does it contain a single idea which has not presented itself to you, at some time or other,...
We the Cetticences of this territory, the liberty to trouble your Excelince to read these few lines the thing that imboldinges us is from your well known Philinthrophy it is natural for subjects to Pettion their suverion & as much natural for children to Petition their father when agrieved or in want our Grevence At this time is Great Jacibine Plots & Spanish intrigue awats us Daly our sincere...
Supposing the Muse requested to be informed, of the Presidents Birth day—Would She not justly be Spurned at, for obtruding Herself—On the other hand, the muse will be concious she merited such treatment, And will not dare to think hard—but still, While you protect her Liberty, will determine to be greatfull—application was made at the office of the aurora for the above, and a very polite...
It seems right to me to give you the following information, because altho’ my authority is only hearsay [such however as I rely very much in] you will be able to judge correctly o f its truth. Mr: W . is said to be making the use o f your letters, which the most malignant cunning can suggest; including that written in F . and one or more, o f a late correspondence. They are shewn to...
As Congress appear to want useful employment I beg leave to recommend the following subject to their consideration. America lost an immense Sum in the course of the last War by Spoliations, and if the System which I am about to recommend had been adopted, the principal part of these losses would have been saved & the Country benefited beyond calculation—The only thing which will make our...
I now congratulate to you Sir that I am well & I hope you are the same, you dam Son of a Bitch, you Red-Headed Rascal, I understand that you put Samuel Chase out of office you dam curly bugger, I think you out to get a dam kicking you red Headed Son a Bitch, you are a pretty fellow to be President of the United States of America you dirty Scoundral, you will be so good you red headed villian...
The Louisiana memorial abridged. Power despotic is infernal Freedom is a right eternal. Unchangeable in every time For every people, & for every clime. This Truth your ancestors profess’d. And bled to make their country bless’d. Why unto us the boon denied? Oh spread lov’d Freedom far & wide. Receive us to your arms as Brothers And grant us to make slaves of others . DLC : Papers of Thomas...
I Write you not in the language of a but of plain honest republicanisam—Many freinds of the same principle would have wrote, but from various circumstance They have been prevented—I Who hope not for reward or fear punishment from the bitterest enemies of Republican government dare to denounce a person Who with all the pride of Impudence dare to prof[e]ss himself a Republican when it is well...
Again the Citzens of Delaware are in expectation of the removal of Alen McLane from Office, and the appointment of some Republican to succeed him. If in this expectation they are to be gratified; permit one who neither now is or ever hath been an Applicant, to make known to you in this way the General Wish of real republicans; viz. “That when the Office is taken from one revolutionary Officer,...
Abstract of Monies expended on Account of the Presidents House from 1st January to 31 Decemr. 1804 inclusive  To whom paid & for what purpose No. of Check Dolls. Cts. Henry Ingles for Ironmongery 1
The following is the State of the Votes in the case of the Judges—Guilty or not guilty— Ayes— Mesrs. Hart Noes—Mesrs. Brady Quid G.
With diffidence I attempt to address Mr Jefferson on a subject which nearly interests me—I beg to submit myself to your direction—not doubting your care of me as circumstances renderd me incapable of Judging clearly I wish to rectify any evil that May attend Judge Johnson his reputation or interest from the unfortunate circumstanc which has taken place—and any assertions I may have made or...
Doctr. Michael Leib is going from Beer House to Beer House in the City of Philadelphia and Nothern Liberties shewing a letter on the subject of our approaching election which he says he recieved from you. He enjoins secrecy on those to whom he shews it but cares not how many see the letter; pehaps near a thousand persons of the lowest class of society have already seen it. Those who are your...
“Now the coat was without seam; woven from the top throughout.” St. John. This burnouse is Tunisian manufacture—& is the upper dress of the nobility and men of fortune at audiences and visits—It is probably of finer texture than the “White raiment” alluded to in the text; but undoubtedly of the same mode—Hence the mystery of the spotless raiment without seam . DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Personal Friendshisp for you and the love of my Country, induce me to give you a warning about Cl. Burr’s intrigues. You admit him at your table, and you held a long, and private conference with him a few days ago after dinner at the very moment he is meditating the overthrow of your Administration and what is more conspiring against the State . Yes, Sir, his aberrations through the Western...
alltho A Stranger and unknown to you I have taken the liberty to ask your Assistance for A little money to carry me to Baltimore; what few things I had left I Sent round by water two weekes Ago and now being in the greatest distress for A little money to pay the Fraigt and my own pasage I was advised by A Friend of yours to Aply to you therefore I hope Sir you will excuse the Freedom I take....
Into youre friendly bosom I can pour my Complaints without fear of being exposed. I am at this moment In the most distracting. Situation. imaginable having met with the Misfortune to loose my husband. about four years he thot he left me posesing. a good fortune. but alas. I haive never receivid won cent since the lord Calld him he left me with a child to educate & suport. my delicate health...
Abstract of Monies expended on Account of the President’s House during the Year 1805 per Report No. 18260  To whom paid, & for what purpose N. of Check Dolls. Cts Samuel Beall for repairing a Bell 1
A Stranger, an inhabitant of this County, has undertaken the disagreable task pointing out some of your defective appointments; no impure Motive has urged the step—it arose from a sincere wish to do away the ill impressions, which the inhabitants have received towards the Americans from the conduct of Mr. Vacher and Mr. McGruder of the board of Commissioners, neither of whom have been sober...
Abstract of Monies expended on account of the President’s House from 1st. January to the 31st. December 1806 inclusive  To whom paid & for what purpose N. of Check Dolls. Cts Shaw & Birth Stone Cutters work & drayage 1
Was I to adopt the lofty stile of Junius in addressing you, I think from the opinion I entertain of your charecter, there woud be less certainty in your reading this note, finding it without a Signature. The writer is a real American; his plain remarks altho without the support of his name, perhaps you may deign to cast an Eye over. Well Sir, in the plenetude of your goodness, and the fullness...
Beleiving you to be a friend of improvement—I should be much pleasd to know from you your opinion whether vessells particularly small ones, constructed in such a manner as to sail from fifteen to twenty miles an hour and perhaps more; and which it would be at most impossible to upset would be an improvement And if so, whether could obtain any advantage thereby—Although vessels are made use of...
Mr. Thomas Gamble of this place, at present a Merchant at St. Thomas, has acquainted me that, the Office of Consul for the United States at St. Thomas being vacant, he intended to apply for being appointed there; and as Mr. Gamble brought me a letter from a very respectable friend at said Island, stating that the community entertained universal regard for him, and he also communicated me a...
A letter of the 6th Feb. 1806 dated at N. Orleans with the post mark of the to a person in the middle states proves that the writer at N. Orleans k new that Burr was then watched by Yrujo, and as long before December, Nov ember or October 1805. The letter exists this day, for it has been seen? Yrujo’s prior thereto charge Burr with some design against Spain’s This because he knew it or because...
The British Agents are already taking steps to draw the Specie from the Banks of the United States—as they have no other mode of remittance—Now the Communication with the Continent are suspended— Would it not be the duty of Congress immediately to pass an Act prohibiting the exportation of Specie unless to the East Indies ? If this is not adopted not an hard Dollar will be in a short time...
Intirely confidential Burr had a contract with John Wilkins of Pittsburgh, or a company with which he was concerned for Twenty thousand barrels of Flour and Six thousand barrels of Pork , deliverable here or at Natchez—It was to follow Burr, and I understand he made a handsome advance on the contract—Since the Explosion W…s has sent orders to Natchez have these provisions taken care of and not...
The Grand Jury at four o’clock returned both the Bills against A Burr for treason and Misdemeanor—true Bills. The same against Blennerhasset— The Chairman informed the Court that altho’ they had found these bills they had other important matters before them, and had adjourned to tomorrow Upon Motion to committ it was opposed and Burr’s counsel argued for beill. The C.J. inclines to do this ,...
It is much to be apprehended a Letter wrote as this without a Signature will be too little attended to. the motives are the purest that influence the writer. He has nothing to ask of you, he is unknown to you, but is one who has revered your character from his earliest youth, and feels as a man and republican a solicitude for all your acts, private and public It is known here an infamous...
Song 1 Now my dear friend to me attend And listen what I say sir How on the fourth of Hottest month We made the British pray sir 2d When they in Philadelphia were We floated down the kegs sir Which made a rumpus in the town And most wore out their legs sir 3 And when we floated down the kegs By Washingtons permission O What fun it was to see Them wasete their Amunition 4
Go to Hell you damn’d Buggur —Go to hell— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I think it my duty to say to you what I conceeve may be usefull Notwithstand you may have Considered the subject your self but my being on the Ground for a long time & observing What seems to concern our Country I think gives me better Oppys. of Judging—I mean by observation W Florida or that part of the country held by Spain & owned by us which is now a Matter of negotiation between us &...
Not knowing whether the enclosed publication would otherwise meet the eye of the president, the writer has taken the liberty of using this method of presenting it. He is conscious of no motive of petulance or officious forwardness either in making the publication or in transmitting it, and therefore cherishes the hope that the president will give a serious and candid consideration to the...
the vessel of the state is now between three Dreadful shoals. 1o. the corruption from the Gold of England 2o. the Traitors, instruments of the English Ambition and avarice 3o. the Carryers, instruments of Both, Britain and traitors. in Extraordinary Cases ordinary Means are not sufficient. you are certainly sensible of the intrigues of your Ennemies, in Disorganizing, as much as they can your...
Being a friend of the administration, and of the nomination of the representatives of the people, and impressed with the belief that you are not fully informed of the real character and designs of DeWitt Clinton, causes these lines. A few evenings after the Embargo Act reached New-York, Messrs. DeWitt Clinton, James Fairley, James Arden, James Cheetham, Wm. L. Rose &c &c &c met at the House of...
filed with February 7, 1808 A grand federal caucus was held at the House of Richard Harisons last evening, composed of Rufus King, Hufman, Pendleton, Riggs, Wolcott, Rey &c&c. Four of the Gentlemen left this for Albany this morning in a Coach & four for the purpoes of forming a coalition with Dewitt Clinton in support of old George for President. The enclosed production I believe to be their...
Look out sharp for it is a dark day— Sir—please to proclaim to all nations that you will not help a Nation to fite an other but if any Nation or Nations invade the Eunited States of America we will defend our selves as well as we can these from the Old man and boy— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Thou art The Man, thy People have ordain’d, On all occations their rights to maintain Thy precepts do shew forth Gods light within He into Thee has pourd his holy Flame On thine Heart his kind rays of Light does dawn Mounting their Splendor like the Rosy Morn Arraying of thine Head with Knowledge bright } So sould thy Reason like the Sun Unite Joining the Fountain which first gave it Light...
In No. 1 I informed you that the republican party in this City & State were ready to denounce De Witt Clinton if they discovered any further dereliction of principal, & that they would have coupled him with Cheetham if they had not thought it policy to seperate them for the moment. Cheetham is confined to the limits & in all probability will be for a long time to come. De Witt is obliged to...
I some time since informed you of the projected intrigues of De Witt Clinton, & that I had too high an opinion of the discernment of the present vice president, to suppose him capable of countenancing his ambitious nephew, at the loss of his own republican character. DeWitt endeavoured to prevail on the legislature of this state to nominate Clinton and Monroe. Being foiled, he returns to this...
Among the Documents accompanying the President’s Message, of the 22d of March, is a Letter, of the date of the 5th of the same month, addressed to the Envoy Extraordinary of His Britannic Majesty, and subscribed with your name. It is to a reconsideration, of the very important contents, of that letter, that I respectfully call your attention. Mr. Rose had informed you, by letter of the 26th of...
Nearly two terms have elapsed, since you have been called to the presidential Chair; your wisdom and moderation in guiding the helm of State, are admir’d by many; your good intentions and fidelity to your Country, are acknowledg’d by almost all your Countrymen and fellow Citizens.—Various religious Sects have united in calling you to your present high and important Station: Unwilling to...
I entreat you to prepare to meet your God. For it will be but a short time before you must stand before his bar to answer for all the deeds done here below. And O may God grant that like the noble Earl, whose life I have sent you to peruse, you may become a sincere penitent before you leave the world. Farewell— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
filed with February 7, 1808 Ihave the pleasure to inform you that Dewitt Clinton has failed in obtaining a nomination of the old man at Albany. He had convened a caucus of the members of the legislature apointed a Chairman & Secy. But no sooner than they exposed the object of the meeting, than the members stole out of the room leaving the Chairman, Secy, & two or three behind to nominate if...
Nearly two terms have elapsed, since you have been called to the Presidential Chair;—Your wisdom and moderation in guiding the helm of State, is admir’d by many: your good intentions and fidelity to your Country, are acknowledg’d by almost all your Countrymen & fellow Citizens.— Various religious Sects have united in calling you to the high and important Station, which you now fill;—unwilling...
Mr. Thomas Jefferson President of America—Debtor to Miss S. T. an orphan child; four months rent of a Store in Boston due this 29 March 1808—which Store the Tenant has left in consequence of the embargo laid by Mr Jefferson; & the said orphan is deprived of the past income without the least prospect of any future tenant occupying her Store left by her departed parents, & has nothing but the...
filed with February 7, 1808 Agreeable to public notice we meet last evening in our respective Wards to appoint our Committees of nomination. Great exertions were made by the Clintonians to place their friends on the committees. I am of opinion that we have got the majority in favour of the Administration of the General Government, the Clintonians voting for many of our friends supposing them...
The person who drafted the original of the within, which is gone on to St. Augustine, thought it might not be amiss to apprize you of the step which he has taken for the public good. His name is unimportant. DLC : Papers of James Madison.