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Annexed I have the honor of presenting, agreably to the authority therein given to me, a resolution of the members of the Independent Rifle Company at present under my command, volunteering their services under the act of Congress passed at the last Session—The company having been just raised, and not being completely organized at the time the resolution was first drawn and signed prevented an...
The Bearers hereof are some of the Seamen who presented their Petition to you on the 11th. Current The situation of many of the seamen in this port is truly distressing as they have no means to procure Money even to pay their board, They hope therefore to obtain from you to day an answer to their petition— I am Sir very respectfully Your Obdt. Servt, DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Since you will not allow me the whole of Parson Nelsons Epithets for his Son I will insist upon retaining the better half of them. Nothing was farther from my intention than to underrate the Character of Admiral Nelson. I can Subscribe to all that you Say in his praise: yet I would not exchange Sons with the Parson, though the Admiral were still living with all his Wealth, Virtues, Titles and...
Yesterday, and not before, I recd. your very acceptable favor of the 12th. Decr. Ult:. I am greatly obliged by the commission contained therein, as well as the flattering manner in which it is conveyed. I beg the favor of you to make my acknowledgements to the President & Senate, which are not the less due on account of the circumstances which render the prosecution of the trust at this moment...
Yesterday I received the letter of which the following is a translation — “Sir, Having lost the hope of the restitution of my family, a Mr. Davis, the American Consul at Tripoly assured me, and seing myself abandoned like a prisoner, more peculiarly now that there are no longer American ships of war in this Sea and the consul being about to depart hence without making provisions for the...
The President was authorised to cause to be opened a road, or roads through the territory lately ceded by the Indians to the United States, from the river Mississippi to the Ohio, & to the former indian boundary line established by the treaty of Grenville by the 7th Section of an act entitled “an act to regulate and fix the compensation of clerks and to authorise the laying out certain public...
The inclosed draft of a Letter to Mr Jennings is sent to the President—as it is very probable that the last Paragraph of it may not meet with his approbation. Th :J. to mr Graham . I have recieved the report expected from the Commrs. & am now preparing a message to Congress which will be sent in on Monday. would it not be better to await that in order to make your communication to mr Jennings...
I feel great satisfaction in being able to inform you, that my Son, in whose recovery you have taken so much interest, has the appearance of mending. He is now nearly at the expiration of the sixth day & the inflammation & tenseness of the Body have abated, without any appearance of mortification. The Intestine still discharges a little of its contents through its wound, although we are in...
Understanding, that by a law passed at the last session of Congress, Pittsburgh, and some other places on the western waters, have been declared ports of entry; but that as yet no appointments of collectors have been made—permit me to solicit the honor of being appointed collector for Pittsburgh. Having served, with satisfaction to the people of Allegheny county, as Sheriff for three years,...
Des français réunis à NewYork desireraient retourner, les uns en France et les autres dans les Colonies. En conséquence, ils sollicitent mon intervention pour obtenir du Gouvernement fédéral la permission de frêter à Newyork deux Bâtiments pour les transporter à leur destination. Comme ces deux Bâtiments ne doivent porter que les Individus & leurs effets, j’ai pensé que je pouvais Sans...