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23 June 1801, Paris. No. 3. Reports that on 13 June French powers to negotiate were formally presented; encloses copy. Relates French doubts about his powers beyond authority to exchange ratifications. Has sent French commissioners copy of convention as ratified and of his letter of credence. “I found that the Objection to the Suppression of the Second Article would be in this Idea, that they...
I had intended to have been at Poplar forest before this time, but a hurt which I recieved in riding confined me to the house a considerable time and leaves me not yet strong enough to undertake a journey: and as I am to set out for Washington about the 27th. I think it extremely doubtful whether I shall be able to go to Bedford at all, however anxious I am to do so. should I not, I must pray...
The within extra-account of E. Burroughs for building the light houses seems proper, being clearly work which was not contemplated by the contract. But as this is not an item of repairs, but in fact an addition to the contract for building which was approved by the President, no alteration can legally be made without his approbation. The propriety of allowing the account is respectfully...
Mrs. Dearborn & myself intend seting out for Monticello on tuesday, I had anxiously hoped that dispatches would have arrived from Paris before I left the City, and that something more explicit would have been communicated from London, but nothing of the kind has arrived,—the Kickapoos are uneasy and threaten hostilities, but the measures taken by Govr. Harrison will I presume have the desired...
Are the enclosed in conformity to your ideas? If not, will you be pleased to note the necessary alterations—It would be well to let the Secretary of the Treasury see them— Respectfy &c &c. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Our Lincoln is wreathing in the Fox-trap of pretended-Friends. And the desendants of those Same Mice, who nibbled you when you sent good-Ellsworth to France, have been Striving to make holes in a Small Mole-hill here . I long to have in a proper “Hole,” Some of that “Sweet Converse” with you which the now-cautious Demos extorted into a rascally Public Gazette Chronicle. But, Sir, the Set-time...
Your obliging letter wrote at the moment you were setting out for Monticello,—I sent to my Son Rembrandt at New York, and I doubt not he will profit by your hints of different times and prices, to seperate and accomodate the Variety of Company that probably will desire a sight of the Skeleton. In order to improve and fit my Son Rubens to conduct my Museum, I have permited him to accompany his...
16 May 1804, Boston. “It is with extreme reluctance that we are again compelled to address you on our affair in Spain, & to give you any additional trouble in soliciting your attention to that business; but we find, that it is only through our own Government, we can hope to obtain that protection & justice, which the Spanish Government seems totally to have denied us. “We beg leave to refer...
Peut être, qu’il fera plaisir à Monsieur le President Jefferson de parcourir çe petit Livre. Ç’est a çet effet, que j’ai l’honneur de lui le presenter—avec mes profonds respects. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I arrived here on saturday so much overcome with the fatigue of the journey that I kept my bed yesterday & was attended by a phisician. To day I am better tho confined to my room. In a day or two I shall be well. A ship was engaged for me, the cabbin prepared, & she detained sometime at my expence, & finally sailed, on acct. of the great expence of her detention and the uncertainty of my...