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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...
In my letter of Jan. 12. I mentioned to you that I could not admit any charge on account of John Perry in my account unless you sent me his order, on which I would remit the money to mr Higginbotham & thereby lessen his demand on you. since this I have paid J. Perry 100.D. and last night recieved orders from him to the amount of between 3. & 400 D. which would absorb all the paiments to him...
I recieved last night your favor of the 8th. at my last settlement with John Perry in Sep. last we were nearly even. since that he has done some work for me, and my paiments have probably about kept pace with his work, not yet settled. he has still work to do for me, for which I may have to pay him about 100. D. a month which has been our ordinary rate. but this is future, liable to be...
Th: Jefferson presents to Admiral Hartsinck his congratulations on his safe arrival in the United States, and at the same time his regrets at the obstacles which the state of the affairs of the US. will oppose to the continuation of his voyage, on account of the embargo. with respect to mr Morales his conduct led to such suspicions that his pretended commission as Consul for the government of...
I have received your favor of the 8th. inclosing 100$. 13 Hhds of your Tobacco arrived a few days since. I shall not have it inspected until the remainder comes down. I am Dear Sir Yr. Mt. humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
RESOLVED—That the Senators and Representatives of this Commonwealth, in the Congress of the United States, be, and they hereby are requested, to use their best endeavors to procure such an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, as will empower the President of the United States to remove from office any of the Judges of the Courts of the United States, upon an address to him made...
In the beginning of January I remitted you 100. D. and the like sum in the beginning of this month. mr Craven has also furnished you some things debited to me, the amount not known to me. last night I recieved from mr Crump 4-orders for between 3. & 400. Dollars paiable monthly. these I have declined assuming; because altho’ it is my purpose to continue paying for you monthly as usual, yet...
THE Committee appointed by the Tammany Society, or Columbian Order, of the city of New-York, to make arrangements respecting the Interment of the Relics of American Seamen, Soldiers and Citizens who perished on board the JERSEY PRISON SHIP during the Revolutionary War, now lying on the shores of the Wall-about, (Long-Island) beg leave to submit the subject of their appointment to the...
I have the honor to transmit you by triplicate a Decree of the King of Holland. Your obt. servant, DNA : RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Bordeaux.
It is with great regret that I trespass upon your valuable time, but I cannot well avoid it in the present instance. Mr. Jacob Otto, a young gentleman of respectable Connections in this City, has embarked for England, for the purpose of arranging some very important Commercial affairs; his friends wish to procure for him a letter of introduction from you to Mr. Pinkney our Minister at London,...
With No. 126 dated 26th. January, I had the honour of transmitting the Accounts of disbursements in this Consulate and Report of arrival and departure of American Vessels, at the several Ports of this Empire, during last year. The remains of Articles provided for Service, appeared on those Accounts and those purchased since being almost all expended, it becomes necessary to provide more and to...
Here is a Pamphlet which I have but just had time to read at one Sitting making the Notes stenographically in Pencil as I went along; and hearing immy. after of a sudden Conveyance I have hastily transcribed them in a Coffee House & send them without having time to read them over. I have heard the opinion of 2 or 3 judicious friends on the Work who commend it highly; at which I am the more...
Being informed that the Chevalier Don Fownda Foronda , Charge des affaires from his Catholic Majesty to the United States, has forwarded to your office an account of expenses said to have occurred in consequence of my being obliged to pass thro’ the internal provinces of New Spain, amounting to a sum, exceeding 21,000 Dollars. I have thought it proper to state to you the following...
I do not know whether any information I can give will be to you intelligence. But I am so persuaded of its being a duty in the present situation of our country, that the man best calculated to reproduce harmony & with it strength & happiness to the U States should hear from any man disposed to tell him the truth what he beleives that I again address you. The removal of the seat of govt. as...
Tengo la honra de remitir à V. S. el memorial adjunto de unos Espaňoles, à quienes sus intereses llaman a la Havana, y a donde no se puede ir por tierra. V. S. verà si la pretension es arreglada à los principios adoptados por este Gobierno. Yo no pido el Barco para mí: Yo me ciňo solo à pasar à las manos de V. S. el memorial, esperando tendrá la bondad de avisarme lo que resuelva su Excella....
I have been informed that James Witherill at present a member of the house of representatives in Congress from this State, is nominated to the President to fill a vacancy in the office of Judge in one of the Territories.I also understand that it would be very gratifying to him and many of his friends to see Such an office confered on him. He has for several years filled the office of Chief...
I send you enclosed a List of the Exportation Duties proposed in the Ho use of Commons by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, sent to me last nig ht by a Member. It will me et with much Opposition. Can any thing be imagined more ex traordinary than this wide-extended sc heme of forcing the Commerce of the World into their ports and su bjecting it as it passes to
I have not been able sooner to acknolege the reciept of your letter of Dec. 21. which did not come to hand till Jan. 27. nor to return you my thanks for the mineral waters which came with it. I am happy to learn that these productions of nature can be successfully imitated by art, and that something may thereby be added useful to mankind. of the degree of that utility I acknolege myself not a...
It would certainly be very desirable that our citizens should be able to draw home their property from beyond sea, and it is possible that mr Parish’s proposition might be instrumental to that. but it would be too bold an extension of the views of the legislature in the portion of discretion they have given us. they could not mean to give us so extensive a power of dispensation as would result...
Circumstances may render it very deseriable that I should go to France in the Spring to look after the property my father held in the French funds, which is in danger of being lost in consequence of its being considered British property from the neglect of some form necessary to transfer the property standing in the name John Wilkinson, the late owner, an Englishman, to my father who was a...
The Humble Petition of Jacob Ray a languishing prisoner in the Jail of Washington County in the District of Columbia Most Respectfully Represents— That he has been confined in said Jail in a close cell for more than three years & a half last past That on the 3rd day of October 1804 he was sentenced to be “ imprisoned and confined to hard labor for seven years .” That he has a wife and five...
I do myself the honor to send you an Extract of a letter recieved in Baltimore from our Navy Agent in London—The Idea of making all the Ports in G.B. Free is grand & may operate powerfully to support her sometime longer. I am your Obed Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I drop you a Note by this Post, chiefly to furnish you with the readiest address, if any occasion occurs to call for my services.—I presume the many important matters before Government at present, may be the reason why I am not honored with any communication from Yourself, or the heads of Department, touching my unfinished Surveys about the enterance of the Chesapeake, the Gunboat Canals,...
having been Called the Command of a Volunteer Troop of Horse Composed of the Counties of Jackson, Clark, and Franklin, I deem it indispesible at this Awful crisis of our National Officers to offer to you Sir, through those Volunteer Citizen Soldiers Whome I have the honor to command the services which we may be Capable of in the Defence of our Common Country.—It would only be reiterating the...
Th: Jefferson returns his thanks to mr Warren, & through him to the President of the Massachusets Medical society, for the copy of their Pharmacopoeia forwarded to him. he sees with pleasure that that society has set the useful example of rendering the language of their science intelligible to us all. he considers too as a valuable step in the reformation of medecine the commencement which has...
On the 6 Ultimo I wrote to you a few lines enclosing the Copy of a letter I had previously written to Mr Gallatin—a report having been since circulated by a few, relative to the existance of a certain fact which if true might tend to induce a belief that I did not possess correct information on a certain subject treated of in that Communication, induces me to address you at present. The report...
I did myself the pleasure of writing thee on the 9th. Ulto Since that time there have arrived at this Port sundry Vessels as Pr. annex’d list. The Hope Captn. Jones & her cargo have been liberated by the Commons, since which the Captors have found onboard her in a trunk belonging to a Passenger sundry dispatches from the French Government to their Officers in the West Indies in consequence of...
Having in my possession, a demand against the late Peter Phillips Esqr. a Comisary in the late american war, it being for Twenty three months service, of assistant comisary to said Phillips which demand has not paid by Phi llips, or an acknowledgement of his receiving it from Government. I have as sole Heir to the estate of Benjamin Hull deceased the aforesaid assistant comisary to beg your...
Please receive herewith the first six numbers of the Sunday Monitor, a paper commenced here under my direction: I trust if you find it possesses any degree of merit, that your patronage & that of your friends will be extended to our infant establishment. Venerating your talents & principles of moral & Political conduct, I have the honor to be, Sir Your Mo: Obe. Hle. Servt. DNA : RG...
I have had the honor to address You, under date of the Eleventh Ultimo, by Mr. Vincent Nolte, who left this direct for Baltimore, and obligingly took charge of my letters, covering the returns of the arrivals of American Vessels in this port, from the thirtieth day of June last, to the first of January, present Year, with a list of the deaths of Citizens of The United States, since my letter...