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Your favour of the 25th. of May inclosing a resolution of both Houses of Congress, on the subject of Arrears due to the Virginia Line, has been recieved. So soon as the Resolution shall be officially communicated to me, you may be assured that the Executive, will take every possible step to prevent impositions upon the claimants. I have lately received a letter from Colonel Davis, inclosing a...
I have the Honour to acknowlege the receipt of yours, of the 27th. Ultimo. Upon inquiring into the subject of the 4 months pay and Subsistence due to the officers and soldiers of the Virginia line, I am informed that the privates are not possessed, of any evidences of their Claims. The officers, have received warrants for the pay but have no acknowledgement from the public, for the subsistence...
The act of the present Congress to prevent the exportation of goods not duly inspected, according to the laws of the several States, although it secures the execution of the state inspection laws, will not, I fear, procure to the States every benefit, which might be derived from it. By the Constitution of the United States, the several States are Authorized to lay such duties upon Exports as...
In pursuance of the Directions of the General Assembly, I do myself the honour to transmit to you an Act—Concerning the erection of the district of Kentucky into an Independant State. I have the Honour &c. FC ( Executive Letter Book Executive Letter Book, manuscript in Virginia State Library. ). Addressed to the Virginia representatives and senators in Congress. In a clerk’s hand. Enclosure...
I take the liberty to recommend to your Attention the inclosed certificate respecting the situation of the Lead Mines in this State. A Manufactory of that very necessary Article is now established in this City and seems to promise great advantage to the United States should it meet with the support and encouragement of the General Government. The proprietors of it will be satisfied with a...
I do myself the Honour to inclose you three Resolutions and a Memorial of the General Assembly on the subject of the Act of Congress making provision for the Debts of the United States together with a Resolution instructing you to use your utmost endeavours to procure the Admission of the Citizens of the United States to hear the Debates of the Senate. I am Most respectfully &c. FC ( Vi :...
The information required by the inclosed resolution of the General Assembly to be laid before Congress will be forwarded to you by mr. Matthew Anderson a Merchant of Character. I have taken the liberty to address these papers to your care as I supposed there was not a more proper channel through which they could be presented to the View of the fœderal Legislature. I should have written upon...
I have received your Favour of the 23d. of last month. I hope the addition of two commissioners for settling the Accounts between the U. S. & individual States will remove the Danger in which Virginia stood from the prejudice of two of those already in commission. The remedy for this evil will be more compleat should the new appointments be fill’d with Southern men. I am sorry to find that we...
I am much obliged by your Favour of the 25th. of July. I am sorry that your efforts to obtain an Augmentation of the number of commissioners have been unsuccessful. The executive, immediately upon receiving notice of the Form in which the new Law for settling accounts stood, thought themselves bound to declare a want of confidence in two of the commissrs & forwarded to the President an extract...
I am much obliged by your attention to the Business of the Inspection Laws of this State. I will thank You to request the Secretary of the Treasury to furnish me with a Copy of his Instructions to the Custom House officers on that Subject. I had Hopes that the Decision of the House of Representatives upon the assumption of the State Debts would have been final. No Proposition has been before...