You
have
selected

  • Author

    • Clinton, George
  • Recipient

    • Washington, George
  • Period

    • Washington Presidency

Dates From

Dates To

Search help
Documents filtered by: Author="Clinton, George" AND Recipient="Washington, George" AND Period="Washington Presidency"
Results 1-28 of 28 sorted by editorial placement
  • |<
  • <<
  • <
  • Page 1
  • >
  • >>
  • >|
I have the honor of transmitting to your Excellency, herewith inclosed, Exemplifications of three Acts of the Legislature of this State, passed at their present Session, and to be with the highest Respect Your most Obedient Servant Copy, DNA : RG 46, First Congress, 1789–91, Records of Legislative Proceedings, President’s Messages. The enclosures were copies of three acts of the New York...
With this I do myself the Honor to inclose You Copies of Letters from Lieut. Colonel Woolsey, Judge Platt, Justice Moor, and other Inhabitants of this State residing on the West Banks of Lake Champlain containing all the Information which I at present have on the Subject to which they relate. Your present Indisposition will not permit me personally to attend You on this Business and I have...
I have this Moment received a Letter from Captain Brant dated Nassau the 5th Instant —It contains Expressions of the warmest Friendship and Attachment, and a promise to visit me at this Place in June next &ca And gives the following Information which I begg Leave confidentially to communicate to your Excellency as I believe it would not be proper that my Correspondence with him should be...
I do myself the Honor to transmit to your Excellency Copies of certain Dispatches, which I this Day received from Lieutenant Colonel Woolsey, commanding Officer of the Militia of Clinton County in the Northern Part of this State; with an Extract of his Letter to me in which they were inclosed. The repeated Insults which our Citizens have experienced from the British; both before, and since my...
Confidential Sir New York, 24th February 1792 It is reported here that Colo. Smith either has or intends to resign the Office of Supervisor of the Excise for this District; Under this Impression and a Conviction that from the Nature of that Office there is none that it is more necessary should be filled with a Man of Discretion, Integrity and weight in the Community I begg leave to mention for...
Having received Information last evening from Thomas Randall Esquire Master Warden of this Port and through other Channels, that a sloop was equipped, armed and manned in this Harbor and ready to sail, and that there were reasons to suspect that she was intended to act as a Privateer under a Commission from one of the Belligerent Powers of Europe, I, in consequence of your request signified to...
I have the Honor to transmit (inclosed) a Letter addressed to me by the Consul of the French Republic at this Place dated the 18th Instant, remonstrating against the Continuance in this Harbour of the Brig Swallow a British Letter of Marque, as inconsistent with the Treaty subsisting between the United States and his Nation. I also inclose for your Excellency’s Information on this Subject a...
Yesterday I received a note from the French Consul at this place, informing me that a British Frigate had taken a French Privateer called the Republican and sent her into this Port and praying for my interference in securing to his nation the benefit of the Treaty. Some time afterwards the officer commanding the British Vessel called upon me and reported his arrival—I therefore conceived it...
I transmit for your information, the enclosed papers respecting an event of national concern which lately took place on board the Ship of War Jupiter belonging to the French Squadron in this harbor, and the measures which were adopted in consequence thereof. The application of the Consul General of the French Republic on this occasion, you will readily perceive, placed me in a very delicate...
I have now the honor of transmitting to you, a Copy of a corespondence with the Minister of the Republic of France, relative to the two french Privateers, mentioned in your last as having arrived in this Port, and also respecting a British Brigantine lately sent in here as a Prize alledged to have been captured within the territoria⟨l⟩ Jurisdiction of the United States, by the Cerf a French...
In my last letter dated the 8th September (and to which I ⟨ mutilated ⟩ yet been favored with an answer) I have omitted to mentio⟨n⟩ the French vessel, called the Republican, a prize to the Brit⟨ish⟩ frigate Boston, had departed, and was without the reach of my a⟨ mutilated ⟩ previous to the receipt of the Letter from the Secretary of war, directing her detension. It will appear from the...
I have recently received a Letter from the Secretary of War dated the 12th and also another dated the 13th Instant in Answer to mine of the 8th of September last. On recurring to my Correspondence with the Minister of France a Copy of which was enclosed in that letter it will appear that my Object was to procure the departure of the privateers Petit Democrat and Carmagnole Agreeably to your...
Letter not found: from George Clinton, 18 Dec. 1793. On 25 Dec., GW wrote Clinton : “Your favor of the 18th instt enclosing a statement of sales of lots in Coxburgh, belonging to us, has been duly received.”
Although Mr Williamson mentions in his Letter to me of the 26th of November that he has transmitted to the secretary of state the affidavit of George Rankin yet I have thought proper to enclose a duplicate of it together with a Copy of his said Letter It is my duty at the same time not only to solicit redress from the Union of the Injury this State sustains from a foreign power’s continuing to...
I conceive it to be my duty to communicate for your Information the Copy of a Speech made to me this Morning by Colo. Louis Cook, who with four other Indians of the Villages of St Regis is now at this Place; and also a Copy of a Speech, of Lord Dorchester to the Chiefs of the Seven Villages or Nations of lower Canada—The latter I this Moment received inclosed in a Confidential Letter from a...
I had the honor of receiving your Letter of the 31st Ultimo a few Days ago—Could I have had reason to suppose that the Authenticity of Lord Dorchester’s Speech to the Indians would have been doubted by any I presume I might have procured at the Time the most unquestionable Testimony respecting it. A Deputation from the St Regis Indians arrived at Albany some Time in the Month of February—Their...
By an act of the last Session—a Copy Of which I enclose You will perceive that a Sum not exceeding 12,000£ is appropriated for the Purposes of erecting such fortifications building and equipping one or more floating batteries and Other Vessels of force for the Security Of the Northern and western Frontiers Of this state as shall appear necessary to certain Commissioners therein mentioned when...
I have the honor to transmit you inclosed the Exemplification of an Act of the Legislature of this State—ratifying the Amendment of the Constitution of the United States proposed by the Senate and House of Representatives at their last Session respecting the Judicial Power thereof, and am with the highest Respect your Most Obedient Servant Copy, DNA : RG 46, Third Congress, 1793-95, Senate...
In order to furnish you with the earliest and fullest Information of the Proceedings of the Commissioners appointed by this State to fortify our Northern and Western frontier, I take the Liberty to enclose various communications made by them to Me: Previous to their entering upon the Business I explained to them your Ideas on the Subject as contained in a Letter from the Secretary of war of...
Inclosed you will receive Copies of several Letters which have passed between the Minister Plenipotentiary of his Britannic Majesty, Captain Cochrane Commander of the British Frigate Thetis, and myself occasioned by Captain Cochrane’s Arrival in this Harbour, and the expected Arrival of other Vessels belonging to Admiral Murray’s Fleet, and also of other Papers connected therewith. By the...
I transmit, enclosed, certain Documents relative to some recent Seizures made by a Bermudian Privateer —It is well ascertained that there was no circumstance attending either of the three Vessels now referred to, which could excite a suspicion that either the Owners or Mariners had been guilty of the slightest departure from even British Constructions of the Rights and duties of neutrality....
Letter not found : from George Clinton, 14 Sept. 1794. Edmund Randolph wrote Clinton on 17 Sept.: "In acknowledging your Excellency’s letter of the 14th instant, to the President of the United States, I am only expressing surprize at the delay in the passage of my letters. . . . The President thanks you for the information from Ontario County; but he had received the substance of it thro’...
I take the Liberty of inclosing to you three Letters which I received yesterday Evening from certain American Sailors, who have been impressed on our Coasts by the British Squadron under Admiral Murray and are detained on Board of the Resolution a Ship of that Squadron now lying within the Hook —I am well informed that besides the Subscribers to these Letters there are four other American...
I transmit you enclosed a letter from Don Thomas Stoughton Consul of his Catholic Majesty in this State, together with his deposition respecting a French Privateer called La Vengeance and her prize now in this port. This Privateer is not designated to me in any communication from the Secretary of War, as one originally equipped or fitted out in the United States, nor have I any other evidence...
Letter not found: from George Clinton, c.21 July 1795. On 27 July, GW wrote Edmund Randolph: “My Letters for the Post Office in Alexandria, had been sent off some hours before the enclosed dispatches were put into my hands, by the young Gentleman whose name is mentioned in Govr Clintons letter to me, also forwarded.”
My ill state of Health for upwards of a year past has prevented me in a great degree from paying attention to Business & of Course our joint interest has been in some Measure neglected —Shortly before the commencement of my indisposition some small payments were made to me—These as soon as I am able shall be stated and your proportion transmitted to you. I am informed that further Payments may...
I some Days since received your Favour of the 23d Ultimo—As there is certainly no incompatibility in my acting as your Attorney in the management and sale of the Lands in which we are jointly interested, I now agreably to your Request inclose a Power for you to execute for that Purpose —It will be proper to do it in the presence of two Witnesses, one of whom should be a Person coming hither...
Owing to my not having been in Town for some Days past I did not receive your Letter as soon as might have been expected—I now inclose you an Answer respecting our Lands in Coxburgh which may be shewn to Mr Cooper —I think it proper at the same Time for your private Information to be a little more particular on the Subject; Knowing the Character and Circumstances of the Man, I have no Idea...