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I have taken the Liberty of enclosing to you a printed Copy of a Message to the House of Representatives of the United-States, and of sundry Documents annexed to it, setting forth the motives and the objects of the intended Mission to Panama. While availing myself with pleasure of the opportunity thus afforded me of presenting you once more my personal respects, I take that of inviting a...
I readily comply with the request of M r Owen of Lanark, in taking the Liberty of introducing him to your acquaintance—His plans for the improvement of the condition of Man, are already known to you generally, and he is desirous of explaining them more particularly to one so favourably disposed to their object, and so qualified to appretiate justly the adaptation to it of his means. DLC :...
M r George Sullivan, the bearer of this Letter, is a distinguished Citizen of Massachusetts, whose father was well known to you, in person and by reputation; and particularly as Governor of that Commonwealth, at an interesting period of your public administration. M r Sullivan is at this time the Agent of Massachusetts for certain claims upon the Government of the Union; and avails himself of...
M r Henry M. Leeds, a Citizen of Boston, indulging a laudable curiosity, is visiting various parts of our Country for amusement and instruction—He comes very respectably recommended to me, and being desirous of presenting his respects personally to you, I have complied with his wishes in giving him this introduction. NNPM .
In pursuance of a joint Resolution, of the two Houses of Congress, a copy of which is hereto annexed, and by direction of the President of the United States, I have the honour of transmitting to you two fac simile copies of the Declaration of Independence, engrossed on parchment, conformably to a secret Resolution of Congress of 19 July 1776, to be signed by every member of Congress, and...
I have forwarded to you a Copy of the Additional Census of Alabama, in virtue of an Act of Congress of the 7th of March last; the receipt of which you will be pleased to acknowledge. A Copy has also been sent for the University of Virginia. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have taken the liberty of transmitting to you a pamphlet which I have felt a necessity of giving to the public. So far as it involves a mere personal controversy I should not have thought it worthy of being presented to you. Thus much of it I would request of you the favour to overlook. Nor after the recent manifestation of the public sentiment on this subject would this collection of...
Extracts of a Resolution, approved 27 December , 1813. “Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, of the public journals of the Senate and of the House of Representatives of the present, and every future, Congress, commencing with the present Session, and of the documents published under the order of the Senate and of the...
By a Resolution of Congress, of the 19 th of January last, the Secretary of State has been instructed to furnish each College and University in the United States with one Copy of the Journal of the Federal Convention, recently printed by Order of Congress. Being uncertain whether a selection of a Principal or President has been made for the Virginia University, I beg leave to confide the Copy...
The bearer of this Letter, M r Cardelli, is a Sculptor by profession, a Republican by principle, and a Roman by birth—He is ambitious of the honour of taking your bust from the life, and I believe him to be by his talent worthy of it—Thinking with one of his illustrious countrymen of a former age “ non intercedendum imaginibus, qual marmore aut were finguntur .” I wish him success to his and...