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Whilst I was in the Government at Washington, Henry Sidney Coxe, a son of Mr. Tench Coxe, was appointed a Midshipman. On the return of peace, ill health, brought on by the severities of the service, and the advice of his father prevailed on him to retire. His father states that his health is now re-established, and that his attachment to the navy having never ceased, it is the wish of both,...
To my requests the day before yesterday I forgot to add that of a Copy of As letter to Harrison acknowledging the receipt of his Resignation; the date only being formerly asked for & sent in your last. Yours RC ( DLC : Monroe Papers); draft ( DLC ). RC docketed by Monroe. Minor differences between the copies have not been noted.
The last Mail brought me your favor of the 13th. with a copy of your message and other documents. The message previously sent had arrived by the preceding mail. It contains much excellent matter; and as the last of your periodical communications will be the more interesting. The U.S. are now furnishing models & lessons to all the world, a great, soon to be the most hopeful portion of it, is...
The Institutions which flourish under the arch of our Constitution strike the scholar with fond surprise. The liberal management held out to Literature shews its importance, and how keenly it is relished by American Freemen. In this State we see an Edifice, which when in operation, will scatter the salutary light of mind throughout “the Old Dominion,” and enable the rising sons of Virginia to...
With M r Tho s J. OFlaherty, who, will forward this introductory note, accompanying his own application to be considered a candidate for the office of professor of languages in the central College of V a I have been several years acquainted—His exhibits will afford, the best testimony of his qualification, & sure I am, all who have witnessed his mode of instruction, will admit his competency...
I know nothing of the subject of this petition, but the preceding signers are of the most respectable of our county and entitled to the highest degree of credit in whatever they affirm. DNA : RG 59—PPR—Presidential Pardons and Remissions.