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I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of a set of documents, and the second Volume of Wheaton’s reports stiched in boards, which have been sent to me by the department of State.— And to be with high respect / your most obedt. servt. DNA : RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of the 7th. Vol. of Wheaton’s Reports, the supplemental census of Alabama, and the commission of Tench Ringgold; as Marshall of the Dist. of Columbia, untill the end of the next session of the Senate. With great consideration / I have the honour to be / sir, yr. obed. servt, DNA : RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.
I beg leave to introduce Mr. John D. Herbert, a respectable gentleman of this place, who I understand wishes to see you upon business. I am, Dr Sir, / most respectfully / your obedt. servt. DNA : RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.
Mr. Thomas Grafton Addiron junr. having a wish to be employed in the public service has requested a letter of introduction to you. I have not the pleasure of a personal acquaintance with Mr. Addiron, but am assured from a very respectable source “that he is a very correct young man in his moral character;” his family connections are highly respectable. With great respect, I am, / Dr. Sir, your...
Mr. John Douglass Simms of Virginia is the son of Colo. Charles Simms for many years collector of the port of Alexandria, and wishes to obtain employment under government. You are not unacquainted with the revolutionary services of his father, who was a very brave officer, & distinguished himself at the defence of the fort at mud island. He was the personal friend of Genl. Washington and a...
No one has felt more deeply impress’d with the occasion which has drawn you to Quincy, than myself; but I have hesitated in assuring you of my sympathy, lest I should intrude upon your time which is now doubly occupied; and because I am sure you did not doubt my feelings upon that event. The late venerable tenant of your present mansion was the last surviving friend of my father’s youth; and...
Mr John Douglas Simms of Virginia is the son of Col Charles Simms for many years collector of the Port of Alexandria, and wishes to obtain employment under government. You are not unacquainted with the revolutionary Services of his father, who was a very brave officer & distinguished himself at the defence of the fort at Mud island. He was the personal friend of Genl. Washington and a uniform...
Enclosed you have a copy of the agreement in the case of Fletcher v. Peck, which has been this day signed by Mr. Martin & filed with the Clerk. The Court this morning, contrary to our expectations, decided the question of Jurisdiction as to corporations. A flood of light, it seems, burst upon the Judges, from a case cited yesterday, or the day before, by Mr. Swann, in arguing the case of...
The undersigned Commissioners, appointed “to select a proper site in the District of Columbia, on which to erect a Penetentiary for the said District; and also to select a Site in the County of Alexandria, for a County jail,” have the honor to report in part,— That they have selected as a site on which to erect a Penetentiary for the said District, so much of the Northern part of the public...
The undersigned Commissioners, appointed “to select a proper site in the District of Columbia, on which to erect a Penitentiary for the said District; and also to select a site in the County of Alexandria, for a County Jail”, respectfully referring to their former partial report of the 8th of June 1826., have now the honor further to report—: That there is not to their knowledge in the County...