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    • Adamson, William
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    • Jefferson, Thomas


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I beg to be permitted the liberty of congratulating thee on the late happy event which placed thee at the head of the federal Goverment, & gave thy Country a chief Majestrate, whose republican virtues, & political wisdom, cannot fail of consolidating her Liberty, & securing her happiness, not only for the present generation, but for ages yet remote!—May the great ruler of the universe who...
When I had the pleasure of seeing thee last year at Washington , I promised to send thee a copy of Rufs: King’s Lettr. to my friend Henry Jackson granting him permission to come to America, & on going to Carlisle, I accordingly applied to my said frd. for a Copy, who replied that he wd. shortly go on to Washington & hand thee the original!—He did go there soon after, but his diffidence got the...
Since I had the pleasure of seeing thee at Washington City, I have visitted my friend Henry Jackson , & spent a week with him at Carlisle, in this state;—I strongly recommended him to make choice of the Federal City as a place of residence, rather than the place he now lives at, where his family are not happy; & pointed out to him Scott’s House wch. thou mention’d to me:—he has agree’d to go &...
My friend Franz Diederichs Esqr. having occasion to visit the seat of the general government, & wishing to Pay his respects to the President of the United States, has requested my Lett. of introduction to thee, which I the more readily yield to, from his being of correct republican principles—This Gentleman is a native of Germany, & has adopted this Country as his home, from a love for it’s...