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The enclosed representation having been this day delivered to me to be laid before you, it may not be improper for the following observations to accompany it. A man by the name of Jenkins , tenant of Samuel Davidson an Original proprietor claims the right of retaining possession of the part of the City mentioned in the representation, under that part of the Deed of Trust, of which the enclosed...
T Munroe being informed that the President is engaged with the Secretaries would not ask his signature to the enclosed requisition were he not much urged by Colo. Cooke & Colo. Brents son who are waiting at the Office on their way to Virga. to get $2000 on their Contract for freestone provided the President sanctions the advance —there are $9,944 of the $50,000 in hand—Mr. Latrobe thinks, and...
Matthias Ryan } The Overseers say the 17 persons here mentioned are all those employed at the Presidents House, who behaved improperly on the 2d. July (yesterday) by riotously parading about the streets; the three first named were the leaders it is said, and the seven following were next in fault—the rest joined in the mob & walked about the City—but Matthias Ryan was the principal exciter,...
I recollect that you desired me some time ago to give you some information concerning part of the Ground on which your Coachmans house stands & as well as I remember I gave you a sketch of it, but have not since been informed of your wishes on the subject— The Coachman having today applied to me to buy the ground, and not knowing whether it was with your knowledge & consent I have supposed it...
Mr. Soderstom assignee of Mr L’Enfant wishing to take Lots for his claim, or considerable part there of, has written, to T Munroe on the subject desiring a Statement of the Amt. T Munroe respectfully begs the President to have the goodness to look at the enclosed papers, and to say whether it is perfectly clear that Interest ought to be allowed—The late board of Coms. it is true say they will...
Three or four Irishmen, whose names were returned on the list of those who mis-behaved on the 2d. Instant, have been with me several times, begging that they may be permitted to go to work again, and promising that their best endeavors shall be used in future to make amends for the misconduct in which they are implicated—There miserable appearance, penitence and humility, the accounts of their...
The writer of the enclosed Letter delivered it to me in person, and requested it might be laid before you; and as the style is not indecent or disrespectful I do not percieve any sufficient objection to complying with the request and therefore do myself the honor of enclosing it—. I Have the Honor to be with the utmost respect Sir Yr mo Ob Hum Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T Munroe presents his most respectful Compliments to the President, and thinks it necessary to apologize or assign as an excuse for troubling him about Mr Davidsons letter of yesterday to state that, altho’ he, T M, well recollects having recd. for perusal a writing containing the Result of the Presidents consideration of sundry cases relative to the plan of the City, which embraced Mr. D.s....
I find on a diligent and particular enquiry of the Overseer & others who saw the riotous workmen parading the streets, and heard a good deal of what was said amongst them that Matthias Th yne (or Kyan) Charles Dent, Mark Fahey, Thomas Bean, John King Thomas Crowley, then in the public works, and Brian Sarner & one or two others, whose names are not known, and who were not employed by the...
I beg leave respectfully to submit for your consideration a sketch of our funds and a few remarks relative to the public works now progressing in the City, which I am apprehensive we shall be obliged to discontinue in part or the funds will be exhausted long before the end of the building Season.— There is now in the Treasury of the $50,000 appropriated } Dollars. last session, including the...