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Your private letter of the 16 came to my hands at the same time that your official one did of the 18th. From what is there said & appears by the enclosures, I am satisfied no unnecessary delay respecting the Algierine frigate has taken place. From a former one, & perhaps from a solicitude to execute promptly whatever is entrusted to me, I had conceived otherwise. As I have Mr Liston here, &...
Your private letter of the 3d instant, accompanying the official one of the same date, came to hand by the last Post. The draught of the letter to the Governor of Georgia is approved. I have added a word or two to the last paragraph but one—by way of hint , where we shall look for the cause, if Peace is not preserved on the frontier of that State. I request that you would begin to note the...
By the last Mail I received three letters from you (with their several numerous enclosures) the first dated the 8th and the other two the 10th of this instant. The enclosures are all returned under cover with this letter; and as I expect to be at the Seat of Government by the first of next Month (if the health of those who are to accompany me will permit it) I shall express no Sentiments...
Return the enclosed as soon as Mr Ross (under strong injunctions) have read it—Never put papers, improper to be seen, under a cover sealed with a Wafer—At any time, but especially when wet, the contents m ay be seen and the cover closed without suspicion, or appearance of being opened. DLC : James McHenry Papers.
The enclosed conditions appear proper but either case contain principles & practice that govern in such cases—it would be too hazardous to issue an opinion without consulting them—and it is impossible for me to go into such detail. DLC : James McHenry Papers.