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The reason of my presuming to address you on the subject of the culture of Wool, is, because it is a matter on which the gradual abolition of our National Debt depend, i.e. upon industry and population of America, as the same is held forth in the following observations. That it is the real fact, I shall now undertake to prove: so always, and provided, That you will patronize the following...
Foreign as the ecclesiastical affairs of our country may be from your immediate deliberation, yet as a member of the Church, it may not be unpleasant, to receive a line, on a new subject, which has excited some conversation. The Revd Doctr Peters of London, formerly of Connecticut, is elected Bishop of Vermont. The Revd Doctr Bass, knowing the embarrassments, as to The Church Land, and being...
I need not, I trust, make any apology for the freedom I now take in sending you these few lines—They are well intended, and cannot, I think, in reason, give any offence. The following truths are undeniable—There is a God—He is the supreme governor of the universe, both in a natural and moral sense—This God is holy, just, good, and merciful. Being holy, he cannot but hate sin; and being just,...
E. Randolph has the honor of sending to the President a letter from Mr Short, received yesterday; and two books, containing his shares in the companies. Those in the James river company are a hundred, and in Potowmac fifty—See page 26. in the blue book, and 12. in the red book. [P.S.] A letter from the Superintendants of the people of St Domingo at Baltimore is also ⟨e⟩nclosed. AL , DNA : RG...
E. Randolph has the honor of informing the President, that the expression as to the merchants is changed, so as to give no possible offense, even if published. But the fact is, that amongst others Colo. Sam: Smith, of congress, yesterday declared himself to be ruined. Cyphers, by way of figures, uniformly indicative of the same word, are not beyond the reach of possible discovery—But they have...
Full of diffidence—And conscious of the multiplicity of essential concerns that occupy every moment of your important Life, believe me I do a violence to my feelings when I am tempted thus to tresspass on yr Leizure but the interests of a deserving and amiable Wife, and of a promising family of Children impell me to begin. I sat out in Life with the fairest prospects, and for five years...
I am sensible You are troubled with the perusing of more letters than can be agreeable to You. I have therefore, to Crave your indulgence for intruding the inclos’d on You—It is an Act of Justice that I owe to the Citizens of So. Carolina to Convey to You their requests. ⟨ mutilated ⟩ ⟨h⟩ad ⟨I h⟩ad the honor once before, to Name Mr James Simons to ⟨ mutilated ⟩ ⟨you—⟩ He served during the...
E. Randolph begs leave to submit to the President the inclosed rough of a letter, just written to Mr Short, in consequence of information of the immediate departure of a vessel for Spain, which was received last night from the Spanish commissioners. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. Earlier on this date, Randolph wrote...
E. Randolph has the honor of observing to the President in reply to his queries; that the ruin of our merchants was expressed as strongly, as it is, in order to prepare Mr Short, in case some nervous measure should be adopted by government, with a general idea of the magnitude of the cause, before a particular explanation could be forwarded to him; and that, altho’ the jealousy mentioned by...
In the Secretary of wars letter to me of the 18th of January giving me instructions to cause the money detained in the hands of the Marshall of this district to be delivered to the agent of the Spanish Commissioners, He informed me that the expences which had or might be incurred in the prosecution of the business were to be defrayed by the general government, upon accounts which shall be...
When I was in Philadelphia in December last Mr Jefferson gave me a copy of a letter from Charles Williamson one of the Judges of the Court of Common pleas of the County of Ontario dated the 26th Novr 1793 and also a Copy of an affidavit of George Rankin taken before him relative to a seizure of some property belonging to him and two others and desired me to Communicate to your excellency such...
The division made by Hezh Veach, as referred to in the Deed to you from Colo. Mercer & others, was not transmitted to me for enrolment, owing, I imagine, to its having been omitted by Doct. Steuart, with whom the Deed was left. I shall take the liberty to inform the Doctor of its being referred to in the Deed, and of your wish to have it enrolled; and shou’d he furnish me with it, it shall be...
Being a considerable sufferer in the calamities which my fellow Citizens are at Present strugling with, has perhaps tempered my Disposition, and Excited sentiments of humanity towards the Injured Seamen of my Country, in proportion to the Indignation at the Cruel, and unpresedented Conduct of the British Cruizers which has brot these Misfortunes upon Us. the deep Impression of this sentiments,...
I did myself the honor of informing you the other day, that the House of Representatives would probably remit to my office the documents, which related to the vexations and spoliations on our trade; conceiving, that they were of a nature, purely executive. Yesterday the Senate, as if they meant to take up the subject in some shape or other, passed a vote, as I have heard, calling for an...
The director of the mint informs me, in the inclosed letter of the 12th instant, that the treasurer is in advance to a considerable amount: that sixteen hundred dollars will be sufficient, up to the first of April next, and three thousand more, up to the first of July. I called upon Mr Rittenhouse, and represented to him, that it would be better to go no farther at present, than the 1600...
Your Letter of the 29th of January inclosing a letter to Mr Keith, I received in due time, and immediately deliverd the Letter to him, who paid me the amount of my account against you as Executor of Colvils will and took my receipt for that Sum—and informd me that he should write to you by the then next succeeding Post. I therefore did not think it necessary to trouble you with a Letter on...
The Secretary of the Treasury presents his respects to the President. He sent yesterday for the papers necessary to furnish the particular instances of misconduct in certain officers of Pennsylvania, but on examination they prove not to be the right ones. There is probably not time to correct the error today; but the President may mention the circumstance to the Governor & inform him that he...
E. Randolph has the honor of inclosing to the President two letters from our Consul at St Eustatius with a draft of a letter, proposed to be written to Mr Van Berckell. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. David M. Clarkson’s letter to Randolph of 15 Jan. reported that British vessels in the Caribbean Sea were “capturing...
E. Randolph has the honor of transmitting to the President, a Letter on the subject of Mr Fauchet’s demand, with three opinions —The President will be pleased to say, whether the papers shall or shall not be prepared for Congress. LB , DNA : RG 59, Domestic Letters. On the request of Fauchet, the French minister to the United States, for an advance payment of the U.S. debt to France, see...
As a Citizen of the United States, anxiously observing their critical Situation, and the hostile Measures pursued by one, at least, of the belligerent Powers—being perhaps more inclined to propose, than capacitated to suggest, the necessary Means of Relief, I yet take the Liberty of addressing your Excellency. Without further Apology, permit me to submit to your Consideration, the following...
I send you herewith a Duplicate of my last Letter in the close of which I mention my Adherence to the Opinions exprest in my last but on recurring to my private Letter Book which was not then before me I find that the Letter I there alluded to was written on the eighteenth of October. It went by Captain Culver and has I hope arrived in due Season. Every Day confirms what is contain’d in that...
Je me Serais fait un devoir et un plaisir de vous porter moimême le paquet dont Mr de Gimat m’avait chargé pour vous, Si ma Sante ne m’en eut privé dans ce moment. ⟨m⟩ais ne voulant pas différes plus long-temps ma Commission, j’ai l’honneur de vous l’envoier. j’ai bien du regret de ne pouvoir pas jouir de celui de voir moi même un homme tel que vous, dont la mérite reconnu de tout le monde lui...
E. Randolph has the honor of sending to the President a message to accompany the papers from the Spanish commissioners —Also the statement of general officers in the government. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. For this message and its accompanying papers, see GW to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, this...
It is advised unanimously, that Mr Fauchet be informed, that He shall be supplied with the instalments, due in September and November next, according to the manner, expressed in the report of the Secretary of the treasury to the President on this subject. It is proposed by the Secretary of the treasury and of war, and by the attorney general, that it be verbally stated to Mr Fauchet by the...
Letter not found: from William Pearce, 11 March 1794. GW wrote Pearce in a letter of 16–17 March that “Your letter of the 11th with its enclosures came to hand at the usual time.”
The minutes, which were made yesterday at the conference in your room, did not permit an insertion of the reasons, upon which my dissent from the fourth proposition was founded. As I shall always contend, for what I conceive to be the constitutional and legal powers of the government; so I beg leave to request, upon this truly important subject, that you will suffer this letter to be filed...
E. Randolph has the honor of informing the President of the U.S., that he saw Mr Brown, of the senate, from Kentucky, yesterday afternoon: that Mr Brown informed him, that O’Fallon’s letter in his possession, was the original; & that it was intercepted by one of his correspondents in going from O’Fallon to Capt. Herron. Mr Brown did not mention the name of Belli or Wilkinson, in connection...
At a meeting of the heads of departments, and the attorney general at the President’s on the 10th day of March 1794. The intelligence from Kentucky, and the territory no. west of the Ohio, was laid before them; whereupon it was advised 1. that a proclamation issue against the expeditions, understood to be prepared in Kentucky, for the invasion of the Spanish dominions. 2. that a representation...
I reflect with the utmost sensibility on the frequent instances I have experienced of your attention and benevolence, and particularly in the manner in which you was pleased to confer on me the office of Judge of this district. It manifested a mark of your esteem which I shall always prize as a distinguished honor. The disorder which I contracted by a sedentary habit, the effect of close...
Mr Frederick Christian Wernecke, a Native of this place, late a Colonel in the service of the United States departed this Life at Richmond in Virginia in the year 1783 and left a very considerable Estate in that country, the Administration whereof was that time granted by the competent public officer of that place. The sisters & brothers of the deceased being his legitimate heirs gave a power...