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Lest my last letter to Colo. Hamilton should have met some mischance I send a duplicate, & request your care of it; the necessity for the heads of Departments assembling by the first of next month becoming more & more apparent. Philadelphia or vicinity, is appointed for this purpose, where I shall be myself. Let me know, I pray you, whether the malady with which Philadelphia is afflicted has...
Pay to The Director of the Mint of the United States, Five thousand dollars for the purposes of that Establishment. LB , DLC:GW . That same day, Edmund Randolph sent the warrant for $5,000 from GW to David Rittenhouse, director of the U.S. Mint ( DNA : RG 59, Domestic Letters).
I am obliged to you for the acct given, in your letter of the 27th of the meeting which was had in the State house yard, the saturday before; and such information as you may receive, & can rely upon, respecting the sentiments of the People of that city, and other places, relative to the treaty between this country & G. Britain I shall receive with satisfaction. It is an interesting subject;...
At what time should Mr F——ts letter be made known to Mr R——? What will be the best mode of doing it? In presence of the Secs & A: Genl. If the explanations given by the latter, are not satisfactory, whether, besides removal, are any other measures proper to be taken? & what? Would an application to Mr A—— to see the paragraphs in Nos. 3 & 6, alluded to in F——ts letter, be proper? These might...
The letter herewith, will shew that I did not understand, or attend to what I was about, when I put the check on the Pennsylvania Bank into your hands. To prevent further mistakes, I give you the trouble of perusing the letter; accompanying it with a request that you will be so good as to explain, without loss of time the mistake to the Bank; lest any thing improper should be entertained of Mr...
Your letter of the 26th Ulto was received yesterday. It is not wonderful that Mr Randolphs late conduct, and the publication of his letter to me, should have excited an anxious curiosity to know what his explanations will be; but it is wonderful that so much time should be required to give birth to them. Embarrassed, as it is to be apprehended he is, in this business, his object, I conceive...
Your Letter of the 1st instant with its enclosures, came to hand yesterday. As I am unacquainted with characters more fit, if any there be that would accept, I request that Commissions may issue in the names of those persons you have suggested as follow—vizt. Moses Kemp, vice John Ross resigned, as Collector of Burlington district New Jersey. Joseph Aborn, vice Zach: Rhodes resignd Surveyor of...
I perceive by Bache’s Paper of this Morning, that Mr Livingston has laid a Resolution on the Table, requesting the President to lay before the House a copy of the Instructions to Mr Jay “who negociated the Treaty with the King of G.B., communicated by his message of the 1st instt (Feb.) together with the corrispondence and documents relative to the said Treaty.” A request somewhat similar to...
Having considered your Report of the fifth instant, I do hereby authorize you to take suitable and legal measures for procuring by contract or otherwise as shall appear to be most for the public Interest, four Revenue Cutters, to be employed on the Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and South Carolina Stations. And I do hereby direct you to cause the Revenue Cutters belonging to the United...
By virtue of the Act entitled "an act making further provision for the expenses attending the intercourse of the United States with foreign nations;” and to continue in force the act entitled "an act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign nations," passed on the 30th of May in the year 1796. I do hereby authorize and empower you, by yourself or any other...