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Your letter dated Apr. 29. never came to my hands till our last post of the 1 st inst. the research it desired has occupied some time. I am not in the habit of stating my accounts in a ledger, depending on a very exact entry of all pecuniary transactions in a journal. settling most things at short hand, this answers sufficiently; but in those of long standing the research becomes...
I have recd. your two letters of the 25. & 30. Ult. I have not yet seen any of the Secretaries to whom you have written on the subject of the papers relating to the Batture. I take for granted they will readily comply with your request. Mr. Gallatin is absent on a visit to his Farm in the Western parts of Pennsa. But his chief Clk will I presume be able to furnish the papers, if any, lying in...
I have heard with great regret, that you should have been disturbed in your Retirement, by that restless and I fear most unprincipled man Edward Livingston . The Affair of the Batture , has assumed a Shape I had not anticipated; But whatever View of it may be taken, I feel assured (if the principles of immutable Justice should prevail) that the pretensions of Mr Livingston will be found...
The enclosed copy of the order given from this department for the removal of the intruders on the batture is the only document relative to that subject which an examination of the files this morning has exhibited. Should any further evidence occur, or be pointed out by your own recollection, it will be transmitted without delay. The paper herewith enclosed being a certified copy, will, it is...
I have rec d your two letters of the 25. & 30. Ult . I have not yet seen any of the Secretaries to whom you have written on the subject of the papers relating to the Batture . I take for granted they will readily comply with your request. M r Gallatin is absent on a visit to his Farm in the Western parts of Penns a . But his chief Clk will I presume be able to furnish the papers, if any, lying...
Being requested by “ the Society of Artists of the United States ,” now forming in this city to transmit to you a Copy of their “Constitution,” I would beg leave herewith to enclose it;—should the establishment of an institution of this nature meet your approbation, the Society would consider themselves much honored by your signature & support. The pleasure & readiness you have always...
I recieved your letter of the 14 , not ( untill the 28 when I immediately bought the oil, but there has not been a boat from Milton since, by which I could sent send it; the first few bottles cost a Dollar by the bottle
I have had the Honor to receive your Letter of the 30 th Ult. and in compliance with the request it contains I have now the pleasure to send you such of the Papers in this Office relative to the Batture , as can be prepared in time for the Mail of today. The residue shall be forwarded by the next Mail. RC ( DLC ); in John Graham’s hand, signed by Smith; at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esq r...
List of Papers sent to M r Jefferson 4 th June 1810— Gov r Claiborne’s Letter. 3 d Sep r
Yours of the 29 th ult , I had the pleasure of receiving yesterday. Having I believe a very clear- view of all matters of Account in detail now pending, I feel much confidence and certainty in advising the application of the £210.—provided you are satisfied that you never paid the actual money to the Exors of John Fleming —For the surv g executor Judge Fleming waited on the Commissioner with...
I am about to take a liberty my good friend, which must remain a secret . It is to invite you to visit Washington immediately . I have deliberated for the last Two weeks, on the propriety of my doing this and on finding that you are not likely to be made acquainted with the necessity for your aid , I determine to act consistant with that regard & friendship I feel for you & which I know you...
I have recd. your favor of the 31. May, accompanied by the specimens of wool, & followed by the opportunity of seeing your fine Rambuillet Merino Ram. I am much obliged by these marks of politeness, & particularly by the expressions of personal kindness which you have added to them. I have long thought that in the œconomy of our rural establishments, we ought by reducing the number of Black...
Your very kind and welcome letter arrived yesterday and completely reanimated my frame which was almost congeal’d by the intense cold of these frozen regions it is now June and only the day before yesterday we had a Snow storm I verily believe my dear Mother had not the electric shock which the very unexpected good news your ever watchful kindness sent me us to cheer our painful exile from...
your good Aunt Adams has made us a most agreeable visit—I wish you could accompanied her—She says you look relaxed, & are very unwell—That you are pressed with business, which you are obliged to attend yourself, & that induces you to set up late a nights—I have been long of the opinion, that midnight Oil never enriched the mind, nor the Purse—But in its consequences impoverished both—for...
1 June 1810, Pointe à Pitre, Guadeloupe. Has moved to this island for health reasons, after living in the south of France for three years. When JM wrote him a few years ago concerning an appointment at Jamaica, the state of his health forbade acceptance of the office. Has written secretary of state that he would now be willing to serve as consul at Guadeloupe. RC ( ViU ). 2 pp. Docketed by JM....
Letter not found. 1 June 1810. Calendared as a one-page letter in the lists probably made by Peter Force (DLC, series 7, container 2).
Yours of the 27 th past is duly Received and observe the Contents I remember Well our former Dealings and am happy to find they were Satisfactory and shall be happy again to Renew our former dealings At present I have Not a single barrel of fish left out of 400 barrels the Herring fisherys were Very Short this year and fish will be Very Scarce I expect a Cargo of fish every day & as Soon as...
Yours of the 14 24 th May came duly to hand, The plan you have determined on of furnishing your state with merino sheep, is another proof of your zeal for the independance of your country, but that is nothing new. Sir, when Colo. Humphreys was here in this city some time ago, he put us all to silence with the constant sound of patriotism and his great exertions to promote domestic...
I have availed myself of the first moment of leisure that occurred, to look into the question, mentioned in my last , concerning the locality of the action of trespass . The result of my inquiry is a belief that Livingston’s suit cannot be Sustained. an action of trespass may be brought in the Court of King’s Bench, for a battery and false imprisonment committed in Minorca , or for taking away...
Yours of May 28 is just recieved, & I return the account of Farrel & Jones against B.S. which it covered. the paiments of F. & J. of Sep. 7. 69. on mr Wayles’s draughts debited to B.S. I cannot explain by memory, & especially as I have not mr W’s
I received from our Quincy Stage under the direction of Mr Thayer a Box of Scions from The Endicott Pear Tree, carefully preserved and in admirable order for which I pray you accept my best Thanks. I have engrafted a number of Stocks which have taken very well according to their present appearance, and have distributed others to several Gentlemen in this and the Neighbouring, Towns. Mr Norton...
I write to you both together, to assure you that although far distant from you, I always bear you both in my thoughts with tender affection—I hope that when you receive this letter, you will both be able to read, and understand it, and that you, George, will also be able to write me an answer to it—The greatest pleasure that you can give to you Parents, is to pursue your Studies with...
Beleiving that whatever concerns the Domestic Interests of our Country will readily obtain a portion of yr Excellency’s notice, & esteem, I have sent for Yr inspection, a Rambuillet Merino , lately received as a present, from Chancellor Livingston, of New York. Having been formerly honoured, with yr correspondence on matters, touching our rural interests, I have been induced, to take the...
your delightfull retirement does not, I presume, prevent you from casting some occasional glances at the passing events at home & abroad, or from feeling a strong interest in our general concerns, and among other political events the regeneration of four or five of the Northern States, must afford you, & all other honest friends to our Constitution & government, real pleasure; I probably feel...
upon my return from a visit to my Sister in Newhampshire, where I had been in pursuit of health; I found your obliging and interesting Letter of May 14th. I thank you for the communications, and embrace the opportunity offered, of writing to my Son, tho from my absence, I fear it may prove too late for the conveyance. if it should, you may return it, I begin to feel quite impatient for Letters...
In the action brought against me by Edward Livingston, the counsel employed, Wirt & Hay (Wickham declining) desire me to furnish them with the grounds of defence, with as little delay as possible. The papers relating to the batture in the offices of State, the Treasury & war, will undoubtedly be needed to exhibit facts. I am now engaged on this subject, and not to give you unnecessary trouble...
Letter not found. 30 May 1810. Acknowledged in Cathcart to JM, 13 Aug. 1810 . Orders wine.
Letter not found. 30 May 1810. Acknowledged in Cazenove to JM, 6 June 1810 . Transmits an enclosure to be forwarded to Madeira.
In the action brought against me by E. Livingston on the subject of the batture , the counsel employed desire me without delay to furnish them with the grounds of defence that they may know what pleas to put in. to do this a communication of the papers in the several public offices, material to the case, is very essential. will you be so kind as to have selected such of those deposited in your...
In the action brought against me by E. Livingston on the subject of the Batture , the counsel employed desire me, without delay, to furnish them with the grounds of defence, that they may know what pleas to put in. a free communication of the papers relating to it in the public offices is necessary to aid me. I do not know whether there are any, & what papers, in your office which may be...