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The House of Representatives have ordered that the report of the Secretary of the Treasury, relative to the establishment of a mint, be sent to the Senate for their information. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
I must make an apology for asking you to accept of the sermon in c losed herewith. You knew and loved the man whose death occasioned it, and this circumstance may render it pleasing to you to receive it. Besides, you loved the father of the author and have always been kind and friendly to him, in person and by these means the candor which it needs will be secured in your perusal of it. Excuse...
The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, I am directed to bring it to the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed the bill sent from the Senate, entitled “An act to incorporate the subscribers to the bank of the United States.” I am directed to acquaint the Senate, that the President of the United States has notified the House of Representatives, that he has this day approved and signed the “Act declaring the consent of Congress to a certain act of the state of...
The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, I am directed to bring it to the Senate for the signature of the Vice President. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
I Yesterday receiv’d Your very Polite Letter by which I think myself highly Honour’d on this reception, from so great a Character, and shall strictly attend to the Purport thereof. As it is Probable their will be more Cutters than one station’d on our Coast the sea port being so Extensive, I should be glad of such a command should this not be, Please to offer me a Candidate to the President,...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act authorizing the President of the United States to cause the debt due to foreign officers to be paid and discharged;” Also, the bill, entitled “An act to continue in force, for a limited time, an act passed at the first session of Congress, entitled ’An act to regulate processes in the courts of the United States;” in which they...
The House of Representatives have passed the bill, entitled “An act to alter the time of the next meeting of Congress;” in which they desire the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
Mr. Brand Hollis having met with this second volume of the History of Bologna by Ghiradacci requests Mr Adams to accept of it from gratitude to him for having produced to the publick the act of the 3 of June 1257 by which all the slaves & villains were manumitted. The book containing it is intitled The Paradise of pleasure. 1605. Ghirardacci lib VI. p. 194 con Licenza de Superiori. There has...
The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, I am directed to bring it to the Senate, for the signature of the Vice President. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act for raising and adding another regiment to the military establishment of the United States, and for making further provision for the protection of the frontiers.” Printed Source--Senate Journal.
By the last post I received your letter of January 17: and was as much surprised at the information that my last letter to you arrived unsealed, as you could be at the receipt of it, in that unguarded condition. It was most certainly no intention of mine, that it should have gone unsealed, nor can I account for the fact The only conjectures that I can form are that the person who copied it...
By the last post I received your letter of January 17: and was as much surprised at the information that my last letter to you arrived unsealed, as you could be at the receipt of it, in that unguarded condition. It was most certainly no intention of mine, that it should have gone unsealed, nor can I account for the fact The only conjectures that I can form are that the person who copied it...
The House of Representatives have passed the bill sent from the Senate, entitled “An act for the admission of the state of Vermont into this Union” I am directed to bring to the Senate, the resolution of the House of Representatives on the petition of Andrew Brown, with the report of the Secretary of State thereon.” Printed Source--Senate Journal.
My good Genius this morning has thrown in my Way, by perfect Accident, your oration of the 4. July last, and although I read it with much pleasure, in its Season it now appeared to me, new and beautiful as ever. I am afraid I never thanked you for the handsome Compliment paid to me in a Note. Indeed I now and then get a Compliment, and do not always give thanks for it. I am informed, within a...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act to establish offices for the purpose of granting lands within time territories of the United States;” in which they desire the concurrence of the Senate. The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed two enrolled bills, and an enrolled resolution, I am directed to bring them to the Senate for the signature of the...
The President of the United States has notified the House of Representatives that he has this day approved and signed the “Act to continue in force for a limited time an act passed at the first session of Congress, entitled ‘An act to regulate processes in the courts of the United States;” also, the resolution of Congress granting permission to Andrew Brown, or any other printer, to print the...
The President of the United States has this day approved and signed “The act for the admission of the state of Vermont into this Union.” He also delivered the following written message from the President of the United States. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
I have not forgot the Chagrin I suffered in not obtaining the Collectorship of Impost at this Port. Mr. Thacher, I suppose, remains my determined enemy; and would gladly see me excluded from any share in collecting the Excise. I wish however to be employed in it. My natural activity I think is no objection to it. I have nothing to say of other qualifications. Those who know me are the best...
The Congress of the United States are once more seated at Philadelphia. I wish the People there may be more conscious of the Honor and Advantage of the Residence of that body with them than heretofore—And that they will discover less of a mobish Disposition—I am sorry to see Petitions and Remonstrances beat up about the Streets against Acts merely in Contemplation—I wish also Virginia so...
The House of Representatives have passed the bill sent from the Senate, entitled “An act regulating the number of Representatives to be chosen by the states of Kentucky and Vermont.” Printed Source--Senate Journal.
Desirous to gain the patronage of so distinguished a character, with the utmost diffidence I request your acceptance of the inclosed dedication to my View of Religions. Your permission to adorn my book by prefixing your name will do me the greatest honour, I am with the highest respect, / Sir, / Your most obedient humble Servant, MHi : Adams Papers.
The House of Representatives have agreed to the amendments of the Senate to the bill, entitled "An act repealing, after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead; and also upon spirits distilled within the United States, and for appropriating the same,” with amendments; in which amendments the House of...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act for giving effect to the laws of the United States within the state of Vermont,” in which they desire the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act to explain and amend an act, entitled ’An act making further provision for the payment of the debts of the United States;” in which they desire the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
At the request of Miss Hannah Adams, I enclose & forward to you her Request to honor a publication, she intends making to the World, with Your Patronage by fixing your Name to it in a dedicatory Address—this is forwarded for your perusal.—The Merits of the Work I am totally a Stranger to having never perused but being informed it is a correction , enlargement , and amendment of a former Work...
The House of Representatives insist on their amendment to the last clause of the section proposed by the Senate to follow section sixty-first, of the bill, entitled “An act repealing, after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead; and also upon spirits distilled within the United States, and for...
The House of Representatives have agreed to the proposed conference on the amendment to the amendment of the Senate on the bill, entitled “An act repealing, after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead; and also upon spirits distilled within the United States, and for appropriating the same,” and have...
It was not, till yesterday that I received your kind Letter, with your Discourse on Animation; for both of which obliging favours I pray you to accept of my best Thanks. My incessant Drudgery, for three and thirty Years in the dull fields and forests of Law and Politicks, has rendered it impossible for me to spare much of my time, in disquisitions of natural knowledge. Whenever any Thing of...
The House of Representatives have passed the bill, entitled “An act fixing the time for the next annual meeting of Congress,” in which they desire the concurrence of the Senate. The House of Representatives agree to the amendment of the Senate on the bill, entitled “An act for giving effect to the laws of the United States, within the state of Vermont.” The Speaker of the House of...
I received by the last Post; and have read with great pleasure your obliging letter, and the Sermon which accompanied it on the death of His Excellency Governor Bowdoin for whose person I had an affection, and for whose character I had in common with all men, a sincere esteem. I say in common, because I really know of no Party or individual that had not such an Esteem for him. The sermon,...
In the Letter you did me the honor of writing to me previous to my Departure from Philadelphia, you intimated a Wish to be informed of the Progress of French Liberty.—I have not yet been able to go over to the Continent—but shall in a few Weeks, when I will endeavor to comply with your Desire, relative to the Revolution that is effecting in France. In the meantime, I have taken the Liberty of...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act supplemental to the act establishing the Treasury Department,"”in which they desire the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The President of the United States has this day approved and signed two acts which originated in the Senate; one, ’An act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States;’ the other, ’An act regulating the number of Representatives to be chosen by the states of Kentucky and Vermont.’ Printed Source--Senate Journal.
Mr. Hazard presents his Compliments to his Excellency The Vice President of the United States, and respectfully solicits the honor of his Patronage for the Work mentioned in the enclosed Proposals: and if his Excellency has any Papers which he thinks proper to be inserted in the Collection, Mr. Hazard will esteem it a singular Favor to be indulged with the Use of them. MHi : Adams Papers.
The House of Representatives recede from their disagreement to the amendment last proposed by the Senate, to the last clause of the section to follow section sixty first of the bill, entitled “An act repealing, after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead; and, also, upon spirits distilled within the...
I was greatly obliged by your Letter of the 15th Instant, although it gave me some Mortification arising from the Reflection that I might set it down to my own Inattention that I have been so long without such a Mark of your Friendship. It is impossible not to smile at hearing Mr. Oliver complain of his Misfortunes. No Man who deserved so little, has been more fortunate. Unless to be removed...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act concerning the rates of foreign coins,” in which they desire the concurrence of the Senate: They agree to the amendments of the Senate, to the bill, entitled “An act for raising and adding another regiment to the military establishment of the United States, and for making further provision for the protection of the frontiers,”...
Certain matters touching the public good requiring that the Senate shall be convened on Friday the 4th Instant, I have desired their attendance, as I do yours by these Presents, at the Senate Chamber in Philadelphia on that day, then and there to receive and deliberate on such Communications as shall be made to you on my part.— DLC : Papers of George Washington.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives has signed several enrolled bills, which I am directed to bring to the Senate for the signature of the Vice President. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed the bill sent from the Senate for concurrence, entitled “An act to amend ’An act for establishing the temporary and permanent seat of the government of the United States.” They agree to the amendments of the Senate on the bill, entitled “An act supplemental to the act establishing the Treasury Department, and for a further compensation to certain...
This morning I received your kind letter of Febry: 19, and I thank you for the handsome charge to the Jury in the Newspaper inclosed. With sincere pleasure I learn from you, that Rhode Island is become in heart as well as voice one of the family again. Nothing gives me so much satisfaction as the prospect of peace and harmony among ourselves. The accession of Vermont & Kentucky are in my...
The House of Representatives recede from their two last amendments to the amendments of the Senate, to the bill, entitled “An act for raising and adding another regiment to the military establishment of the United States, and for making further provision for the protection of the frontiers;” and They agree to the amendments of the Senate on the bill, entitled “An act concerning the rates of...
The House of Representatives have passed the bill sent from the Senate for concurrence, entitled “An act concerning consuls and vice-consuls,” with amendments, in which amendments they desire the concurrence of the Senate. They have passed the bill, entitled “An act in addition to an act, entitled ’An act for establishing the salaries of the executive officers of government, with their...
The House of Representatives have passed the bill sent from the Senate for concurrence, entitled "An act making an appropriation for the purpose therein mentioned.’ Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed the bill sent from the Senate for concurrence, entitled ’An act for granting lands to the inhabitants and settlers at Vincennes and the Illinois country, in the territory northwest of the Ohio, and for confirming them in their possessions,” with amendments, in which amendments they desire the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act to compensate George Gibson,” in which they desire the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives insist on their amendments to the bill sent from the Senate for concurrence, entitled “An act concerning consuls and vice consuls.” They have passed the bill, entitled “An act making further provision for the collection of duties by law imposed on teas, and to prolong the term for the payment of the duties on wines,” in which they desire the concurrence of the...
The President of the United States has this day approved and signed a resolution, which originated in the Senate, requesting that the President of the United States would cause to be communicated to the National Assembly of France the sense which Congress have of the tribute paid to the memory of Benjamin Franklin.” Printed Source--Senate Journal.
I am much in your debt for letters by mr Knox General Mansell & Mr Broome who seems an excellent citizen we had an American dinner all rejoiced in the welfare of America & remember’d our friend & the Patriots of that country. I have just recd intelligence of the Boxes of Books for cambridge have been recd. the former letter not coming to hand yesterday the 2 of march I sent on board the Apollo...