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We are exceeding sorry to be under the Necessity of a moment of your Attention on a subject which we think there was no Occasion, that the Judge of the Federal Court Living at Newburn in North Carolina should have compell’d us to apply to you upon, but the Fact is that the said Judge is the Cause of withholding from Capt. Low (the Bearer) & as a Considerable Sum of Money & other property which...
We take the Liberty to Inclose you by our Mr Thomas Francis, the Recommendation of a number of Gentlemon in Favour of one of the Best of Citizens and one whome we know to be Truly Desearveing of the most Favorable notice of the Gentlemon of Congress, and had not their have beene a Desided Majority of Anties in both Houses of our Genl Assembly, he Certinly would have beene Elected one of the...
Envelloped as you are at all times with public business, we would have avoided troubling you in the present instance, did not necessity oblige us to sollicit from you a protection of our property abroad which is so circumstanced that the Officers of the customs are not authorized by the laws of the U. States to furnish the requisite papers. Cap: Tingey will have the honor of delivring this and...
We take the liberty of enclosing Tobias Lears third bill on you, at thirty days sight for Three Thousand Dollars drawn at Algiers the 2d. of April to the order of John Gavino, Consul of the United States at Gibraltar. This bill being Endorsed by us, we request You to Cause to be remitted to us, the said Amount of Three Thousand Dollars, either on the Roger William s Bank in this Town or the...
Yours of 21 st Ins t is at hand and observe the contents we make no doubt but that you will do us impartial Justice and make such payments towards our claims as justice requires—I take the liberty in behalf of M r Robertson who is absent to return our thanks for your past custom and hope to merit a continuance of your favours—with due resp t we remai n Yo mo obt B & Robertson ⅌ Garland
Yours of yesterday we have received, covering a draft upon Mess rs Gibson & Jefferson for Six hundred Dollars which will be passed to your order— The whole of the articles ordered are sent except the Molasses which the servant could not carry B. & Robertson ⅌ . Garland . RC ( ViU : TJP ); entirely in
9 May 1812, Pittstown, Rensselaer County, New York. Fear for “the safety of our dearest Country, the last refuge, and only asylum of oppressed humanity—while one of the contending Pow⟨ers⟩ by an unprecedended extension and application of the doctrines of monopoly and exclusive privilege, arbitrarily assumes the controul of the ocean, the high-way of Nations.” Mention in addition “the...
Philadelphia, 26 Nov. 1790 . In response to Remsen’s letter of yesterday—should he be continued as publisher of the laws—he would “perform that duty, with accuracy and expedition, at the rate of one dollar for what is equal to one page of the edition of the laws printed by Childs & Swaine”—a rate considerably under that of the state of Pennsylvania and much less than his fixed price for...
£ s d Novr 15. To an advertisement a Pocket Book lost } 0 6 3 Decr 11. To Do, A coachman
Tho s Jefferson Esq r To y e M l Assurance Society D r To Quota for 1809 12.84 To Ints t thereon from 1 st apr l
I have lately rec d a list of Debts due to the M l Assurance Society against Fire in which I find you charged thus 1806 Decem r : 10 th two thirds Quota $55.20 If it be right I should be glad to receive it so soon as it may suit your Convenience. With the greatest respect I am RC ( MHi ); endorsed by TJ as received 3 July 1809 and so recorded in SJL ; with Brown’s subjoined 5 Sept. 1809...
I have recd. Your favor of yesterday evening an order of the Bank of Richmond on that of Alexa, for 251 9/100 $ & here inclosed I send you a Ten Dollar Note, having a Balance now in my favor of Sixty six Cents—I remain with great respect Sr yr most Hum Ob Servt MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I wrote the principal Agent of the Mut l A Society ( M r S Greenhow ) on the subject of the Arrearages due the Society on Account of Hendersons Mill—he states that all claims which have Accrued since the Mill House was pulled down will be remitted—the time when that was done to be verified by the affidavit of two disinterested persons; but that all claims prior thereto would be required to be...
Thomas Jefferson Esq. o To Mutual A. Society D r 389 For Quota due 1811 12. 84
We have the honour to acknowledge the reception of your esteem’d favour of the 5th. instant accompanied with your address to the French Minister on the Subject of the Complaints specified in our Letter to you; At present Sir we have only to express our grateful sence of your Prompt and obliging attention to our wishes. When we did ourselves the pleasure to solicit your interference it was...
The design of this address being of great Consequence to the Commercial interests of our Country, we shall attempt no apology while we beg leave to solicit your attention to the following statement of facts. On the 15th of Decemr. last we dispatch’d our Brig Commerce Capt. James Munro Jr. with a Valuable Cargo for the French West Inda. Islands, with instructions to the Captain to Proceed to...
We had the honour to address you the 18th. of April last in reply to your esteem’d favour of the 5th. of the same Month on the subject of our Complaint relative to the Detention of our Brig Commerce at Port au Prince. It was then our intention to Prosecute our Claim for Damages but the Amount ‘tho very great We could never estimate—on that particular suffice it to say that Capt. Munro...
Having Receivd your lines together with the order of Court Made in consequence of your petition Relative to Roads feel every possible disposition to oblige you personally together with a sense of duty to my Self & Neighbourhood expect to attend agreably to your appointment RC ( MHi ); addressed: “M r Thomas Jefferson Es q ,” delivered “By y r
Upon an application to the secry. of war, I find ———— no instance given any directions to the paymaster Genl. relative to partial payments to officers out of the course they usually take, & that he appears determined not to give any—Being unable to proceed to my place of distanation without money, & my pay (about 600 dollars) having been forwarded to Detroit in the expectation that I was...
Having heard of the death of poor Colo. Motte, by whose departure an office of emolument is left open, and my situation in life from the ravages of War and the depreciation of Money making it necessary for me to be watchful for every opportunity which may offer to support a large family induces me to request your friendly assistance to become the naval Officer of Charleston. The business of...
After some hesitation, a stranger to the person, though not to the character of Thomas Jefferson, ventures to intreat his acceptance of the volume by which this is accompanied. He is unacquainted with the degree in which your time & attention is engrossed by your public office: he knows not in what way your studious hours are distributed, & whether mere works of imagination & invention are not...
From the encouragement which literature has received from you, I am encouraged to solicit the honor of your name to the inclosed Proposals... not doubting, if obtained, but what a people, daily increasing in learning, will follow the example,—as being made by the late Guardian of their country. I have the honor to be, / Sir, / your Excellency’s most obdient, / And most humble servant, MHi :...
From the encouragement that literature has invariably received from you, I am encouraged to solicit the honor of your name to the inclosed Proposals—not doubting, but what a people daily increasing in learning (if given) will follow the example,—as being made by the Guardian of their country. I have the honor to be, Sir, your excellency’s most obedient, and most humble servant, RC ( MHi ); at...
When paynful Necessity Called upon me to utter my greavances to ansure his Demands I wass not Longe Considering at whoss Feet to Lay them for som assistance from your honner I have been a Soldear in this late Contest Duering the whole ware and being Discharged at Newberrey as an Envelede unfitt for dutty in Field or Garrison from Abillity and now finding my Self not able to halp or suport...
The Subscriber request leave to State Sum facts respecting a wound I received in the late war with great Britian. the papers Containing the evidenc of Said wound are at the war office Signed by the Judge of this district as the law directed. The Secty. at war Says he is not otherised by the act made for pensinors to put me on to the list. as I was a Serjeant when wounded and having recivd....
Inclosed; I have the Honor of Transmitting for your Excellency’s Perusal—A Letter from my Friend Mr Gideon Granger. If “through the Medium of his Intercession” I shou’d prove so fortunate—as to Obtain your Patronage—I, shall “in future” exert my Utmost Endeavors to render myself Deserving of it.—By a Strict Adherence to your Instructions—and a Prompt and Faithful Discharge—of the Duties...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I was first Lieutenant, of the Ship Boston, under Captn. Mc.Neil, the first Cruize she made, But when Captn. Tucker got her, I left her, I then got the command of the Continential Brigg Dispatch, to come to France, but had the misfortune to be taken, and Carried to Scotland, and with much Difficulty, got from thence to France, I was at your house in Passey,...
I arrived here this evening after a fatigueing journey being obliged to walk the greater part of the Way. The Baron being out of Town prevents my waiting on him untill the morning. I find provisions sufficient for five days, and expect hourly two hundred and fifty beeves from Mr. James Mason of Brunswick. I have agreed for upwards of a hundred hogs which will be deliverd in a few days, which I...
Richmond, 29 Mch. 1781 . Submits a list of commissioners for “several counties not included in my former”: that is, Lunenburg, Albemarle, Orange, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Southampton. Chesterfield, Hanover, New Kent, Albemarle, Goochland, York, King William, King and Queen, and Charles City have not yet furnished wagons. RC ( Vi ); 2 p.; addressed and endorsed: the list of commissioners is...
The excitement which appears to have created so much interest in the United States and particularly in the western Country, has not been wanting in influence in this Territory. Alarms are generally increased in proportion to the distance from correct information, our last advices from the Seat of Government are at least six Weeks old, and those from New Orleans more than two months; situated...