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I am much obliged to you for your favours of Feb. 20. and 23 by Mr Carnes, and the curious Pamphlets. Opening a direct Communication between Paris and America will facilitate the Trade of the two Countries, very much, and the new Treaty between France and England, will promote it still more. John Bull dont see it, and if he dont See a Thing at first, you know it is a rule with him ever...
Mr Mortimer the Bearer of this Letter, is a Gentleman of Letters, and although little known to me, is recommended by some of my Friends as a worthy, though unfortunate Man. He is represented to be a Friend to Liberty, and to Humanity, and as such I beg leave to introduce him to you, and to ask for him any friendly advice or aid you may be able to afford him in his Views, of litterary...
I received with great Pleasure your favour of the first.—Your Excursion I dare answers for it, will be advantageous in many respects to our Country.—The Object of mine to Holland was to procure Money, and I had the good fortune to obtain as much as was necessary for the then present Purpose: but it was not in Consequence of any orders from Congress, and therefore I am under Some Apprehension...
On my return from an Excursion to Devonshire with my Family, where We have been to fly from the Putrefaction of a Great City in the Summer heats, I had the Pleasure to find your favours of 17 and 23 of July. A Million of Guilders are borrowed on a new loan in Holland, and I went over lately to Subscribe the Obligations, & Punctillio which the Brokers were pleased to think indispensible, to...
I am sorry to give you the Trouble of this Commission: but I fear it will not be effectually done but by you and therefore let me beg the favour of you to send for Mr de la Blancherie and withdraw my subscription to the Society of whose affairs he has the direction, and put a stop to his sending me the Nouvelles de la Republique des Lettres et des Arts. he persuaded me at the Hague to...
give me Leave to introduce to you Mr John Brown Cutting, who will need no other Recommendation, than his own Genius. Let me beg your acceptance, too of a Sett of my Defence, &c and let me know your Opinion of the Second Vol.—and whether it is worth my While to write a third upon Confederations. &c. Yours most Sincerely DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I Sent you a Copy of my Second Volume by Mr Barthelemy the French Chargé here, now Minister, with a Letter about Money matters. in your favour of Sept. 28. you dont mention the receipt of them.—I have indeed long thought with Anxiety of our Money in the hands of our Friends, whom you mention, and have taken the best Precaution in my Power, against Accidents.—I do not consider the Game as...
Mr Daniel Parker will have the Honour to deliver you this. He is an intelligent American, and well informed as any Man you will see from hence. I beg leave to introduce him to you. Let me thank you for your late Letter and the important State Papers inclosed with it.— I have ordered to your Address, a dozen Copies of my Boudoir for the Marquis, who desired Mr Appleton and Mr Paine to have them...
Mr Boylston is going to Paris, with a Cargo of Sperma Cæti oil, and will be obliged to you for any assistance or advice you can give him. I forwarded a few days ago, from Mr Gerry, a Copy as I suppose of the Result of the Convention.—It seems to be admirably calculated to preserve the Union, to increase affection, and to bring us all to the same mode of thinking. They have adopted the idea of...
The Project of a new Constitution, has Objections against it, to which I find it difficult to reconcile myself. But I am so unfortunate as to differ somewhat from you in the Articles, according to your last kind Letter. You are afraid of the on—I, of the few. We agree perfectly that the many shall have a full fair and perfect Representation.—You are apprehensive of monarchy: I of Aristocracy....