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I had the honour to write to you, & also to the President of the United States on the 1st of May l ast, since which, no alteration in the posture of our affairs, has taken place. I avail myself of ye. earliest opportunity of transmitting you, co pies of the treaties of Peace, concluded b etween the Emperors of France & Russia, and the king of Prussia, this day published by authority. I have...
I have the honor to enclose you a very important decree of the Emperor of France made at Berlin on the 21st. ulto. and this day published by authority at Paris. I have not time to offer any observations upon the subject of it: But shall content myself with forwarding a number of copies to the different sea ports in hopes that by some vessel which may be found ready to sail you will receive the...
I have received information that measures, imposing serious restrictions on our navigation and commerce, are taking in the North of Europe, with a view to guard against the disorder called the yellow fever. It is represented that these restrictions are likely to be generally extended in that quarter thro’ the means of a concert, promoted by one of the most influential powers and it is probable...
Since I had the honour of writing to you on the 26th. Ulto., I have had a return of my complaint, which has abundantly proved the prudence of not having undertaken the Journey to Washington, as I could have wished: my indisposition was however but short, & I consider myself at present, much better than I have been for these three months past. I am now more particularly to acquaint you, that my...
§ From James Bowdoin. 18 December 1805, Paris. “I had the honour to write to you very fully on the 7th. inst. by Capt. Jarvis of the brig dispatch a fast sailing vessell bound from Rochélle for Savannah in Georgia: I understand it is probable, that this Letter may reach Rochélle before Capt. Jarvis may have sailed, wch. gives me the oppty. to transmit to you this Govt.’s acco. of a late...
I had the honour duely to receive your Letter of the 1st. Ulto., & should have ’eer this acknowledged its rect., had I not have entertained the expectation of soon paying my respects to you at Washington. I had, for this purpose, made the necessary preparations, & expected, this day, to have set out upon the Journey. But I am compelled, very reluctantly, to acquaint you, that such has been the...
I wrote to you on the 7th. & 27th. of dec. & on the 17th. Ultimo, & still continue without your favours: I am now more particularly to acquaint you, that my worthy & highly esteemed friend, George Erving Esq. of London, father of George W. Erving Esqr. chargé d’affaires of the U.S. near the Court of his catholic majesty, died on the 18th. of Jan. last, and that Mr. Erving recd. the melancholy...
I had the honour to write you on the 2d of dec. last, since which I have recd. Mr. Jacob Wagner’s letter of the 1st of Octo., and your enclosures of the President’s message at the opening of Congress on ye. 2d of dec. and a copy of the act suspending the act prohibiting the importation of certain goods, wares and merchandize passed on ye. 19th of dec. and it is my duty to acquaint you Sir,...
It is with pleasure I acquaint you with my safe arrival in the United States from Liverpool in England after a passage of thirty three days. Being much perplexed with the confusion incident to my arrival, I have only time to enclose you two Letters one for the President of the United States, && the other for you. Please to present my respectful Regards to the President, & acquaint him, that I...
I had the honour to write to you on the 22d. Ultimo, since which the enclosed correspondence has passed between Gen. Armstrong & me: as it exhibits the present situation of the proposed negociation with Spain, it is unnecessary to recapitulate: You have also enclosed copies of Gen. Armstrong’s two notes to M. Tallerand dated on the 6th and 26th of May, & M. Tallerand’s reply thereto of the 4th...