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We trust we have manifested, during our employment in the city of Washington, our zeal for its...
As a member of the American Philosophical Society I take the liberty of addressing its President....
Will the President do me the favor to accept the enclosed pamphlet ; and the additional one to...
It was with a high degree of satisfaction, I observed in a letter I lately received from my...
Wilt thou condescend to inform me, if a letter I wrote, dated 26th. of the 4th. Month 1802, ever...
11 October 1802, Baltimore. “I take the liberty of sending for deposit in thy office, as evidence...
Having failed, when I was last in the City of Washington, to procure satisfactory information,...
22 February 1803, Washington. “I am directed by the American Board of Agriculture to request thy...
Agreeably to my promise , I have investigated thy Problem for finding the longitude by lunar...
Thy letter, dated 20th. of April, I received yesterday. I have had several applications for...
I take the freedom of introducing to thee, and to thy amiable family, my youngest brother Joseph...
Permit me to introduce to thee my youngest brother, Joseph Briggs, who is going with me to the...
On the 12th. of the month just past, I arrived at Natchez;—on the day following I waited on...
Some time ago—very long after its date—the mail brought me thy favor of the 11th. of August. I...
I am here, with Robert Williams, on my way to the seat of Government. We expect to sail for...
I had intended to be in the City this day—but my aged Father having come one hundred and thirty...
Attending to the necessary observations, under the frequent interruptions of clouds—keeping a...
No doubt it is matter of surprise that we proceed so slowly. Indeed when I undertook this journey...
I am just arrived here in safety and good health after a journey, of the unavoidable delays,...
Although still in state of convalescence, and but just able to attend to business a few minutes...
By last mail, I sent my report of the Post Road—by the present I send a duplicate. I have not yet...
From New-orleans I sent by mail my report of the Post Road dated 22nd. of the 12th. mo. 1804, and...
My last letter to thee was dated at this place, 29th. of the month just past, a few days after my...
Being informed that the office of United States’ Attorney for the district of Orleans is now...
20 April 1805, Washington, Mississippi Territory . “There is reason to expect that there will be...
Some time ago I received thy acceptable letter of March 14. ’05. I have written to Governor...
By last mail, on the 11th. instant, I wrote to thee acknowledging the receipt of thy acceptable...
Having heard that the Commissioners for adjusting and reporting the evidences of claims to land...
I am apprehensive that what I am about to write would by a mind less benevolent than thine be...
About 12 days ago, I returned from an excursion up the Mississippi river. The object of this...
Thy friendly dated April 26. 06 I received some time ago—I intend to reply to it fully by next...
I have before me thy favor dated April 26. 06. Thy own benevolent heart can estimate more justly...
Having fully ascertained the fact that I cannot continue my residence in the Southern Territories...
The President directs me to say to thee;—“Three days ago, a pilot-boat, sent by the conspirators,...
Permit me to introduce to thee, the bearer, John Thomas 3d. as a candidate for a clerkship in...
Permit me to introduce to thee the bearer, Joseph Dunbar, a respectable citizen of the...
A few days since, I returned from the Eastward, where I had been viewing and examining in...
Matthew Witherspoon has requested my introduction to thee. He is lately arrived from Liverpool....
I have accompanied to this City my friend Jesse Kersey, a minister of our Society, who is...
The Bearer, Thomas Robertson, we understand is an Applicant for the place of Agent of the United...
Having had, for a considerable time past, opportunities of observing the rapid progress of...
Permit me to introduce to thee, two of my young friends from Philadelphia, who will hand to thee...
May I intrude on that retirement where from a dignified elevation the mind looks over the...
Thy kind letter of 27 Ultimo , I received on the 2 instant. It was like a healing balm to my...
Thy kind favor, of Apr 17. 16 , had been forwarded from Brookeville to this place, my present...
Application has been made to me for a letter of introduction to the President U. S. on behalf of...
I feel myself treading on sacred ground when I approach the scenes illuminated and made glorious...
I arrived here the day before yesterday—and I have this day received the appointment of surveyor...
On the 15 or 16 instant I wrote to thee from New York , informing thee that I had received an...
Be pleased to accept the enclosed little pamphlet as a small testimony of that esteem and love...