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By Order of a very numerous and respectable Meeting of the Inhabitants of Jefferson County, I have the honor of transmitting to your Excellency the enclosed Address— Most respectfully I am Sir your Excellencies Humbl. Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Mr. Browere waits on you and Mrs. Madison with the expectation of being permitted to take your portrait busts from the life. As I have a sincere regard for him as a gentleman and a scholar, and great confidence in his skill as an artist (he having made two busts of myself), in the art which he is cultivating, I name him to you with much pleasure as being worthy of your encouragement and...
I have received your friendly letter of Novm: 7th. for which I beg you to accept my thanks. The pursuits of agriculture, in which I was brought up, have ever been my favorite employment; and I look forward with great satisfaction to the time when they will engage my sole attention. The institution of the agricultural society of this county was an object which I had much at heart; and I feel...
I have the satisfaction to acknowledge your kind Letters of the 19th: Novm. & 1st. inst. The favourable opinion you have been pleased to express of my Address is very grateful to my feelings. The belief, that the effort I was about to make when I commenced this Address, would plead strongly with minds like yours in favour of the Author, altho, his work should not merit much praise cheered me...
Genrl: Brown and Mrs: Brown accept with pleasure the invitation of the President and Mrs: Madison for Thursday. RC ( PHi ).
I observed in the National Intelligencer a letter addressed to me from Comdre. Chauncy, dated August 10th. My answer to this letter has not been published. This omission on the part of the Comdre. or his friend has induced me to send you a Copy of my reply with a request that it may appear in the paper selected by the Secretary of the Navy, With high respect, Your very humble Servt. Your...