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I have the Pleasure to inform you that I have forwarded to Mr. Peale a Present to the Sosiety, of Curious Matter. It consists of Part of the skull Bone , the neck Joint on the head, the Pith of the left Horn now Twenty one Inches in Circumference, the end off & in a decay’d State. I suppose it to have been Part of the head of the Animal whose large Bones are found in so many Parts of America &...
John Rowan Daniel Weisger John Inston } of Frankfort James Morrison John A. Seitz John Bradford } of Lexington We think the above Gentn. will be proper persons to be appointed as Commrs of Bankruptcy in the State of Kentucky. May 3rd 1802. MS ( DNA : RG 59 , LAR ); in Breckinridge’s hand, signed by Breckinridge and Brown; endorsed by TJ as received 3 May and “Commrs. bkrptcy” and so recorded...
The inclosed Letter reached my Hand this Morning. I hasten to forward it to you by this Days Mail, that you may have the earliest possible information of the Measure to which it relates. There is probably very little produce of the Western Country now at New Orleans, or on its way to that Market, but very large quantities are in readiness for exportation at the first rise of our Rivers, &...
Thinking it probable that the vacancy occasioned by the death of Mr Clark late first Judge for the Indiana Territory has not yet been filled, I take the liberty hereby to recommend to your Notice, William Garrard Esqr. of this State, as well quallified for that Office. Mr Garrard is son of Colo Garrard our present Governor, & now about thirty two years of age. He completed his Education at...
A letter from you addressed to my Brother James Brown reached the post Office in Lexington a few days ago & was forwarded by the next Mail to Natchez where he has halted for the Summer having set out with his family for New Orleans in May last. I have thought it expedient to give this information in order to account to you for the delay which will necessarily attend his answer. The General...
The Bearer J. F. Dufour is one of the Swiss Emigrants who have commenced the culture of the Vine in Kentucky & on the Banks of the Ohio He requests the honor of presenting to you a testimony of their high respect, a sample of Wines made by them last Autum at their first Vineyard in Kentucky, & will return highly gratified should the first fruits of their infant establishment be found worthy of...
I take the liberty to inclose for your inspection a letter recd. from Judge Cobourn who last Winter made application through me for an appointment to the Bench of some one of the Territories of the U States. At that time I did not know that he had any knowledge of the French Language. Mr Cobourn for several Years past has filled a seat on the Bench of the General Court of this State with great...
I have had the honor to receive by the last Mail your favor of the 9th. Instant. Doctor Brown left this Country in April last & reached New Orleans early in May. He has since returned to Natchez & intends to remain in that neighbourhood during the sickly season, after which he will probably establish himself in N. Orleans. The letters you enclosed to me for Dr. Brown were forwarded by the Mail...
The Bearer is one of the Swiss Emigrants who have commenced the culture of the Vine in Kentucky & on the Banks of the Ohio. He requests to have the honor of presenting to you in testimony of their respect, a sample of Wine made by them last Autumn at their Vineyard in Kentucky. Yo mo ob Ser DLC : Papers of James Madison.
Geo. M. Bibb Esqr. having resigned the Office of District Atty for the District of Kentucky Robert Wickliff has informed me of his desire to fill that Office & has requested me to express to you his wishes on that Subject. From a long & intimate acquaintance with Mr. Wickliff I do with much pleasure recommend him to the attention of the President as well qualified for that appointment being a...