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I herewith inclose you two Letters which were this Morning brought for you to our Lodgings—also the News Papers of this day which contain all intelligence in circulation here worthy your Notice. The French Packett arrived a day or two ago (being the first since you left us). I hear it has brought some public Dispatches but am not yet inform’d of their Contents. Nine States have not appeard in...
I have had the honor to receive your favors of the 9th. & 21st. of April for which accept my thanks. My hopes respecting the Success of the new Constitution in Virginia are in some measure revived by the information you have given me upon that Subject but am still sorry to find that the number of friends & foes are so nearly divided as to render the Vote of Kentucky of critical importance for...
I was honord a few days ago by your favor of the 27th. May for which accept my thanks. It gives me no small concern to find that the People of Kentucky are not to expect your Assistance in the important Business of framing a Constitution which they have so shortly in View. At the time I took the liberty to trouble you with the request I was well aware of the multiplicity of your engagements,...
I arrived here last evening much fatigued with my Journey. The Roads were much worse than usual occasioned by excessive rains, the Stages rather indifferent & I was so unfortunate as to have to travel the whole distance without any company except my Servant. I have no prospect of a passage from hence down the River in any short time shall therefore set out by land immediately after Breakfast...
I was this day duely favord with yours of the 24th. of Septr. & the 12th. of October for which accept my thanks. The Convention elected pursuant to the recommendati[o]n of the late Convention met at this place the 1st. Instant & came to a determination that it was most advisable for this District to renew there application to the State of Virga. for an Independent Government—agreeable to the...
This being the appointed Day 25 Senators attended & the Budget was opened & read. No discussion has yet taken place, & it has been determined that untill otherwise ordered by the Senate no publication of its contents shall be made. This will account for my not giving you particulars. I will however barely hint to you, that Capt. Blaneys statement where inacurate, was in favor of the...
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...
20 November 1809, Frankfort, Kentucky. Recommends John Coburn for the vacant governorship of Louisiana Territory. RC ( DNA : RG 59, LAR , 1809–17, filed under “Coburn”). 1 p. Printed in Carter, Territorial Papers, Louisiana-Missouri , 14:339. John Brown (1757–1837), a longtime acquaintance of JM’s, was one of the first U.S. senators from Kentucky, 1792–1805.
I have Served thirteen years in the Service of my Country on board of different Vessels of warr my last two years that I shipd. for having Expired three weeks; I duly applied for my pay & discharge, the answer I received from Capt. Gordon was, go to the purser; and the Same from the purser go to Capt Gordon; at length the purser (Mr. Garretson) exhibited my act. approved By Capt Gordon; and...