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Mr Burr’s respectful Compliments. He requests Dr. Hosack to inform him of the present state of Genl. H. and of the hopes which are entertained of his recovery. Mr. Burr begs to know at what hours of the [day] the Dr. may most probably be found at home, that he may repeat his inquiries. He would take it very kind if the Dr. would take the trouble of calling on him as he returns from Mr....
Pursuant to an order of the Senate I have the honor to transmit to you the resolution & Certificate herewith enclosed and it is with great pleasure that I avail myself of the occasion to congratulate you on your re-election by a Majority which testifies how justly your fellow-citizens have appreciated your talents and the Merits of your administration. I pray you to receive the assurance of...
Mr Burr having just now been informed that Mr Jefferson proposes to leave the City this Day, presents respectful Compliments & Requests to know his determination, if any has been made, with Respect to Dr Browne; as it may materially influence the movements of that Gentleman— DNA : RG 59--Acceptances.
14 October 1802, New York. “My Stepson Mr Prevost now recorder of this City, will have the honor to present you this. I take the liberty to ask, that you will present him to the President and the favor of your attentions to him during his residence in Washington.” RC (owned by Charles M. Storey, Boston, Mass., 1961). 1 p.
At the request of Col. Weissenfels I transmit the enclosed Certificate. Having served with the Colonel during the revolutionary War & knowing him to be a brave & Valuable officer, a Man of integrity & honor, I could not refuse to him this Civility. I have no personal acquaintance with Mr Baker, but from my knowledge of two of the persons attesting in his favor, I cannot doubt of the truth of...
I send for your perusal a letter signed Ch. D. Cooper which, though apparently published some time ago, has but very recently come to my knowledge. Mr Van Ness who does me the favor to deliver this, will point out to you that Clause of the letter to which I particularly request your attention. You might perceive, Sir, the necessity of a prompt and unqualified acknowledgment or denial of the...
Mr. V Ness has this evening reported to me Verbally that you refuse to answer my last letter, that you consider the course I have taken as intemperate and unnecessary and some other conversation which it is improper that I should notice. My request to you was in the first instance proposed in a form the most simple in order that you might give to the affair that course to which you might be...
… I am goaded with letters from Connecticut & Vermont respecting the department of Post Office which they pronounce to be a grievance intolerable—our friends in those States say that they can make no use of that mode of Conveyance while in the present hands—Col. Robinson & Mr Selden, two Very respectable men of Vermont have written me several letters on this subject, and they have desired me...
Mr. Hunt who was mentioned in a letter which I wrote you some Weeks ago, is desirous of the honor of being personally known to you. The high estimation in which he is holden by some of our most respectable friends in this City, has been already communicated to you. The very slight personal a⟨c⟩quaintance which I have had with him, tends to confirm me in their opinions & prepossessions. In...
Joseph Crockett writes to me from Jessamine County in Kentucky that he is a Candidate for the office of Marshall —that he was a Captain in the Virginia line during the late War and that [he] was a Neighbour of, and personally well known to Colonel Jefferson. Having myself no recollection of Captn. Crockett, I can add nothing to the information which he communicates. I enclose you an extract of...