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When I had the pleasure of seeing you last summer at my Mothers , I informed you, that M r Latrobe had sent round to Rich d some time in the Month of May last, your prints to the Care of Gibson & Jefferson . I was led to this conclusion from M r Latrobes having taken the Prints that you left in the setting room to his House, for the purpose of packing them up with one he had there; and from my...
10 June 1811, New York. Observes that it is impossible to comply with his promise to write on everything that interests him. “As you expressed some curiosity to know how the Smiths &c would treat me, I requested Payne, who told me he was about to write, to inform you that I was treated quite civilly by them all, but that their displeasure with the President and yourself was very apparent.”...
I shiped yesterday on board the schooner Goodintent , Elliott Kirwan , Master, bound for Richmond , the seven Boxes left here by M r Barlow containing your Papers &c, and shall this day forward the Bill of Lading to Mess rs Gibson & Jefferson , to whose care I have directed them. You desired me to return you an estimate of the expences that might be incured before they were shiped, but as they...
E. Coles presents his respectful compliments to M r Jefferson, and takes the liberty of informing him, that he received information a few days ago from M r Lee , the Collector at Salem , that he had received from M r Baker , our consul at Palma , “the following articles addressed to Th: Jefferson , One Cask of wine, one Box Marble, one Box of olives, and one Bag of Almonds,” and that he...
When I had the pleasure to see you at Montpellier I expected long before this to have been with you in Washington. It is with much concern I inform you that I have been, and shall, Dr. Everette thinks, necessarily be detained between three and four weeks longer by a serious indisposition. If my absence should be attended with any very serious inconvenience to you, and you should know of any...
5 October 1812. Sends this letter by his cousin Edward Carrington, son of Judge Paul Carrington. “You will find Mr. Carrington an amiable and intelligent young gentleman; full of indignation at the wrongs and insults under which his Country suffers, and animated with an ardent zeal to avenge them by his personal efforts in the field; he attempted to raise a Volunteer Company, but having failed...
I have this moment received a direct intimation from Dr. Barton, which I am requested to communicate to you without delay, that he is desirous of being appointed Treasurer to the Mint of the U. S. which has become vacant by the death of Dr. Rush. I have barely time before the mail will close to add, that the cure of my disease continues to progress as rapidly as Dr. Physick says I have any...
Altho’ I presume Payne wrote to his friends in Washington by the return of the Polot, yet as it is possible they may not have heard from him, and as I cannot better comply with his wish in making known to you the opinion of Mr. Gallatin of the hostile intentions of the blockading fleet, than by enclosing his letter which I received last evening. In Poulsons receipt, which is enclosed, you will...
This will be presented to you by Mr George Emlen of this City, whose relations I believe are known to you. Mr. Russell has promised to take him, with your approbation, to Sweden as his Secretary; and he is desirous previous to his departure to visit Washington and become acquainted with some of the principal members of the Government; he has asked me for a line of introduction to you, which I...
As a good deal of feeling has been excited here by some military appointments, made during the present recess of the Senate, I consider it my duty to give some facts, and a hint of an impression which prevails with some of the best friends of the State and General Government. Are you apprised that all the appointments, many of which are important ones too, that have been lately made in this...