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That part of the enclos’d Letter included within the two black strokes, relates to the Bath Post Office. with every Sentimental devotion & the highest respect I am your devoted Servant DNA : RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.
9 October 1810, Wiscasset. Urges appointment of Gideon Granger to the Supreme Court. Also informs JM that because of ill health he will not seek reelection to Congress. Peleg Tallman of Bath has been nominated by local Republicans for the Twelfth Congress. RC ( DNA : RG 59, LAR , 1809–17, filed under “Granger”). 2 pp. Orchard Cook was a Republican representative from Massachusetts in the Ninth...
The enclosed is on the Subject of the Bath Collectorship— most respectfully DNA : RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.
Believing the remarks on the second page of the enclosed News Papers, by the erudite & Reverend Mr. Bentley of Salem, to be just, useful & important "& in consent" with the universal opinion of all Parties in this part of the Country, & supposing you might not otherways see them, I have taken the liberty of enclosing the Paper for your perusal. With sentiments most truly grateful & respectful...
Will the President of U.S. be pleas’d to receive the enclosd Letter from another applicant for the Bath Collectorship through the medium of his obligd Servt. DNA : RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.
It is understood that the Office of Collector of the Port of Newbury Port will be soon vacant, as all agree in the necessity of a removal. Various circumstances render an appointment to this Office desirable to me. And I have written to the President on the subject. Knowing that nothing has been done without your concurrence, & that now, when you are on the eve of directing the Destinies of...
[ Wiscasset, District of Maine ] November 29, 1798 . “It is now nearly 5 Months since I left your City and since which I have written you many Letters —but I receive no answer not a single Line since I left you. I Beseech of you Sir to Write me and let me know what I am to depend on when I am to have a trial send the Commission to take the Depositions immediately or the Deponents will be gone...
Mr. Cook intends doing himself the honour to call at the Presidents House tomorrow Morning at 10 OC—Although hitherto unsuccessful, a sense of Duty will induce Mr. C. to communicate to the Prest. Letters from the most respectable republican characters of Boston; recommendatory of the appointment of Mr. William Henry Savage for Commercial Agent at Jamaica— Mr. C as chairman of a Committee on...
17 June 1812, Wiscasset. Benjamin Homans, “lately the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has been removed from that Office by the intemperate persecutions of the Party who are opposed to good Government.” Mentions having previously spoken to JM and to President Jefferson about Homans’s merits and declares that his integrity and “warm Patriotism” as well as “his sufferings from the...
The President of the Marine Society at Boston (a republican Company) have pass’d on to the Speaker of the H of R & to all the Members from Mass, a remonstrance on the Subject of the appt. of a Chirurgeon for the Marine Hospital in that State. This remonstrance will be forwarded to your Excellency—They state that they conceive that some Person must have improperly recommended Docr....