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It is among the instances of good fortune which are now & then permitted to accompany the discharge of a public duty, that franking a Letter from the State Department in the absence of the Secretary has brought me to your recallection and attention. Judge Adams as I am informed has been requested to return to the United States as soon as circumstances will admit: and as no public vessel has...
Accustomed to receive your recommendations in the nature of commands I regret that at present there is no vacancy for the second Mr Norton. By accounts from General Hull of the 14th. instant it appears that our troops in upper Canada have hitherto met with little or no opposition. He is probably about this time in the neighbourhood of fort Malden, where he may meet a warmer reception; unless...
Among the first objects of my intention on my arrival in this country was that of paying my respects to you. From causes not under my controul I have been dissappointed, and now I am called to make a melancholy visit to new Hampshire. On my return I hope to be gratified, and am in the mean time with the greatest respect, / your obedient Servant MHi : Adams Papers.
I have this morning a disposition to intrude upon your retirement, to save you the trouble of enquiring, and to enable you to correct in your own mind the rumours which will reach your ear in consequence of advices received by the British packet. In an unofficial letter from Mr Pinckney, dated Jan: 4th. that gentleman states the substance of a conference held with the Marquis of Wellesley,...
I have been so much gratified by the mail of to day as to induce me to continue the mail as far as Quincy. I was somewhat prepared for this recount—its conformation from such a source is truely gratifying. With my best respects to your father You will with the return of the letter have the goodness to let me know how he is. Yrs MHi : Adams Papers.
Arriving at the seat of Government a few days since I find your very kind letter of the 6 th instant . Be pleased to receive my grateful acknowlegement of the favorable terms in which you express your approbation of my appointment to an office, the arduous duties of which I wish it was in my power more satisfactorily to discharge. In my native state and in New Hampshire I derived great...
Dr. Eustis will with great pleasure take charge of the five dollars enclosed by the President for Mr Lillie Editor of the Telegraph. RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as received 28 Nov. Under this date, TJ recorded a payment of $4.50 to Eustis for John S. lillie “for one year” ( MB James A. Bear, Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and...
M r Francis Greenwood , pastor of one of the most respectable congregations in Boston , in his travels for improvement in health and in knowlege, is desirous of being made known to M r Jefferson ; and as his parents & family have been for many years my neighbours, I take the liberty of becoming the medium of his communication with Monticello , availing myself of the occassion to renew my...
I had the honor to receive your favor of the 25h June. Having lately returned from an excursion to New Hampshire I cannot resist the temptation to communicate to you the satisfaction which I experienced in finding the politics of that state restored to original and just principles. To an uniform political conduct to a mind and manners open, frank & plain Govr Langdon adds the advantages of a...
Mr. Thomas Lewis Junr. goes to Washington to explain to the department of State and to ask assistance in recovering a claim for captured property which appears to me to be attended wth. circumstances equally novel and extraordinary. He will be anxious to have the honor of paying his respects to you, and I have assured him of the pleasure with which you will receive one of our most respectable...