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In answer to your letter of the 18th. inst. I am instructed by the President to inform you that the fund in question has been so clearly understood on all hands to be specifically appropriated for the payment of the bills which were recognised by the former agents of France here as to be incapable of being diverted without disappointing the just expectations of our citizens holders of those...
Th: Jefferson presents his respectful compliments to Mr. Genet. He will be at his office at half past after eight tomorrow morning, and must be with the President precisely at nine. If this short interval will suit Mr. Genet, Th:Jefferson will be happy to devote it to him. If not, the length of time he will be engaged with the President is so uncertain that he could not give him a fixed...
Th: Jefferson having forwarded to the Secretary of the Treasury the application of Mr. Genet on behalf of Mr. Vanuxem, has now the honor to inclose to Mr. Genet the answer he has received, and of assuring him of his respect. PrC ( DLC ). FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 59, DL ). Enclosure: Alexander Hamilton to TJ, 23 May 1793 .
Thomas Jefferson présente Ses respects à Mr. Genet et lui renvoie les pamphlets marqués à rendre, avec mille remerciemens pour la lecture qu’il lui en a procuré. On peut également renvoyer les autres si Mr. Genet en a le moindre besoin vu qu’après une lecture ils deviendront inutiles. On desirerait cependant garder les Résultats du Commerce &ce. qu’il serait bon de garder dans les Bureaux. Tr...
[…] to correct an error of fact into […] being just led into it myself […] concerning the trespass committed by [a British] sailor on the French flag on board the Amiable. I mentioned it to a gentleman present, who informed me that the sailor [who made the insult?] and another concerned in it, were in jail, […] mentioned to you. I found on further enquiry that these two sailors were British,...
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Note of the 27th. of May on the subject of Gideon Henfield, a citizen of the United States, engaged on board an armed vessel in the service of France. It has been laid before the President, and referred to the Attorney General of the United States, for his opinion on the matter of law, and I have now the honor of enclosing you a copy of that opinion....
In my letter of May 15th: to M. de Ternant, your predecessor, after stating the answers which had been given to the several memorials of the British Minister of May 8th: it was observed that a part remained still unanswered of that which respected the fitting out armed vessels in Charleston to cruise against nations with whom we were at peace. In a conversation which I had afterwards the honor...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to Mr. Genet the letter &c. he mentioned to him yesterday. The parties are substantial. The samples of wood are arrived in Philadelphia, but not delivered. They shall be sent to Mr. Genet. RC ( ICHi ). Not recorded in SJL . The enclosed letter , not found, had been transmitted in William Foushee to TJ, 23 May 1793 .
I had the honor of laying before the President your Memorial of the 22d. of May proposing that the United States should now pay up all the future instalments of their debt to France, on condition that the sum should be invested in produce. The President having fully deliberated on this subject, I have now the honor of inclosing you a Report from the Treasury department, made in consequence...
I shall now have the honor of answering your letter of the 8th instant, and so much of that of the 14th. (both of which have been laid before the President) as relates to a vessel armed in the port of new York and about to depart from thence, but stopped by order of the Government; and here I beg leave to premise, that, the case supposed in your letter, of a vessel arming merely for her own...