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It is with extreme regret I learn, that the British Prisoners, detained in Kentuckey and Ohio, and who were to have been released and delivered, by the Convention concluded on the 16th of July, are still retained within the United States. As I was the Agent, on the part of the U. States, in concluding that Convention, which I beleive was highly advantageous to our Country, I feel a deep...
I have the pleasure to inform you that I have just arrived from Cadiz, after a pleasant passage of 38 days; and have forwarded to The Honble. The Secretary of State, a copy, in the Spanish language, of a communication made by the Regency of Spain to the Cortes, on the 31st of december last, on the subject of the conduct of the U. States towards Spain and her American colonies; which is a...
The long time that has elapsed since the receipt of your respected favor of the 26th of October, with which I was honored on the 18 of december, by the Brig Paul Hamilton, might lead to the suspicion of an unpardonable neglect and inattention on my part, which would be truly distressing to me, did I not think you would be so well assured of the respect and sincere attachment which I have for...
On the 31 st. Decr the Regency of this Kingdom presented to the Cortes General and Extraordinary what they termed an exposition of the conduct of the United States toward Spain before the revolution in Spain to the present time . This paper enters generally into the conduct adopted by the agent of the United States resident here
On my reaching this place at noon, I had the honor to meet your kind and friendly letter of the 9t instant; and feel highly gratified with the new mark of confidence which you shew, in the offer of the place of accountant of the War Department. But as I do not consider myself as competent to that place, for the want of sufficient practical knowledge of accounts, I must beg leave to decline the...
Can you, my dear Sir, forgive the apparent neglect of one, who so highly respects and esteems you as I do, in not having addressed you immediately on his arrival in the U. States , after so long an absence?—Trusting in that benevolence which so strongly marks your character, I pronounce that you will; and therefore write to you as if I were already assured of your forgiveness. The ten years...
It is a long time since I have had the honor to address a letter to you personally; but I hope you will not impute my silence to a want of respect, or to a forgetfulness of your favor and friendship; for I can most truly assure you that it has not been owing to either; but more to an apprehension of intruding upon your time, which must of late, have been very much occupied, and which is too...