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This will be handed you by Mr. Childs who solicits subscriptions to a new Gazette to be edited from his press by Mr. Freneau. The plan will be shewn you & speaks its own merits. Those of Mr. Childs have besides other vouchers the character & success of a paper of which he has long been the printer in New York. With Mr. Freneau I have been long & thoroughly acquainted. He is a man of genius, of...
Letter not found. 29 January 1792. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, 10 Feb. 1792 . Requests information concerning the current postmaster, William Wiatt, and buildings occupied by him, at Fredericksburg.
Letter not found. 21 February 1792. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, 2 Mar. 1792 . Concerns the terms of the Presidential Succession Act of 1792.
Letter not found. 13 March 1792. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, 22 Mar. 1792 . Concerns the questions of the appropriate military establishment for prosecution of the war against the Indians, the funding system, and executive influence in legislative matters.
Letter not found. Ca. 12 January 1793. Mentioned in Jones to JM, 21 Jan. 1793 . Encloses newspapers with intelligence of the military victories and the establishment of the First Republic in France. Requests that the papers be forwarded to Ambrose Madison.
Letter not found. Ca. 1 July 1794. Alluded to in Jones to JM, 6 July 1794 . Reports the poor condition of wheat crops between Fredericksburg and the mountains of Virginia.
Letter not found. Ca. 12 August 1794. Alluded to in Jones to JM, 14 Aug. 1794 . Explains that JM cannot meet Jones in Charlottesville as planned owing to Antoine’s illness. Asks Jones to inform Jefferson of the delay.
Letter not found. Ca. 18 October 1794, Philadelphia. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, ca. 28 Oct. 1794 . Informs Jones of JM’s marriage and safe arrival in Philadelphia. Inquires about a china tea set.
Letter not found. 7 November 1794. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, 16 Nov. 1794 . Apparently concerns china being shipped to JM in Philadelphia, a bill on Monroe’s account that has been presented to Secretary of State Edmund Randolph for payment, and a request that ham and bacon be shipped from Fredericksburg to JM.
Letter not found. Ca. 20 December 1794. Referred to in Jones to JM, 23 and 26 Dec. 1794 and 13 Jan. 1795 . Mentions that Secretary of State Edmund Randolph plans to write Jones about his request to draw a sum of money on Monroe’s account.
Letter not found. Ca. 21 January 1795. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, 29 Jan. 1795 . Concerns the personal financial arrangements that Monroe as U.S. minister to France has made with Secretary of State Randolph. Encloses a pamphlet.
Letter not found. 25 February 1795. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, ca. 3 Mar. 1795 and 22 Mar. 1795 . Mentions Monroe’s land on the Rockcastle River in Kentucky and the price for which Congressman Alexander Dalrymple Orr estimated that it could be sold.
Letter not found. 2 March 1795. In his letters to JM of 21 and 22 Mar. 1795 , Jones acknowledged this letter and another from JM of 4 Mar. (also not found). In the letters JM encloses a letter to John Whitaker Willis (not found), mentions false rumors that he declines to stand for reelection to Congress, and reports the illness of his wife and sister-in-law.
Letter not found. 3 April 1795. On this day JM wrote letters to Jones and Arnold Henry Dohrman but in error sent them to the incorrect recipients. These letters were respectively acknowledged in Dohrman to JM, 6 Apr. 1795 , and Jones to JM, 7 Apr. 1795 .
Letter not found. Ca. 16 December 1795. Mentioned in Jones to JM, 21 Dec. 1795 . Discusses the prospects of proceedings in the House of Representatives on the Jay treaty. Encloses Thomas Knox’s 12 Dec. letter to JM requesting papers concerning the estate of Lawrence Kortright.
Letter not found. 28 March 1796. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, 26 Apr. 1796 . Probably encloses accounts of House debate on Livingston’s motion calling for Jay’s papers.
Letter not found. 30 March 1796. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, 26 Apr. 1796 . Informs Jones of Washington’s rejection of the House call for Jay’s papers.
Letter not found. 1 December 1796. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, 9 Dec. 1796 . Discusses presidential election of 1796.
Letter not found. 5 December 1796. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, 9 Dec. 1796 . Discusses presidential election of 1796.
Letter not found. 11 December 1796. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, ca. 15 Dec. 1796 . Encloses newspapers with news of presidential election.
Letter not found. 16 December 1796. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, 8 Jan. 1797 . Encloses part of Thomas Paine’s Letter to George Washington and the first number of “Pelham.”
Letter not found. Ca. 19 February 1797. Mentioned in Jones to JM, 23 Feb. 1797 . Informs Jones about the publication of the essays “An Examination of a Late Letter from Mr. Pickering to Mr. Pinckney.”