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Letter not found. 24 October 1800. Acknowledged in Gelston to JM, 21 Nov. 1800 . Reassures Gelston that Virginia will cast all its electoral votes for Jefferson and Burr.
19 September 1804, Department of State. “I have the honor to enclose a copy of a letter I have written to the Attorney of the District of New York, respecting an irregularity alledged to have been committed by the French Frigates now at New York, and to request your cooperation in the enquiry he is instructed to make.” Letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 59, DL , vol. 14). 1 p. JM to Nathan Sanford, 19...
5 November 1804, Department of State. “I have recd. your private letter of the 12th. Octr. [not found] and beg leave to inform you that the 3d. instalment of your claim will not be received from the British Government until the 15th. July next; and that if drawn for upon Mr. Erving before the 1st. of Sepr. next, it will not be transferred to the United States.” Letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 59,...
The impressment of the four seamen from on board the Brig Betsey, Henry White master, as stated in his protest just received from you, has from its manner attracted particular notice: I will therefore thank you to cause a supplemen[t]al deposition to be taken, explanatory of the following particulars, viz. was the name of the frigate making the impressment desig[n]edly concealed—what reasons...
Having received information that the British public armed Brig Busy is now in the port of New York, I take occasion to request you will be pleased to inform me as soon convenient, from such sources of information as you may have access to, what ground there is for a publication lately made in the public papers, that, except two, who were liberated from the Busy since her arrival on the coast,...
25 May 1805, Department of State . “The District Attornies of Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut & Massachusetts have been requested to send to your care the laws of their several States. They are intended for the use of the Government of the Michegan Territory, as are the laws of the U: States, which you will receive herewith. Be pleased to forward them to Govr. Hull at Detroit.” Letterbook...
I request that hereafter you will cause to be endorsed on the packets of Gazettes intended for the Ministers in Europe the words “ not to be put in a Post office, ” taking care as often as practicable & necessary to arrange with those who take charge of them the means of otherwise conveying them to their destination after the arrival of the Vessel. Whenever the Vessel is bound to a port where...
¶ To David Gelston. Letter not found. 24 December 1805. Acknowledged in Gelston to JM , 27 Dec. 1805 , as containing two bills of exchange.
I enclose an extract of a letter from a gentleman of respectability at Philadelphia, respecting the proceedings of Genl. Miranda at the port of New York, the information contained in which is confirmed by official complaints; and by the direction of the President I have to request an explanation how it has happened that the Officers of the Customs have neither given information of this...
The Secretary of the Treasury has communicated to me the report made to you by the British Ship of War Chichester on her entering the harbour of New York. As it does not appear what species of stores she has been sent to procure, I have thought it necessary to remind you, that she cannot be permitted to receive any articles of contraband of war nor any equipments of a nature merely applicable...