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I enclosed you yesterday, a copy of the message, & now send another, rather in larger print. I have concurr’d fully in the sentiments, expressd by you, & Mr. Jefferson, in regard to the attitude to be assumd, at the present interesting crisis, as I am persu[a]ded you will find, respecting the views of the allied powers towards So. america. On this subject I will write again, and communicate...
I now forward to you a copy of the message, more legible than that which sent by the last mail. I have concurr’d thoroughly with the sentiments expressd in your late letter, as I am persuaded, you will find, by the message, as to the part we ought to act, toward the allied powers, in regard to S o America. I consider the cause of that country, as essentially our own. That the crisis is fully...
Two dispatches have been lately receivd from Mr. Rush, communicating a proposition from Mr Canning, confidentially made to him, of cooperation between our two governments, in opposing, by reciprocal declaration, in the first instance, a project which he thinks exists, of the holy alliance, to invade the So. american states, as soon as the business with Spain is settled, & which he intimates...
I transmit to your two despatches, which were receiv’d from mr Rush, while I was lately in Washington, which involve interests of the highest importance. They contain two letters from mr Canning, suggesting designs of the holy alliance, against the Independance of S o America, & proposing a cooperation, between G. Britain & the UStates, in support of it, against the members of that alliance....
The unfavorable state of the weather since my arrival here, has kept me so much confind, that I have been unable, to pay, that attention to my affairs, that I should otherwise have done. I shall however be with you in the course of the insuing week. I send you a letter from Judge Nelson, & two from Mr. Appleton, which give the latest accounts, from them, of affairs in Spain. I send you also,...
I enclose you, the latest account, which I have rec d of the affairs of spain, and of the incidents attending our mission there, in a letter from Judge Nelson. you will see, that the frigate has been warned, off, the port, whereby his entering has been prevented. Two letters from mr Appleton, of an earlier state, directly, from Cadiz will communicate other interesting details DLC : Papers of...
Can you give me any information respecting the boundaries, of your small tract of land, between mr Alexanders & mine, to enable me to ascertain its brasing, on the lower end, of that portion of mine, belonging to the Blenheim tract, & of the other tracts, which I purchased, of Henderson & Anthony Watkins. This knowledge will be material, in case, I should survey my land, while I am in the...
It will afford me great pleasure to sit for the artist, mentiond, in yours, just received, & to hold a place in society with those, who have been so highly, & deservedly, honourd by their country. I will receive him to morrow, and afterwards, as may suit our mutual convenience. I was very fearful that you sufferd by the rain yesterday, but hope that you escapd it. MHi .
It is painful for me to pass you, but some private concerns, & particularly the expectation of meeting Mr. Goodwyn, with whom I am in negotiation for the sale of my land, and who was expected there the day before yesterday hurries me on. We will indemnify ourselves on our return, in abt. a fortnight. I do not think it probable, that I shall sell, but I wish to be there as soon as in my power....
We came here on thursday last, with intention to proceed on to Albemarle, on Monday next, but such is the state of Mrs. Monroe’s health, that I do not know that it will be possible for her to undertake the journey. The trip here has derangd her whole system, & particularly her nervous system, & head. If she cannot accompany me, I must take her back to Washington, which will be decided in a day...