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On the 18th. Instant Mr. Thomas had the Honor to address you on the Subject of the pensions paid to invalids by the state of N. Carolina, since which we have found that payments made by that State to Widows & orphans of deceased officers are in the same predicament. We therefore respectfully request that with your answer to Mr. Thomas’s letter you will favour us with your sentiments on the...
As there are sundry Credits to the State of N. Carolina existing on the books of the Treasury of the U.S. The vouchers of which the undersigned Agents of said State are not in possession of whereon to Support the claims of said State for such credits, We take the liberty to solicit that you will be so good as to direct the proper Officer to furnish us on or before the 30th instant with an...
This Afternoon we were honor’d with yours of the 3rd instant, in which you request to be informed, “ Whether the State of North Carolina has ever issued its own Certificates in lieu of those of the United States ,” together with our “ opinion of the real state of the thing .” In answer to the first after giving the most ample investigation to the subject which the means in our power would...
I am directed by Col: Newton to furnish you with two pipes of wine, which I have this day shipped on board the sloop Maria Capt: O’Meara, to the address of Mr: John Barnes, of George Town—the account is annexed—The quality is similar to that I sent before & I hope will give equal satisfaction— I am respectfully Yr: ob: servt. T. Jefferson Esqr. to James Taylor jr. Dr. 2 pipes Brazil Wine 350—...
I must solicit your pardon for addressing you on the subject of a successor to Charles Kilgore Esquire decd. late Register of the land Office at Cincinnati, whose death has no doubt been announced at the City before this. George Gordon esquire of Cincinnati has written to me on this subject and has solicited my aid to procure the appointment. I consider Mr. Gordon a very worthy man & well...
Agreeably to my promise I now send you the Monthly Strawberry vines promised you when I had the pleasure of seeing you at the City of Washington. I also send you some Nectarine grafts, the fruit of which is superior to any thing of the kind I ever tasted. They are called the Rose coloured Nectarines, they are of the free stone kind, are large and of a tolerable deep red on the out side. I have...
On the 29th. inst. I shipped by direction of Col: Newton 2 pipes Brazil Wine, by the Sch: Margaret Tingey, for which the Captain neglected to give a receipt, or to call for a letter—I hope it will get to hand without accident as a passenger on board promised to take particular care of it—I have reserved two pipes more, one, or both, of which shall be forwarded when you may think proper to...
There is no Such Will as Joseph Smiths Recorded in the County of Orange. I am Sr. Yr. Hble Servt., RC ( MHi ). Addressed: “To Thomas Jefferson Esqr. In Albemarle.” James Taylor was clerk of Orange co., 1772–1798 (Frederick Johnston, Memorials of Old Virginia Clerks , Lynchburg, 1888, p. 271).
13 April 1813, Washington. “The enclosed Letter from my Son, will shew you at a glance, what must be my feelings. “Agonized as they have been, by the destruction of my property, by the Severeance of a dear and endearing part of my Domestic bliss—And this alone, alone, from my attachment to principles, emanating from my feelings to the Administration. “I now Madam, Apply at least, for decision,...
We have just rec[e]ived your Speech here and I assure you it appears to be much admired even by the Federalist of Cincinnati. Mr Rowan passed this about 10 days ago he spoke of it & your self in respectful terms, which was more than I expected from his opposition to the late Administration generally. He observed & it appeared to be assented to by several of the highest Federal characters in...