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September 1803 . Encloses an account for a hogshead of “Brazil Wine … shipped by order of [his] friend” Thomas Newton, Jr. “It was overlooked till this moment. I will thank you to remit” $177.13 “by a check from the cashier of the Branch Bank of Wash. on the Department here.” RC ( DLC ).
14 June 1801, Campbell Courthouse, Kentucky. Requests information on land deed that he sent to city of Washington sometime in 1800 to be patented. Recommends Dr. John Sellman of Cincinnati, “a decided republican,” to be marshal for the Northwest Territory. RC ( DLC ). 3 pp.; docketed by JM.
Norfolk Is. James Hunter, of Portsmouth in Virginia, came personally before me, and made oath on the holy Evangelists, That he never considered the honorable Major General Greene, either directly or indirectly concerned or interested in a purchase of goods, made by John Banks in Charleston, on the proper account and benefit of the following persons only, viz: John Banks, Robert Forsyth,...
I inclose to you a letter to my worthy friend Mrs. M. It will give you both all the occurrences of my family & friends in this quarter. I think about this time you have arrived at your four score years. I congratulate you that from appearances when I had the pleasure of seeing you, your strength of body & mind, you may live Many years to enjoy life, be a comfort to your family & friends, and a...
I see that Col Simons late of the U S Army & who was appointed a Commissary of Purchases for the district of St. Louis is dead. Majr. Taylor Berry of St. Louis late of the Army and who was a D. Q. M. Genl. and at the head of that dept for all that Country, would gladly accept that appointment. He was continued in Office till he closed all the business in his dept which he has done honorably to...
Agreeable to my promise I now send you a pacage of the Monthly or Alpean strawberry vines, also some Grafts from my Nectarines, among the slips I have put two twigs of what is here called, the Magdaline peach, these can be easily distinguished, as the bark is quite yellow. I have put up both the Strawberrys and Grafts with Moss which I have moistened and hope they will get safe to hand, and...
I have had several conversations with Genl Harrison since his return from the Treaty, relative to the necessity of breaking up the party of Indians collected at Chicago & its vicinity and distroying their crops of corn. The General informs me he has recommended an expedition to effectuate that object. I assure you Sir it is the opinion of the best judges I have conversed with that such an...
Be so good as to make my best respects to Mrs. Madison & inform her I have recd. her very friendly letter of the 10h inst and will answer it shortly. I am much pleased to understand that our differences may probably be adjusted with all the Billigerents. I was at my brothers lately himself & family were well, and our fri[e]nds generally are so in this state. If Mrs. Washington is with you be...
On the 12th, Ulto, the Brig Jacob, N W. Easton Master from Bordeaux bound to Baltimore was cast away on the banks of this Coast; among a number of Articles on board; of which the Captain had no Invoices, are five boxes marked JMB two boxes marked JMC, and two barrels; part of which are directed for you, and part for the President. In the discharge of my official duties, I was obliged to take...
I hope this will find you perfectly recovered from your indisposition with which I was sorry to find you were afflicted. I also hope this will find my good friend Mrs. Madison in good health also Mr. & Mrs. Cutts. I sincerely simpathize with both Mr. Jackson and his friends in the late truly lamentable domestic afflictions that have been added to the catilogue of his misfortunes since I had...
Your well Known disposition renders any apology useless for the application I have now the Honor to make; It is too well Known and understood by every American; And precludes the possibility of doubt, of your willingness, and Goodness, to sanction views, so far as may be compatible with the public Welfare. I have a Son at Sacketts Harbor, a leiutt, on board the US: F, General Pike, who altho’...
Genl. Carbery expecting to be in the City of Washington has been good enough to take charge of a package for me to you. I beg leave to introduce the Genl. to your acquaintance. He has resided in our Village for the most part of a year, since which there has been the strictest intimacy between us as well as between our families. I flatter my self you will be pleased with him as I think he is...
Permit me to introduce to your acquaintance Genl. James Findlay a particular friend of mine. The Genl. Commanded one of the Regiments from this state who were unfortunately Compeled to surrender prisoners of War at Detroit on the 16t. August. The Genl. has been induced to take Niagara and Genl. Dearborns head Quarter in his way to the City of Washington. I refer you to Genl. F for any...
I had the pleasure of seeing Govr. Howard lately and was much pleased in hearing from his own lips an account of his efforts in protecting the frontier of his Territory. Would it not be well to confer the rank of Brigadier Genl on Gov Howard. He is a Military Man & it appears to me that all the Troops in his Territory ought to be under his command. He would accept of it & receive either the...
I am informed that application will be made to you in favor of a Mr. Sloo for an appointment as Indian Agent. He informs me that he was in the revolutionary army from nearly the beginning to the close in the quarter Master department, & that his father was an officer during I think the whole War. I have known Mr. Sloo for a number of years slightly but not well enough to speak of my own...
I have taken the liberty of recommending to the Hon. Secry of War among other persons to be appointed officers from Kentucky. Hubbard Taylor Jr son of my brother for the appointment of Captain and Nathl. Pendleton Taylor for the same appointment should there be vacancies, I believe you saw Hubbard on his return from Litchfield, He has for several years devoted himself to the Study of the Law...
The Hnble James Madison Esqr. To James Taylor paid U States duties on 40 Gals. white wine a 35/ 1000 14 " " " 5 1/ 3 Groce bottles a 60/ 100 80 14. 80 " Wm Hollister & Coy., Storage 3 months 4. " Paid Cartage & lighterage from the wreck of the Jacob, to the Sloop Union } 6. 75
Immediately on hearing of the unpleasant inteligence that the City of Washington was in the possession of the enemy, a number of gentlemen on this & the Cincinnati side of the ohio, assembled & agreed, that in the events of the service of any Troops from this quarter being acceptable to you, exertions would be made to raise several Regts of mounted men and repair to the sceine of action...
I do my self the pleasure to introduce to your acquaintance, Chapman Coleman Esqr Marshal of the State of Kentucky, a particular friend of mine & one of our worthiest citizens. Mr Coleman is a native of your County, but left it when quite young & has not visited it since til the present trip. You will find him able to give you much information, both as to your friends & acquaintances, as well...
I have done my self the pleasure to address the inclosed letter to my old friend your worthy Lady. It will give you both some acct of our friends in this state. And I am sure you both feel an interest in what concerns all of us, who properly estimate your services & friendship & that of your worthy Lady. Have you heard of the death of our old friend & connection Majr Wm. Taylor of Jefferson?...
I had the Honor to receive your letter of the 28th. Febry., only the 6th. Instant; it was retained in this Town, some days, under the expectation of my arrival here to ascertain the duties on that part of the Cargo of the Brig Jacob, in my Custody. I have now come for that purpose but all the Invoices have not yet come to hand. Your articles Sir shall be sent, either to Norfolk, Baltimore or...
I am informed by The Honble John Coburn that he has lately rec[e]ived a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury informing him that he must not draw on him for his Sallery until he explanes the Circumstance of his bills being uniformly dated from this state. From the intimacy between us & the connection between our families I think I have a pretty correct Idea of his veiws & intentions and I...
A letter was shewn me a day or two ago from the adjutant Genl of the Southern Department to the following purport dircted to Cap R D Richardson Comdr. of this place "The opinion of the Hon the Secy of War has been asked as to the propriety of continuing New Port as a Military Post & Depot" as soon as his wishes are known you shall be advised. Now Sir all those who have heard the thing...
I did my self the honor some weeks since to forward to you at Washington the riding horse which I promised to procure for you; he was sent by a Doct Canby, who I am sure will take particular care of him & deliver him to some one of your domestics who may have remained there. I hope that he may get in safe, and may please you. The War having terminated I find that my freind Genl Mc.arthur...
I reached home on the 12th ulto & had the pleasure to find Mrs. Taylor & my dear little ones in good health. I have made a trip to the upper Counties since I came out, one of the objects was to make arrangements to forward your mules by the time you expressed to me you would wish them to arrive, towit early in Feby. As I am compeled to be absent my brother Hubbard has obligingly promised to...
¶ From James Taylor. Letter not found. 12 March 1823. Offered for sale in the American Art Association, Illustrated Catalogue of President Madison’s Correspondence from American Statesmen and Patriots … Collection of the Late Frederick B. McGuire … , 26 Feb. 1917, item 148, where it is described as a two-page autograph letter signed “relative to the selling of some horses, mentions Judge Todd...
Inclosed I send you a letter I lately recieved from my friend Judge Coburn. It was intended for my sight alone; but as it explains the cause why he did not attend his Court in Louisiana last Spring, I had a wish that you should see it from under his own hand. This letter contains some expressions which so well comports with my own sentiments & feelings, as to our political & foreign relations,...
I have taken the liberty of inclosing to you a letter to my friend Mrs. M and one to Mr. Coles. I hope this will find your self and Mrs. M in the enjoyment of perfect health. It leaves my family and our friends generally in the enjoyment of that blessing. I am sure you are pleased at the event of our election, The result in Lyons district will shew that when ever a man deviates from Correct...
The enclosed pamphlet was this day given to me by Genl. James Findlay of Cincinnati. I endeavored to Obtain his opinion as to the effect it would have, he appeared unable to answer me, and said he could not make up his mind fully on the subject as he had just got hold of it; That he was of opinion it could not rise into a Matter of great mischief, but found there were men supporting it of more...
This day upon an interview all differences between the undersigned were accommodated H. Carbery declaring that in his answers to certain interrogatories proposed to him by John Smith of the State of Ohio relating to James Taylor that he had not any intention to affect the credibility or injure the reputation of the Said Taylor, and the said Jas. Taylor on his part retracting & withdrawing all...