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To be present at the meeting of Congress would have required me to set out on this day. But circumstances of necessity oblige me to ask of the Senate the indulgence of some time, probably of about a fortnight. Whether it be more or less I shall repair to my station the first moment it is possible for me to do so. A knolege that in the mean time it is so worthily filled, leaves me nothing to...
The record of the proceedings in the cause relating to the Carriage Tax is not yet returned —but I expect it this week. I learn however that Taylor, who has published his speech, has advised the defendant to make no further argument & to let the Supreme Court do as they please & that in consequence of this advice no counsel will appear in support of the writ of Error. I have denied that the...
Hamilton, History John C. Hamilton, Life of Alexander Hamilton, a History of the Republic of the United States of America (Boston, 1879). , VI, 243. John Church Hamilton states that H wrote to members of George Washington’s cabinet on this date. No further evidence of this correspondence, however, has been found.
Your letter of last month should not have remained so long unanswered had I not been suddenly carried off to Easton by the allurement of a stout fee, and detained on my return, by the funeral of Secr Stockton, till the day before yesterday. I took care, however, before my departure, to bring the situation of La Fayette into the President’s view and submitted to him the propriety of the step...
Yours of the 21st of May by going to Albany did not reach me till yesterday. The expectation of Mr. Adet properly varied the course of proceeding. I am glad the impression with you corresponded with mine. If Mr. Randolph shewed Fauchet any part of the instructions to Mr. Jay —I do not much regret that he manifests displeasure at the witholding of a part. When shall we cease to consider...
I thank you very sincerely for your letter of the 10th. inst. which I received a few days ago. The conduct of Fauchet which you so justly reprobate could not escape the notice of the president tho’ it does not seem to have excited so much public attention as I expected. A little before this took place, that minister had intimated to Mr Randolph his expectation of returning soon to France; and...
[ Albany, May 10, 1795. On May 21, 1795, Bradford wrote to Hamilton : “I thank you very sincerely for your letter of the 10th. inst.” Letter not found. ]
[ Albany, April 10, 1795. On April 10, 1795, Hamilton wrote to Oliver Wolcott, Jr. : “I send a letter to The Attorney General which you will read seal & deliver.” Letter not found. ]
The Attorney General having made the necessary inquiries respecting the case of John Mitchell, one of the insurgents, recommended by General Morgan as a proper object for a pardon —has now the honor to report to the president of the United States, That it appears by the voluntary Confession of the said John Mitchell, that he was present at and concerned in the Attack upon & destruction of...
The Attorney General has the honor of submitting to the president of the United States his opinion on the petition of George Hoffner and others, prisoners now confined in the gaol of Washington County in Maryland. The Attorney General is of opinion that the acquital therein stated cannot be legally pleaded in bar of an indictment for Treason against the United States; the state Courts not...