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New York, March 4, 1803. “The foregoing are Copies of our letters to Meeker Denman & Co on the subject of Insurance.…” AL , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Lawrence and Dayton were partners in a mercantile firm at 94 Greenwich Street, New York City. Copies, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. This letter and its enclosures, which concern the case of Lawrence and Dayton v Columbian...
New York, March 30, 1802. Seeks Dayton’s aid for client soliciting “the interposition of our Government with the Court of Spain for obtaining restitution of a vessel & Cargo seized in South America.” ALS , Joseph Hopkinson Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Letter not found. 25 May 1802. Acknowledged in Daniel Brent to Dayton, 29 May 1802 (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14). Requests a copy of the acts of the second session of the Seventh Congress and a copy of the agreement between the U.S. and Georgia. Brent replied that “when the printing is compleated which is to form the first part of the 6th. Volume of the laws of the United States, and to comp[r]ise...
I have been informed since my arrival in this place that the assent of Government is necessary before I can be admitted to bail, & I flatter myself with the hope that it will freely be granted to me. In almost every feature my case is variant from that of every person standing under a similar accusation. For eighteen months past, I had not been within three hundred miles of the Ohio river, nor...
Your letter of the 5th. having gone in the first instance to Washington, and the mails having been much retarded by excessive rains, I did not receive it till yesterday. Having reason to believe that the President views such an interposition as you wish, in a light which places it beyond the sphere of the Executive functions, I can only express my sympathy in the painful situation you...
The enclosed pamphlet is sent you by a Federalist, who sincerely desires your election to the Chief Magistracy. He has no views to office, for there is none which he would accept. He has nothing to ask for his friends. They, with but few exceptions, differ from him in his choice. His motives in writing to you are purely disinterested, unless indeed his interest in the prosperity of his...
The subject on which I addressed you some time ago anonymously, involved in it some personal, as well as political and national considerations, but the course which the elections have taken in several States, especially in your own, will defeat by a silent operation the secret machinations & intrigues alluded to. That event will now indisputably terminate happily. Another project originating...
The Judges of the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey, informed of Mr. Stockton’s resignation of the office of the U. States Attorney for that district, have drawn up & unanimously signed the enclosed certificate in favor of Isaac H. Williamson Esq. with the hope that it might promote his nomination to fill the vacancy. Prior to it’s rect. the late President had nominated Mr....
I take the liberty of presenting to you the usual compliments & best wishes of this season of festivity & joy, and particularly of expressing my congratulations upon the happy event of the peaceable delivery of possession of one of the Forts in the city of New Orleans at the demand of the Prefect, to a company of our countrymen embodied under Mr. Clark. This may be regarded as a sure pledge...
Th: Jefferson with his respectful salutations & the compliments of the season to Genl. Dayton, returns him the inclosed with thanks, which had been recieved by the Secy. of State. by a letter from Genl. Wilkinson at Ft. Adams Dec. 9. the troops would leave that only the next morning at Reveille, and he calculated that using all their oars, & travelling night and day, they would arrive at N....