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The P. has just received the enclosed.—He prays Mr. Jefferson to write by tomorrows Post to Majr. L’Enfont agreeably to what was mentioned this morning. RC ( DLC ); addressed: “Mr. Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 17 Mch. 1791. Entry in SJPL reads: “[1791. Mar.] 17. G. W. to Th: J. concerning Lenfant.” Enclosure not identified.
I have received your letter of yesterday’s date , and approving the measures suggested therein, desire you will make arrangements for carrying them into effect with as little loss of time as may be. FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 59, SDC ); at head of text: “The Secretary of State.” TJ’s letter of yesterday’s date has not been found.
As soon as I returned to this City, and had waded through the Papers, and other matters wch were laid before me on my arrival, and claimed my earliest attention, I recollected the request in your letter of the 19th of June, and herewith enclose copies of the Papers agreeably to that request. With great esteem & regard I am—Dear Sir Your Obedt Servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.
The President returns to the Secretary of State Mr. Pinckney’s letter enclosing Mr. Holloways proposals to come over to this country as engraver to our Mint—which proposals the President conceives are inadmissible. RC ( DLC ); in the hand of Tobias Lear; addressed: “The S[…]”; endorsed by TJ as received 4 June 1793. Recorded in SJPL .
Pray draught a proper answer to the enclosed , approving of what the Director of the Mint has done, and is about to do; and requesting an estimate of the money which will be wanted to enable him to proceed in the business of Coining agreeably to what he proposes. RC ( DLC ); addressed: “Secretary of State”; endorsed by TJ as received 9 July 1792. Recorded in SJPL . The enclosed , Rittenhouse...
If you & Mr. Madison could make it convenient to take a family dinner with me to day—or, if engagements prevent this—wd. come, at any hour in the afternoon most convenient to yourselves We would converse fully, and try to fix on some plan for carrying the Affairs of the Federal district into execution. Under present appearances it is difficult, but it is nevertheless necessary to resolve on...
The P—— put Mr. J——n’s suggestions, respecting the Post Office, into the hands of the Postmaster Genl. yesterday and requested him to be here at half past Seven (Genl. Knox being soon after) this Morning.—If Mr. J—— is at leisure the P—— would be glad to see him here at the same time, on that business. RC ( DLC ); addressed: “Mr. Jefferson.” Entry in SJPL reads: “G. W. to Th: J. on the...
If you see any objections to the propositions contained in the enclosed pray furnish me with them as soon as convenient as I want to return an answer with out delay. Yours &ca RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as received 4 June 1793. Recorded in SJPL .
The President wishes the Heads of the Departments to meet at his house tomorrow at ten o’clock. RC ( DLC ); in the hand of Tobias Lear; endorsed by TJ as received 14 Aug. 1793. Recorded in SJPL . For a brief description of this Cabinet meeting, see Cabinet Opinions on Edmond Charles Genet, 23 Aug. 1793 .
The President approves of the enclosed draft of a letter to Mr. Morris—and wishes to know if there is any opportunity of sending it directly, as he thinks it would be best for him to send the one for Made. la fayette, to Mr. Morris at the same time, knowing that she is in France. [ Note by TJ: ] This was the letter of Mar. 15. 93. RC ( DLC ); in the hand of Tobias Lear; addressed: “The...