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The President sends to the Secy. of State a letter from the Chief Justice and the Judges of the Supreme Court on the subject which has been laid before them—and requests, that if the Secretary should be of opinion that an answer ought to be given to this letter, he will prepare one agreeably to what was suggested yesterday. RC ( DLC ); in Tobias Lear’s hand; endorsed by TJ as received 22 July...
The circumstances which had induced me to ask your counsel on certain legal questions interesting to the public, exist now as they did then: but I by no means press a decision whereon you wish the advice and participation of your absent brethren. Whenever therefore their presence shall enable you to give it with more satisfaction to yourselves, I shall accept it with pleasure. Dft ( DNA : RG...
The President of the U. States requests the attendance of the Secretary of State at his House tomorrow morning at Nine o’Clock. RC ( DLC ); in the hand of Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr.; endorsed by TJ as received 22 July 1793. Recorded in SJPL .
A letter from Colo. S. Smith (of Baltimore) to the Secretary of the Treasury, giving information of the conduct of the Privateers—Citizen Genet & Sans Culottes—is sent for your perusal: after which it may be returned; because contained therein, is a matter which respects the Treasury Department solely. As the letter of the Minister from the Republic of France, dated the 22d of June, lyes yet...
A letter from Colo. S. Smith (of Baltimore) to the Secretary of the Treasury, giving information of the conduct of the Privateers—Citizen Genet and Sans Culottes—is sent for your perusal: after which it may be returned; because contained therein, is a matter which respects the Treasury Department solely. As the letter of the Minister from the Republic of France, dated the 22d. of June, lyes...
The President returns to the Secretary of State the Letter from Peter Le Maigre, complaining of a second vessel having been taken from him by the British. If any thing more effectual than was done in the former case can be done in this, the President would wish it; but if there appear no other measures which can be taken with propriety, the President thinks the same steps should be followed as...
The President of the United States will be glad to see the Secretary of State tomorrow morning at Nine o’Clock. RC ( DLC ); in the hand of Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr.; endorsed by TJ as received 28 July 1793. Recorded in SJPL .
It will not be amiss, I conceive, at the meeting you are about to have to day, to consider the expediency of directing the Customhouse Officers to be attentive to the arming or equipping Vessels, either for offensive or defensive war, in the several ports to which they belong; and make report thereof to the Governor or some other proper Officer. Unless this, or some other effectual mode is...
As there are several matters which must remain in a suspended State—perhaps not very conveniently—until a decision is had on the conduct of the Minister of the French Republic—and as the Attorney General will, more than probably, be engaged at the Supreme Court next week —It is my wish under these circumstances, to enter upon the consideration of the letters of that Minister tomorrow, at 9...
As there are several matters which must remain in a suspended state—perhaps not very conveniently—until a decision is had upon the conduct of the Minister of the French Republic—and as the Attorney General will, more than probably, be engaged at the Supreme Court next week—It is my wish, under these circumstances, to enter upon the consideration of the letters of that Minister to morrow, at 9...