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Thomas Jefferson asks the favor of a meeting of the heads of Departments on friday the 3d. at 12 oclock and that they will also do him that of Dining with him. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
If mr Gallatin will be so good as to call on Th:J. on his arrival at the office, the other gentlemen will then attend on being notified, & consider the subject of mr Gallatin’s letter recieved yesterday. it is the more necessary as every thing else is ready for the departure of the vessel.   Affectte. salutations. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
It seems I think that a pardon may be justly expected in the inclosed case. but the practice we have followed is a sound one, to let the matter go to a jury that facts may be proved & disclosed; & after that only, to determine the question of pardon. the practice of Nolle prosequi is to be avoided but in extraordinary cases. I once agreed to one in a case of manslaughter by surprise, & of...
The more I consider the letter of our Ministers in London the more seriously it impresses me. I believe the sine qua non we made is that of the nation, and that they would rather go on without a treaty than with one which does not settle this article. under this dilemma, and at this stage of the business, had we not better take the advice of the Senate? I ask a meeting at 11. oclock tomorrow...
On the reciept of your letter of the 6th. observing you would leave N. York before an answer could reach you, I retained all the papers accompanying it, & shall carry them with me to Washington. in the mean time the inclosed letter is recieved through mr Madison respecting a vessel concerned in the slave trade, & as it may require your immediate interposition I send it by post. I shall leave...
The following Commissions to be issued Michael Baldwin of Ohio to be Marshal Of Ohio Thomas Newton senr. of Virginia to be Collector for the port of Norfolk co. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Gallatin & wishes to know how he does to-day. he prays him not to think of coming out on account of the meeting proposed to-day unless he finds himself perfectly well. he only wishes for information on the subject in time to prevent the attendance of the other gentlemen if mr Gallatin cannot be with them. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
Would it not be better to direct the application to be made to the present judge, in order to have the practice in Maryland brought to an uniformity with that of the other states. probably if the present judge were informed what has been the opinion and practice of every other district judge in the Union except his predecessor, he would be disposed to respect more the former than the latter...
will you examine the inclosed and make any alterations you think adviseable? it is written, as in my own name, but will be changed into the 3d. person & go from the department. I think it need go only to the Governors there mentioned. not a symptom of force has appeared any where else as far as I have heard. Affectte. salutns. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
Can you be so good as to let me have the financial paragraph this morning as there is not more than time enough to submit the message successively to the different gentlemen for correction & then to have copies. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.