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Th: Jefferson has desired the Post Master General to forward no papers to him at Monticello, after the mail which leaves Washington on the 4th. of May, as he will leave Monticello on the 13th. he salutes mr Gallatin with affection. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
I inclose you a copy of my letter to Theus, which goes on by this day’s post. also a letter from Wm. Gamble of the neighborhood of the falls of Niagara, for information. considering that I shall leave this for Washington on the 27th. or 28th. and that no communication made to you after this date could be answered to this place, I shall reserve the future for our meeting at Washington. I salute...
In the case of the seamen left on Trinity isld. would it not be well to engage the identical seamen who left them? NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
I have written to mr Smith proposing to order a couple of gunboats from New York into the Delaware, and 2. from Norfolk to the head of the bay.   I hope the passage of naval stores into Canada will be prevented. I inclose for your information the account of a silver mine to fill your treasury. Affectte. salutns. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The defence of Orleans against a land army can never be provided for, according to the principles of the constitution till we can get a sufficient militia there. I think therefore to get the inclosed bill brought forward again. will you be so good as to make any alterations in it which the present state of the surveys may have rendered necessary, & any others you shall think for the better?...
The appointment of Joseph Farrow as Keeper of the Lighthouse at Cape Hatteras is approved.  DNA : RG 26—Light House Service.
Some letters are recieved which require to be consulted & acted on to-day. if you will be so good as to come here on your arrival at your office, I will send for the other gentlemen. it will be an affair of not more than a quarter of an hour’s consultation. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
I am sorry to be obliged to hasten your return to this place, & pray that it may be without a moment’s avoidable delay.    the capture of the Chesapeak by a British ship of war renders it necessary to have all our council together. the mail is closing. Affectionate salutations. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
The Cutters being intended to fulfill a legal object, if that of Charleston is not competent, we should certainly provide one which is so. I think she should be of such velocity & force as not to be outsailed or resisted by the African ships, against which nothing should be spared. I concur with you in opinion that MacNeel being here & a good judge, it would be better to let him buy one at...
The draught of the letter is approved, & I should be much disposed to remove Backus, on a more detailed knolege of facts. Feb. 6. 07. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
I inclose for your perusal my answer to mr Clarke. will you be so good as to give the instructions therein spoken of to the Commissioners & Governor, & to Seal & send the letter to Mr. Clark? I send herewith the papers he left with me, to be filed in your office unless he wishes their return. affectionate salutations. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Joseph Howland is approved as Keeper of the Light House at Clarke’s point near New Bedford Mas. DNA : RG 26—Light House Service.
Mr. Elliot (whose speech I saw not till last night) has so pointedly denied our account of the battle of the Lyman sea or lake, that it would seem necessary to have published in the Nat. Intelligr. an Extract from the work from which it was taken. you were kind enough to suggest the transaction to me (for I had forgotten it) and I think you took it from the Annual Register. can you furnish me...
Will you be so good as to read my letter to mr Smith, and then seal & send it with your own to the Post office? also to read the within rough draught to Genl. Sullivan & suggest any alterations you think proper. when mr Rodney’s opinion shall be printed I shall be glad a few copies, say half a dozen or a dozen. Affectionate salutations. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
I am afraid this matter of Beaumarchais, will become a serious one if not done with, which is easy as yet, but will become more & more difficult. can you take any measures to get it acted upon, & satisfactorily? the letter is to be returned to mr Madison. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
Th:J. with his salutations to mr Gallatin informs him that the act for the Navy appropriation was brought to him last night, is signed & deposited in the office of state. Dec. 11. 05. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
Th: Jefferson incloses to mr Gallatin two letters for his perusal, and asks the favor of him to meet the heads of department here at half after two to-day, if he is well enough to come out. affectte. salutns NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
I am ready to appoint any persons whom mr Gallatin shall approve in place of the delinquent Collectors . RC ( NHi : Gallatin Papers); on verso of address sheet previously directed by Gallatin to the president; addressed by TJ: “The Secretary of the Treasury.” Not recorded in SJL . DELINQUENT COLLECTORS : see Memorandum from the Treasury Department, 20 June .
I have kept the papers on the subject of raising the salaries of certain light-house keepers longer than usual, because I know that the systematic pressure on every government for augmenting salaries requires serious consideration. however if the salaries at present are not properly proportioned among themselves, I think it will be just and expedient to make them so, once for all, & hereafter...
I recieved last night your letter from Havre de Grace, in which you count on being here to-day by 2. aclock. it will save a day in the measures we may determine to take, if I can see you soon after your arrival. if you arrive before half after three, come & take a family dinner with me, that I may put you in possession of what is under contemplation, so that you may have to reflect on it till...
I believe the law permits us to remove by military force intruders on the lands of the US. if so, should we not give the order to mr Bates, who will set out the moment he is commissioned, & go direct to St. Louis? should not the inclosed be communicated to the land committee? NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
It would be satisfactory if mr Newton would state something more than the names of his candidates, such as their residence, character, politics, standing in society, and if he would say which if any is preferable to mr Calvert. can you have an opportunity of consulting him. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
Th: Jefferson asks the favor of mr Gallatin to attend a consultation at 1. o’clock tomorrow and to do him the favor to dine with him. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
I am at a loss what to do in Gantz’s case. because people are poor and have families, they must not be lawless. judge Winchester thinks the forfeiture too heavy for the offence altho it is agreed he has committed it knowingly & intentionally. in these cases it has been usual for the judge, after the party has suffered so much as he thinks proportioned to his offence, to certify it, and the...
Mr. Madison happening to call on me just now, I consulted him on the subject of Hoffman’s letter. we both think it would be neither just nor expedient that supplies necessary to the existence of the Indians should be cut off from them; and that if no construction of the embargo law will permit the passage of their commerce, and if that law could, & did intend to controul the treaty (the last...
the revival of antient slanders under pretext of new evidence, has induced Th:J. to do, what he never took the trouble of doing before, to revise some papers he happens to have here (for most of that date are at Monticello) and to make a statement of the transactions as they really took place, with a view that they shall be known to his friends at least. under this view he taxes mr Gallatin...
I suppose it will be proper to institute an enquiry against Briggs the reciever at Cincinti. on the within. where the information is reasonably respectable, and names of witnesses given, it seems to become a duty. Affectte. salutations. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
inclosed for consideration & amendment NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.
I inclose you the financial paragraph with your amendments. I shall insert one on the militia, but doubt whether I can say any thing about the deficiency of the revenue if the embargo is continued, having declined expressing any opinion on it’s continuance. the whole of the paragraphs respecting our foreign affairs will be to be remodelled in consequence of the return of the Hope. the...
Will you be so good as to give the within a careful perusal and favor me with your corrections. I must ask it early tomorrow morning, because it is still to be communicated to two other of the gentlemen, & then to have 2 copies made & to go in on Monday morning. NHi : Papers of Albert Gallatin.