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Having just now learnt your nomination of Secretary of State, we beg leave to present you with our fellicitations and sincerely congratulate your Countrymen convinced that the greatest blessings a State can enjoy flows from a well chosen Ministry.—This Event destroys the hopes we have long entertained of seing you return to france and of bringing our unhappy affair against the Alliance to a...
Messrs. Jacquier[t] & Bosset of this City applied to us some time ago to know whether we could sell them the arms we have in our possession. We answerd that we could not without previous orders from Your Excellency.—They now inform us that they desired their Banker Mr. Grand to make you the same proposal and that you have told him that the greatest part of these arms would shortly be shipt for...
We recieved in course Your Excellency’s kind letter of the 20th. Ulto. We knew nothing of the resolve of Congress of the 16th. October 1786. Whatever has been done in America respecting the Alliance since our first application has been witheld from us , and we have never had any answer to our repeated representations. We have shown the resolve and Your Excellency’s letter to Mr. Minyer and...
We recieved in course your Excellency’s obliging letter of the 27h. of last month and are very thankful for its contents. We immediately communicated it to Mr. Minier one of the partners of the late house (en Comandite) of Puchelberg & Co. in L’Orient and he shares our gratitude for your kind endeavours of bringing the affair of the Alliance to a final settlement. After many interviews and...
[ Nantes, 27 Jan. 1787. Recorded in SJL as received 31 Jan. 1787. Not found, but see TJ’s reply, 12 Feb. 1787. Enclosure: Copy of the resolution of Congress of 16 Oct. 1786 directing TJ to adjust the claim of Daniel Schweighauser against the United States “in such manner as he shall judge most for the interest and honor of the said states; and that the property of the United States in the...
In hopes of obtaining from you the justice which has been so long denied us, we beg leave to inclose copy of the letter our late Partner and parent Mr. J. D. Schweighauser wrote to Congress the 30. Novr. 80 which will give you ample informations of our claims for our advances for the Continental frigate Alliance to which we join copy of the resolve which it produced. Mr. Johnson persisted in...