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Th: Jefferson presents his salutations to his friend mr Rodney and not knowing by what post office a letter will find mr Copes, he asks the favor of mr Rodney to be the bearer of his thanks to mr Copes for his communication on the theory of Magnetism & his apology for not addressing them directly to him.    he is sure also that mr Rodney can testify to him that unremitting attentions requisite...
I return you the inclosed with thanks for the communication. we had before heard of the aggression & that the captors & captured were retaken by our military & the former safely lodged in jail for trial. How deeply to be regretted, my dear Sir, is the bitter schism which has lately split the friends of republicanism into two adverse sections in Pensylvania! it holds up a melancholy prospect to...
I return you the letter you were so good as to inclose me with thanks for the communication. the real occurrences at Natchitoches & the Sabine had, as usual, swelled greatly on their way to Natches. the 500. horse were really but 20. who retired without opposition on Capt Turner’s requisition. the official reports of Majr. Porter & Capt Turner assure us of these facts. Some unexpected...
Your favor of the 3d. is recieved on the subject of a pardon to the Poulsons & Shad. it has been an invariable rule with me never to pardon but on the recommendation of the judges who sat on the trial or of one of them & the Attorney of the district. from this I have never departed in a single instance; and were it to be departed from, it would let loose the power of pardon to be exercised...
Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations to mr Rodney. he found on his arrival here yesterday his two letters of Sep. 21. & 24. and doubts not mr Rodney has recieved the pardon from the office of State. he returns him the 2. letters of judge Rodney as requested & thanks him for the communication of them. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have not sooner been able to acknolege the reciept of your favors of the 21st. & 29th. ult. and to thank you for the communication of the letters they covered, & which are now re-inclosed. the designs of our Cataline are as real as they are romantic. but the parallel he has selected from history for the model of his own course corresponds but by halves. it is true in it’s principal...
Keep the contents of this letter, if you please, to yourself. I yesterday nominated you to the Senate as Attorney General of the US. whither it will be confirmed will rest with them, & they often subject nominations to great delay. my only object in mentioning it to you is that you may be making all the provisional arrangements necessary for an immediate visit to this place if you should...
Th: Jefferson asks the favor of the Attorney Genl. to attend him tomorrow (Monday) at 11. oclock at a consultation of the heads of departments. DGU .
The constitution giving to the Supreme court exclusive jurisdn in all cases affecting Ambassadors Etc.— cannot the within mentioned case be removed into that court? when there, a Nolle Prosequi may be entered. for it is indignant that a man remaining here in defiance, and himself entering the field of the newspapers in the most insolent stile, should have the counter-insolencies punished. DeHi .
Will mr Rodney be so good as to meet the heads of departments here this morning at 11. aclock? Privately owned.