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I transmit you a report from the Secretary of state with the information desired by a resolution of the house of representatives of the 8th. of January relative to certain spoliations and other proceedings therein referred to. RC ( DNA : RG 233 , PM , 7th Cong., 1st sess.); endorsed by a House clerk. PrC ( DLC ). Recorded in SJL with notation “Rep. of Sy. of state & documents on Span....
In our former presidents administration there was days appointed by that Honourable Gentleman for fasting & Prayer and which was observed as such throughout the whole continent; It is with extreem Reluctance that I must say, that nothing Similar to this has ever occurred Since Your administration, I am at a loss Sir to know what Your objections can be to Such a Step, is it because it is a...
Your friendly letters of 5. & 6. Messidor came both to hand in due time, and soon after them I recieved the model of the pyramid , in good order, which you were so kind as to send me, and for which I pray you to accept my grateful thanks. it has corrected the idea I had preconcieved of the form of those masses, which I had not supposed to appear so flat. whenever any good work comes out giving...
The guarding our arms at New London & Manchester stands on totally different ground. the former was at my request, delivered verbally to Governor Monroe about the 15th. of April 1801. certainly not a week sooner or later. the latter was in the time of the insurrection of their slaves and no more chargeable to the Union than the other expences of their militia on that occasion. I should have...
I cherish the hope of seeing you here in the course of the present week as your letter of the 13th. gives me to hope. I believe that the destinies of great countries depend on it. such is the crisis now existing. I shall say to you much which I cannot commit to paper. should I not see you, I shall forward some letters of which I will ask your care, and then express to you my Adieux and wishes...
I have written to you twice My Dear Papa by Dr Walker who was prevented the first time from setting out by the death of one of his sisters, after having seen the last sad duties paid to her he return’d to the Hundred & gave me my letter I then wrote again but it was forgot by Mr Eppes who was the only one up when the Doctor went off in the morning. I recieved your last with the medals which I...
I enclose a rough draft of articles which have been substantially agreed on with the Commissioners on the part of Georgia. Will you be good enough to examine them; and I will wait on you to morrow in order to know the result of your observations & give some necessary explanations. Respectfully your obedt. Servt. RC ( NNPM ); at foot of text: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ...
Yours of the 13th. inst. was handed me by Mr. Paterson. I should have been much surprised at the weakness of the frame of the Forte Piano I made for you, had I not previously heard of the defection of two other of my instruments, in the same particular, it gives me great pleasure however that I can assure you from sufficient Experience, that I can remedy the defect intirely, & make the...
Mr Neilson the writer of the enclosed Letter is a Gentleman of respectability in the State of Maryland. And no person Contributed more than he did to the triumph of Republicanism in that State. Yours Respectfully RC ( DNA : RG 59 , LAR ); endorsed by TJ as received from the Navy Department on 22 Apr. and “Doctr. Raphl. Smith to be Superintt. hospitl. N. Orleans” and so recorded in SJL ....
The repeal of the late Judiciary carrying with it the potomack district, leaves me no views of advantage from my Marshalsy! The changes which have been made, and are now making by Congress, will necessarily create new offices—I know you will excuse me when I inform you that the inducements which prompted me to solicit an appointment at the commencement of your Presidentcy are now greatly...