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Your favor of June 4. has been duly recieved. on recurring to the deed of Genl. Kosciuzko to Madame Felix I observe he guarantees to her 1st. the existence of the land , that is, that these lands were real, and not merely ideal, as many which had been sold in Europe. 2. the situation, to wit geographical situation. 3. title. 4. contents. 5. delivery of possession. the objections mentioned in...
Will Genl Armstrong do Th: Jefferson the favor to come & take family soupe with him to-day at half past three? Th:J. will ask the same favor of mr Madison. free conversations with Genl. Armstrong will give him a truer idea of the dispositions of this government towards those of Europe than written instructions can possibly convey. RC ( NBLiHi ).
I take the liberty of inclosing to your care some letters to friends who, whether they are in Paris, or not, I do not know. if they are not, I will pray you to procure them a safe delivery. You will recieve through the department of state, information of the critical situation in which we are with England. an outrage, not to be borne, has obliged us to fly to arms and has produced such a state...
Faisons savoir, que dans le but de maintenir l’harmonie et la bonne amitié entre les E.U. d’Amerique et Sa M.C. en éloignant tout sujet de mécontentements, et plein de confiance dans l’intégrité, prudence et talens de Armstrong Min. pl. des E.U. à Paris, & James Bowdoin Min. plen. des E.U. à Madrid, je les ai nommés, et d’après l’avis et consentement du Senat, les nomme et mets ensemble ou...
Th: Jefferson takes the liberty of putting two letters under the protection of General Armstrong’s cover. should mr Warden not be at Paris, the General is requested to take out the letter to mr Lasteyrie & have it delivered. otherwise to stick a wafer in the one to mr. Warden & have it delivered to him if at Paris.   the letter to Count Diodati, he is particularly anxious should get to hand...
Mrs. Stewart, widow of the late Genl. Stewart, proposing to go to France, in prosecution of a claim she has against that government, has asked of me a letter introductory to you, expressing my wish ‘that you should recognise her as an American lady, who has a claim to enforce, depending on it’s own merits, & recommending it, as far as it has merits, to your patronage.’ indispensable...
I inclose you according to promise a letter for mr Skipwith whom you will find a good humoured and rigorously honest man. I also trouble you with one for La Fayette which is extremely important to him as it contains interesting information on the subject of his Louisiana grant of lands which will apprise him of their immense value, and prevent any inconsiderate disposal of them. the school...
A safe conveyance offering by a special messenger to Paris I avail myself of it to bring up my arrears to my foreign correspondents. I give them the protection of your cover, but to save the trouble of your attention to their distribution, I give them an inner cover to mr Warden, whose attentions heretofore have encouraged me to ask this favor of him. but should he not be with you I must pray...
Mr. Skipwith will inform you what a terrible tempest has been excited against you by an opinion said to have been given by you in the case of the New Jersey & a letter of yours on that subject published in the papers. the body of merchants & Insurers of New York have presented an Address, the object of which tho’ not expressed, cannot be mistaken, & it is expected their example will be...
I inclose you a letter for mr Cathalan our Commercial agent at Marseilles, a great wealthy and cautious merchant, whose father first and himself since has been our Consul at that place near thirty years, and is a most zealous servant. the letter covers a bill of exchange and I will pray you to put it into the post office on your arrival at Paris. wishing for yourself and family a prosperous &...