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You will in a few weeks be gratified by the census which will shew the increase of population during your peaceful & prosperous Government—How much more satisfactory than a list of the kill’d & wounded after a glorious Victory! The accompanying may perhaps afford amusement during a leisure hour at Monticello , I should be happy if I could contribute a moment of pleasure to one who has rendered...
Having been shewn a Paragraph in the Federal republican—Headed An authentic anecdote I thought it incumbent upon me, to write the enclosed to M r Wagner , as and to desire him to insert it in his paper— as he did not reply, I sent another Copy to M r Barry , hoping that M r Wagner would have more pleasure in inserting the antedote than the bane, I also desired
Permit me to request your name as a Subscriber to a work which will be of essential service to which M r Gallatin , M r Paul Hamilton & others have subscribed & which M r Gallatin has promised to aid by correcting the Statistical account—should you be dissatisfied I will take it— The translator is a very worthy man, whom I esteem, & whom I assist as much as lays in my power for the rising...
For several months I did not think the Baltimore printers “ family anecdote ” of consequence enough to send home, but in May I forwarded it, & my B r Lord Ellenborough says that “ Fox never did or would have used the expressions quoted as his,—it was not his manner of acting” — I am induced to intrude with this, out of justice to so worthy a man, & not to convince you that the Federal...
Enclosed I submit to your perusal, what I trust will be deem’d worth the trouble— If after a Year, these Treasury notes (become due), were rec d as Cash in paym t of Subs n to the loan, it would give them full credit & enable Gov t to issue more—The loan would also be obtain’d on more advantageous terms, as these note holders would encrease the number of competitors for the loan— RC ( DLC : TJ...
I was favored with your accompaniement to my thoughts on banking & have reason to believe that Treasury notes will be issued to a larger Amount—The Banks here took them as Cash for a subs n to Gov ts Loan, as they were glad to obtain them— The enclosed Pet n is rapidly signing & the Corporation is anxious to have the Bank. in Hamburgh a similar bank pays 150000 Crowns to the State see Adam...
I submit to you a production intended to be perused by the female sex which has so much i nfluence on man from the cradle to the grave— There is a case in the quarterly review of Octo r 1811 page 286—which shews the distressing effects of oppression & contempt shewn to a boy of sensibility, & of the benefits resulting by a change to encouragement & benevolence, which strongly conf corroborates...
I was highly gratified by your favor of the 13 th Ult o from Poplar Grove . Laudari a laudato is a real satisfaction—your observations comprise in a small compass all that has been written on the important subject: the remark that selfishness is the impulse of the individual & that moral feelings are excited by another or more, simplifies all that I have endeavored to prove— few have read my...
I have the pleasure to enclose a Letter written currente Calamo — RC ( DLC: TJ Papers , 203:36110); undated; addressed: “To Thomas Jefferson Esqr Montecello ”; endorsed by TJ as received 5 Jan. 1815, but recorded in SJL as received 5 Feb. 1815. Enclosure not found. currente calamo : “rapidly; offhand; without premeditation.”
I have the pleasure to enclose observations on the proposed Bank—The articles of association are printed in the National Intelligencer— RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as received 12 May 1815 and so recorded in SJL . RC ( DLC ); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 15 July 1815 , on recto and verso; addressed: “To Thomas Jefferson, Esqr Monticello Virginia”; franked; postmarked