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Cadiz, 2 Jan. 1793 . Contrary winds having detained the vessel by which he intends to proceed to Setúbal on his way to Lisbon, he may go by way of Ayamonte. He encloses “a letter of some Consequence” he has just received from Gibraltar and hopes to reach that place this month. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD ); 1 p.; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Feb. 1793 and so recorded in SJL . FC (disassembled Lb in...
Th: Jefferson takes the liberty of presenting Mr. Pinkney the bearer hereof Alexander Donald esq. one of his youthful friends and found a constant one, even unto the end. He long resided in Virginia, is now established in London, and Th: Jefferson will be responsible to Mr. Pinkney that any esteem he may honor him with, will be worthily placed. PrC ( MHi ). Tr ( DLC ); 19th-century copy....
[ Ed. Note: TJ’s letter to Paine of 19 June 1792 was printed in Vol. 20: 312–13 as part of a group of documents on Paine’s Rights of Man .]
I received by the last post your favor of the 3d. covering the resolutions of the inhabitants of Petersburg and it’s vicinity respecting the President’s late proclamation. I shall have the honor of forwarding them by the first post to Mount Vernon to which place the President is gone. He will certainly receive with great satisfaction this testimony from the inhabitants of Petersburg and it’s...
By the direction of Mr. T: M. Randolph I now enclose you the Power of Attorney, which you should have had long since—but the necessity of one witness swearing to the signature, and all living up the Country has delayed the forwarding it untill now. Please acknowledge the receipt, & believe me to be, with great respect Dear Sir Yr Mt: Obedt. & Obliged Hble Sert: RC ( ViW : Tucker-Coleman...
I was in hopes Capt Stratton would have brought the 6. hhds. of my tobo. which still remain at Richmond. But he is come without them. I had waited supposing that on his arrival I might have settled the whole purchase with you. I shall immediately order them by the first vessel without waiting for Stratton. For the present however I must ask the favor of you to furnish me with a thousand...
I received in due time your favor of May 5. and the Volume of your papers which I had desired and now inclose you the price as stated in your letter towit 6D—16c. with thanks for your attention to the request, and am Sir your most obedt servt PrC ( DLC ); misdated; at foot of text: “Mr. Greenleaf.” Tr ( DLC ); 19th-century copy misdated 28 Jan. 1793. Recorded under 28 June 1793 in SJL .
On bringing together my accounts before my departure I find I have occasion for about 50. or 100. dollars more, and should therefore be glad of a note from you to be discounted at the bank for so much. I expect about half a dozen hhds. of tobo. more by captain Stratton during my absence, which please to receive and pay the expences of.—I am Sir Your very humble servt., PrC ( ViU ).
Annapolis, 27 Aug. 1791 . Acknowledging TJ’s of 22d, he is extremely sorry to say he is not at liberty to make any advance for the public buildings until 1 Jan. next, when he expects “the Funds will be productive.” He has so informed the commissioners. RC ( DLC : District of Columbia Papers); 2 p.; endorsed by TJ as received 30 Aug. 1791 and so recorded in SJL .
Gibraltar, 13 Dec. 1791 . He was compelled to put in here on 4 Dec. by contrary winds and hopes to resume his journey to Tangier today. He does not know where he will meet the Emperor, who by last accounts had apparently set out from Larach to Mequinez. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD ); 1 p.