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I have the honor as Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Territory of Orleans to inclose two resolutions on subjects of serious moment to our interest and trust they will claim your early attention. I have the honor to be Sir With high consideration & Respect Your Most obedt. Servant DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
You have done much better than I expected in the Course of your administration—You have my thanks for your Conduct and the thanks of thousands—“The Sun Seems largest at its Setting.” Yours &c DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Thomas Jefferson Esqr Dr 1805 To Thomas Davis July 5th To 1 Plaster Mashine { $34.86 249th @ 14 ent. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations to Colo. Worthington & will take it as a great proof of his kindness if he will call on him as he passes any time to-day or tomorrow. Catalog--Christie’s, American and European Manuscripts and Printed Books.
[ Rouen, 10 Feb. 1786 . Recorded in SJL as received 12 Feb. 1786. Not found.]
Mr Jefferson Dr  1806  to Thomas Carpenter
I inclose you an order of the B. Bank of this place on that at Baltimore for 194 D. 86c on account of David Higginbotham mercht of Milton, & to be placed to his credit with you as paid by Gent. Your humble sevt MHi : Coolidge Collection.
[ 20 Mch. 1788 . Recorded in SJL Index. Not found.]
  Mr. Jefferson subscribed for  1 copy of Discourses on Chemistry $ 3: $ 3:
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...
I received your favor of the 2d. no wine having yet arived I hardly beleive any will, but should any arive, you can have what you please of it, tho if you should want, I can procure at any time for you, what you shall order, of as good wine & same kind, shpped by the house in Madeira, that in London & those in Madeira, I have heard have disagreed. I am glad to hear of other wines being...
Age and debility after a recent illness oblige Th: Jefferson to borrow the pen of another to thank Col o Lehré for his kind letter of July 5. to assure him of the gratification it affords him to learn that those who have thought well of him continue their kind dispositions and that those who have thought otherwise begin to change opinions. he never had a wish but for the good of all his...
Th Jefferson returns his thanks to D r Sewall for the information he has been so kind as to furnish him of the institution of a Medical school in the College of Columbia. he sincerely wishes it success and that it may have it’s share in the merit of lessening the afflictions of mankind. he is particularly obliged to him for his interesting account of the medical institutions of our country. we...
Since my solicitation of July 22. at your request the ground on which I stand is entirely changed, and it is become impossible for me to ask any thing further from the govmt. I cannot explain this to you, and even request you not to mention the fact. I should not have sent it to you, but that I cannot offer you false excuses. my frdshp for you is the same , but this method of proving it is no...
Nîmes, 4 Jan. 1789. Has changed his intention of going to the North of France. “The severity of the winter here … induces me to search in the milder atmosphere of Italy … the reestablishment of my health; an happiness denied me in this Country.” Will leave in a few days for Marseilles; requests letters of introduction for Rome or Naples. RC ( DLC ); 2 p.; endorsed: “Graves Thos. Russell.”...
As the work you mention will cost as is supposed not more than 50. D. & is so necessary for the preservation of the wall, I think it may be so far considered as appurtenant to the wall & necessary to it’s duration, that it may be placed to that account. DLC : District of Columbia Papers.
I act in conformity to my Sense of Duty in presenting to you the enclosed Paper, which was received yesterday as the Subscribers thereto are Inhabitants of the District which I have the honor to represent, although not of the Town, or of a place connected with the Town, in which the is alluded to is held— I am, very respectfully yr. mo. Obt. DNA : RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and...
I am sorry I cannot announce to you any definitive result as to the object of my visit here to-morrow however the bill will be brought in without fail; there will be opposition but wither by silent vote or active debate is not known; your friends are sanguine there has been no pause or hesitation with them since I last wrote. By the next mail or by private conveyance if any offers earlier I...
Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations to Genl. Sumpter and informs him it has become an indispensible duty to remove mr Symonds the Collector of Charleston. would Genl. Sumpter be so good as to converse on the subject of a proper successor with Messrs. Marion Williams & Gaillard, who are supposed to be from that quarter, and to communicate to Th:J. his & their opinions on the...
I have duly recieved your favor of the 1 st instant, and am happy to learn that we are likely to have a good biography of the late judge M c Kean. altho’ we served together in revolutionary scenes, and after these in others equally trying, yet length of time and the wane of memory have left me no recollections which would be worth noting. the general remembrance can never be obliterated that...
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Thos. H. Jones, and his thanks for the sample of Cumana or Watchus tobacco he has been so kind as to send him. not being himself a judge of this plant, he proposes to send it to a tobacconist at Philadelphia for examination. should he think it’s qualities likely to please in our market it will then become interesting to endeavor to procure the seed....
Th: Jefferson asks the favor of the Senators & Representative of the state of Ohio, to recommend to him a proper person to be a Commissioner of the Western road, and who resides so far beyond it’s Western termination on the Ohio, as to feel no interest between terminations at Steubenville or Grave creek. OChHi : Territorial & Early Statehood Manuscript Collection.
At the particular request of Captain Hull—I have the honor to send you a young ram, of the Turkish broad-tailed breed. Which it is sincerely hoped will prove acceptable. I have the honor to be most respectfully Sir Yr Obedt Serv MHi : Coolidge Collection.
[ Annapolis, 1–14 Feb. 1784 . Entry in SJL under date of 1 Feb. reads: “TMR. Phaeton—buy horse for me—keep eye on two others—give notice to Key to send for him [i.e., the purchased horse]—I will call on him [i.e., Randolph] in Spring—health—[…] Judy. P.S. of Feb. 14. health—news.” Not found.]
This is merely to convey to you a triplicate of Gwathmey’s bill on James Hogarty of Liverpool for 369 £ 10. s sterling, the 1 st & 2 d of which were sent to mr Williams, of which 444. D. are to be paid on my account to M. & M de Pini and 1200. D. to be credited by you to the University of Virginia for the purposes explained to you in my letter of Apr. 16. I salute you with affectionate...
[ Annapolis, 10 May 1784 . Entry in SJL reads: “T M Randolph. Tender of service—not buy horse—sell marquee.” Not found; the marquee evidently was one acquired in late May 1781 (see Vol. 6: 20–21).]
[ Annapolis, 23 Apr. 1784. Entry in SJL reads: “TMR. Garden seeds—Pitt still in and parliament not dissolved—Luzerne going—Marb[ois] charg[é] d’aff[aires].” Not found.]
M r Brockenbro’ Proctor of the University of Virga informs me that you have been so kind as to send him for that instn 2. boxes of minerals procured in Germany. for this proof of the int. you take in that instn I beg leave on it’s behalf to return you it’s thanks. I hope it will fully repay the patronage of our country by the effect it will have on it’s future science morals and good fame. it...
Agreeably to the instruction of the President A Thomas had the honor to Submit the enclosed *Statement to the Secretary of State, who approved of the information it contains being communicated to Mr. Pichon. [ In TJ’s hand :] *of French prizes carried into Mass. New Hamp. Connecticut & Rhode island. RC ( DLC ); with TJ’s note written in margin; address on verso partially torn away:...
Your favor of Oct. 29. was duly recieved. our Report was ready on the 6 th of Oct. except as to a single blank to be filled with the result of an account not then in hand, this was not rendered to me till the day before yesterday and I this day commit the whole to the mail under address to the Gov r as required by law. I hope you will always print our reports in 8 vo being most convenient for...
after my kind respects to you Suffer me to trouble you once more with giting this peice of the old soldeir inserted in the Republican papers and to send on this Letter to Mr. Duane as I wish to promot your honour and the intrest of my Country Sir I remean your real freind MHi : Coolidge Collection.
T. Munroe presents his best respects to the President. The demands against the public buildings requiring a further sum of money T. M. has the honor of inclosing a blank Draft for the Presidents signature, in case it should be his pleasure to sign it—T. M will send to the President (if desired) An Acct of the Disbursement of the $8,000 Drawn 1t. Feby. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T Munroe’s best respects to the President. The Demands against the public buildings, including 3000$ to G Blagdin & the rolls of the other workmen & Labourers, amt to nearly 8,000$. TM therefore respectfully asks the Presidents signature to the enclosed requisition. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Mr Law presents his respects to Mr. Jefferson, with the production of his leisure hours last Summer, and which the subsaquent agitations of Agues & Fevers have prevented him from finishing more worthy Mr Jeffersons perusal— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Enclosed I send some of the Alpines or monthly strawberry seed. It wile be proper to sow them next month & replant the young plants in may. Very respectfully I am sir your obet. st. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
By my freind Mr Myers, at the request of Mr. Campo, a spanish Gentn I send you two boxes of best Segars, which be pleased to accept off. they are such as cannot be purchased & if you do not smoke our freinds Mr Burr & Mr. Galatin &c. who doeth will enjoy them when you meet—I am most respectfully Yr. obt. Servt RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as received 23 Feb. and so recorded in SJL . Enclosed in...
I have duly recieved your favor of the 5 th & also the half dozen cups which you have been so kind as to have forwarded to me, for which accept my thanks. Ellen will express to you herself her obligations for what was addressed to her. I am this day writing to Paris for some books and gladly place among them the Recueil of M. Durand, which I presume was published there. for the Pompeiana I...
Herewith is forwarded a summary of the Journals of the Commissioners while exploreing the Country for the western Road. I attended at the Presidents House on this day week with our Surveyor, but the President being engaged the Map was left with the Door keeper— Very respectfully DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
M r Hilliard, the expected agent for purchasing our library being now here, Th: Jefferson is obliged to request from mr Key the return of the catalogue for communication to him. mr Key will still be so good as to prepare his supplement at his leisure and to accept the friendly salutations of SzGeBPU .
I enclose to the venerable & almost adored Patron of my youth the Copy of an oration the sentiments of which I hope he will be pleased with MHi .
I have the pleasure to inform you that Mr Eppes passed his examination with credit to himself, and satisfaction to the faculty, & to the Trustees who were present. I have no doubt that his next year will be spent profitably, as I clearly perceive a spirit of literary emulation among the young men here of all Classes. His talents are certainly above par, and his industry induces me to hope &...
T. Munroe, with his best respects to the President, Encloses Statements of the interest & last Instalmt of the Loans from the State of maryland to the City, which TM recd from the Treasurer of that state a few days since— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Since I last took the liberty to address you I received a certificate from Dr. Rush. The certificate I have sent to Mr. Smith; and here send for your consideration a true copy of it. With the highest respect I have the honor to be yr. ob. Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
The President Bot. of Thos. Main 2000 Prime Transplanted plants of the American Hedge Thorn @ 650 Cents p M. $13.00 4
Tho L M c Kenney to Tho Jefferson—greeting—& begs leave to present him with a prospectus of the “Washington Republican & Congressional Examiner,” and to assure M r Jefferson of his veneration for him.—Tho L M c Kenney begs leave to add his best wishes for M r Jefferson’s happiness, present & future.— MoSHi : Thomas Jefferson Collection (formerly Bixby).
Th: Jefferson forwards to mr Sully three letters which came under cover to him yesterday evening and salutes him with friendly respect Note from Ex-President Jefferson to M r Sully the Artist, sent me by the latter in 1830.— signer of the Declaration of Independance MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have the honor, with the most profound respect, to inclose a Memorial signed by a very considerable number of Respectable Merchants of this City recommending Mr Richard Worsam Meade, now at Cadiz, to the appointment of Consul at Cadiz. Should it be your pleasure to accord with this solicitation, the favor will be acknowledged by him who subscribes himself with the highest Respect Sir Your...
[ L’Orient, 2 Aug. 1787. Recorded in SJL as received 7 Aug. 1787, together with a letter of Zachariah Loreilhe [ca. 3] Aug., q.v., in which Barclay’s letter was probably enclosed. Not found.]
We Destroat Seamen of Philadelphia Petitioners to you Honour Thomas Jeffarison President of the united States We Humble Bag your Honur to Sum weekly allowance Sir at as Hard times pon us Seamen your Honur Nos 50 or 60 Coasting vissels will not Carry 4 or 5000 Seamen Out of this Port Sir we Humble bag your Honur to Grant us destras Seamen Sum relaf for God nos what we will do your Petitioners...
Since last Court when, at Charlottesville, you desired me to send in my account—one circumstance or another has occured to prevent my attention to the subject untill now,—I send it enclosed. MHi .