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I have received your favor of the 26 Ulto covering duplicate letters directed to our Chargé d’Affaires in London, one of which has gone in the Ship London Packet, Benedict Master, cleared on the 6th inst, and the other will go by the Ship Thames, expected to clear on the 25th inst. These are the only vessels destined for London since the receipt of yours. Most respectfully and truly yours RC...
The packet ship Algonquin commanded by my friend Captain Charles Dixey will punctually sail on the 20th instant for Liverpool, and I have placed in his hands the letter received in yours of the 10th, for Mr Maury, which he will deliver immediately on his arrival. I beg of you to command my services freely, if in any way they may be useful in this quarter, and to accept, and tender to Mrs...
I owe you an apology for so long retaining the enclosed letter. You are probably informed that Mr. Corbin is a Director of the Office of the Bank of the United States at Richmond which will go into operation as soon as the necessary preparations can be made. You are now my dear Sir about to retire from an arduous but glorious carreer followed by the grateful recollections of a free and...
I understand a law has passed creating the office of Solicitor to the Treasury and the intimate knowledge I have of the worth and talents of Mr. E U Duval induces a wish that he should obtain that appointment His services and experience in the Comptrollers Office while his worthy uncle filled that place afford him peculiar advantages, and his sterling integrity professional talents and zeal...
If my attachment to an old and worthy friend shall need any auxiliary aid to justify the trouble I am about to give you, It will be found in your love of justice and confidence in the purity of my motives. The paper which I enclose contains under the prostituted name of "Americanus" a most vile and groundless calumny against my friend Mr. Clarke whom you were pleased to appoint Naval Officer...
Presuming that it may be acceptable to you to know the progress and prospects of the subscriptions to the Bank of the United States which in the existing State of things so materially involves the financial operations of the government, and the currency and credit of the Country; I have the pleasure to communicate to you such information as I possess on the subject either officially or...
The proofs I have had of your confidence and regard and the belief that the opinions which I have formed upon a deliberate view of the State of the national currency and its effects upon the public and private property, will not be unacceptable to you in the present crisis of our affairs; I take the liberty of submitting to your inspection the copy of a letter which I had occasion to address...
By the invitation of Professor Patterson Presnt. of the mint I was few days since highly gratified with a view of the fine collection of mathematical and Astronomical instruments procured in Europe for the U States by Mr. F. R Hassler under the direction of the Secy. of the Treasury. The number description and quality of the instruments do honor to the liberality of the government and to the...
I took occasion, some short time since, verbally to represent to you the merits & qualifications of Mr E W Duval, which fit him for the correct discharge of more important duties than those in which he has been engaged in the Navy Department, and to suggest his peculiar fitness for the trust of paymaster of the Navy, should that office be created by law. My regard for this gentleman, founded...
§ From William Jones. 30 November 1814, Navy Department. “The promotions and appointments designated on the enclosed paper are required for the naval service of the United States.” RC ( DLC ); enclosure ( DNA : RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 13B–A3); letterbook copy and letterbook copy of enclosure ( DNA : RG 45, LSP ). RC 1 p.; draft of JM