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I enclose a proclamation for the sale of the public lands in the Bend of Tenessee river Miss. tery., together with the recommendations for the two offices therewith connected. The memorandum will explain all I can say on the subject. P. Manning collector of Perth Amboy continues to act in a manner which renders his removal necessary. He had after improperly clearing the cotton vessels, refused...
I return the message with some general observations, but can offer nothing more precise, having an incipient intermittent [fever] very unpropitious to sound criticism & to correctness of expression. Respectfully Your obedt. Servt. The conciliatory dispositions of the U. S.—spirit of accommodation always felt by this Govt.—promptitude & cordiality shewn by us &ca. This treble repetition of the...
The difficulties suggested by Col. Taylor in his letter to the President of the 26h. of May last, are not of a recent date, but have been a source of much inquietude to those who are particularly interested, for many years past. By the cession of the state of Virginia made to the United States in the year 1784, of the Territory North West of the River Ohio, all that tract of land lying between...
I had intended to leave this for Orange to morrow; but, under an impression that the late accounts from England must necessarily bring you here for a few days in order to make the arrangements & give the directions required by this unexpected change of circumstances, I have concluded to wait at least for your answer. That will reach this city on Sunday morning; and if you conclude not to come,...
You will by this day’s mail receive the news papers containing an extract of the instructions to Mr Erskine said to have been laid before Parliament by Mr Canning. The sentence respecting the authority given to Mr Erskine to communicate the whole of the dispatch (containing the instructions,) to the American Secretary of State, induced me to call on Mr Smith in order to ascertain what had been...
I have received your’s of the 28th. Your return here still appears to me necessary. On the effect of the refusal of the B. Govt. to ratify Mr E.’s agreement, on the revival of the non intercourse, you can alone decide, as there may be a difference of opinion on the Subject. Mr Erskine announces this day officially to the Secy. of State that refusal; & if according to law the non intercourse is...
Noah Mason appears to be the best qualified and recomd. If the President approves, he will be pleased to signify the same by endorsement on this paper. No commission issues in those cases; a letter from the Secy. of the Treasury announcing the appointment being sufficient. Respectfully submitted RC ( DNA : RG 26, Light House Services Correspondence). Endorsed by JM: “I approve Noah Mason for...
I did not write till I could inform you where I was going; as otherwise I had nothing to communicate. The lameness of my horses & the late season have induced me to give up my western excursion, instead of which I will treat Mrs. Gallatin with a short visit to her mother in New York. We will be there about the 21st instt., remain a week and return so as to be here about 2d or 3d Octer. I do...
Letter not found. Ca. 2 October 1809. Offered for sale in Parke-Bernet Catalogue No. 1516 (1954), item 274, which describes the letter as a ten-line note regarding the “claim of Govr. Harrison for an annual compensation … respectfully submitted to the President,” docketed at the top “Vincennes, August 30th, 1809,” and endorsed by JM, “Approved.” Also mentioned in Gallatin to William Henry...
The claim of Govr. Harrison for an annual compensation of one hundred dollars for superintending the Indians during five years is respectfully submitted to the President for his decision RC (owned by Marshall B. Coyne, Washington, D.C., 1992). Calendared as a letter not found in PJM-PS Robert A. Rutland et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Presidential Series (4 vols. to date;...