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The Secretary of War respectfully submits to the President of the United States the draught of a letter to General Wayne, in answer to his last which the President has read. The Secretary wishes to send it this forenoon by Genl Scott, if it meets the Presidents approbation; and will therefore wait on the President in half an hour. ALS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . Pickering referred to Gen. Anthony...
The Secretary of War respectfully submits to the President’s inspection a letter to the Governor of Georgia and one to Mr Seagrove relative to the intended treaty with the Creek Indians. A talk to invite the Creeks to the treaty and a draught of instructions to the Commissioners. The two letters are intended to be sent by tomorrow’s post; and by the same post the Secretary supposes it will be...
The Secretary of War respectfully lays before the President of the U. States the draught of a speech to the Chickasaws and Choctaws now in Philadelphia, as representatives, the former of their nation—the latter of the Five Upper Towns. The Indians will be held ready to wait on the President at any hour he shall be pleased to receive them, upon notice this evening or to-morrow morning, of the...
On the 16th instant I received from Governor Jay, an answer to my letter of the 3d relative to the intended negociations with the Onondagas, Cayugas & Oneidas for the purchase of their lands. In my letter was inclosed the opinion of the Attorney General, that those negociations could not lawfully be had without the intervention of the government of the United States. A copy of the Governor’s...
By the time this reaches Mount Vernon, you will have received the memorial of the philadelphia meeting against the treaty with Great Britain. I attended as a spectator, to see the mode of proceeding and to make an estimate of the number present. The memorial, I suppose, will be presented to you as expressive of the sense of the citizens of Philadelphia, the Northern Liberties and the District...
I learn that Mr Hammond has received letters of recall; and that he expects to depart in three weeks. I am disposed to believe, from accidental intimations, that before his departure some useful and perhaps very important arrangements may be made to facilitate the compliance with the condition on which the advice of the Senate for ratifying the treaty was suspended; and possibly for expediting...
The inclosed letters from Governor Blount were brought to my house last evening. To gain time, I desired Colo. Hays, the conductor of the Chickasaws, to bring them this morning to the War-Office. We met: but major Colbert declined making any communications but to you in person. Hitherto he said his nation had depended on your officers—and had been disappointed: Now, nothing but an answer from...
The Secretary of War respectfully lays before the President a letter to Mr Adet, in answer to his of the 19th inst. Mr Wolcott approves of it. The Secretary of War will wait on the President at nine o’clock, to receive his orders on the subject. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters. The docket states that Pickering wrote the letter “doing the dutyes of the Secrety of State” (see GW to...
The Secretary of War respectfully lays before the president four draughts of answers to the popular meetings. Of three there are duplicates; Mr Wolcott having formed draughts varying from those of the Secy of War. His reason is mentioned in the inclosed note. The President will choose the forms which shall best correspond with his own ideas. AL , DLC:GW . The note from Oliver Wolcott, Jr., and...
The Secretary of War begs leave to lay before the President a letter of the first instant from Mr Seagrove; by which it would seem impracticable to hold the Georgia treaty till next Spring. The Secretary will wait on the President at Noon with some papers for his consideration. AL , DLC:GW . This letter has not been identified. Pickering corresponded with Georgia governor George Mathews on 26...