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Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 12 Aug. 1790. In a letter to Randolph of 12 Aug. 1790 GW referred to “your letter of this date.”
E. Randolph presents his respects to the President; and having this morning written the inclosed letter to Colo. Nicholas, he takes the liberty of submitting it to the President’s perusal. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. The enclosure has not been identified, but GW wrote on this document, "Draught approved. G. W——n."
The inclosed certificate will, I believe, authenticate the acts of Mr Harvie in his official character, to the fullest extent. This is the earliest moment, in which I could procure it. I am Dear sir with great truth yr affectionate friend & serv. ALS , NhD . The certificate has not been found, but see Randolph to GW, 9 July .
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, April 1793. GW wrote Tobias Lear on 12 April that the “enclosed from the Attorney General I return to him through your hands.”
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 26 Sept. 1790. In his 3 Oct. 1790 letter to Randolph , GW referred to the attorney general’s “letter of the 26 ultimo.” Randolph’s letter from Philadelphia informed the president of the capture of one of the Pine Creek Indian murderers (see GW to Timothy Pickering, 4 Sept. 1790 [first letter], source note , and to Randolph, 3 Oct. 1790 ).
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 14 Oct. 1793. On 23 Oct. GW wrote Randolph : “Your letter of the 14th only came by the Post of last night, to Alexandria.”
E. Randolph has the honor of informing the President, that General Knox and Mr Bradford have been notified by him personally; and that General Knox promised to notify Colo. Hamilton. E. Randolph will wait on the President at ½ after 11 o’clock. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters. The date is taken from the docket on the letter.
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 24 Aug. 1790. In a letter to Randolph, 26 Aug. 1790 , GW refers to Randolph’s letter “of the 24th inst.”
Letter not found : from Edmund Randolph, 24 July 1779. GW wrote Randolph on 1 Aug.: “I recd with pleasure & thank you for your obliging favor of the 24th Ult.” ( DLC:GW ).
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 7 July 1786. On 12 July GW wrote Randolph : “Your letter of the 7th is this instant come to hand.”
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 10 Feb. 1790. In a letter to Randolph of 10 Feb. 1790 GW refers to Randolph’s letter “of this date.” He again mentions “your letter of yesterday” when writing to Randolph on 11 February.
The Secretary of state has the honor of submitting the inclosed letter from the director of the mint to the consideration of the President. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State.
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 9 Sept. 1790. GW’s 22 Sept. 1790 letter to Randolph mentions having received the attorney general’s “letters of the 9th and 10th instant” (see Shubael Swain to GW, 3 Sept. 1790, n.5 ).
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 10 Sept. 1790. GW wrote to the attorney general on 22 Sept. 1790 and mentioned receiving Randolph’s “letters of the 9th and 10th instant” (see Shubael Swain to GW, 3 Sept. 1790, n.5 ).
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 13 Feb. 1790. In a letter to Randolph of 13 Feb. 1790 , GW states “I have received your letter of this morning.”
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 13 Aug. 1792. On 26 Aug., GW wrote Randolph “to acknowledge the receipt of your favors of the 5th & 13th instt.”
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 3 Oct. 1793. On 14 Oct. GW wrote Randolph : “I have received yours of the 3d instt.”
The Secretary of State has the honor of transmitting to the President the translation of the German letter, with the original. AL , DLC:GW . This letter has not been identified.
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 25 Mar. 1793. GW wrote Randolph on 27 Mar. , acknowledging “your letter to me of the 25t[h] inst.”
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 5 Feb. 1790. GW mentions in his 13 Feb. 1790 letter to Randolph “your letter to me of the 5th inst.”
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 1 Oct. 1791. On 10 Oct. GW informed Randolph : “I received your communications of the 1st instant.”
The Secretary of State has the honor of informing the President of the United States, that he examined Mr Rittenhouse on the third instant, as to the state of the mint and received from him the inclosed answer. LB , DLC:GW ; LB , DNA : RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. The enclosed answer from David Rittenhouse has not been identified.
The only additional inquiry, which I have been able to make, concerning Mr S——l, was from Mr Brown; who thinks that the inclinations of that gentleman are strong towards peace; but that he would not hesitate to contend with zeal for any boundary, which his instructions might prescribe. Indeed, if a doubt of his tendency on this head should be considered as the only objection to him, I suspect,...
I do myself the honor of inclosing to you some very afflicting letters from M. de la Fayette to his intimate friends in Europe. They are accompanied by a letter from Tollendal, addressed to you, which shews the reason of their being sent. Many of them are in French; and I will have them translated, if you should not think, that those, which are in English, and in the same unhappy strain, would...
I must call upon your friendship to excuse me for again mentioning the convention at Philadelphia. Your determination having been fixed on a thorough review of your situation, I feel, like an intruder, when I again hint a wish, that you would join the delegation. But every day brings forth some new crisis, and the confederation is, I fear, the last anchor of our hope. Congress have taken up...
The Secretary of State has the honor of sending to the President a letter from Colo. Smith; upon which he is now in conference with Mr Hammond and the result will be communicated to the President in the morning. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. Samuel Smith’s letter to Randolph of 29 March, sending information about...
E. Randolph has the honor of submitting to the President a draft of a letter to Mr Hammond, upon Mr Butler’s statement. Judge Peters thinking that a marshall is immediately wanted, Mr Wm Nicolls’s name is inserted in the commission sent —A blank commission for the accountant is also transmitted. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries...
The secretary of State has the honor of reporting to the President on the letter of Mr Short from San Lorenzo, of Novr 6. 1793, as follows: The first paragraph, and several others succeeding, relate to the causes of delay in the departure of Mr Blake. The four marked thus (X) mention, that Spain has furnished a convoy to American vessels against the Algerines; that the answer, promised by the...
E. Randolph has the honor of informing the President, that he saw Judge Wilson yesterday, and Mr Madison last evening. The former, to whom E.R. took an occasion of bringing up the subject of the resolution of the senate in a general Shape, said, that what they might have, he thought, ought to be sent; and what they ought not to have, ought not to be sent. The latter expressed himself thus: “I...
E. Randolph has the honor of sending to the President all the letters of consequence, written to Colo. Humphries concerning the Algerine Mission, since the last money was voted by congress. They are of the following dates. July 19. August 25, Novr 21 on the same sheet with a rough letter to Short—and Decr 31, 1794. It is observable too, that these letters were written, as soon as it was...
The appointment of Mr Pickering, which is mentioned in your favor of the 21st instant from George Town, was noted in my report on the laws. I mentioned the subject to the attorney-general, who promised to consider, whether a fresh commission was necessary. I have the honor of inclosing a new commission; and if it should appear to be improper or unnecessary, in the opinion of the law-officer, I...
Letter not found: from Edmund Randolph, 1 Feb. 1792. In a letter of 2 Feb. to Randolph, Tobias Lear mentioned “the Atty Genls note of last evening” to the president. Tobias Lear informed Edmund Randolph: “the President thinks it proper that the Atty Genl should proceed in Cottrell’s case in the manner mentioned in the Atty Genls note of last evening as the result of the conference between him...
I do myself the honor of submitting to your consideration a letter from the late Secretary of the Treasury on the subject of an act passed on the 20th of March last, appropriating to our intercourse with foreign nations an additional million of dollars. He refers to a report, in which he has brought into view the necessity of some further provision, and transmits an extract of a letter from...
I have the honor of inclosing to you a translation of the letters of Credence of Chevalier de Freire. By a Mr de Villemont a native and inhabitant of New Orleans, I have received two long letters of the 12th and 14th of august from Mr Short. It is full of dissatisfaction with the treasury-department, the department of state, & Mr Carmichael. With the first, for his having been so constantly...
E. Randolph has the honor of observing to the President in reply to his queries; that the ruin of our merchants was expressed as strongly, as it is, in order to prepare Mr Short, in case some nervous measure should be adopted by government, with a general idea of the magnitude of the cause, before a particular explanation could be forwarded to him; and that, altho’ the jealousy mentioned by...
The Secretary of state has the honor of informing the President of the United States, that, having already accounted to him for the sum of thirteen thousand, two hundred dollars, destined for the relief of such of the exiles from St Domingo, as resided in the United States, he has offered the remaining eighteen hundred dollars, as follows: six hundred to Pennsylvania, which have been accepted:...
E. Randolph has the honor to inform the President, that the subjects within the department of state for consultation, are 1. The form of a message, to accompany Mr Morris’s letters. 2. Whether Mr Pinckney’s last dispatches are to be communicated to congress? and how, if at all? When E.R. came from the President’s this afternoon, the office was shut; but he purposes to notify the gentlemen, as...
The intelligence, as derived from Mr G. thro’ Mr N——s, stands thus: Colo. H. was asked by the committee, what authority he had for drawing the money borrowed in Europe, over here. His answer was, “I have verbal authority from the President, and fortunately written also”—It is supposed by Mr G., that the written authority, or rather the letter from Mount Vernon, which is referred to, does not...
I had this moment the honor of receiving your letter of the 23d instant by a special messenger from Philadelphia. As he is impatient to return, and I mean to write a duplicate for Elkton, I will trouble you with but a short communication. At Baltimore and Elkton, two letters of different dates are waiting for your arrival; one written on the 23d, the other on the 25th instant. Since the...
I had the honor of observing to you this morning, that the commissioners ought not, in my opinion, nor indeed in the opinion of Mr Jefferson and Mr Madison, to abandon the legal title to the lots sold. The facility, which occurred to me, was, that the commissioners might by a power of attorney authorize Mr Pinckney or any other of our ministers residing at places abroad, where Mr Greenleaf...
The Secretary of State has the honor of returning to the President, the papers respecting the Ship of War to be built in Georgia. Nothing seems to be further necessary on the part of the President, unless perhaps it be to say to the Department, which has the principal superintendance of the Business, that a minute attention to economy is peculiarly desirable; and that it is recommended, that...
The bill, drawn by Edward Church on the Secretary of State and accepted by me, amounts to one hundred and fifty pounds sterling. The Secretary of the Treasury is disinclined to pay it out of the monies in his hands. I must therefore request you to give an order for the payment, out of the contingent fund at your disposal. The form of the Order may be somewhat in this shape. “The President of...
Since my last, written about five days ago, the committee of the whole house have been engaged in the amendments from congress. Mr Henry’s motion, introduced about three weeks past, for postponing the consideration of them, was negatived by a great majority. The first ten were easily agreed to. The eleventh and twelfth were rejected 64 against 58. I confess, that I see no propriety in adopting...
Inclosed is the rough draught of a deed, prepared to be executed by Colo. Bassett. I send it to you for your satisfaction, with an assurance that I shall not fail to accomplish the business at the next general court. I am Dear Sir with the greatest truth yr obliged and affte friend ALS , ViMtvL . See Randolph to GW, 15 May 1784 , and the references in note 2 of that document . See also...
We were so late in getting here last night, that I had not an opportunity of putting this letter into the mail. However, it is not of consequence enough to regret; as it only contains the message for the letter of Governor Fenner, Mr Pinckney’s memorial, and my answer. "To the two houses "Having forwarded to you on the 15 day of April last the copy of a letter from the Minister Plenipotentiary...
Your excellency’s favour, desiring me to communicate with Mr Lund Washington on the subject of Colo. Mercer’s affairs, has been duly received. I have written to him on the subject; informing him, that the application of Mr John Mercer for the b ond was founded on an order of the high court of chancery. He was directed to give bond, and, I believe, he has done so tho’ of this I am not I cannot...
By the time, when this letter is delivered to you by Major Lenox, you will have received the different letters, which I forwarded to you at Baltimore and Elkton, stating, among other things, what I had done concerning your lodgings. Colo. Franks not being in town, and his agent not being willing to let the house for any period, short of six months, I could not combine the objects, which you...
I did not receive the letter, with which you honored me this morning, until my return from the Statehouse at 4 O’clock this afternoon. I determined last night, not to communicate with Mr H——s; because I suspected his own opinion to have a wrong tendency; and I have not been always satisfied, that his conduct has not savoured of management or perhaps cunning. Mr Madison, who knows the other...
E. Randolph has the honor of enclosing to the President a calculation of the time for convening the senate. E. Randolph has seen Mr Hammond, who thinks, that one of the three modes, would be perfectly official or formal. But as he has agreed to convey the necessary intelligence to England, E. Randolph will submit to the President a letter to Mr Hammond in the morning, and will also write to Mr...
The Secretary of State has the honor of submitting to the President the rough draughts of the letters of credence for Mr Adams. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, GW’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. The date is supplied from the docket on the AL , which agrees with the date on the letter-book copy. The rough drafts have not been identified. The two...