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At eight ’oclock A.M. tomorrow, I set out for Mr Powells farm, to see the operation of Colo. Anderson’s threshing Machine. I Break fast, you know, at half past Seven; if it is convenient to take that in your way, I should be glad to see you at it. When you have read the enclosed letters I will converse with you on the subject of them. I am always yours ALS , DLC : Thomas Jefferson Papers. The...
At eight o’clock A:M tomorrow, I set out for Mr. Powells farm, to see the operation of Colo. Anderson’s threshing machine .—I Breakfast, you know, at half past Seven; if it is convenient to take that in your way, I should be glad to see you at it. When you have read the enclosed letters I will converse with you on the subject of them.—I am always yours, RC ( DLC ); addressed: “Mr. Jefferson”;...
Will circumstances render a postponement of the Sale of Lots in the Federal City advisable? If not not adviseable? [2.] Where ought they to be made left to be considered ultimately on the spot, the general opinion being only that the leading interests be accomodated. [3.] Will it in that case, or even without it, be necessary or prudent to attempt to borrow money to carry on the difft works in...
Will circumstances render a postponement of the Sale of Lots in the Federal City advisable? If not Where ought they to be made Will it in that case, or even without it, be necessary or prudent to attempt to borrow money to carry on the difft works in the City? Whether ought the building of a bridge over the Eastern branch to be attempted—the Canal set about—and Mr Peter’s proposion with...
The enclosed for Mr Young, I pray you to put under cover to Mr Johnson—the other for Mr Vaughan may go in like manner, or otherwise, as you may think best; both however by the Packet. The letter for Mr Carroll I also return—besides which, were you to write a line or two to Mr Johnson, addressed to the care of the Postmaster in Baltimore, it might be a mean of giving him earlier notice of the...
The enclosed for Mr. Young , I pray you to put under cover to Mr. Johnson—the other for Mr. Vaughan may go in like manner, or otherwise, as you may think best;—both however by the Packet. The letter for Mr. Carroll I also return—besides which, were you to write a line or two to Mr. Johnson, addressed to the care of the Postmaster in Baltimore, it might be a mean of giving him earlier notice of...
As the meeting proposed to be held (at nine O’clock tomorrow morning) with the heads of the Great Departments) is to consider important subjects belonging (more immediately) to the Department of State—The President desires Mr Jefferson would commit the several points on which opinions will be asked to Paper, in the order they ought to be taken up. AL , DLC : Thomas Jefferson Papers; ADf , DNA...
Mr L’Enfants letter of the 19th of Octr to Mr Lear—Mr Lear’s answer of the 6th instt (the press copy of which is so dull as to be scarcely legible)—in which I engrafted sentiments of admonition, & with a view also to feel his pulse under reprehension—His reply of the 10th to that letter together with the papers I put into your hands when here will give you a full view of the business; & the...
Mr. L’Enfants letter of the 19th. of Octr. to Mr. Lear—Mr. Lear’s answer of the 6th. instt. (the press copy of which is so dull as to be scarcely legible), in which I engrafted sentiments of admonition, and with a view also to feel his pulse under reprehension—His reply of the 10th. to that letter together with the papers I put into your hands when here will give you a full view of the...
Mr. Hammond starts three to one against you. RC ( DLC : TJ Papers, 79: 13729); undated; endorsed by TJ as received 1 Dec. 179[1]. Recorded in SJPL under that date. Washington’s note was a commentary on George Hammond’s 30 Nov. 1791 letter to TJ on alleged American violations of the Treaty of Paris.
Yesterday afternoon Colo. Hamilton was desired, as soon as the Tariff was ready, to let it be known. Enclosed is his answer. Say whether the meeting shall be tomorrow, or on Monday morning? Yours sincerely ALS , DLC : Thomas Jefferson Papers. Jefferson endorsed this undated note as having been received on 9 Dec. 1791. The enclosed answer of Alexander Hamilton has not been positively...
Yesterday afternoon Colo. Hamilton was desired, as soon as the Tariff was ready, to let it be known.—Enclosed is his answer .—Say whether the meeting shall be tomorrow, or on Monday morning?—Yours sincerely, RC ( DLC ); addressed: “Mr. Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 9 Dec. 1791 and so recorded in SJPL , in which entry reads: “G.W. to Th:J. tariff of duties with France.” The subject of...
I am very glad to find that matters, after all that has happened, stand so well between the Comrs and Majr L’Enfant. I am sorry, however, to hear that the work is not in a more progressive State. Yesterday afternoon I wrote a letter, of which the enclosed is the copy to Majr L’Enfant. and receivg his of the 10th added the Postscript thereto. I hope the two will have a good effect. I am always...
I am very glad to find that matters, after all that has happened, stand so well between the Commissioners and Majr. L’Enfant.—I am sorry, however, to hear that the work is not in a more progressive State. Yesterday afternoon I wrote a letter, of which the enclosed is the copy to Majr. L’Enfant, and receiving his of the 10th. added the Postscript thereto.—I hope the two will have a good...
The President requests that Mr —— would give the Letter & statement herewith sent, from the Secretary of War a perusal and return it to him in the course of the day with his opinion as to the propriety of the manner of making the communication to Congress: and whether it ought not, at any rate, to be introduced in some such way as this, (if it is to pass through him to Congress) “Pursuant to...
The P——requests that Mr J——would give the letter & statement here with sent from the S——y of War a perusal, & return it to him in the course of the day, with his opinion as to the propriety of the manner of making the communication to Congress; and whether it ought not, at any rate, to be introduced in some such way as this (if it is to pass through him to Congress) “Pursuant to directions I...
The P requests that Mr. J would give the letter and statement herewith sent from the S y of War a perusal, and return it to him in the course of the day, with his opinion as to the propriety of the manner of making the communication to Congress; and whether it ought not, at any rate, to be introduced in some such way as this (if it is to pass through him to Congress) “Pursuant to directions I...
The P—— returns Mr Muters letter, and gives Mr J—— an opportunity of reading one from Judge Innes, on the same subject. The latter, commences his operations from the point, to which we have not yet been able to get; namely—established Posts in the Indian Country—the primary object of the Campaign, after the accomplishment of which, every thing else would be easy. AL , DLC : Thomas Jefferson...
You will find by the enclosed that our troubles in the Federal City are not yet at an end. I pray you to give the letters a consideration and inform me of the result, to morrow, or next day. Yours Affectly & sincerely ALS , DLC : Thomas Jefferson Papers. For the background to this letter, see Pierre L’Enfant to GW, 21 Nov. 1791, editorial note . For the enclosed letter, see the Commissioners...
The P    returns Mr. Muters letter, and gives Mr. J    an opportunity of reading one from Judge Innes on the same subject. The latter, commences his operations from the point, to which we have not yet been able to get, namely, established Posts in the Indian Country—the primary object of the Campaign, after the accomplishment of which, every thing else would be easy. RC ( DLC ); addressed:...
You will find by the enclosed that our troubles in the Federal City are not yet at an end.—I pray you to give the letters a consideration and inform me of the result, to morrow, or next day.—Yours affectly. & sincerely, RC ( DLC ); addressed: “Mr. Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Dec. 1791. Entry in SJPL reads: “G.W. to Th:J. Federal city.” The Commissioners had written to Washington,...
I have just received, and scarcely had time to read the enclosed. ⟨I wan⟩t to see you, and the heads of the ⟨oth⟩er Departments to morrow morning at nine Oclock on business of the War Department. Yrs Affectly ALS , DLC : Thomas Jefferson Papers. The enclosures were copies of Henry Knox’s reports to GW of 26 Dec. 1791 on the defeat of the army under Arthur St. Clair and proposals for further...
I have just received, and scarcely had time to read the enclosed.—[I wan]t to see you, and the heads of the [oth]er Departments to morrow morning at nine Oclock on business of the War Department.—Yrs. Affectly, RC ( DLC ); addressed: “Mr. Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 27 Dec. 1791. Entry in SJPL reads: “[G.W. to Th:J.] proposing consultation.” Washington enclosed copies of Secretary...
The P. begs that Mr J—— & Mr Ma—— would give the enclosed letters from the Commrs an attentive perusal, and the whole of that business a serious consideration before nine oclock tomorrow morning—at which hour the P—. would be glad to converse with them on the subject. AL , DLC : Thomas Jefferson Papers. GW addressed the letter to “Mr Jefferson,” and Jefferson docketed the address cover as...
The P. begs that Mr. J—— & Mr Ma—— would give the enclosed letters from the Commrs. an attentive perusal, and the whole of that business a serious consideration before nine oclock tomorrow morning—at which hour the P—— would be glad to converse with them on the subject. RC ( DLC : Jefferson Papers). Addressed by Washington to “Mr Jefferson.” Docketed by Jefferson, “recd. Jan. 14.” For...
The P. begs that Mr. J—— and Mr. Ma—— would give the enclosed letters from the Commrs. an attentive perusal, and the whole of that business a serious consideration before nine oclock tomorrow morning, at which hour the P—— would be glad to converse with them on the subject. RC ( DLC ); addressed: “Mr. Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 14 Jan. 1792 and recorded in SJPL . Enclosures:...
The enclosed came to my hands yesterday afternoon. The documents respecting the dispute between Majr L’Enfant an Dan. Carroll of D. have been sent for the Attorney Genl to form his opinion upon the case. The whole are sent for Mr J.s perusal previous to the conversation he proposed to have with Majr L’E. The President has not read the Papers—nor is he in any hurry to do it. AL , DLC : Thomas...
The enclosed came to my hands yesterday afternoon.—The documents respecting the dispute between Majr. L’Enfant an Dan Carroll of D. have been sent for the Attorney Genl. to form his opinion upon the case.—The whole are sent for Mr. J.’s perusal previous to the conversation he proposed to have with Majr. L E.—The President has not read the Papers, nor is he in any hurry to do it. RC ( DLC );...
Colo. Hamilton came so late that I could only broach the subject to him—He will breakfast with me at 8 Oclock—at which time If you can make it convenient I should be glad of your company—after which we will talk the matter over fully. Yrs ALS , DLC : Thomas Jefferson Papers. Jefferson endorsed this letter as having been “recd Jan. 16. 92,” which was a Monday. GW apparently wished to discuss...
Colo. Hamilton came so late that I could only broach the subject to him. He will breakfast with me at 8 Oclock, at which time If you can make it convenient I should be glad of your Company, after which we will talk the matter over fully. Yrs., RC ( DLC ); addressed: “Mr. Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 16 Jan. 1792 and recorded in SJPL , where the entry contains this addition: “Colo....