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It being found expedient that David Humphreys Minister Resident for the United States of America near your Majesty, should enter on another Mission, he is instructed to take leave of your Majesty and to express to you, in terms unreserved, our friendship, and our desire to preserve and strengthen the harmony and confidence which so happily s u bsist between your Majesty and the United States....
The President will read with pleasure the postscript of the inclosed letter from Robert Montgomery our Consul at Alicante, which I have received this day—excepting what relates to the capture of another American vessel by Tripo li; concerning which however Mr Barlow’s words are consoling. The last sentence broken by the seal I read thus—"I have taken now what I think will be effectual measures...
Expostulatory Letter to George Washington, of Mount Vernon, in Virginia, on his continuing to be a proprietor of Slaves. by Edward Rushton. Oh! reflect that your rights are the rights of mankind That to all they were bounteously given, And that he who in chains would his fellow man bind Uplifts his proud arm against heaven. Liverpool Printed. 1797 In July last the following letter was...
In the nominations that were submitted to you on Friday the 17th instant, the name of William Henry Lange of Georgia was inserted, by mistake, contrary to my intention. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
95[Diary entry: 19 February 1797] (Washington Papers)
19. Clear, Wind Westerly in the Morning but cloudy afterwards. Mer: 30. Went to church.
Your favor of the 7th instant came duly to hand, but a pressure of business, has retarded the acknowledgment of it. My lands on the Ohio & great Kanhawa Rivers are not yet disposed of nor do I incline to offer them for sale in Europe; where land jobbing is in much disgrace. For some part of them (possessed of no peculiar advantages) I have refused eight dollars an acre, but have offered the...
Your favor of the 8th instant from Albany, was duly received; but not before arrangements for many nominations (amongst which that for the Naval Office in New York was one) had been made. From the character of Mr Remson, I have a very good opinion of his abilities and worth; but as his name was not among those which had been handed to me for this office, and as there seemed to be a concurrent...
The Secretary of State respectfully lays before the President of the U. States the draught of an answer to the Grand Master of Malta. If approved & signed, the Secretary proposes to commit the same to the care of M. Maisonneuve who desires to be Consul at Malta, who forwarded the letter from the Grand Master, and to whom Mr La Colomb (who is settled in Philadelphia) will send the packet by a...
99[Diary entry: 18 February 1797] (Washington Papers)
18. Heavy morning & variable all day—Wind West. Mercury at 30. One third of the Pennsylvania Ho. of Representatives dined here. Jacob Hiltzheimer, one of the members of the Pennsylvania legislature, listed in his diary Speaker George Latimer and 20 other members as present. “Our Speaker sat between the President and his lady, and I on the left of the President” ( HILTZHEIMER Jacob Cox Parsons,...
The period not being yet arrived when the extension of the commerce of the United States in the Mediterranean may render a formal connection between them & malta important and reciprocally useful, I have only to acknowledge the receipt of your letter dated the 25th of february 1796; and to inform you, that it will be transferred to my Successor in Office, who will consider when it will be...