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The President of the United States is much obliged by Doctr Thornton’s polite attentions, and prays him to accept his thanks for the Treatise on the Elements of written language. The President is sorry to hear of the Doctors indisposition. A speedy and perfect recovery is wished. AL , DLC : William Thornton Papers. Thornton’s Cadmus, or A Treatise on the Elements of Written Language...
I have been favoured with your letter of the 1st instt and thank you for the explanations & details given therein. I must however decline giving any decisive opinion on the matter referred to me, by the Board, for the reasons which have been briefly stated in my official letter to it —to which others might have been added, but the pressure of business at this time would not allow me to be more...
Your letters of the 13th and 14th instant have been duly received, and the Attorney General of the United States having given his opinion relatively to the Powers of Attorney; And having pronounced the proceedings to be accordant with the Act for Guaranteeing the Loans; matters have been arranged with Mr Gilmore for execution, and the Papers, agreeably to your desire, will be forwarded to...
As no Mail southward of Baltimore was received at the Post Office in this City on Saturday; and as you may not have understood by my letter of the 22d instt, that the duplicate of the Power of Attorney to Messrs Wilhem and Jan Willink was required to be forwarded through me , I address this to you, in order to remove the doubt if any there be; as copies of the other papers are ready, and only...
Your letters of the 31st Ulto and 3d Instant came to hand by the same Mail, on tuesday last. The Duplicate of the Powers to Messrs Willink’s, have been handed over, for the purpose of transmission. Triplicates, signed by a full board may not be amiss. I am very glad to hear that you have re-commenced your operations on the public buildings: exceedingly is it to be wished. that you may be able...
On thursday last I received your letter of the 22d instant, with its enclosures; and should have answered it by the Post of next day, but for many letters which I had to write by that Mail; which prevented my doing it till the succeeding one. Approving of the proposed Suspension (until the first Monday of the year 1800) of the first and third articles of the terms and conditions declared on...
Your two letters, dated the 29th Ulto, have been received. The enclosures for the several Printers, to whom they are directed, are franked; and will go with this, and other letters to the Post Office this afternoon. I do not think it would be amiss to add Hartford, in Connecticut (a paper of extensive circulation altho’ I do not recollect the name of the Editor of it) and some Gazette in North...
More than once, the Spanish Minister expressed, with pleasing solicitude, the intentions of his Government to erect in the Federal City a suitable Building for the accommodation of its Representative, near the Government of the United States; provided a convenient & agreeable site could be obtained for the purpose. I always answered that this measure would be very pleasing and agreeable to me;...
Hurried in closing my dispatches for the Post Office on Wednesday, I enclosed for you a wrong paper. The proper one is now sent, and I request that the other may be returned to. Gentlemen Your Most Obedt Servt NNGL .
According to my promise, I have given the several matters contained in your letter of the first instant, the best consideration I am able. The following is the result: subject however to alterations, if upon fuller investigation, and the discussion I mean to have with you on these topicks on my way to Philadelphia, I should find cause therefor. Had not those obstacles opposed themselves to it,...