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… Supposed 7. I have mentioned Your application with all the circumstances attending it; there will be no sort of difficulty in Your seeing Mr. Mc.Gillivray whenever you please; General Knox, at whose house he resides, is apprized of it, and will introduce You to him. I cannot think it probable, that any of the attempts to sound Your ideas or dispositions during our negotiations with the...
[Beckwith] “Having heard that Governor St. Clair had asserted since his arrival in this place, that the Indians in the Western Territory are induced to continue their hostilities by traders under the protection of Detroit purchasing their prisoners for a sum of money, who compel such prisoners into indentures of a limited servitude for the purposes of repayment and on disadvantageous terms, I...
I have the pleasure to inform you that last Night mrs Smith got to Bed with an other fine Boy. We could have all wisht it had been a Girl, but rest satisfied with the sex as it a very fine large handsome Boy and both mother and child are well. She spent the day with me on fryday, and I urged her as I had Several times before, to accept a Room here, and lie in here, as the house in which she is...
[ New York, August 8, 1790. The dealer’s catalogue description of this letter reads: “introducing Count Andreani who is much interested in mineral lands.” Letter not found. ] ALS , sold at Anderson Galleries, December 6, 1915, Lot 140. Colonel Robert Van Rensselaer of Claverack, New York, was the brother of Mrs. Philip Schuyler. On June 20, 1790, Thomas Jefferson wrote from New York City to...
Induced Dear Sir by motives of filial regard and the most affectionate attachment, and flattering myself that you continue to be interested in my fate, I have once more presumed to address you to take my leave, before I retire from this place to Barree about seventy miles into the country; The Ill chances of life have ditermined it so, and by the 18th Instant I shall sett off (after having...
Th. Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President the following papers. 1. the secret letter & paper of Aug. 2. for mister Carmichael. 2. the secret letter for the Chevalr de Pinto. 3. a letter for mister Joshua Johnson. on supposition that, delivering them himself to Colo. Humphreys, he might wish to comment to him on their contents, and particularly as to the 1st to qualify such of the...
Letter not found: to George Augustine Washington, 8 Aug. 1790. On 20 Aug. 1790 George A. Washington wrote to GW and referred to “Your favor of the 8th I have had the pleasure of receiving.”
The letter with which you was pleased to favor me, dated July the 8. came duly to hand; but business with Congress and the Senate (in their executive capacity) multiplying as the adjournment approached —and with the Creek-Indians; placed it out of my power to acknowledge the receipt of it until this time. I perceive by your letter that Thomas Mullen or his representatives, is allowed, by an...
on supposition that, delivering them himself to Colo. Humphreys, he might wish to comment to him on their contents, and particularly as to the 1st. to qualify such of the considerations as he may think need qualification, and to enlarge such as are too restrained. He will observe two or three small differences between the considerations of Aug. 2. now inclosed, and the first copy left with the...
As I shall shortly set out for Virginia, and shall have occasion there for some necessaries, I take the liberty of stating them herein, and of asking the favor of you to send them to me by the first conveyance after the reciept of this. Any waggon going to Charlottesville may deliver them at Colo. Nichs. Lewis’s, unless my own were to be passing, which might carry them directly to Monticello....