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I thank you for having given me the perusal of the letter herewith returned. Lamentable! to see such a spirit of revolt among the Blacks. Where it will stop, is difficult to say. Yours sincerely ALS , PPAmP : Madeira-Vaughan Collection. Philadelphia merchant John Vaughan ( 1755 1756 –1841) was a son of Samuel Vaughan, who owned estates in the Caribbean islands. John Vaughan’s later purchase of...
Richmond, 27 Dec. 1791 . This letter will be delivered by Alexander Campbell, U.S. attorney in Richmond, and a man “well deserving of your politeness and attention, if convenient or agreeable to you to show him any.” Unable to visit Monticello while TJ was there, he wrote a letter “to be left at Colo. Bell’s in Charlottes Ville and forwarded to Monticello, which I hope you receivd.” He fears...
Don Joseph Jaudenes (at a dinner at the city tavern) told me he had received new instructions from his court to express to us the king’s dispositions to settle every thing on the most friendly footing, and to express his uneasiness at having recd. the communication of our sentiments thro’ the Chargé des affaires of France, while a direct communication was open between us, the matter having...
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...