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August 14, 1793. “… I have made application to his Excellency the President of the United States for the office of Surveyor of the Port of Baltimore. As the Office is connected with your Department I have thought that this intimation was a mark of respect which your Station as well as your personal character demanded of me.” ALS , RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters, 1790–1799, National Archives....
For the American Daily Advertiser. The observations hitherto made, have been designed to vindicate the Executive of the United States from the aspersions cast upon it by the Jacobin . Let us now examine what has been the conduct of the Agents of France. Mr. Genet, charged with the commission of Minister Plenipotentiary from the French Republic to the United States, arrived first at Charleston,...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to communicate to the President of the United States the copy of a letter which has this moment been received from the Collector of this port, informing of the arrival of two prizes sent in by the privateers Citizen Genet & Carmagnole. LC , George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Sharp Delany’s letter to H has not been found.
[ Treasury Department, August 14, 1793. “… Every thing with regard to Mr. Beaumarchais’ accounts is as far advanced as circumstances now permit.…” Letter not found. ] LS , sold by Charles Hamilton Autographs, Inc., April 23, 1970, Item 96. For information concerning the contents of this letter, see Pierre August Caron de Beaumarchais to H, October 29, 1796 ( PAH Harold C. Syrett, ed., The...
To the PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES. SIR, BEING an American by birth, an early admirer of your principles and conduct, and feeling a consciousness of the dignity attached to a free citizen of the United States, I take the liberty of addressing you in this public manner. Sure I am, that if you were acquainted with the secret recesses of my heart, you would excuse any improper expression, and...
The office of Surveyor of the Port of Baltimore being now vacant by the death of Robert Ballard, there have no doubt been numberless applications to your Excellency by different persons, whose pretensions have been well supported by strong recommendations from men of power and fortune. Under this idea, I have thought it needless to trouble your Excellency, with any recommendatory letters from...
In the letter which I wrote to you by the President’s order on the 3d inst. you was informed that the President had directed the Secretary of the Treasury to report to him, in writing, on the subject of your letter to the President of the 31st of July. This Report has accordingly been made by the Secretary—and the President directs me to inform you, that he finds therein such cogent reasons...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor respectfully to communicate to The President of the United States the copy of a letter which has this moment been received from the Collector of this port, informing of the arrival of two prizes sent in by the privateers Citizen Genet & Carmagnole. LB , DLC:GW . The letter from Sharp Delany, the collector for the port of Philadelphia, to Hamilton has...
By the President’s command T. Lear has the honor to transmit to the Secretary of State the enclosed letters & papers from the Judge of the District of Rhode Island relating to the Ship Catharine. After the Secretary shall have considerd the enclosed documents the President wishes his opinion of the measures which should be taken on the subject. AL , DLC : Jefferson Papers. Jefferson’s docket...
The President wishes the Heads of the Departments to meet at his house tomorrow at ten o’clock. AL , DLC : Jefferson Papers. Jefferson’s docket reads “recd Aug 14. 93.” For a description of this meeting, see Cabinet Opinion on the Recall of Edmond Genet, 23 Aug. 1793 .