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I thank you for your favor of the 12th. Will you be so good, as to write to Col Pickering the Sect of State at Trenton, the substance of what you have written me, concerning Mr George Sanderson of Lancaster in Pensylvania & other candidates for the consulship at aux Cayes that he may be able to lay before me in one view all the applications. Your electioneering campaign will be an easy one,...
If I had not supposed, that the Hon. John Quincy Adams, your worthy and amiable Son, would have forwarded to Your Excellency one of the Copy’s of my Discourse on Socrates, considered as a Citizen ; if I had not expected I could write You with freedom and tranquillity on my own affairs, and announce You the end of all the troubles and persecutions, of which my steady adherence to the Cause of...
It is with backwardness, that I again Trespass, with an Epistolary Intrusion, on your Moments:—but the Honor you have confered on me, in the Answer to my late application, calls on me irresistibly to express to you, my Sensibility & Gratitude, for the very polite attention you have paid to that application; as well as the Manner, in which you have communicated it.—I beg leave Sir to assure...
17. Clear & calm. Mercury at 72. Mr. Lear went away after breakfast.
In the haste of Captain Izard’s departure the copy of a letter of which I spoke was omitted in mine of the date of yesterday—but as he waits at Rotterdam for a wind, the copy which was not quite ready when he left this place, goes under cover in this. The letter as you will see is without place of Date, except the Initial & concluding letters of the word Paris, from whence it came ⟨ mutilated...
In compliance with my promise I have written the inclosed letter to the Secretary of the Treasury. You will observe that it has not so much of an exclusive & specific reference to the office of Collector as of a general one to that line of appointments. This mode of recommendation was preferred for two reasons; the one, because it has been usual to promote to vacancies, the officers next in...
The death of Major Lindsay the Collector at Norfolk requiring a new appointment to be made within your branch of the administration, Mr. Francis Taylor of that place, wishes to present himself to the attention of the Executive; and I am requested to join my voucher to that of others, in his favor. Altho’ related to him by a kindred not very remote, I have the pleasure of a slight personal...
I wrote you on the 2d. inst. The present is merely to advise you that counting on your recieving a quarter’s salary for me on the 1st. of the ensuing month, I have this day drawn on you in favor of Joseph Roberts Junr. for 446.D. 76c. payable Oct. 3. and that my buildings here will occasion me to draw on you for nearly the whole of the balance of salary almost immediately. I learn from Mr....