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A Treaty with the Mohawk Nation of Indians, has by Accident, lain long neglected. It was executed under the Authority of the Honourable Isaac Smith, a Commissioner of the United States. I now Submit it to the Senate for their Consideration. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I had the honour of receiving your letter which you were so good as to write to me, yesterday—& beg leave to assure you that I feel in the approbation which you have been pleased to bestow upon my letters a great reward, Sir, at least, most anxious moments, & zealous endeavours in the service of my country—The times in my view of things, have been, & still continue tremendous—They will Sir be...
In the pursuit of her plan of universal empire, the two objects which now seem chiefly to occupy the attention of France, are a new organization of Germany favorable to her influence, and the demolition of Great Britain. The subversion and plunder, first of Portugal, next of Spain, will be merely collateral incidents in the great drama of iniquity. In the new distribution of the territories,...
4[Diary entry: 12 April 1798] (Washington Papers)
12. Morning—Clear—Wind Southerly & Mer. 45. Wind variable and weather apparently unsettled. Mer. 47 at Night 52 at highest. Mr. Peter ret[urned].
It was not earlier than September 1797 that we were officially informed of your liberal donation to Liberty Hall Academy. Permit us as its immediate Guardians to perform the pleasing duty of expressing those sentiments of gratitude which so generous an act naturally inspires. We have long been sensible of the inconveniences to which literary institutions are necessarily subjected whilst...
I herewith enclose you a copy of the late communications from our envoys [in] Paris —& send a copy of the instructions to your brother William—both have been publishd by the Senate contrary to the sense of a very large majority of our house—I leave it to you to determine on their object. Altho things have an unpleasant aspect, owing in my judgement, to the infamy of some individuals, & to the...
I wrote you two letters on the 5th. inst. since which I have recd yours of the 2d. I send you, in a separate package, the instructions to our envoys & their communications. You will find that my representation of their contents, from memory, was substantially just. The public mind appears still in a state of astonishment. There never was a moment in which the aid of an able pen was so...
As the instructions to our envoys & their communications have excited a great deal of curiosity, I inclose you a copy. you will percieve that they have been assailed by swindlers whether with or without the participation of Taleyrand is not very apparent. the known corruption of his character renders it very possible he may have intended to share largely in the 50,000 £. demanded. but that the...
I wrote you two letters on the 5th. inst. since which I have recd yours of the 2d. I send you, in a separate package, the instructions to our envoys & their communications. you will find that my representation of their contents, from memory, was substantially just. the public mind appears still in a state of astonishment. there never was a moment in which the aid of an able pen was so...
I have still to acknolege your favors of Mar. 19 . & 26. my last to you was of Mar. 29. I have recieved a letter from Arnold dated Apr. 1. in which he promises to set out for Monticello immediately after Easter: I suppose therefore about the 9th. and that he will be there before you recieve this. I inclose a memorandum for him, and propose that John Hemings shall work with him for the present....