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In the letter which I had lately the honor to address you on the subject of our Consular Establishments, was contained a request for some aditional Compensation to our Consuls, especially as an equivalent for the injury they sustain by being considered to have forfeited their Rights & Privileges as Amn. Citizens if happening to reside in a Country at War with Another; it may therefore be...
My project of a commercial convention with this Regency, I am apprehensive, will produce nothing. Two circumstances operate to impede it. The protection given by the French to the Italian States, and the delays of the United States to forward their treaty Stipulations. On the 27th. ult. entered two Corsaires of the Government from a Cruise, a Xebec of 24-twelve pounders, and a Corvette of 20....
I beg leave to inform thee that there has lately been detained & sent into this port & Plymouth several Vessels under the American Flag, their Names &c. I take the freedom to send thee annexed—most of them I expect will be liberated very shortly—indeed the Owners of most of their Cargos obtained a Licence to permit these Vessels to load the Cargos & to discharge at Guernsey. The American...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to return to the Secretary of State Mr Pichon’s letter, and to send also sundry papers on the same subject with the remarks of the Comptroller endorsed on the same. The only objection to paying the specie part of the debt & the interest on the funded part is the demand we have against France for advances made to the Refugees of San Domingo. Those...
1 June 1801, Aranjuez. No. 279. Recounts his unsatisfactory discussion with Spanish minister Cevallos concerning American claims. Reports developments in war against Portugal and, in a postscript of 10 June from Madrid, news of peace treaty and its ratification by the Spanish court. Encloses his correspondence [not found] remonstrating against duty on American shipping engaged in Spanish...
Annexed I send you the copy of a letter which I have just received from Lord Hawkesbury on the subject of the Depredations upon our Trade in the West-Indies. As there can be no objection to it’s publication, you will perhaps think it advisable to have the Letter and it’s enclosures printed in our news papers, by which means it will reach the West-Indies, and be seen by those whose abuses it...
Having taken no Copies of the documents I had the honor to present to you, with my Statement, I could wish you would be pleased to order they may be carefully preserved; in case there should be a necessity of my having recourse to them hereafter. They run from No. 1 to No. 55. I have the honor to be, with Respect, Sir, Your Obedient Servant The preceding is the full transcription of a document...
1 June 1801, Washington. Requests that care be taken with documents left with JM; has taken no copies of them. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Cap Haitien, vol. 3). 1 p.; docketed by a clerk, with the notation: “accompanying sundry documents with his statement, which he wishes to be carefuly preserved” (see Mayer to JM, 23 May 1801 ). A full transcription of this document has been added to the digital...
Having left the Hague the 22d, I arrived here the 25th. ulto. in the Evening. The next day Mr. Dawson delivered to me the Instructions, a Letter of Credence from the President to the first Consul and a Copy of the Convention with the Ratification by the President. Every Account from London mentions the Departure of Mr. Ellsworth for America. On the same Day I called upon Mr Talleyrand. Not...
I have been much engaged since the Reciept of your Favour, enclosing Robinson’s Cases, & Strickland’s Observations on American Agriculture. I return you my grateful Acknowledgments for your Kindness & Attention. It was with Difficulty I prevailed on the Printer to continue the Publication of Robinson’s Cases. It is a Work much interesting to the Citizens of these United States, diplomatic,...