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I continue as long as possible to send you my gazette; but I now hope in the course of three weeks to leave Berlin—I have written to engage a passage for myself and family, on board the Catherine, Captain Ingersoll; from Hamburg for New–York. No opportunity for Boston occurs from that place; nor do I know of any from Bremen or either of the dutch ports—Besides which the journey from New–York...
Your favors of May 26. & 28. are both recieved, and their contents duly noted. I this day draw on you in favor of Richard Richardson for 133.33 D to cover which mr Barnes makes you now a remittance of 200. Dol. and on this day week we shall remit you about 900. D. more to cover the purchase of the hams, J. W. Eppes’s draught on you in favor of Bell for 300. D. payable June 16. and some other...
Mr. James Taylor Jr informd me he had sent by Capt Stephen Moore two pipes of Brasil wine & had reserved two more for you to be sent by some other oppertunity; Capt. Moore has promised his particular care of them & to forward them to you from Alexandria.—The Frigates I expect will sail this day, the French Frigate Semilante is in Hampton road I beleive ready for sailing & it is said here that...
The letter of Mr: Humphries enclosing other communications from Mr. OBrien & Mr: Cathcart , Agents of the United States among the Barbarians, falling under my eye this morning, as copied from the “Supplement to the National Intelligencer,” printed at the Seat of Government; induces me to quicken the operations of my pen. I suppose these communications will warm yr: blood agt. these unprovoked...
We have taken into consideration the prospect of an encreased Representation in Congress, and have concluded, that the present House will not, after the next apportionment of Members, be sufficient for their accommodation. We, in consequence, requested Mr. Hoban to sketch Plans or Estimates of a Building which may temporarily answer that purpose; he has made out Estimates on three different...
The Secretary of the Treasury within three days after his arrival here made the enquiry on the subject of Stamps now requested by the President. The result will appear by the enclosures, of which the letter of the Comr: of the Revenue dated 22d May deserves most attention. The Superintendent of Stamps has since been furnished with another press—He asked pr his letter another room when he knew...
Jas. Monroe’s best respects to Mr. Jefferson. As the person for whose benefit the enclosed was intended has left this for Washington it is thought best to return it. It is presumed that every thing appertaing. to that object will be settled at Washington with that person; but shod. the contrary be the case, and it be proper to execute any thing here, J.M. will with pleasure attend to it when...
The very friendly favor you did me the honor to write in reply to my letter on the subject of the Marshalsea of Virginia, came to hand after having been some time detained in one of the post offices in Amelia; and I should have written in reply at an earlier date, But I was apprehensive, that you might thereby be drawn into a correspondance with me, inconsistent with my original intention, and...
We take the liberty of addressing you upon a Subject highly interresting to our Country. We are placed in an important section of the United States as the guardians, in some degree, of the republican welfare of the Country. As republicans faithfully attached to the Constitution and the rights of the people, we feel considerable responsibility attached to our efforts; but while we are Sensible...
By a Regulation of the Commissioners of this City, approved by the President July 15th. 1794, Areas were permitted in front of dwelling Houses to the extent of five feet in breadth, but from experience these have been found too confined, and this has been frequently represented to us as a Subject worthy of consideration—We are convinced they are too confined, and think it our duty to submit to...