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New York, March 30, 1802. Seeks Dayton’s aid for client soliciting “the interposition of our Government with the Court of Spain for obtaining restitution of a vessel & Cargo seized in South America.” ALS , Joseph Hopkinson Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
My last was of the 5th of February, and 27th of March. I have as yet received no letter from you since your arrival at Madrid. By one from Colo Humphreys, written a few days after it took place, we learn that you were then confined by indisposition, and had not presented your credentials. We are anxious to hear from you on the several subjects with which you have been charged; particularly on...
In obedience to an order of the House of Representatives, of the 25th Instant, I have the Honor to send you the enclosed statement, shewing the application of the appropriations for Clerk-hire in the Department of State for the years 1799, 1800 & 1801. I am, Sir, with very high respect, Your Mo: Obedt Servant, RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 233, Reports and Communications from the Secretary of...
I Take the Liberty of Calling on your Honer For Some Asistance in Gitting My Partner alfred Isham Recommend to the French Genral and Agants at the Iland of Hispanolia I Expected to Have ben at Washington My Self to Laid a Claim For a French Capture that I Sufferd in July 1797 but I Concluded to See What Congress Did on Account of French Spiolations if you Will Please to Write Me a Letter to...
I beg your excuse for the liberty I take in covering the two enclosed letters to your address. Since I have been here I have had the injudicious medical treatment I sustained at Washington corrected; and by the change of air and use of exercise there is a flattering expectation of my being restored to even better health than I formerly had. It is at present faulty only in the appetite, which...
30 March 1802, Philadelphia. States that he is about to depart for Europe and requests a passport for himself and his wife and children; returns one granted by Pickering in 1800. Edward Jones at the treasury will receive the passport on his behalf. RC ( DNA : RG 59, ML ). 1 p.; docketed by Brent.
30 March 1802, Hamburg. Has received laws of last session of Congress from the U.S. consul at London. Observes that the number of U.S. ships coming to Hamburg will decrease with the peace but Holland will be a readier market for ships trading north of France and England. “Some Connection it appears to me may yet be maintained, for the Sale of Maryland Tobaccos, Rice and New England Rum—the...
30 March 1802, Paris. “With the approbation of Mr. Livingston I have taken on myself to appoint Mr. James Anderson of Charlestown, So: Carolina sub commercial Agent for the port of Cette in the Mediterenean, and I take the liberty of adding my own request to his, that the President may be pleased to confer on him the appointment of Agent or vice-commercial for the aforesaid port and its...
30 March 1802, Bristol. “As the Vessel is now on the point of Sailing I have only a moment left to enclose you the London Gazette Extraordinary, of yesterday’s date, containing an Acct. of the Signing of the Definitive Treaty of Peace, at Amiens, on the 27h. Instt.” Also encloses a few more newspapers and the last London price current. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Bristol, vol. 2). 1 p. Enclosures...
Since I had this honour, I have recieved a Copy of the laws of the last session of Congress, which were forwarded me by our Consul at London. The 5 parcels of the same sort were sent as usual by the driving posts of the Country to the different Consuls to whom they were addressed. The reception of some of them is already acknowledged. With the peace, the Number of American Ships coming here...