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You will receive I presume at the same time with this a letter from me written yesterday at Quincy, in the ardour and satisfaction of Hope. This morning on my coming into Boston, your letter of the 23d: so lovely by its tender sensibility, so admirable by its resignation and fortitude, yet so distressing to me by the affliction in which it was written, and the marks of suffering apparent even...
I have this moment recieved your kind letter my best friend it has removed a load of anxiety from my heart which was becoming almost insupportable I wrote you yesterday that I was well to day I am even better as my mind is at ease your letter laid two days in the Cambridge post office which accounts for the unusual delay— The Death of Col. Wythe was attended with the most horrid circumstances...
Mr. Charles Gosozis, the bearer has undertaken to travel to Boston with the three domestics of the Tunisian Ambassador, as their interpreter. He has been paid one hundred dollars, and if he is successful in carrying them all to Boston, he is to have seventy dollars more; Should he not succeed he is to have only fifty instead of Seventy dollars. You will be pleased to pay him the one or the...
Acting for the Secretary of the Territory of Orleans, I have the honor to inclose to you the following Returns: "Civil appointments by Governor Claiborne, from the 1. day of January 1806, to the 30. June 1806": "Pardons and Proclamations by Governor Claiborne from 1. Jany. 1806, to 30. June 1806": Return of the Officers of the Militia of the Territory of Orleans, Since the return made the 8....
I am desired by the friends of Mr. John H Andrews the Son in Law of Colo. Hitchborn to recommend him as a suitable person to be appointed Consul at the Havanna tis said the present Consul has returned to the United States & is about to resign. Mr. Andrews has resided some time past at the Havanna, as a Merchant, holds a fair character & is beloved by his Countrymen. I am not personally...
I am much obligd in many instances by Your kind attentions, and particularly so for the present of Quarantine Corn, which I have carefully sown in good soil & put in according to Your instructions.   The grain appears to me exactly that round, red- & yellow kind which the Spaniards & Portuguese with success (tho’ in but small quantities comparatively to their wants) cultivated while I resided...
I enclose the only recommendation for the office of “Surveyor of the port of Darien and Inspector of the revenue for the same” created by an Act of last session. The office is unimportant, and the emolument very trifling. With respectful attachment Your obedt. Servt. Mr Spalding is the member of Congress for the district where Darien lyes, and lives in the vicinity. DLC : Papers of Thomas...
Nervy Cruilties & the consolidated infamy & Kidnapping of [apes] never equalld in my humble estimation what the following shall in our simple view exhibit to your view. It is therefore not my wish to perplex you with a [topary] introduction to this Subject and shall enumerate as follows. On the arrival of a great personage in the City of Baltimore in the Commonwealth of Maryland some...
I take the liberty of recommending to the President of the United States Capt. Abner Weatherly of Guilford County as a proper person to act as Marshal for this State— I have understood that Mr West the Marshal, has or intends to Send on, his resignation, and from the long acquaintance I have had with Capt Weatherly, I think he is a person well qualified, to discharge the duties of that...
It is painful to touch on other topicks but I shod. feel myself deficient in candor if I did not observe that at no period of my life was I ever subjected to more inquietude than I have suffered since my return from Spain. I have found myself plac’d in a situation thro’ the whole of this interval altogether unexpected & in consideration of the parties to it equally novel. It was my wish to...