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I will write you a line the first I have attempted, to tell you I am getting better I hope tho very slowly. I am very weak, and not a little anxious to hear how my dear Abigail is. sick as I have been I regret that she is from home, tho I doubt not you will receive every attention and kindness, but you must das assistance, and have a home, more particularly so in Sickness—as soon as you think...
Mr. Madison requests the pleasure of Mr. Adam’s company to dinner on Tuesday next at half past 3 o’clock. MHi .
Having mentioned & recommended, to your consideration, Mr. Thomas, deligate from the Indiana Territory, for a Judicial appointment, in the Illinois Territory; & Nathaniel Pope Esq for the office of Secretary of sd. Territory, that duty which I owe to you, & which I hope ever to feel, induces me to state in writing, their pretensions to your confidence. Mr Thomas has been in the Practice of...
The act of congress passed a few days ago for the division of the Indiana Territory creates the usual Offices for the establishment of a Government in the new Territory Mr. J B Thomas the present Delegate is Willing to accept that of a Judge. From the unequivocal testimony the People have given of their confidence in this Gentln. I cannot doubt but that his Appointment to the Office would be...
I understood those Gentlemen of this Town who denominate themselves republicans had in part recommended Jeremiah B Howell and Thomas Coles as Suitable persons as Collector for the Port of Providence. Your Excellency perhaps is informed that nine tenths of the Ship holders of Providence are Federalist. If you are not so informed it is afact. I believe your Excellency would wish to make an...
I forward by the British Packet about to sail from New York, the printed proceedings of Congress continued from my last communications which bore date on the 3d. January. From these and the antecedent indications, you will deduce the general spirit which actuates the Legislative Councils, under the perplexities incident to the unexampled state of things forced on the United States by the...
The appointment of one of my Gd. Sons in the army of the United States I attribute to your Friendly aid for which you have my grateful acknowledgements and beg leave to trouble you at this time by introducing to your acquaintance Mr. Francis T. Helm Brother to the former. They are both Sons of Mr. Wm. Helm of the state of New York. He is very anxious to obtain a Midshipmans commission in the...
To you as the first Citizen of this great Republick I have taken the liberty of forwarding a sample of I beleive the first White Lead ever manufactured in the U. States, This with many other manufactures of the first necessity that are now progressing speaks more forcibly of the wisdom of the late measures of government than all that has or can be written on the subject, and should Congress...
I have seen in a Baltimore paper an advertisement from you of Spring rye for sale. I did not know that this grain was to be had, in America and am anxious to get a little for seed. I inclose you a paper dollar, the only small remittance I can make in a letter and will pray you to do up a parcel in a bit of linen securely, of that value, & addressing it to me. send it by the stage, for which I...
My last letter to you was of the 14th. of March 07. no occasion arose for writing again in the course of that year, and at the close of it, in December 07. our embargo put an end to the departure of vessels, which has continued from that time to this, 14. months. since my last, I have recieved yours of 07. Jan. 24. June 22. Sep. 13. Oct. 20. Dec. 19. 08. Mar. 29. the present will go very...