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I have duly recd. your letter of the 1st. inst: suggesting a recall of the vessels allotted for L. Huron &c. with a view to another destination of them. The force which can be assembled at the East end of L. Erie, by the 10th. of June is greater than I had relied on; and if employed towards Burlington heights & York, can not fail to have a salutary effect in different directions. Whether it...
The Secretary of war in a letter of the 1st. instant states that the last advices make it evident that the Enemy, instead of now meditating a reestablishment of himself on the Thames, and a renewal of his intercourse with the Indians, means to strengthen himself on the Peninsula, making Fort Erie the Western Extremity of his line of operations; that including the Garrisons of Detroit & Malden,...
I have the honor to inform you with some Satisfaction, that on yesterday the loan of ten millions of dollars was finally effected at $88 in money for $100 in 6. per. cet Stock: the government agreeing that if any part of the 25. millions authorised to be borrowed for the present year should be given on terms more favorable to the lenders, the benefit of such terms should be extended to the...
The last mail from Catahoula brought me The enclosed Letter from Judge Lewis which seems to close all prospect of obtaining the information you wished from the papers of M r Henderson. From the statement of the time of his Death, I am disposed to beleive, that your communication of may last never reached him but has probably been returned to the General Post office, from that of Catahoula...
I received by the last mail your favor of the 28 th Ult o and Send you hereinclosed $150 in notes— there is no change in flour since I last wrote you, nor can we expect a rise until an armistice take place— RC ( ViU : TJP-ER ); between dateline and salutation: “Thomas Jefferson Esq re ”; endorsed by TJ as received 7 May 1814 and so recorded in SJL .
I send you the model of the mouldboard of a plough of a form of my own, and ask the favor of you to cast me two dozen in iron. I presume you will preserve the mould, as I shall probably call annually for a supply. I will thank you to have them ready as soon a s you can, and I will direct them to be called for. they had better be tied together in manageable bundles by bits of nailrod passing...
I had once the honor of rendering to the United States Some Service in the Creek nation of Indians—( Missippie Territory ) in the establishing the mail rout to New Orleans —and in Some measure under your directions—. It was The only motive I had then, was to evince to you my zeal for the public interest, I Should have fully obtained that object—of intigrity and a proper treatment of the Indian...