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I have a great desire to read the olive branch of which you are the publisher and reputed author, I have in vain sought for it in Boston, it is not to be had there, will you do me the favour to send me the pamphlet, and the price, which shall be remitted you by— / your humble Servant PS send me all upon the subject. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
The most exalted of our young Genius’s in Boston have an Ambition to See Montecello, its Library and Sage. I lately gave a Line of Introduction to Mr Everett, our most celebrated Youth: But his Calls at home, forced him back from Washington. George Ticknor Esquire who will have the Honour to present this to you, has a reputation here, equal to the Character given him in the enclosed Letter...
I was glad to learn through mr Johnson that you had an agreable journey home Your visit here seems more like a vision, than a reality,—and you hurried away so soon, that I had not half time enough to become acquainted with mr Johnson, to whom it was really doing an injury, for the more he was known, the more estimable he appeard I had not one half hours conversation with my Dear Abbe, by...
Our interval of leisure still continues—The British Messenger who took our last Note to England has not yet returned, but may now be expected from day to day. The policy of protracting, and avoiding a conclusion of any kind cannot be much longer continued—If as we have too much reason to apprehend there has been no sincerity in the late advances from that government towards conciliation we...
I was much disappointed at the receipt of your last letter having flatter’d myself that you would have had some letters from our friends both in Boston and Washington The Conservateur of to day announces that you have at last recieved the answer to your last Note and that it is of so favorable a nature that peace will be the consequence of the truth of this I can form no opinion but the report...
Having had the honour of an introduction to you, some time since, I presume on the ground of personal acquaintance, and my zealous attachment to your wise and able administration, to solicit an appointment in your army. I have ever been devoted to the cause of my Country from the earliest dawn of my reason, and at the age of eighteen, bore a Commission in the military service of the United...
Your well Known disposition renders any apology useless for the application I have now the Honor to make; It is too well Known and understood by every American; And precludes the possibility of doubt, of your willingness, and Goodness, to sanction views, so far as may be compatible with the public Welfare. I have a Son at Sacketts Harbor, a leiutt, on board the US: F, General Pike, who altho’...
To all to whom these presents shall come: James Madison, president of the United States sends Greeting: Whereas the Congress of the United States by an act, entitled “An act authorising the President of the United States to exchange a certain parcel of land in the city of New-York for other lands in the same city, or its vicinity,” passed the thirtieth day of March, 1814, did authorise the...
§ From Robert Patton. 20 December 1814, Fredericksburg. “By desire of your Brother, Genl. Madison, I have paid Two Installments on your Turnpike Stock, 8th & 9th, amounting to Two Hundred Dollars, which you will please remit to me at your convenience.” RC ( DLC ).
The most exalted of our young Genius’s in Boston have an Ambition to See Montecello , its Library and its Sage. I lately gave a Line of Introduction to M r Everett , our most celebrated Youth: But his Calls at home, forced him back from Washington . George Ticknor Esquire who will have the Honour to present this to you, has a reputation here, equal to the Character given him in the enclosed...