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The first certain accounts we had of your arrival were conveyed by your letter to Mr. Randolph which would as you suposed have met on his way up had we not previously determined upon having the children innoculated. But every circumstance of season health &c. conspiring to make the present opportunity favorable Mr. Randolph thought no interest of his could excuse his letting it slip. I have...
Permit us to congratulate you, on your election to the high and honorable Office of Vice President of the United States, in the discharge of which We most sincerely and ardently wish you the Success that our personal knowledge and experience assure us your exertions, Zeal, and perseverance to promote the Honor, Interest, and Prosperity of your Country will most amply merit. The warm part We...
I left Paris about ten days ago and came to this place, intending to take passage in the Dublin Packet for New York, but the Vessel being crouded I shall wait another opportunity. Mr. Monroe, whom I left at Paris, intended going by the way of Bordeaux. Four American Vessels have arrived since I have been here. 1 from Savannah, 1 from Charleston, 1 from Wilmington N.C.—and 1 from N.Y.—which are...
Au Citoyen Jefferson, Vice Président du Gouvernement des Etats unis. Giroud Ingénieur des Mines; Membre de l’Institut National de Paris. Citoyen. Vous vous rappellerez peut-etre d’un francais qui vous fut presenté au Commencement de 1789, et à qui vous donnates des renseignements Sur une Succession provenant d’ ogléthorpe Gouverneur jadis de la Géorgie. Ce francais c’est moi, et je Me rappelle...
Mr. Hugh Mercer, the posthumous Son of the late Genl. Mercer, will do me the honour of forwarding this to you. I will shortly make known to you what have been his persuits in Science, and what is his Object in applying to you. His Education commenced with the Study of the Greek and Latin Languages, in which he made some Progress. His chief Attention has been to the Belles Lettres, in which he...
Je n’oublierai jamais les relations que nôtre maison et moi particulierement avons eu le bonheur d’entretenir avec vôtre Excellence, pendant Sa mission ministerielle à Paris, et je conserverai pour elle les Sentimens de vénération et d’attachement qu’elle m’a inspiré et qui lui Sont Si justement dûs. D’après Cette façon de penser Vôtre Excellence permettra que je lui addresse mes félicitations...
Agrées, mes remerciements pour Les choses obligeantes que renfermoit Le Billet que vous m’aves envoyé Lors de votre départ de cette ville. Si ma Carriere a été Semée, D’espines, Si en Remplissant Les volontés de mon gouvernement j’ai excité contre moi L’esprit de parti, Si je n’ai Rencontré que des desagréments dans un foule de circonstances, j’ai Esperé d’emporter avec moi L’estime des hommes...
On the 27th of March I had the pleasure of addressing a letter to yourself, and on the 4th of april another to Mr. Monroe, to your care; but having no information of their being received, and having reason to apprehend that some of our post officers are guilty of mal practice and not to be trusted, I wish to be informed whether the letters have arrived, by a line directed to me at New York,...
My Nephew leaves me, in a few Hours, to take his Seat in Congress, and furnishes me with a direct opportunity of writing to you. He carries with him all the sincere Friendship which he has fondly cherished towards you, for a series of years, and with Him my warmest Wishes for your Enjoyment of all the Blessings of Life. You richly deserve them, my Friend, for a thousand good Reasons; but most...
A report has reached Virga. that since your V. Presidency you made in the City of Philadelphia a declaration nearly in the following words viz “That war with France might be expected unless america made Compensation and Concessions for injuries alledged to have been received by the former: also resinded the British Treaty, and that your exertions would be to effect those measures before you...