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Your esteemed favor of the 24th. Inst. came duly to hand, & on Saturday morning next, one of my servants shall set out with your horse , for the City of Washington. It is with great pain that I hear, congress seem determined to irretate the public mind as much as possible, if they had sumed up there whole powers of recollection, they could not have found three Subjects more irratable than...
The inclosed account of the Temperature of the Air in Quebec was given me by a gentleman from that City who had little to do and amused himself with meteorological observations . The circumstance that induced me to copy this Part of the Journal was the remarkable coincidence of the coldest weather with the conjunction of the Sun & Moon during the 4 cold months. Has it been observed in other...
I can not let so fair an opportunity pass for renewing my former acquaintance with you, and of offering my Warmest Congratulations upon your being placed at the Head of our Government, an event which fills the hearts of all true Republicans with joy! the more so (if possible) from the unwarrantable opposition which has been made. This last act of Fœderalism went far towards filling up the...
I trust I may with propriety Congratulate thee upon the Resurrection of that Spirit, that once Stimulated the Inhabitants of the Colonies of North America, to Assert the Inherent, and Unallienable Right of all mankind to freedom: Who animated by the Irresistable power thereof, Succesfully opposed the mercenaries of Great Brittain, and thereby Laid a foundation for the Establishment of a...
me voila dans votre Patrie; et la premiere chose que j’y trouve est une marque de votre bonté pour moi, entre les mains de mon ami Pusy . Je suis bien sensible à votre souvenir. J’avoue que nos anciennes relations, et le zéle que vous m’avez vu pour l’Amérique lorsque j’étais Conseiller d’Etat du Roi de France et chargé de l’Administration du Commerce de mon Pays, m’avaient fait esperer de...
Mr. Iznardi Consul of the U:S—has arrived in Baltimore from Cadix, the Old Gentle[man] on his arrival wrote you, to which having no Answer [he] Concludes his Letter has miscarried either in the us [ ual ] Way, or for want of proper direction—He informs me from Philadelphia, that he brought with him from Cadix some particular Wine for his friends among Others two Casks for your Use which he...
The manner in which I go to adress meself to you hath I confess something extrordinary in it, and deviating from the common forms received by the world, will perhaps surprise you, and dispose you in my disadvantage, as being an utter Stranger to you: but Sir as necessity acknowledges no law, and the report I often heard of you as a Philosopher and a Citizen, I presume to take this step, and...
The nail rod, hoop iron, & molasses arrived yesterday—& are forwarded to Milton. The chimney-piece has never yet come down. Your very humble servt. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr. Philada.”; endorsed by TJ. Recorded in SJL as received 26 Feb. 1799.
I received your favour this morning by post wishing me to send what money there is my hands arising from the sales of your Nails there is at present between Eighteen & Twenty pounds which you can have at any time Mr Clarke inform.d me that they was onley to be sold for Cash I have done so and that is the verry reason there is not more sold the scarsity of Cash with us at present and another...
I am duly favor’d with yours of the 15th. with the nine manifests therein mentioned; I am sorry they did not come sooner as the last of your Tobo. was shipped to day—13 Hhds: on board the Sloop Little Sam Capt. Dickey, & 13 on board the Sloop Nancy Capt. Oliphant—these with the six shipped to New York make up your quantity except one Hhd: which the Inspectors say is not in the warehouse...