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In establishing a trading house with the Chocktaws, we find from the best information, that a site on the Tombigby will be much the most convenient in every point of view, but as such an establishment would probably interfere with the trade of the House of Panton & others of Pensacola, their influence with the Spanish Government may produce an opposition to our navigating the river, it may...
In a late communication from Col Hawkin⟨s⟩ I received copies of a corrispondence between him & the Govr. of Florida by which it appears that the Govr. had notified Col Hawkins of his having been informed that Bowls had crossed the line into the Territories of the United States, and requested the Col to make every exaction in his power for having him apprehended. I have written to Col Hawkins...
The proposition of Mr. Laussat to sell the United States a quantity of Artillery and other Military Stores, in his possession at New Orleans, has been duly attended to. I regret that our present arrangements relative to Military Stores generally, will not admit of accepting his offer. Measures have been taken, which are in opperation, for procuring such additional Military Stores as were...
The enclosed is a copy of a letter from the President of the United States, which he requested me to communicate to you and the other gentlemen. I am Sir with the highest esteem your Huml. Servt. RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 59, ML ). RC undated; date assigned on the basis of replies to Jefferson’s letter from Dearborn, Gallatin, and Smith dating from 14 to 16 Apr. ( DLC : Jefferson Papers);...
§ From Henry Dearborn. 14 May 1806, War Department. “On examination I find but four carriages for six pounders, at Greenleefs point or in this neighborhood; it is not probable that two carriage could be constructed under six weeks or two months, four six pounders, brass, with carriage and apparatus, can be furnished within ten or twelve days.” RC ( DNA : RG 59, ML ). 1 p.; docketed by Wagner.
By the letters I have received from the President, it appears that more active measures, than were contemplated when I left Washington, are now considered necessary, and of course my return to the Seat of Government considered expedient. Mrs. Dearborn & Miss Tingey left me yesterday for Boston, and as soon as I can possibly compleat the business which called me to this place, I shall set out...
I have received no direct accounts from Norfolk or its vicinity since you left this place, and as I wrote early to Mr. Newton, requesting him to be good enough to communicate all occurrences of any importance, I presume nothing has taken place deserving of notice. If Adml. Berkley was a favourite of the Fox party, as stated by some who pretend to know, and was sent on the Halifax station by...
Presuming it will be proper to furnish the Court of Enquiry, no sitting, with such information as may be deposited in the public Offices, in relation to the charge against Genl: Wilkinson, viz. that of his having received a pension from the Spanish Government, while he held a Commission under the United States, I take the liberty of requesting a List of such persons, (as may be selected from...
I have the honor of enclosing you herewith an official Copy of the Agreement, for the sale of the French Ordnance and other military stores left at New Orleans, made, with the approbation of General Turreau, between me and Mr. Beaujour, Commissary General of France, together with an official Copy of the Inventory alluded to, and of the receipts for the consideration money. It may not be...
Capt. Tingey received a letter the last evening from Capt. Fountain in which it was stated as a fact that the destination of the Troops from Hallifax is Battonrouch. Yours. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.