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T Munroe presents his respects to the President and begs leave to state to him that the Express mail from this Office via Orange C. Ho. Milton Charlottesville &c to Tennessee, mississippi and Orleans territories &c which has heretofore departed hence on tuesdays 3 OClk pM, to overtake the great stage mail from Fredericksburg for that route, will in future leave this Office at noon every...
In the year 1794, the then Commissioners of this City convey’d to James Greenleaf One thousand Standard Lots on the personal responsibility of himself Robert Morris and John Nicholson, whose Bond was taken for the purchase money, amounting to Eighty thousand dollars.   This money not having been paid, a Bill was filed in the Chancery Court of the State of Maryland, before the Jurisdiction of...
On the reciept of the enclosed, I went down to the road to see what Mr King meant, when I found that a foot way round the wall similar to that at the north west fronts of the Presidents square; & some other work on the road, was in hand and nearly half done by order of Mr Latrobe—. Although what is doing and what I was informed is ordered to be done by M: L. will be a convenience, as well to...
 Appropriated for South wing Capitol— $11,500.  th Expended, Charged 26 May $1,237. 58 Do 17 June 1793. 87 Do. 30 135. 44 Do. 12 July 583. 61
Out of the $30,000 Drawn on your warrants of 2d & 5th Instant, on acct of the Deficit in previous Appropriations, provided for by the Act of last session of Congress I have paid the following claims vizt Brought up— $ 14033. 11 Thomas Rayner 242.
T Munroe contrary to his expectations finds that the $20,000 Drawn 28 ulto. will probably be out on Saturday, in consequence of some large payments which he did not expect would have been called for so soon—He therefore respectfully submits to the President whether it may not be as well to give a warrant for a further sum before his departure, say for $10000. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Statement of the Expenditure of the $15,000 appropriated 3d March 1807 for repairs & improvements on the Presidents house & Lot. estimated to be due Amt. paid Amt. of Accounts settled & properly charged to that fund $6,800.90 Cost of wall and Gates built, & materials remaining to be used
T. Munroe, with his best respects to the President, Encloses Statements of the interest & last Instalmt of the Loans from the State of maryland to the City, which TM recd from the Treasurer of that state a few days since— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The enclosed papers were put into my hands by a Mr Hall, the person therein named, with a request that they might be laid before you.— Mr. H, says this step was suggested to him, as proper, by several members of Congress who have told him they will give their aid in any plan for the improvement of the public grounds which you may approve, & deem it necessary for Congress to take orders in; but...
I have been in an infirm state of health for some time past, and part of the last week, was unable to attend to business—My indisposition is said to be occasioned by a slight affection of the liver, for which I am advised to go to the Ball-Town springs in the State of New York—. I shall make such arrangements in my business as will prevent any inconvenience resulting from my absence, and with...
Knowing that you are very desirous to lay out the three thousand Dollars appropriated for the Penna. Avenue, to the best possible advantage, I have supposed it proper to furnish you with a correct statement of that fund, in order that, if you should find it inadequate to do all the work you wish, you may direct such as you deem most necessary—I am also induced to trouble you with this...
T. Munroe tenders his best respects to the President, He has received an Estimate of the probable Amt of monies which may be wanted during the present month—Mr. L mentions $3000 for the So wing, but TM has upwards of that sum remaining in his hands of the Amt heretofore drawn in part of that fund [ Note in TJ’s hand :] Apr. 4. signed warrants. North wing 1000.D
T. Munroes best respects to the President He had supposed, until an examination proved it to be otherwise, that the Proclamation concerning wooden buildings had been renewed for the year 1807; but upon reflection he thinks that the President expressed some idea of leaving the regulations as originally established, in consequence of the troublesome attempts to evade them, as altered by the...
I have endeavored to ascertain what it will cost to widen the Penna. Avenue as proposed, but altho’ Mr King and myself have walked over it with several persons in the habit of doing work of that kind we cannot get any of them to agree to make a specific proposal, or give any idea on which we can place much reliance, without first making an experiment; there being so great a variation in the...
T Munroe’s best respects to the President. The Demands against the public buildings, including 3000$ to G Blagdin & the rolls of the other workmen & Labourers, amt to nearly 8,000$. TM therefore respectfully asks the Presidents signature to the enclosed requisition. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T. Munroe presents his best respects to the President. Mr Latrobe has drawn on TM at sight for between 2 & 3000$ for sheet iron—The Bill has been presented through the Medium of the Bank of the US—and if not paid will be returned protested, the Cashier says—. TM has not public money in his hands sufficient to pay this Bill, and wishes the practice of Drawing Bills at sight and negotiating them...
T Munroe presents his best respects to the President. He has the honor to send enclosed a rough Sketch of the Account to be laid before Congress. If approved by the President in its present form TM will make a fair Copy of it tomorrow—. In case the President wishes any alterations, and he should not find it convenient to direct them in writing, TM will wait on him to receive his verbal...
T Munroe presents his best respects & sends enclosed, to the President the sketch, as directed, of Expenditures on Prests. House & No wing of the Capitol—It can easily be made more in detail if desired, but TM thinks that in the paper left with the President on his return from Monticello the individual payments and the purposes for which they were made are stated.— Since TM had the honor of...
Reluctant as I feel to trouble you unnecessarily about City affairs, I do not think it proper to answer the inclosed letter, without first laying it before you, and asking (when your leasure conveniently admits of it) the honor of your sentiments concerning it.—I regret that the Commissioners did not in their Answer originally set up their just claim to a preference as to 250 other Lots, much...
It may not be amiss to apprize you, Sir, that of the monies appropriated for the public buildings 27,000$ remains unexpended—and that agreeably to the letter of the Acts of Congress making the appropriations only 7 or 8 hundred Dollars of that sum is applicable to the Presidents House & North wing of the Capitol; it appearing that of the 20,000$ appropriated on the 25th January 1805 for this...
Two Drafts amounting to between 5 & 6 thousand dollars for sheet iron, pig lead &c, bought by Mr Latrobe at Philadelphia & Baltimore were unexpectedly presented this forenoon, and after paying them I find my stock of Cash is reduced to about 1,700$ which makes it necessary to trouble you for another warrant by the return post. I have the honor to enclose a blank one for your signature & also a...
The enclosed was written and sent over to your House late this forenoon, under the impression that you were to leave the City tomorrow for from inattention to the date of a note which I had the honor to receive from you about 11. OClk today, I supposed it had been written this morning, and that the “ tomorrow ” therein mentioned, instead of this day was tomorrow (tuesday)— I Have the Honor to...
I have in hand between three & four thousand Dollars of the ten thousand recd. 3d. Instant; but as the Expenditures at the Capitol during the present & two next months will be much greater than heretofore    it may. perhaps prevent inconvenience if it should be the Presidents pleasure to leave with the Secretary of the Treasury, or some other person here a warrant for such sum as may be...
T Munroe presents his best respects to the President— Immediately after receiving the Presidents note yesterday T.M. examined the wooden building at the corner of 15th & G streets, near the Treasury, and found on enquiry that it had lately been removed from the back part to the front of the lot on which it stands—that it was built many years ago, and that the only alteration making is the...
T Munroe tenders his most respectful salutations to the President, and hopes he has returned to the City in good health. The workmen, and some other persons who have claims against the public buildings, being very desirous of getting their money, TM has promised to try to pay them on monday morning; He therefore hopes to be excused for troubling the President, so soon after his return, for his...
I very reluctantly trouble you with City Affairs, at this time particularly, when, no doubt, matters of much more consequence occupy a great deal of your attention, but as I do not consider it proper to give an answer to the latter part of the enclosed letter without endeavoring to obtain your Sentiments in relation to it I trust I shall be excused for asking the honor of a few minutes...
T Munroe respectfully begs to know whether it is the pleasure of the President to renew the proclamation concerning wooden buildings in the usual form; or whether, as he sometime since intimated he will vary the regulations, or leave them as originally established, which interdicts the erection of wooden houses of all sizes. The Surveyer has designated the Streets which are obstructed by the...
T. Munroe begs leave respectfully to enquire of the President whether the enclosed Acct. is in conformity with the last verbal directions given to T.M. on the subject—He recollects having more than once recd. instructions relative to Mr Lenthalls compensation, but not having a perfect recollection of the last, hopes to be excused for giving the trouble of this enquiry before he pays the...
Some Accounts against the public buildings having been presented which the money in T Munroes hands is insufficient to discharge he respectfully forwards a blank warrant, to be filled up with such sum as the President may think proper. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T Munroe presents his respects and begs leave to ask whether the President has any objection to the removal of the stile, at the west side of the fence, from its present situation to one a little to the south so as to avoid the danger of falling into the holes which the Brick makers dug before it was observed by T.M In wet weather the walking is so bad between the Prests Ho. and War Office...