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Letter not found. 11 October 1801. Acknowledged in JM to Monroe, 24 Oct. 1801 . Encloses letter for Robert R. Livingston.
On my departure from Philada. to Balto., Colo. Paton, put into my particular care a Small Ban Box, addressed to Mrs. Maddison, which I have forwarded by my Friend Mr. Servis, and no doubt will come safe to hand. I remain Yr. Obdt. Hble. Servant DLC : Papers of James Madison.
Letter not found. 21 April 1802. Calendared as a one-page letter in the lists probably made by Peter Force (DLC, series 7, container 2).
24 July 1801, Northumberland County. Writes as “an Old Acquaintance,” recommending a Mr. Goulding for public office. RC ( DLC ). 1 p.
Letter not found. 9 April 1805 . Acknowledged in Brent to Bagley, 8 May 1805, as requesting assistance in obtaining the discharge of Bagley’s son, who was impressed by the British, and enclosing the depositions of Bagley and his wife concerning the son’s citizenship ( DNA : RG 59, DL, vol. 14).
28 October 1804, Norfolk. “I have received your favour of 20th. inst. [not found] inclosing a check for $177.13. for which please accept my thanks.” RC ( DLC ). 1 p.
May I pray you to communicate to the President my resignation of the office of Judge of the Superior Court of the territory of Orleans to take place on the first day of October next. I have the honor to be Sir with great respect your H Ser t DNA : RG 59--LRD—Letters of Resignation and Declination.
From time to time I lately have had the honor of transmitting you the orders in Council relative to Neutrals. In this you have a price Current with the remark that the apprehension of a rupture with the U: S: A: appears rather increasing and has occasioned some advances in several articles of American produce, tho’ none in Cotton. I have the honor to be with perfect respect your Most Servant...
Letter not found. 26 January 1804. Acknowledged in Brent to Simons, 18 Feb. 1804 (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14), as enclosing a customhouse protection for William Saunders, who was impressed onto the British ship Isis .
I had the honour to write to you, & also to the President of the United States on the 1st of May l ast, since which, no alteration in the posture of our affairs, has taken place. I avail myself of ye. earliest opportunity of transmitting you, co pies of the treaties of Peace, concluded b etween the Emperors of France & Russia, and the king of Prussia, this day published by authority. I have...
I have the honor to enclose you a very important decree of the Emperor of France made at Berlin on the 21st. ulto. and this day published by authority at Paris. I have not time to offer any observations upon the subject of it: But shall content myself with forwarding a number of copies to the different sea ports in hopes that by some vessel which may be found ready to sail you will receive the...
We had the honor to receive on the 27th. of last month your letter of the 18th. of March, to which the detailed explanations contained in our letters of the 22d. & 25th. ulto. render any particular reply unnecessary. We transmit enclosed a statement of the American prize causes for hearing in the high court of Appeals. That which was forwarded by Mr. Purviance was very hastily prepared by...
Herewith I have the honor to inclose you the duplicate of my last letter in which was the document alluded to, forwarded P the Oroaimbo, Gardner. At length we have the important intelligence of the negotiations at Paris being broken off, and that Lord Lauderdale is on his way home. The communication reached this place yesterday & is confirm’d by this morning’s mail. I have the honor to be with...
24 November 1804, Tangier. No. 87. Has “this day” drawn a bill on JM payable at thirty days’ sight to the order of William Jarvis for $1,000 for salary and requests that JM direct it to be paid. Encloses a “triplicate of No. 86 [26 Oct. 1804], since the date of which we have not had any occurrence in this Country worthy of your attention.” RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD , Tangier, vol. 2). 1 p.;...
I have this day taken the liberty to draw upon you in favor of Messrs: Ca thcart Foster & Shaw for dollars Seventy Nine twenty Cents for disbursements made by my or der for the relief of distressed Seamen, which y ou please to duly honour & have charged my Account until I forward the nec essary vouchers I have the h onour to continue with great respect Sir Your Obedt: servant DNA : RG...
I am requested by several of the Magistrates of this County to mention to you that the Commission of the Peace which Issued in 1801. has expired, and that there are only three Gentlemen now in Commission for the whole County, neither of whom reside in the Country part of the County which circumstance they suppose has escaped the recollection of the President I have the Honor to be wh. respt....
I had the honor of writing to you on the 25th. Ulto. By this mornings post I have information, which I consider correct that Mr. You ng e reached London the 2d instant. I present you a price current & have the honor to be with perfect respect. Your most obedient servant James Maury DNA : RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Liverpool.
I have this day forwarded several letters to His Excellency the President, from P. Wilson LLD, S Mitchill LLD & other Gentlemen of respectability here, recommending me, as suitable to fill the office of Consul at Tunis. The purport of this sir, is to request you respectfully, to aid me as far as is consistent, to obtain the appointment, Which will confer a lasting obligation on, Sir Your most...
Letter not found. 15 October 1801, Richmond. Calendared in the lists probably made by Peter Force (DLC, series 7, container 2) as a two-page letter “recommending sund[r]y persons” and concerning “a sword for the heir of Gen. Campbell to be presented by Virginia.” Acknowledged in JM to Monroe, 24 Oct. 1801 .
It hath lately been notified that, after the 31st of October next, Vessels, being American property, but not the built of America or condemned as prize within the United States, sailing under Sea-letters, shall not be permitted to land cargoes in this C ountry: and I am farther informed, this determination will be invariably adhered to. I have the honor to be With perfect respect Your most ob...
The best answer I can return to yours of the 22d. ulto. is the inclosed extract of our council’s Journals. One heart and one voice is here. I have the honour to remain with great respect and Attention your humble Servant DNA : RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.
September 1803 . Encloses an account for a hogshead of “Brazil Wine … shipped by order of [his] friend” Thomas Newton, Jr. “It was overlooked till this moment. I will thank you to remit” $177.13 “by a check from the cashier of the Branch Bank of Wash. on the Department here.” RC ( DLC ).
Annexed I hand you the usual annual Return, also a Statement of our Account Current. Both these Documents exhibit the Reduction of our Trade with the United States this Year. It is much to be wished that the Circumstances which have caused the present Cessation of Intercourse, may be Speedily removed. I have the Honour to be Sir Your mo: obedt. Servt. DNA : RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Cork.
I hasten to send you a communication which I have received from Lord Howick since the date of my last letter by which you will find that the trial of Captain Whitby is postponed to some day between the 15 & 20. of March next. I am, Sir, with great respect & esteem, Your most obedient Servant DNA : RG 59--DD-Diplomatic Despatches, Great Britain.
21 June 1804. “I was an Ireish Officer in good Circumstance who unfortunatley, Lost fifteen Hundred pounds on account of the Revolution; which has reduced me to the lowest Ebb; has a family and no Imployment, a Stranger from his owen Land & not a Sufficiency to keep soul and Body togeather; therfore Beg leave to Intrude on your Benevolence for sume assistance Mr. Smith Genl: Deabourn & Mr....
14 June 1801, Campbell Courthouse, Kentucky. Requests information on land deed that he sent to city of Washington sometime in 1800 to be patented. Recommends Dr. John Sellman of Cincinnati, “a decided republican,” to be marshal for the Northwest Territory. RC ( DLC ). 3 pp.; docketed by JM.
5 June 1803, Georgetown . Declines appointment as a commissioner of bankruptcy: “my professional duties will occupy so great a portion of my time as to render an attention to the execution of the trusts under that Commission impractacable.” RC ( DNA : RG 59, LRD ). 1 p.; docketed by Jefferson. James S. Morsell (1775–1870) was a Georgetown lawyer. JM appointed him to the circuit court of the...
Mr. Merry will have the pleasure to present you this, in whose favor an introduction from me is unnecessary. His official character will place him in such a relation with you as to honor him your polite attention.… The good disposition with which he goes out, towards our country, and the amiable character of himself & Lady, justify a belief that yourself & Mrs. Madison will find them an...
7 October 1801, Liverpool. Market stagnation following announcement of peace preliminaries has made it impossible to send a price current. Encloses newspapers. RC ( DLC ). 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Maury.
I have taken the liberty this day to draw upon you in favor of Saml: Brown Esqr. for One thousand five hundred dollars which draft I request you to honor upon sight: I am happy to inform you that all my business is compleated here & Mella Menni is only waiting for his people to return from New York in order to embark. I have the honor to continue very respectfully Sir Your Obnt: Servt. DNA :...