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I have received your favour of the 19th of March, and thank you for your care of the Letter which you inclosed from my Friend La Fayette. The inclosed Lett Answer from me to him I pray you to transmit to him with your dispatches. I congratulate you on your Arrival in this country and I wish you much honor and pleasure in your public and private Intercourse with our Government and Citizens. I...
I have received the letter you did me the honor to write me on the 20th of April and in answer to the enquiry in it, I have the pleasure to inform you, that on the 16 of April I answered your former favor, acknowledging the receipt of it with the letter inclosed from my friend La Fayette. In this letter I inclosed an answer to that illustrious but unfortunate gentleman and requested the favor...
Letter not found. 12 May 1801. Acknowledged in Pichon to JM, 17 May 1801 . Relays president’s directions concerning French ship La Sémillante at Norfolk. Returns commissions and conveys exequaturs from president.
Le contenu de Votre lettre du 18. ayant été référé au département de la trésorerie, il a été Constaté que le 28. Xbre. 1798. la Somme de 11,02⟨2⟩. dollars a été passée au credit de la République française et que le Jour Suivant le Controleur de la trésorerie a notifié à l’agent de Mr. Létombe qui avait fait le dépot Sur lequel le crédit avait été passé qu’il y avait à opposer au crédit une...
1 July 1801. Invites the Pichons to dine with the Madisons “on Sunday next at 3 oClock.” RC (Biblioteca Civica, Torino, Italy). 1 p.; in Dolley Madison’s hand.
13 July 1801, Department of State. Encloses list of French ships taken by U.S. naval vessels and not condemned by 1 Oct. 1800 as well as those taken since that time. This list comes from the Navy Department, and Pichon can probably add to it. Given the lack of reliable sources, the list is not as correct as desired. Accordingly, JM reserves the right to correct it if, as a result of subsequent...
16 July 1801, Department of State. Acknowledges receipt of Pichon’s 10 July note listing the different points contained in previous letters. Responds to them in numerical order, omitting the fifth, which JM has already answered. Defers answering the first as much for reasons Pichon indicated as because the current situation does not suggest a need to interpret the treaty immediately regarding...
20 July 1801, Department of State. Acknowledges Pichon’s two notes, the first requesting JM to authorize payment of $11,000 credited to the French Republic on the books of the Treasury Department, the second containing Pichon’s opinion on the propriety of an arrest carried out on a foreign warship in a U.S. port. By a letter to the secretary of treasury, Pichon’s request on the first object...
23 July 1801, Department of State. Acknowledges Pichon’s two notes of 21 July. Notice of the peace established between the contending European powers is pleasing to the U.S. government, since it diminishes the scourge of war and is further proof of the return of friendly relations between France and the U.S. In the hope of avoiding the useless embarrassments for trade occasioned by the...
17 November 1801, Department of State. In reply to Pichon’s note of 2 Nov. , states that the misunderstanding by which he issued passports for Saint-Domingue to French citizens having been rectified, the practice will cease. Adds, in reply to Pichon’s 29 Oct. note, that the Treasury Department has ordered the restitution to Mr. Barney of the duties paid at Baltimore on Pichon’s account. Tr (...
15 February 1802, Department of State. Acknowledges receipt of Pichon’s 1 Feb. note detailing the state of the revolt on the island of Guadeloupe and the dispositions made by the French authorities in regard to commerce with that colony. The note was shown to the president, whose instructions were that no matter what the results in terms of commercial relations, the U.S. would be guided by...
15 March 1802, Department of State. Acknowledges Pichon’s note of 18 Feb. The president received the news of the peace concluded between France and Great Britain not only with the lively interest that humanity should take at the end of such a long and bloody war but also with the sympathy owed to a friendly nation with which the U.S., under the auspices of peace, desires to expand its...
The Secretary of State has laid before the President the note of Mr. Pichon of the 17th. inst. and has the honor to assure him that his communications on the subject of St. Domingo, and the arrival there of an armament from France, have been received with all the interest which the ties of sincere friendship between the United States and the French Republic ought to inspire. The note of the...
I am just informed that two Citizens of the United States, John Rogers late a Captain in the Navy and Wm. Davidson have been arrested at Cape Francois by orders of the General in Chief, put into the most rigorous confinement, and otherwise treated as the vilest of Malefactors. Notwithstanding the presumption arising from the characters of those Citizens against the justice of the proceeding,...
The inclosed was put into my hands by Capt Du Buisson, when lately I was about to make a journey to the City of Washington, with the suggestion that you had desired it as a voucher for his right to receive 3000 francs from the Armateurs of the Peggy and which sum he informed me you would be willing to pay out of funds in deposit with you on account of that Vessel and her Cargo. The...
Mr. Madison has the honor to inform Mr. Pichon that the case of the Portuguese Brig la Gloria dal mar, recaptured by an American Ship of War from a french armed Schooner, and which is a subject of his note of the 14. day of April 1802. has been taken into consideration, and that in several views the claims of the captors against the United States do not appear to be in any respect warranted by...
Captain Davidson, whose case with that of Captain Rodgers, was the subject of a late communication to you, has produced an order from the General then commanding at Cape Francois, by which it appears that besides the severities inflicted on him, he was peremptorily forbidden at any to St. Domingo. He represents also that he has certain interests of much importance to him remaining in that...
Having laid before the President the subject of your Note of the 16th. instant, I am charged to acquaint you, that under the circumstances of the case of the Peggy, Capt. Buisson it rests with the claimants of restitution to pursue their object, by judicial proceedings against the captors for the moiety distributed to them according to a decree of an inferior court reversed by the Supreme...
The Newspaper herewith inclosed contains a translation of an instruction from the Minister of Marine in France to a maratime prefect, in which if the translation be correct, the Minister has fallen inadvertently into a mistatement of the tenor of a regulation within the United States concerning certificates of health. The error lies in transposing the collectors and naval officers, as you will...
At the request of Capt Du Buisson, I have the honor to send you two documents one of which is the copy of an Arbitration Bond between Mr. Roget and himself, the other the copy of an award, which has been made pursuant to the submission. As Mr. Roget makes difficulties about the performance of the award (though given unanimously and under circumstances very obligatory upon his candour) Capt du...
[ Washington, August 12, 1802. The endorsement on Hamilton to Pichon, August 6, 1802 , reads: “Repue Le 12.” Letter not found. ]
The Secretary of State having laid before the President the communication made by Mr. Pichon of the establishment of a definitive Peace between the french Republic and its allies on one, and Great Britain on the other, is charged to repeat those sentiments of friendship and congratulation which were expressed on the conclusion of the preliminary treaty which led to this happy event. The United...
The Secretary of State has communicated to the President the letter from Mr. Pichon of the 17th. Inst., accompanied by a designation of the Flag adopted by the Italian Republic. The Interest which the French Government takes in what is due to this national symbol, and to those who sail under it will strengthen the motives felt by the President, in causing it to be respected by the Officers and...
I have received and laid before the President your note communicating the evacuation of certain foreign territories by the french troops, and the two Senatus Consulta, one proclaiming the suffrage by which the chief Consul is appointed for life, the other organizing the constitution of the Republic. The President placing a just value on this mark of a disposition in the French Government...
I have now the honor to inclose the observations of the Secretary of the Treasury serving as an answer to your letter of October 14. relative to an item of one million of livres in the account of the late Mr. Beaumarchais with the United States. Those observations are so full, and so exact, as to leave no room for addition to them. With respect to the claim of land of Mr Raneval which is the...
In answer to your letter, intimating that the Corvette Cassius ought to be considered as that sort of property belonging to the French Republic, which ought to be restored, I have the honor to state, that after her abandonment in 1795 by Mr. Adet to the Government of the United States and after her acquittal by the Federal Court she was sold at public Auction by order of the Secretary of State...
21 December 1802, Department of State. Encloses an “account [not found] stated at the Navy Department of monies paid to individuals of the French Nation at the solicitation of the Agents of the French government.” Letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 59, DL , vol. 14). 1 p.
According to information which tho’ not official, deserves attention, orders have been received by the Spanish Officers at New Orleans, to deliver over that place, in pursuance of a cession in which it is included, made by Spain to the French Republic. It need not be observed to you Sir that the right of the United States cannot be in any manner whatever impaired by a transaction between two...
2 May 1803, Department of State. Acknowledges receipt of Pichon’s notes of 18 and 19 Apr. and informs him that “measures have been taken by order of the President, to ascertain the truth of the facts alledged in the documents therein enclosed, to the end that such ulterior steps may be pursued, as the result of the enquiry may render necessary.” Letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 59, DL , vol. 14). 1 p.
It is represented by three citizens of the United States viz Enoch Robins, Joseph Gardner, and James J. Barry, that having under the sanction of the French laws, repaired to Jackmel St Domingo in the character and the business of merchants, they have not only been subjected to loans for paying the troops, but to military service as common soldiers, and at their own charge; that justly affected...
In addition to what I had the honor formerly to communicate to you, respecting the steps taken on the complaint against the Captain of the British frigate Boston, for an outrage committed, in Hampton Roads, upon the French vessel called the Ann, I have now to observe, that the material facts of the case having been ascertained thro’ the Collector at Norfolk, a representation has been made to...
The Secretary of State presents his respects to Mr. Pichon and has the honor to inform him, that the three citizens of the United States mentioned in the Secretary’s letter of the 20th. May as being detained at Jacmel, have been since liberated. Any further interpositions, therefore can now have for their objects nothing more than indemnity to these citizens for the wrongs committed against...
Mr. Pichon having communicated to the Secretary of State, a clause prepared to be inserted in the exchange of ratifications of the Treaty’s between the United States and the French Republic signed at Paris on the 30th. of April last, it is deemed a proper reciprocity that such a clause as the following be likewise inserted—“and the said Secretary of State declares in the name and by the order...
31 October 1803, Department of State . “The Secretary of State … requests the favor of a passport for the Schooner Citizen of Georgetown, Potomak, commanded by with a number of carriages for the Emperor of Morocco to whom the United States are under an obligation to deliver them. She is destined for Tangier, but she is to touch at L’orient to land some public dispatches, and will call at...
Mr. Madison has laid before the President the observations in Mr. Pichon’s note of the 27th. of October. The President has given them the attention which they merit; and would have found much satisfaction in yielding accommodations which might be acceptable to the French Govt.; But considerations drawn from several sources permit him to facilitate and quicken only the exicution of the...
Mr. Laussat’s proposition to sell to the United States a quantity of Artillery and other military Stores in his possession at New Orleans, having been handed to the Secretary of War, he informs me that the measures already in operation for completing our supplies of such articles prevent him from acceeding to it; more especially as the most important article the brass cannon, on account of the...
Th: Jefferson presents his salutations to M. Pichon, who will recieve herewith a note asking the favor of Made. Pichon & himself to dine with him on Monday next. Th:J. has written an invitation to the same effect to M. & Made. Bonaparte , & their friends who are with them , he has used this phrase, as while it includes the Baron de Maupertuis & M. Sotin , it might also include mr Patterson &...
I had the honor to receive with your letter of this day the proces-verbal of the delivery of the possession of Louisiana, made to Citizen Laussat in his character of Commissary of the French Government by the Commissioners of His Catholic Majesty. Whilst in this document is recognized an important evidence of the friendly proceedings of the parties who concurred in the events which have...
30 April 1804, Department of State. Acknowledges Pichon’s note of 27 Apr. and informs him that the War Department will inquire into the circumstances that gave rise to the complaint. The harmony and trust that exist between the two governments should not allow Pichon to doubt that any proven intentional act disrespectful of the French flag will incur a censure corresponding to the nature of the...
14 May 1804, Department of State. Acknowledges Pichon’s letter of 9 May . Not having access at that moment to the circumstances and proceedings of the legal action in Charleston against Mr. Sachs, limits his remarks to the information Pichon has received that the judge’s decision turned on the nature of the captured ship and not on the commission under which Sachs was authorized by the French...
15 May 1804, Department of State. Transmits to Pichon an extract of a letter recently received by the collector at Charleston. If the illegal armament of which this letter speaks is not stopped by the agent of the French republic at Charleston, wishes Pichon to give the necessary orders to have it discontinued forthwith. Tr ( AAE : Political Correspondence, U.S., 57:113). 1 p.; in French....
23 June 1804, Department of State. Acknowledges the letter Pichon wrote him enclosing Martel’s commission for Kentucky. Nowhere in the commission is his residence indicated, but Pichon suggests that the French government would be satisfied if Martel was permitted to live and carry out his duties at Natchez. Despite the sincere desire of the president to give effect to this commission according...
16 July 1804, Department of State. Acknowledges Pichon’s letter of 21 June, which states that despite the notice given by the French commercial agent in New York of the intention of the French frigates at that port to sail with the first fair wind, British warships at the same port were not detained according to the rule of twenty-four hours but immediately descended the river and anchored at...
I have received and laid before the President your letter of Augst. 25. accompanied by a Copy of the Senatus Consultum giving a new form to the Government of France, and a copy of a letter from the Minister of Exterior Relations to Mr Livingston with an extract of a letter to you, relating to that important event. Previous to the departure of General Armstrong appointed to succeed Mr....