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Whereas there is reason to believe that during the time which intervened between the date of the treaty of St. Ildefonso alienating the colony & province of Louisiana with all the rights & interests held by Spain in or over the same, & the transfer & delivery thereof to the US. frauds of great extent & enormity have been practised, & numerous fabrications & devices contrived, by various...
Queries. 1. What are the boundaries of Louisiana, and on what authority does each portion of them rest? 2. What is the distance from New Orleans to the nearest point of the Western boundary 3. into what divisions is the province laid off? 4. what officers civil or military are appointed to each division, and what to the general government, with a definition of their powers? 5. what emoluments...
an act for classing the Militia, & assigning to each class it’s particular duties. Be it enacted &c. that every free, able-bodied white, male citizen of the US. of the age of 18. years & under the age of 45. whose principal occupation is not on the high sea, or the tidewaters within the US. shall be of the militia for the land service of the US. Enrollment. The persons so to constitute the...
William Baker To Thomas Jefferson Bill of Sale Recorded in Liber V. No. 21 folio 30 One of the Land Records of Washington County in the District of Columbia— Wherein the said William Baker sells to the said Thomas Jefferson for the consideration of four hundred dollars a negro man named John for and during the term of Eleven years from the date of the said Bill of Sale, which date is the [...
Dr Genl. Alexander Hamilton in Account with E Weeks Cr 1802 1802 To Balance of Acct. of work & Materials rend. up to 15th. may £158.14. 1 May 27th. By Cash £120.    “ Acct. of work & Materials up to July 3d 197.13.11 July 3 Balance 276. 3. 6 “ Danl. Hitchock Bill of Boards 3.13.   “ Aymar & Prides
1804. Feb. 17.   Characters of the lawyers in S.C.    W.H. T.S. John Julius Pringle Waities . } these are the two principal of those called republicans. they are of old standing, and highest reputn. Pringle was wavering once, was even with the federalists, but got back again. but both are so moderate, that they only vote with the republicans; they never meddle otherwise. Pringle is so rich...
Oct. 22. Present the 4. Secretaries. Intruders on the new purchase South of Tenissee. 2. on the Indian lands (Choctaw & Cherokee) on each side of that purchase. 3. on the N. side of the Red river. agreed unanimously as to the first to appoint a Register & he to give notice to all the Intruders to come in & make a declarn that they have no claim to the lands, & that a military force be sent in...
“… General Hamilton at one of the largest & most respectable election meetings ever witnessed here made an election speech that electrified the whole federal mass. It was one of the chef d’ouvres of this great man! For strength of reasoning & at the same time for impressive & sublime eloquence it surpassed what in all probab[il]ty has ever been delivered in this city. He began with the...
Your friendly interposition for the relief of the crew of an American frigate, stranded on the coast of Tripoli has been recently made known to me . for this act of benevolence, and proof of your disposition to befriend our young republic, it’s Secretary of state conveys the official expression of it’s sensibility. but I should illy satisfy my own feelings, did I not add my individual...
To all whom it may concern. Greeting. Whereas a Committee appointed by and in behalf of the Citizens and House holders in that part of the City of Washington which lies west of the Presidents house have solicited that the open space of Ground between Squares numbered seventy eight and one hundred and one, bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, I Street north, and twentieth street West may be...