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I nominate Hart Massey of New York, who was lately appointed, with the advice & consent of the Senate, Collector for the district of Sacket’s harbour, to be Inspector of the revenue for the port of Sacket’s harbour. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I beg leave to recommend to your patronage the Bearer Doctor James H. Blake, who descended from one of the oldest and most respectable Families in Maryland; He has been a zealous and uniform Republican, and has sunk much of a handsome patrimony in support of his principles. Doctor Blake having a growing family and being now a resident in Washington, will gratefully acknowledge any service you...
Whereas it appears by the declareation of Captain Hendrick a Chief and Agent for the Dellaware Indians and is confirmed by the acnowledgement made to me personally by the Little Turtle a Chief of the Miamies, that the said Miamies have granted to the Dellawares, Mohiccaners and Muncies and their descendants forever a certain portion of their Lands on the White River for the sole use and...
I am glad to see you here, to receive your salutations, and to return them by taking you by the hand, and renewing to you the assurances of my friendship. I learn with pleasure that the Miamis & Poughtewatamies have given you some of their lands on the White River to live on, and that you propose to gather there your scattered tribes, and to dwell on it all your days.— The picture which you...
Davy sets out this morning. inclosed is Mr. Nathaniel H Hooe’s letter respecting the run away. I send it on to you that you may no in what maner to poceed. I paid no expence about nothing that Conserned the fellow. he is at present heare at work with the other hands but he is not worth neare as much for a labourer as either of the other hands as he is a Negroe of a bad disposition. However if...
I am glad to see you here & to take you by the hand. I am the friend of your nation & sincerely wish them well. I shall now speak to them as their friend & advise them for their good. I have read your Speech to the Secretary at War, & considered it maturely. You therein say that after the conclusion of the treaty of Greenville the Wapanakies and other tribes of Indians mutually agreed to...
The underwritten, Chiefs, of the Cherokee Nation, are instructed by their national Council to come to the City Washington, & there to take by the hand their father the President; & to express to him, in behalf of their nation, their sincere sentiments of gratitude: to say to him, that for nearly the term of eight years they have experienced his protecting & fostering hand; under which they...
I am happy to receive your visit at the seat of our Government, and to repeat to you the assurances of my friendly dispositions towards your nation. I am the more pleased to see you Again as at your last visit we could not converse together for want of an interpreter. this difficulty is now removed by the presence of Mr. Ryley. I approve of your disposition my Son, to live at peace with all...
It is always with pleasure that I receive you here & take you by the hand; and that to the assurances of friendship to your Nation I can add those of my personal respect and esteem for you. Our confidence in your friendship has been the stronger as your enlarged understanding could not fail to see the advantages resulting to your nation as well as to us from a mutual good understanding. we ask...
I take this occasion by the Union, one of our Dispatch vessels now here, and destined for the United States to acknowledge the honour of your Letter of the 30th. of April last. This proof of your esteem and confidence, together with those wherewith I have been heretofore honoured, inspired as they ought not only the most grateful sensations, which in a private view might be deemed a suitable...