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No opportunity has offered for the conveyance of the inclosed Since the date thereof; this delay has enabled me to transmit you Copy of a note which has been written me by the minister of foreign affairs announcing the appointment of Mr. de Daschkoff in quality of Chargé d’affaires & Consul General to the united States. The minister, in a particular conference I had with him assured me of the...
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...
On the reciept of your letter to me on the subject of an invention respecting sea-vessels I sent it to mr Smith the Secretary of the Navy, to whom subjects of that kind belong. I now inclose you his answer, by which you will percieve what he further requests from you. Accept my best wishes. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I make use of the oppy. by Mr. Davis to forward you the contents of the weekly packet recd yesterday from the Office of State. Having had time scarcely to read some of the communications, I am unable, if there were occasion, to submit comments on them. Mr. Wagner writes that Mr. Graham left Washington on saturday last with the papers relating to the Mission of Mr. Livingston, and was to be...
We wrote you the 19th. Decr. and are since without being favor’d with any of yours. Your Richmond tobo was ship’d in the Magistrate for London & hope is ’ere now arrived how soon we hear of it you shall be advis’d. Agreable to Mr. Macon’s request on the 5th. Ulto. we charg’d you & credited him with One Hundred Pounds Currency on accot. of the Shipment p. the Magistrate. We are now loading a...
§ From Philip DePeyster. 7 April 1806, Nw York. “With pleasure I acknowledge the receipt of your package enclosing my Commission, Blank bond, Standing Instructions to Consuls, & your Circulars of the 1st. Augt. 1801, ⟨9th.⟩ April 1803 and 12th. July 1805 —should you at any time have other communications to make and have not a more convenient opportunity, be pleased to address them to my...
10 June 1801, Amsterdam. Offers suggestions for improving consular service by making international conventions more specific as to rights and privileges of consuls and defining their powers over American ships and crews that sail into ports where they are accredited. These powers ought to include a means of settling wage disputes between masters and crews, mandatory registration of ships on...
Your letter of July 13. covering a petition on behalf of the Lowries did not get to my hand till the 4th. instant. I immediately took measures to obtain information of the case. the result of these came to my hands only by our last post, & I this day write to mr Dallas to obtain for me a copy of the judgment under which they are held in confinement and which is necessary to be recited in the...
Dr. Bollman, on his arrival here in custody in Jan. voluntarily offered to make communications to me, which he accordingly did, mr Madison also being present. I previously & subsequently assured him (without however his having requested it) that they should never be used against himself . mr Madison the same evening committed to writing, by memory, what he had said, & I moreover asked of...
The last propn. of gen H. is a worse libel than even the letter of Dr C & throughout manifests a disposition to evade. A “letter properly adapted”—Who is to judge of this—Mr B. will judge for himself & thinks his two letters very properly adapted & having expressed himself definitively on that point he is surprized to find it again brought in question. “any particular instance of dishonorable...