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Tengo la honra de poner en noticia de este Gobíerno, de orden de S. M. C. el Rey mi Amo Fernando VII, y comunícada por el Exmo. Señor Dn. Pedro Cevallos, primer Secretario de Estado y del Despache, con fha. del 19. de Marzo, el decreto adjunto, por el que resulta la abdícacion de Carlos IV. de la Corona en su Hijo Fernando VII. interin se expiden las cartas de Cancílleria de notífícacion para...
In the Year 1800—in the Month of March I Received on Board of my Vessel, thirteen Portugues Seamen who were taken By me from a Wrack in the greatest distress, off the western Islands, at least 1 300 leages from Land. The Expence of Victuals & Clothing furnished them untill they were landed at Norfolk, I consider should be paid without a moments delay, either By our Govt. or the Portugues...
1 March 1804, Department of State. “On the receipt of the proceeds arising from the sale of the guns and other articles lately made thro.’ Messrs. Pettit and Bayard, you will be pleased to account with and pay over what may remain, after deducting the expenses, to the Treasury.” Letterbook copy ( DNA : RG 59, DL , vol. 14). 1 p. This is a clerk’s error for “gums” (see Coxe to JM, 3 Feb. 1804 ,...
I Received your favor of the 18th I most sincerely wish I had it in my power to recommend to you a person, to fill the place of Mr Wilkins at Cherrystone, but I am so little acquainted, that I have it not in my power.—The Eastern shore, I apprehend contains but few republicans & those I am acquainted with, I have reason to beleive if Mr. Peter Bowdoin would accept the office, he would...
I dare say you will be much surprised at receiving a letter from one you have not the least acquaintance with upon-earth. And much more so when you hear the subject—it is upon. necessity Sir compels me to write to you for the lone of a little money to carry me to Baltimore: when I get there I will remit what your kindness will please to inclose me, I hope Sir you will not deem this impertinent...
The honor of your letter Dated November 30th. was handed to me by the Governor of the territory, on the 25th. January at about nine oClock in the morning, and immediately in Pursuance of the orders of the President Proceeded to the Bature in front of the suburb St. mary and in my official caracter Ordered away Sundry Persons whom I found labouring thereon and which Persons I know had commenced...
I do myself the honor to acknowledge the receipt of my commissions from your Exelency. I feel the weight of obligation which your good opinion has laid on me, and desire you to accept of my most hearty and sincere thanks for the trust and confidence that you have seen fit to place in me— It shall be my greatest study to fulfil the duty of my office with fidelity and correctness, and in such a...
Some compliment being proper for the militia of Tennissee who went to Natchez under the command of Colo. George Dogherty may not something like the following be said on the part of the President in a letter from the Secretary at war to Colo. Dogherty or to the Governor of Tennissee? ‘the President has seen with great satisfaction the willingness with which the militia under your command [or...
I have the honor to enclose you a Genoa Gazette received by this mornings mail, which contains the late degree sic of His Majesty the Emperor of France declaring Great Britain in a state of Blockade &c &c &c. The Vessel which has on board my letters of yesterday, is still off the harbour, & have dispatched a Boat with the hope of placing this on board. With profound respect & Consideration I...
Letter not found. 7 September 1802. Mentioned in Daniel Brent to Wilson, 11 Sept. 1802 (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14), as an inquiry about Wilson’s claim against the British government on account of his ship. Brent replied in JM’s absence that “the dispatches of Mr. King which were brot. by Major Lenox, contain no intelligence concerning your claim,… but I will lose no time in examining some of his...
Would Mr Jefferson lease Jno. Curle a hundred acres of his land on Ivy Creek for 8 or 10 years Curle not to Clear more than 60 acres & not to make any wast of wood, only to use what the farm might Require Curle would wish to build Such Houses as migh accomidate 8 or 10 people in a comfortable maner— PS. or would Mr Jefferson lease Jno Curle 50 or 60 acres to work 2 hands on and to farm it only...
I communicate for the information of Congress a letter of Sep. 18. from Commodore Preble giving a detailed account of the transactions of the vessels under his command from July the 9th. to the 10th. of Sep. last past. The energy & judgment displayed by this excellent officer thro’ the whole course of the service lately confided to him, and the zeal and bravery of his officers & men in the...
How many hard struggles, my dear friend, would it save me, had I really parted with my last vice on the 3d. of March. I thought you had known me better: but as you do not, I must endeavor to conceal, if I cannot eradicate, what remains amiss. I recommended to the Secretary at war your proposition on the subject of clothing. he wishes to avail himself of it and has instructed the proper agent...
My ideas on the questions relative to the Active, letter of marque stated in your letter of yesterday, are as follows. 1. Letters of marque have been considered ever since the decisions of 1793. to be of a mixed character, but that the commercial character predominates; and as a commercial vessel of private property we have in some case, since the proclamation of July, considered them as not...
The last letter I had the honor to address to you was dated the 10th. Ultimo; but not having had the satisfaction to hear from you Sir since I received your favour of the 16 April last, it is with great diffidence I venture to address you again. But when a document of such a nature as your message to both Houses of Congress lays before me, the statements it contains so highly honorable to your...
Sketch of a letter to the land commissioners of Louisiana Submitted to the President who will be pleased to suggest such alterations as he may think necessary— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Three days ago I answered your friendly letter of the 26th. June and mentioned that I should probably leave this place on the 25th. I now think I shall leave it on the 24th. & be with you on the 25th. if nothing unforeseen happens. I last night recieved from my daughter Eppes a letter informing me she should then be at the Louisa springs, which will induce me to go by them, and the rather as...
A tour to Boston appears of late to bring me luck; yesterday, for the third time within this fortnight, I went there and found a letter from you—This was dated the 4th: and was written the same day that I on my part was writing to you, as I hope you have by this time perceived.—This repeated pleasure has in a great measure removed the aversion I had before to visiting the metropolis, and I...
I have duly received your favor of the 9th., and am sorry to inform you, that the price of Tobacco still continues low; indeed I apprehend that even the price which Mr. G. informed you he had been offered for yours, could not be now obtained. There has been a very great drouth with us, of which probably you have heard—and which has injured the growing crop I am told immensely: this certainly...
Yours of the 23d. has been duly recd. Mr. Brent had informed me that copies of the letters from the Mediterranean had been sent to you by Mr. Smith, and therefore I did not send the originals by express. The declaration of a rupture by the Empr. of Morocco, put me at a loss what to say to Simson on the subject of the Gun carriages, and how to decide as to the letter you left with me . As the...
Orleans. 2. judges Theodoric Bland of Baltimore has practisd C. 3. y. in Tennis. tenernts membr.  has practised now 4. y. at Balt. qu. French. Wm. Sprigg. qu. if will accept
According to present appearances, the surprizing efforts which this country has made are likely to be crowned with complete success: it has been assisted too by a sort of fatality which seems to have accompanied the french arms from the commencement. The grossest Errors have been committed by generals of the greatest reputation; to say nothing of political Errors which have been abundant; &...
The Bishop has received a letter from which the subjoined extract is made by his desire, & communicated to you: it is from a French Priest, resident at Detroit. I have the Honor to be, with perfect Respect, Dr. Sir, Your Obed: & faithful Servt. DNA : RG 107—LRUS—Letters Received by the Secretary of War, Unregistered Series.
Convinced as I am that information relative to the situation of any empire now under your particular charge will be always welcome to you, (especially if such place be remote,) let such information come from whatever person or through whatsoever channel it may; I therefore take the liberty of making the following statement of facts to you, on the perusal and confirmation of which I am...
The undersigned American citizens, now in this port, under the pressure of the most serious concern, conceive it our duty to address you on a subject deeply interesting to our feelings. We are well aware that the constitutional organ, through which these communications ought to be made, is the consul or commercial agent, but as neither of these officers reside here, we are under the necessity...
I inclose a letter for Colo. C. L. Lewis of Buckisland, which, from it’s contents, will justify my asking you to send it by express & without delay. it is left open for your perusal, and you will be so good as to stick a wafer in it. immediately on recieving mr Speer’s directions, I remitted 50. D. to mr Moore of Baltimore for him. I percieve that to make up the 43½ D. you must have put in 12....
Ca. 1 December 1801, Norfolk. Rescued thirteen distressed Portuguese seamen off the Azores in March 1800 and provided them with food and clothing until they landed at Norfolk. The state of Virginia has paid for their support since their arrival, but, as explained in Governor Monroe’s letter, it has declined to reimburse him. Wishes to know what steps to take in order to be reimbursed for...