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Mr. George James of Virginia is recommended to me by a friend as of integrity and worth, and on...
Letter not found. 21 June 1789. Acknowledged in Maury to JM, 13 Feb. 1790 (DLC). Introduces...
The bill establishing a department of foreign affairs was still being debated in the Committee of...
Letter not found. 22 June 1789. Acknowledged in Johnston to JM, 8 July 1789 . Encloses President...
Accept my acknowledgments for your favor of the 18th. instant. The printed remarks inclosed in it...
My last stated a question relating to the power of removal from offices then on the anvil of the...
In a letter of March 15. from Mr. Jefferson I am requested to communicate to you the result of...
Objections arose against the clause in the treasury department bill enjoining the secretary “to...
The Senate proposed to strike the clause in the tonnage bill providing for discrimination against...
Mr. Madison Observed, that the committee had gone through the bill without making any provision...
By this conveyance you will receive permission through Mr. Jay to make your proposed visit to...
The last letter from my brother A. left me in much anxiety for the State of my mother’s health. I...
Your favor of May 8th. was duly handed me by Mr. Bro[wn.] I thank you for the information it...
Letter not found. Ca. 5 July 1789. Acknowledged in Monroe to JM, 19 July 1789 . Reports passage...
Letter not found. 12 July 1789. Acknowledged in Jones to JM, ca. 25 July 1789 . Indicates JM’s...
I am particularly obliged by your favor of the 3d. which incloses your remarks on the Judiciary...
I have been favd. with yours of the 30 Ult. and thank you for your remarks on the Judiciary bill....
An annual salary of $5,000 was proposed for the vice-president. White objected to any salary...
A daily pay of six dollars for both senators and representatives was proposed. Sedgwick moved to...
I inclose herewith the only printed addition which has been made to the sheets of the Journal...
Letter not found. 23 July 1789. Acknowledged in Turner to JM, 2 Aug. 1789 . Discusses the...
I was duly honored with your favor of the 8th instant, inclosing a copy of the President’s answer...
Your favor of the 15th of June has been some time in my hands, but no opportunity of...
My last inclosed a continuation of the printed Journals of the H. of Reps. I now add two sheets...
I have been some days in debt for your favour of the 19th. Ult. Notwithstanding the time I have...
I am just favd. with yours of the 30th. inst: and am glad to find your sentiments so decided as...
On 21 July, JM moved that the House take up amendments in the Committee of the Whole, as provided...
Under consideration was an amendment providing for one representative for every thirty thousand...
The committee took up the fourth amendment (containing a bill of rights) proposed by the select...
Letter not found. 15 August 1789. Acknowledged in Smith to JM, 22 Sept. 1789 . Discourages...