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Letter not found. 6 April 1792. Acknowledged in Carroll to JM, 9 Apr. 1792 . Reports the president’s veto of the apportionment bill.
I have been favored with your letter of the 9th & sample of free stone from my Quarry, sent by Mr Hoban; for which I thank you both; and should be obliged to him for information of the spot from whence it was taken. I always knew, that the River banks from my Spring house, to the Ferry formerly kept by Captn Posey, were almost an entire bed of free stone; but I had conceived before the late...
Letter not found. 10 April 1791. Acknowledged in Carroll to JM, 23 Apr. 1791 . JM apparently sought details of the land acquisitions within the area set aside for the federal district on the Potomac.
Doctr. Thornton’s plan of a Capitol has been produced, and has so captivated the eyes and judgment of all as to leave no doubt you will prefer it when it shall be exhibited to you; as no doubt exists here of it’s preference over all which have been produced, and among it’s admirers no one is more decided than him whose decision is most important. It is simple, noble, beautiful, excellently...
Letter not found. 20 December 1791. Acknowledged in Carroll to JM, 26 and 30 Dec. 1791 . Reports on the failure of the apportionment bill and the likelihood of the residence act coming under attack.
Much time has been spent in endeavoring to reduce Major Lenfant to continue in the business he was engaged in, in proper subordination to the Commissioners. He has however entirely refused, so that he has been notified that we consider his services as at an end. The plan is put into the hands of an engraver, and will be engraved within three or four weeks. About the same time Mr. Ellicot will...
17Commission, 22 January 1791 (Washington Papers)
Know Ye, That reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Integrity, Skill, and Diligence of Thomas Johnson and Daniel Carroll of Maryland, and David Stuart of Virginia, I do . . ., in Pursuance of the Powers vested in me by the Act intituled “An Act for establishing the Temporary and Permanent Seat of the Government of the United States,” hereby appoint them the said Thomas Johnson, Daniel...
Your letter of the 10th instant, was received by yesterday’s Post. In answer to the enquiry therein, the following, as nearly as I can recollect, is the result of all that passed between Messrs Scott and Thornton and myself, respecting their dispute with Mr Johnson. After the conversation which I had with the latter (in the presence of yourself and Doctr Stuart the day I proceeded to Mount...
Letter not found. 1 January 1792. Acknowledged in Carroll to JM, 5 and 8 Jan. 1792 . Discusses pending action in Congress on the questions of representation and the residence act.
The President of the United States desirous of availing himself of your assistance in preparing the federal Seat on the Potomac, [is in hopes you will act as one of the Commissioners directed by the Law for that purpose. I have the honor now to enclose a joint commission for yourself and two others, together with] a Copy of the Proclamation meant to constitute your first direction. The...