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The following are the material facts in relation to the case of Rutgers agt. Waddington, as far as they are now recollected, and a confidence is entertained, that the statement is substantially accurate. The suit was brought in the Mayor’s court of the City of New York, for the occupation and injury of a brewhouse in that City, during the possession of it by the British army founded upon an...
I just take up my pen My Dear Eliza to assure you of all our health & of our continual & fervent prayers for you & those with you. Your last letter and one from Doctor Stringer have been received. The latter gave me hopes; though I shall tremble as often as I open a letter from Albany till My Darling boys situation has become more decided. God of his infinite mercy grant that he may be...
Your two letters of the 26th of January and 24th of March have come to hand since mine to you of the 7th of May. For an answer to the first I believe I need do nothing more than refer you to former communications. On the latter some observations arise. You will consider any suggestions which you may find in my letters concerning a rule for adjusting the value of the payments to France rather...
My letter of the 27th of Septr to you proceeded on the supposition that the duty of Tonnage mentioned by you under the denomination of light money was for the purpose of supporting the lighthouse establishments in your state and consequently distinct from that imposed by the Act entitled “An Act to incorporate certain persons by the name of the River machine Company in the Town of Providence...
I have the honor to inform your Excellency that a detachment of the Troops of the United States under the command of Lieut. Daniel Bissell is to march from this City as an escort to a train of Artillery and Military Stores, intended for the Maryland and Virginia Militia called out against the Western Insurgents. This detachment will march through Lancaster and York Town and from thence to...
The Secretary of the Treasury has the honor to submit to the President of the United States the draft of a Report on the subject of the Act concerning distilled Spirits. There are one or two blanks in the draft, to the filling of which some additional examination & enquiry are requisite. The suggestions however to which they relate are true, as they stand, and the sense will be apparent. The...
I received your letter of the 1st of February shortly after its date, and have duly noticed the remarks it contained on the subject of manufactures, which will not fail to recur when the Legislature shall have time to go into the Consideration of the proposed arrangements. The business yet to be transacted will not admit of their further attention to my report than the giving such modification...
I have analised the declaration which you have been pleased to make upon the copy of the paper of the first instant delivered by me to the committee of Inquiry into the state of the Treasury Department —and find, with regret, that the terms used are such as will enable those, who are disposed to construe every thing to my disadvantage, to affirm “That the Declaration of The President has...
If you have any monies in your hands for which there is not an immediate call, I request you to pay to the Honorable Jeremiah Wadsworth five hundred Dollars on account of the apprehension of certain persons engaged in counterfieting the securities of the United States; for which you will please to take his Receipt expressing the object. The reason of this mode of doing the business is that...
To all to whom these Presents shall come Whereas by an Act passed the twentieth day of March in the present Year intitled “An Act making further provision for the expenses attending the intercourse of the United States with foreign Nations; and further to continue in force the Act intitled ‘An Act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign Nations’” The President...