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Th: Jefferson presents his respectful compliments to the Secretary of the Treasury, and incloses him a note from mr Droz, the coiner, which he forgot to deliver to him to-day when he had the honour of waiting on him. It came to hand yesterday. ALS , letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. For Jean Pierre Droz, see H to Jefferson, April 22, 1790 .
Permit me to request the favor of you, to cause a warrant to be issued on the Treasurer of the United States payable to George Taylor Junr. to the amount of five hundred dollars, for defraying the contingent expenses of the department of State. I have the honor to be with sentiments of the highest respect and esteem &c. LC , Papers of the Continental Congress, National Archives. Taylor was...
[ Philadelphia, January 11, 1791. Letter listed in Jefferson’s “Summary Journal of letters.” Letter not found. ] AD , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.
[ Philadelphia, October 21, 1792. Letter not found. ] Letter listed in Jefferson’s “Summary Journal of Letters,” Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. This is the second of two letters that Jefferson wrote to H that is listed for this date.
[ August 15–21, 1790. Letter listed in Jefferson’s “Summary Journal of Letters.” Letter not found. ] AD , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. See Boyd, Papers of Thomas Jefferson Julian P. Boyd, ed., The Papers of Thomas Jefferson (Princeton, 1950– ). , XVII, 409.
Philadelphia, July 13, 1792. “Permit me to request the favor of you to cause a warrant to be issued on the Treasurer of the United States payable to George Taylor Junior to the amount of five hundred and twenty dollars for defraying the contingent expences of the Department of State.” Letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress; LC , Papers of the Continental Congress,...
[ Philadelphia, February 11, 1791. Letter not found. ] Letter listed in Jefferson’s record of letters written and received, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to the Secretary of the Treasury. & is obliged to recall to his mind the order of the President inclosed to him on the 23d. inst. Tuesday being the last day allowed Th: J. for transmitting bills by the packet. AL , Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. For background to this letter, see Jefferson to H, March 23, 1793 ; George Washington to H,...
Philadelphia, April 24, 1793. Requests a warrant “for the sum of six hundred fifty one Dollars, sixty seven Cents, the Balance of the appropriation for my office, to be applied to defray its contingent expenses.” LS , letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress; LC , RG 59, Domestic Letters, Vol. V, National Archives.
[ Philadelphia, October 21, 1792. Letter not found. ] Letter listed in Jefferson’s “Summary Journal of Letters,” Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.
The Attorney general has just informed me that on a conversation with you it has been found convenient that we should meet at 9. oclock tomorrow at his house as Commissioners of the Sinking fund. I will attend there and shall hope the honor of meeting you. I have that of being Sir your most obedt. servt. ALS , letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress; copy, Thomas...
[ Philadelphia, March 24, 1793. On March 24, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Jefferson : “I have the honor of your two notes of yesterday and today.” Letter of March 24 not found. ]
New York, April 29, 1790. Requests “two hundred and fifty dollars for the contingent expences of the Office of Secretary of State.” LC , Papers of the Continental Congress, National Archives.
[ Philadelphia ] May 30, 1792. “Th: Jefferson presents his respectful compliments to the Secretary of the Treasury, and sends him the above extract at the request of mr Short who, being unwell, wrote only a few lines to Th: J.” AL , letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress; LC , RG 59, Diplomatic and Consular Instructions of the Department of State, 1791–1801, National...
[ Philadelphia, September 2, 1793. On November 30, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Jefferson : “I have taken the opinion of the Attorney General in the case of the St Domingo vessels, mentioned in your letter of the 2d of September last.” Letter not found. ]
Having received full authority from mr William Short to superintend & controul the disposal of his property in the public funds, I take the liberty of desiring that no property of his of that kind, whether standing in his own name or in that of mr James Brown or any other person in trust for him may be permitted to be transferred or to [be] paid to any person whatever. I have the honor to be...
When you mentioned to me yesterday that M. de Ternant proposed to apply for a sum of money, & founded himself on a letter of mine which gave him reason to expect it, I thought I could not have written such a letter, because I did not recollect it, & because it was out of the plan which you know had been adopted that when we furnished one sum of money we should avoid promising another. I have...
The President has thought proper to appoint Colo. David Humphreys, minister Resident for the U.S. at the court of Lisbon, with a salary of 4500. dollars a year, and an outfit equal to a year’s salary. Besides this, by a standing regulation, he will be allowed his disbursements for gazettes transmitted here, translating & printing papers where that shall be necessary, postage, couriers, &...
Th. Jefferson submits to the Secretaries of the treasury & War & the Atty Genl. some sketches of Notes to be signed for the President. As they are done from memory only, they will be pleased to insert whatever more their memories suggest as material. Particularly, the final conclusion as to the express-vessel will be to be inserted, which is most accurately know to the Secy. of the Treasury....
Th. Jefferson presents his respectful compliments to the Secretary of the treasury and incloses him the copy of a letter and table which he has addressed to the President of the United States, and which being on a subject whereon the Secretary of the Treasury and Th: J. have differed in opinion, he thinks it his duty to communicate to him. AL , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Jefferson’s...
[ Philadelphia, June 5, 1792. In “Memorandum re papers and documents received from President Washington, 1790–1795” the following item appears under the date of June 5, 1792: “This day the ratification of the Loan by the Bank of the U.S. of 523500 dollrs. by instalments as therein specified passed the Great Seal in the usual form, and was with a note from the Secy. of State, transmitted to the...
Th. Jefferson has the honor to send to the Secretary of the Treasury a note just received from Mr. Otto with copies of a correspondence between certain bankers desirous of lending 40 millions of livres to the U.S. the French ministers & mr Short. He will ask the Secretary of the Treasury’s consideration of these papers, & that he will be so good as to return them to him with the substance of...
I have the honor to inclose you the following portion of a Draught of a letter to M. Genet in answer to his ⟨– – –⟩. do. to order away the privateers fitted out in our ports. do. to Messrs Carmichael & Short on the letter of Viar & Jaudenes. do. to Viar & Jaudenes in answer to their letter. with these are all the preceding letters respecting the same subject. The ideas are in the form approved...
I inclose you the order of the President for 39,500. Dollars to complete the third year’s allowance under the act concerning intercourse with foreign nations, which third year will end on the last day of June next. I have the honor to be Sir   your very humble servt ALS , letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress; LC , RG 59, Domestic Letters, Vol. 5, National Archives....
I have the honor to inclose you the answer of the Minister of France to the letter I wrote him on the subject of the complaint of the Collector of Bermuda hundred against the French Consul at Norfolk, whereby you will see that he undertakes to have the latter set right. I have not thought it necessary to reply to his observation that “Le Consul de Norfolk est sans doute obligé de maintenir les...
Th: Jefferson presents his respectful compliments to the Secretary of the treasury, and his condolences on the accident of the other evening, which he hopes has produced no serious loss. He incloses to the Secretary of the Treasury a report of a committee of the National assembly of France, on the subject of Billon, containing more particular information as to that species of coin than he had...
I have the honor to inclose you a paper delivered me by mr Bournonville on the part of the Minister of France reclaiming against the demand of tonnage on the vessels which came hither from the West Indies in their late calamity. It is urged that they were driven out of their harbours by superior force, & obliged to put to sea without water or stores, & therefore to make the first ports where...
In answer to your favor of the 13th. I have the honor to inform you that the papers delivered to me on the subject of the Register of the sloop Polly detained on her being sold at Port au-prince, were put into the hands of mr Bourne the Consul for the U.S. in St Domingo, & that he, being now returned from thence, says that he applied several times on the subject to the Governor of the island,...
It is perfectly equal to me that the 1233⅓ dollars mentioned in your letter of yesterday, be taken out of the 40,000 Dollars now desired, or not. You will observe that the two sums of 40,000 D. each are for the interval between July 1. 1790. & July 1. 1792. and that the act is to continue, even if not renewed, till the end of the next session of Congress, probably the beginning of March 1793....
Your favour of the 8th. inst. could only be recieved on my return here, and I have this morning been considering of it’s contents. I think with you that it will be interesting to recieve from different countries the details it enumerates. Some of these I am already in a regular course of recieving. Others when once well executed, will scarcely need to be repeated. As to these I already possess...