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Th: Jefferson presents his respects to the Vice president and presuming, from the address of the within, that it relates to the legislative body, he takes the liberty of inclosing it to the Vice president as at the head of that body. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
The inclosed was delivered to me among a mass of letters from the post office, and reading only the first line of the superscription, I fell into the same error with the post office, & broke the outer seal. percieving the mistake, I did not break the inner one, and now inclose the packet to you, trusting to your indulgence for an error so entirely unintentional. I salute you with great respect...
The papers now communicated to your house for perusal being to be read in the other house also, and, as originals, to be returned to me, mr Coles, my Secretary, will attend to recieve them, after they shall have been read to the satisfaction of your house; and, having handed them to the other house for the same purpose, he will return them to me. I ask the favor of your aid in having this...
I congratulate you on your safe arrival with miss Clinton at New York, & especially on your escape from British violence. this aggression is of a character so distinct from that on the Chesapeake, and of so aggravated a nature, that I consider it as a very material one to be presented with that to the British government. I pray you therefore to write me a letter stating the transaction, & in...
The inclosed letter from mr Monroe being to be communicated to the other house also, I ask the favor of you, as soon as it shall have been read to yours, to have it put into the hands of mr Coles, my Secretary, who attends to recieve & carry it to the other house. Accept my friendly & respectful salutations. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I recieved last night your favor of the 22d. written on the occasion of the libellous pamphlet lately published with you. I began to read it, but the dulness of the first pages made me give up the reading for a dip into here & there a passage, till I came to what respected myself. the falshood of that gave me a test for the rest of the work, & considering it always useless to read lies, I...
To you I need not make the observation that of all the duties imposed on the Executive head of a government, appointment to office is the most difficult & most irksome. you have had long experience of it, and are I hope by this time ascertained of being in the way of experiencing it again, on which accept my sincere congratulations. disposed myself to make as few changes in office as possible,...
The President has received your letter on the seisure of goods in the county of Ontario by certain officers of the British government , and measures having been taken to procure a full and certain statement of the case, whenever that shall be received, he will proceed to have done in it whatever the facts shall render proper. I have the honor to be with great respect & esteem Sir Your most...
The President of the United States has received the letter, which Your Excellency addressed to him on the second instant. He considers it as a fresh proof of your disposition, to prevent the exercise of state authorities from clashing with those of the fœderal Government. The event which Your Excellency has communicated, is indeed, what you express it to be, of national concern, and the power...
The bearer hereof, Monsr. de Hauterive, appointed Consul at New York in the place of M. de Crevecoeur, having brought me some very particular recommendations from friends at Paris , who would not give them lightly, I comply with their desire in presenting him to your notice. In a short conversation which I had with him, I found him a man of literature, and a genuine republican, under which...