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In pursuance of a resolution of the House of Representatives, bearing date the 19th day of this instant, we lay before them a Copy of the Journal of our Board, and a statement of the purchases made since our last Report to Congress. We have the honor, Sir, to be Your most obedient Servants. MS not found; reprinted from Report of the Board of Trustees of the Sinking Fund: Containing their...
I have now the honor of enclosing you the Report on the subject of the Fisheries of the United States which the House of Representatives had required from me. However long the delay, I can assure you, Sir, with truth that it has not been a moment longer than the difficulty of procuring and digesting the materials necessarily occasioned. I enclose at the same time extracts from a letter of Mr....
I have now the honour of submitting to the House of Representatives a Report on the navigation and commerce of the United states in the Mediterranean, which they were pleased to refer to me. I think it my duty to suggest to the consideration of the house whether it may not be proper to forbid any copy of this report, either printed or manuscript, to be taken; and whether the habitual...
According to the Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 31st of December, delivered to me yesterday, I have the honor to lay before you a list of the several persons employed in my Office, with the Salaries allowed to each, as follows Dollars George Taylor Jr. (of New York) Chief Clerk , his salary fixed by law 800 Jacob Blackwell (of New York) Clerk 500 George Pfeiffer (of...
The pleasure I derive from an assurance of your attention to the objects I have recommended to you, is doubled by your concurrence in the testimony I have borne to the prosperous condition of our public Affairs. Relying on these sanctions of your enlightened Judgment, and on your patriotic aid, I shall be the more encouraged in all my endeavours for the public weal; and particularly in those...
Your very affectionate Address produces emotions which I know not how to express. I feel that my past endeavors in the service of my Country are far Overpaid by its goodness: and I fear much that my future ones may not fulfill your kind Anticipation. All that I can promise is, that they will be invariably directed by an honest and an ardent zeal. Of this resource my heart assures me. For all...
Having received information, on the first Wednesday of February, from the Vice-President of the US. that the list of Votes of the state of Kentuckey for President and Vice-President was not then received at the seat of government, I immediately, according to the injunctions of the law, dispatched to the district judge of that state a special messenger, to desire the list of votes lodged in his...
I have the honor to enclose you copies of the Laws adopted and published by the Governor and Judges of the Territory North-west of the Ohio, according to the Resolution of the House of Representatives of the United States of the 10th. instant. The six last of these only have come to hand since the commencement of the present Government, all those preceding the year 1790 having been received by...
Since the date of the letter of Feb. 22. which I had the honour of writing you, covering the acts of the North-Western government, as called for by the Resolution of the house of representatives of Feb. 10. the acts of the same government passed in the year 1791. have come to the hands of the President and have been deposited among the records in my office. Supposing that these also might come...
I have the honor to inclose you a Report of the assays and experiments made on the gold and silver coins of France, Spain, England and Portugal, in pursuance of the resolution of the House of Representatives of Nov. 29. 1792. and of assuring you of those sentiments of respect & esteem with which I am Sir Your most obedient & most humble servt PrC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “The Speaker of the...