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I have visited Our friends at Providence and had a full conversation with the Govr: Messrs. Russell, Wheaton & Others, on the subject of the Office at Providence . The Governor was impatient for an appointment, all the other Gentlemen were solicitous that the business might be postponed for the present. There are some very serious difficulties among Our friends in that State and there is some...
I do myself the honor herewith to deliver a List of the Proposals received at this office for opening and Repairing the Road from Nashville to Grindstone ford; by which it will appear that the Appropriation is not equal to the demand of each Bidder except Mr Wheaton who has finally withdrawn his proposition in consequence of some information from Mr Clark of New Orleans,— under these...
I have completed the Summer Contracts with more than common success, and fixed the mails for great increase of motion on the main route after 1st. of Octr:— The line from here to fort Stoddart is very regular & as far as Athen’s the mail is rapidly carried—from Fort Stoddart to New Orleans it continues to be irregular. There is certainly a robber between here & N. Carolina & another between...
 I have paid from this office the following Sums, on account of the Roads from Nashville to Natchez and from Athens to the boundary line of the U.S. as run by Ellicott. 1st. To Thomas Wright for Exploring and Laying out the road on the Nashville Route $425 .87½ 2nd. For Exploring and laying out the Route from Fort Stoddert to Lake Ponchertrain }
G Granger presents his Complim’ts. to the President and informs him that the mails are made up for Charlotteville evry Sunday at four OClock PM. and proceed immediately for Fredericksburg arrive there Tuesday Evning and at Charlotteville on Thursday at One OClock PM—under the present Arangement. RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as received 2 Jan. and so recorded in SJL ; also endorsed by TJ: “mail...
The vote for Candidates for Congress is at the ratio of 7,000 federal to 3,800 Republican in Connecticut. There are more than Sixty Republican Members in the House of Representatives. and it is certain that the friends of the Administration increase in the state. They have a hard time—Their perseverance is Wonderful—but they are not dispirited & may well be calculated on—Honle. Perpoint...
G Granger presents his complimts to the Presidt: & with pleasure assures him of the election of Nicholas Gilman to the Senate in the room of Judge Olcat. He incloses a Letter from Mr Gurley for perusal. The Electors in Connecticut have voted for Pinkney & King. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor to inclose a report in relation to the most convenient and direct roads to New-Orleans, St. Louis and Detroit. I Am Sir with great Esteem & Respect your humble Servt DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson. The Postmaster General having considered the several following enquiries, what is the most expeditious route to New Orleans?— to Saint Louis?—to Detroit? for mails which shall...
I present you with the following statement relative to the contract made in January or rather February 1805 for the post route from Morgantown N.C. to Greenville, or rather Pendleton S.C. .— It is true that C. Bruce was at my office at the time mentioned and that he made the offers he states. It is also true that he had performed the route from Columbia to Greenville with perfect propriety as...
 I have now the honor to enclose a continuam of Mr Eastons communication, and the pleasure to inform you that the New Orleans mail, via Fort Stoddart, will, at furthest, be in opperation by the 15th of May next.  I pray you to accept my congratulations on the brilliant sweep of our friends in New Hampshire and on our certain prospects in Massachusetts— With great esteem and respect Yours...