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T. Munroe presents his best respects to the President. The demands against the public buildings requiring a further sum of money T. M. has the honor of inclosing a blank Draft for the Presidents signature, in case it should be his pleasure to sign it—T. M will send to the President (if desired) An Acct of the Disbursement of the $8,000 Drawn 1t. Feby. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T Munroe’s best respects to the President. The Demands against the public buildings, including 3000$ to G Blagdin & the rolls of the other workmen & Labourers, amt to nearly 8,000$. TM therefore respectfully asks the Presidents signature to the enclosed requisition. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T. Munroe, with his best respects to the President, Encloses Statements of the interest & last Instalmt of the Loans from the State of maryland to the City, which TM recd from the Treasurer of that state a few days since— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T Munroe tenders his most respectful salutations to the President, and hopes he has returned to the City in good health. The workmen, and some other persons who have claims against the public buildings, being very desirous of getting their money, TM has promised to try to pay them on monday morning; He therefore hopes to be excused for troubling the President, so soon after his return, for his...
The writer of the enclosed Letter delivered it to me in person, and requested it might be laid before you; and as the style is not indecent or disrespectful I do not percieve any sufficient objection to complying with the request and therefore do myself the honor of enclosing it—. I Have the Honor to be with the utmost respect Sir Yr mo Ob Hum Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T. Munroe’s most respectful Compliments, and asks whether it is the pleasure of the President to renew the enclosed proclamation or whether he will direct any alterations in the provisions or duration of future proclamations as to wooden houses.— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T. Munroe tenders his best respects to the President, He has received an Estimate of the probable Amt of monies which may be wanted during the present month—Mr. L mentions $3000 for the So wing, but TM has upwards of that sum remaining in his hands of the Amt heretofore drawn in part of that fund [ Note in TJ’s hand :] Apr. 4. signed warrants. North wing 1000.D
T Munroe respectfully enquires of the President whether the sheet iron charged in the enclosed bills, or either of them, was ordered by him for his private use—. The bills have been presented to me for payment, but there has been no such parcel of iron ordered for public use I am informed DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T Munroe contrary to his expectations finds that the $20,000 Drawn 28 ulto. will probably be out on Saturday, in consequence of some large payments which he did not expect would have been called for so soon—He therefore respectfully submits to the President whether it may not be as well to give a warrant for a further sum before his departure, say for $10000. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T. Munroes best respects to the President He had supposed, until an examination proved it to be otherwise, that the Proclamation concerning wooden buildings had been renewed for the year 1807; but upon reflection he thinks that the President expressed some idea of leaving the regulations as originally established, in consequence of the troublesome attempts to evade them, as altered by the...
Some Accounts against the public buildings having been presented which the money in T Munroes hands is insufficient to discharge he respectfully forwards a blank warrant, to be filled up with such sum as the President may think proper. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The enclosed was written and sent over to your House late this forenoon, under the impression that you were to leave the City tomorrow for from inattention to the date of a note which I had the honor to receive from you about 11. OClk today, I supposed it had been written this morning, and that the “ tomorrow ” therein mentioned, instead of this day was tomorrow (tuesday)— I Have the Honor to...
T. Munroe begs leave respectfully to enquire of the President whether the enclosed Acct. is in conformity with the last verbal directions given to T.M. on the subject—He recollects having more than once recd. instructions relative to Mr Lenthalls compensation, but not having a perfect recollection of the last, hopes to be excused for giving the trouble of this enquiry before he pays the...
T. Munroe’s best respects to the President. Being informed that Mr. Jonos was not in Alexandria, and fearing that it might be several days before a bill could be recd. from him, and that the House building on F street would be finished in the mean time T M has drawn the enclosed himself & would file it for an injunction early tomorrow if he was sure it was a proper bill—If the President under...
I have perused and considered the inclosed representation of James M. Lingan, the original proprietor of the Ground within an open space in front of Square No. 78 in the City of Washington bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, 20th. Street west and I. Street north, as also the enclosed three Letters from a Committee of the Citizens and House holders in that part of the City which lies west of the...
T Munroe’s best respects & sends for the Presidents signature a blank requisition, together with a rough Sketch of outstanding claims against the public buildings—Some of those to whom the $2374 are due are, doubtless much more needy than the others, but It will probably not be an easy matter to avoid murmuring if a discrimination be made— Claims against the public buildings John Haydock $240....
The Post of last night brought a Letter from you to Mr. Latrobe, which I will forward to him immediately I can ascertain where it will probably find him—. He came to the City on the evening of the 9th. Instant, and, I am informed, went off in the Stage yesterday morning—I saw him once only, and then had but a few minutes conversation with him—I do not know when he is to be here again, or what...
Having just heard that you will probably leave the City tomorrow morning, I have supposed it might not be improper to enclose a blank warrant for your signature in case you, Sir, should deem it necessary to place a further sum of money in my hands, or to lodge it in the Treasury, or elsewhere to be Drawn when the sum now in hand shall have been expended.—Some inconvenience might arise from the...
T Munroe presents his best respects to the President. He encloses Messr. Lenthall & Blagdins report concerning the wooden House building on F street; and, as the District Attorney is not in the City respectfully asks whether it would be advisable to bring the present case before one of the Judges of the Court to ascertain whether an injunction will be granted, and also whether the Court on...
T Munroe presents his best respects, and has the Honor of enclosing for the Presidents signature a Draft on the Treasury for a further sum of Ten thousand Dollars.— It has occurr’d to TM that it might, perhaps, be satisfactory to the President if applications to him from time to time for Drafts on the Treasury were accompanied by Accounts of the disbursement of the Amt. previously drawn—If...
The length of the new Road in the Presidents Square is, 1130 feet, or 68½ perches nearly. The Cost of the above road per rolls returned by Overseer is $359.72. T Munroe respectfully informs the President that there is another framed house building near Mr Pichons which evades or an attempt is made to evade the proclamation by bringing down a hipp’d roof within twelve feet of the cill— The...
The enclosed representation having been this day delivered to me to be laid before you, it may not be improper for the following observations to accompany it. A man by the name of Jenkins , tenant of Samuel Davidson an Original proprietor claims the right of retaining possession of the part of the City mentioned in the representation, under that part of the Deed of Trust, of which the enclosed...
T. Munroe presents his best respects to the President. Mr Latrobe has drawn on TM at sight for between 2 & 3000$ for sheet iron—The Bill has been presented through the Medium of the Bank of the US—and if not paid will be returned protested, the Cashier says—. TM has not public money in his hands sufficient to pay this Bill, and wishes the practice of Drawing Bills at sight and negotiating them...
T Munroe with his most respectful Compliments sends to the President a Letter from the Treasurer of Maryland concerning which he respectfully solicits the Presidents directions The Amt. of Interest due 1t. Instant will be forwarded by the next mail (friday) at which time T.M. will answer the Treasurers Letter if it should be convenient for the President to honor him with his sentiments in the...
T Munroe respectfully begs to know whether it is the pleasure of the President to renew the proclamation concerning wooden buildings in the usual form; or whether, as he sometime since intimated he will vary the regulations, or leave them as originally established, which interdicts the erection of wooden houses of all sizes. The Surveyer has designated the Streets which are obstructed by the...
I recollect that you desired me some time ago to give you some information concerning part of the Ground on which your Coachmans house stands & as well as I remember I gave you a sketch of it, but have not since been informed of your wishes on the subject— The Coachman having today applied to me to buy the ground, and not knowing whether it was with your knowledge & consent I have supposed it...
In the year 1794, the then Commissioners of this City convey’d to James Greenleaf One thousand Standard Lots on the personal responsibility of himself Robert Morris and John Nicholson, whose Bond was taken for the purchase money, amounting to Eighty thousand dollars.   This money not having been paid, a Bill was filed in the Chancery Court of the State of Maryland, before the Jurisdiction of...
It may not be amiss to apprize you, Sir, that of the monies appropriated for the public buildings 27,000$ remains unexpended—and that agreeably to the letter of the Acts of Congress making the appropriations only 7 or 8 hundred Dollars of that sum is applicable to the Presidents House & North wing of the Capitol; it appearing that of the 20,000$ appropriated on the 25th January 1805 for this...
T Munroe presents his best respects to the President. He has the honor to send enclosed a rough Sketch of the Account to be laid before Congress. If approved by the President in its present form TM will make a fair Copy of it tomorrow—. In case the President wishes any alterations, and he should not find it convenient to direct them in writing, TM will wait on him to receive his verbal...
I have been in an infirm state of health for some time past, and part of the last week, was unable to attend to business—My indisposition is said to be occasioned by a slight affection of the liver, for which I am advised to go to the Ball-Town springs in the State of New York—. I shall make such arrangements in my business as will prevent any inconvenience resulting from my absence, and with...