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    • Cabell, William H.
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    • Jefferson, Thomas
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    • Jefferson Presidency

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I received by the last nights mail your favor of the 13th. and shall forward the letters alluded to according to their address. I sent you by the mail before the last a copy of the Acts of our last Assembly, and requested your attention to that clause in the Militia law which prohibits the Executive from granting certain commissions—You will readily perceive its effect—I regret it extremely,...
My friend Doctor William Upshaw is desirous to procure the appointment of Hospital Surgeon, in the Armies of the United States—I pray you to pardon the liberty I take, in recommending him to the attention of the Government. To say that he is upright, capable, honorable and republican, would be but common praise. I am persuaded the office he solicits could not be better filled. A long & painful...
I have received your letter in which you do me the honor to ask my opinion on the case of Thomas Logwood. I submitted it to the Council of State for their advice; but as they supposed that you had already made up your mind to extend mercy in some shape or other, unless his late conduct should have lessened his claims to your interference, & that you sought information only as to that fact, &...
A powder Mill has been lately established in the immediate vicinity of this place, and it is now carried on by a company of gentlemen, of which the Mr. Browns, sons of Mr. John Brown, Clerk of the Court of appeals, are partners—This company wishes to obtain from the General Government some accommodation in supplies of Salt-petre, for which they will pay either in Cash, or in powder as the...