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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 being informed that the President is engaged with the Secretaries would not ask his signature to the enclosed requisition were he not much urged by Colo. Cooke & Colo. Brents son who are waiting at the Office on their way to Virga. to get $2000 on their Contract for freestone provided the President sanctions the advance —there are $9,944 of the $50,000 in hand—Mr. Latrobe thinks, and...
I have the honor of enclosing for your signature a requisition for the payment of the Interest due 1t. Instant to the State of Maryland on the Loan of $200,000 to the City.— I very reluctantly trouble you with any thing concerning City matters during your absence but Mr Barry is so importunate for the removal of the old buildings which were lately occupied by Mrs Fenwick the mother of Mr Danl...
Conceiving it to be my duty to endeavor to obtain your opinion and sanction in all matters appertaining to the Appointment which I have the honor of holding under you, the duties where of (altho’ comparatively trivial & unimportant, are to be executed under your immediate direction, I feel a diffidence and reluctance in doing any thing which from its nature may possibly be disapproved by you,...
Memdm. of Appropriation of 3d March 1803 for repairs or Alterations in the Capitol & other public buildings, and for keeping in repair the High way between the Same Unexpended balance on the 1t. Jany 1804 ?r Acct. returned to the Treasury $. 3,285.11 Recd. by the Superintendant ?r warrant 22d. February 1804 being the balance of said Appropriation 10,000.    Ds 13,285.11 Paid sundries from 1....
Matthias Ryan } The Overseers say the 17 persons here mentioned are all those employed at the Presidents House, who behaved improperly on the 2d. July (yesterday) by riotously parading about the streets; the three first named were the leaders it is said, and the seven following were next in fault—the rest joined in the mob & walked about the City—but Matthias Ryan was the principal exciter,...
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...
Mr. Soderstom assignee of Mr L’Enfant wishing to take Lots for his claim, or considerable part there of, has written, to T Munroe on the subject desiring a Statement of the Amt. T Munroe respectfully begs the President to have the goodness to look at the enclosed papers, and to say whether it is perfectly clear that Interest ought to be allowed—The late board of Coms. it is true say they will...
Three or four Irishmen, whose names were returned on the list of those who mis-behaved on the 2d. Instant, have been with me several times, begging that they may be permitted to go to work again, and promising that their best endeavors shall be used in future to make amends for the misconduct in which they are implicated—There miserable appearance, penitence and humility, the accounts of their...
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.