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He proposes to establish three colonies under the authority of the U.S. to be peopled with emigrants from Germany, whose inducement to remove is the misery brought upon them by the prevailing war. 1st. Colony, to be settled at New Holland , either in the gulf of Carpentaria or the unexplored bay opposite the Island of Timor. 2nd. do. to be settled in Africa, at Dalagoa Bay, opposite the Island...
On Saturday evening arrived in this city Capt. Rogers of the Maryland, accompanied by Mr. Purviance, the bearers of dispatches from Messrs. Murray and Dawson. I have forwarded them to the Secretary of State, after they were perused by the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Treasury being absent in the country with his sick child. The latest letter from Mr. Murray is dated 9th. July,...
J: Wagner presents his best respects to the President of the U. States and has the honor to enclose a list of the Justices for Washington County. Mr. Moore’s name being inserted on an erasure of the original commission , it is probable, that he was substituted for Mr. Law, and J:W. thinks he remembers that Mr. Stoddert was substituted for Mr. Laird RC ( DNA : RG 59 , LAR , 8:0412). Enclosure...
J. Wagner has the honor to present his respects to the President and to return him the german letter and pamphlet sent to him on Saturday. The letter is complimentary from the author of the pamphlet, Mr. Angerman of Lingen in Westphalia. The pamphlet proposes a method of securing wood for house and ship-building from fire, decay and the worm, by means of a solution of pot-ash, common salt,...
J Wagner presents his best respects to the President of the United States and encloses an application for a pardon by Thomas Hutchings and John Hopkins . A blank pardon accompanies the papers, which were put into J.W’s hands by direction of the Marshal, with a request that it might be intimated to the President that one of the applicants ( which is not stated) is labouring under a fit of...
Lest the annexed may not come to your hands in original, via Orange Ct. house, as soon as by this direct address, I have thought it best to avail myself of it. With perfect respect I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most humble servt. (copy) Por medio del Embaxador del Rey mi amo en Paris ha llegado a su Rl. noticia, que aquel Govierno ha vendido al de los Estados Unidos la provincia de la...
Jacob Ridgway of Pennsylvania— Antwerp . Note a blank commission for this port was sent to Mr. Livingston at Paris with authority to fill it up. This happened many months ago: and lately the offer has been made to Mr. Barnet to take his choice of it and Havre. Francis Coffin (a Frenchman) of Dunkirk was formerly our Consul there. Quer. is he intended? Henry Wilson of Maryland— Ostend. Wm....
J. Wagner has the honor, by the direction of the Secretary of State, to enclose a Statement relative to agencies of a diplomatic nature which have heretofore taken place. It is not meant to be understood that it contains all that have existed: it is merely a collection from memory. RC ( DLC ).
Gouverneur Morris was appointed to London by a letter from Genl. Washington to enquire into the objections to the execution of the treaty of peace and on what terms G. Britain would enter into a treaty of commerce. Mr. M. was expected to be in London at or near the time when the letter would arrive there. I once enquired at the Auditor’s office, out of what fund he was compensated; but was...
I have the honor to enclose, according to your directions, two Sealed commons, one for Samuel Travis as mate of a Revenue Cutter and the other for a commor. of Loans for South Carolina. The blank pardon enclosed is for a different person and crime from those about which you gave the former direction. Last week I had the honor to forward the blank commons for the officers of Orleans territory,...