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The petition, memorial & representation of the Merchants and others of the town of Boston Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the U States of America humbly shews & represents— That your Orators are all Native Citizens of Boston of the age of Twenty One years and upwards, & that we are all directly or indirectly concerned in Navigation & obtain & derive our subsistence from Commerce, & that in...
I wrote to you in the Course of the last Winter, respecting My Account against you—which I got Mr. Bacon to hand you, not hearing from you I have thought it possible that either, My letter to you, or yours to me Might have Miscarried. The sum is but small, but it is an Object with me at this time—I hope you will have it in your power to forward it on to me by the Return of the Mail without any...
On the 20th January we had the honor of replying to your letter of 18th of Same month. The Season Still continuing rigorous, as also the want of an eligible conveyance has induced us to delay Sending the Kids, they are now however on board Capn. Zacha. Man’s packet which Saild day before yesterday, he has promised to take Special care of them. they are provided with a comfortable house and a...
As I do not know when the ship goes to Spain I have written, & inclose my letter to Aunt Harriet to you. Mr. Ogilvie has broken up his shool in Milton & does not mean to keep one any where this year but to devote himself to public speaking. Papa has not determined where he is to send Jefferson yet. Mama intends to make him employ the time he stays at home in learning french Arethmetic...
General Smith (of No. Carolina) most respectfully presents the Print of an old friend to the President of the United States, being highly gratified by finding it would be acceptable. The delay has arisen from a difficulty in procuring a frame, which is inferior to his wishes— If upon inspection it affords any agreeable sensations by assisting the recollection of a Countenance always animated...
Favorisé en Europe de La Recommendation, Cy incluse, de notre ami Commun Le Vicomte de Vergennes, fils du feu Comte de Vergennes ministre des affaires Etrangêres de france, sous la précedente Dynastie; J’ai été, Jusquà ce moment, Monsieur, et par suite de mes séjours Et voyages répétés aux Colonies, privé de L’honneur de pouvoir vous L’acheminer, oû vous la Remettre. Aujourdhui qu’une occasion...
Last Evening I received a letter from the Honble Ninian Edwards Cheif Justice of Kentucky requesting me to use my influence with the President of the US in behalf of Mr Talbot of Frankfort whom he had recomended in a letter to the President for the office of Attorney of the US for the District of Kentucky Mr Talbot I am not personally acquainted with but presume from the Solicitude with which...
  I have been particularly solicited by the signers of the enclosed memorial to lay it before you   I will add nothing to the reasons urged by the memorialists—in favor of the appointment they solicit—or of Mr. Minifie the Gentleman recommended by them—except merely to add that this Memorial appears to be signed by a very respectable part of the Community residing in that quarter of the...
1808 The President to A Elzey Feb. 2. To attendance, Medicine Dressings &c Dressing from the above date ‘till the 2.d. of March   $30.00 Aug. 8. 1808 Rcd payment MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I think that Congress might now decide whether they will give to the corporation the right of the United States 1st to the batture 2d to the fortifications & ground contained between them & the houses—3dly to the levy & ground contained between it & the houses. If they give the batture, it may be done without any restrictions; but if they give either of the other portions of ground which are...
 La langue qui j’emploie, vous apprendra d’abord que je suis etranger, et l’impossibilité ou je suis de me servir de la votre; Obligé de fuir ma patrie, (la france) je suis venu chercher un Azile sous la protection du Gouvernement bienfaisant dont vous etes le chef. Je ne vous dirai pas comment j’ai eté depouillé d’une fortune considerable, (toutte entiere en fonds de terre); Je serois obligé...
Our Chamber of Commerce directed their President to inform the Secretary of State the Amot this City had at risque beyond the Cape of Good Hope & to ask such protection as the Government thought proper to afford. If the British Government mean to go to War with us they will Capture many of those Vessels but the Wisdom & prudence you exhibit in continuing the Negociations may secure us from...
Nous avons l’honneur de vous remettre ci Joint Copie de la lettre que nous avons addressé, en datte du 25 du Mois passé, laquelle nous vous confirmons en tout son contenu. Comme habittans de la Ville de New york permettez nous de prendre la Liberté de vous addresser, en notre particulier; des remercimens bien sincères en faveur du Decret que votre sagesse a obtenu, pour la confection d’un...
A knowledge of your Patriotism an Republican principals induces us to forward your Certain resolutions unanimously adopted at a large Numerous of Republicans at this place. You well persum among others a resolution recommending to Republicans of the district to Send four Delegates from each Conty to meet at South Washington on the first Monday in May next &c. As it is a matter of the utmost...
I received this morning a letr. from one of the council of the gentlemen in Connecticut, at whose instance myself & others were subpœna’d last autumn, requiring my presence in the next month at Hartford, which letr. I meant to have communicated to Mr. Madison, but found him too much engaged to receive my visit. It is only necessary for me to make known the above circumstance to you, I presume...
Whereas the Honourable Peter B Bruin presiding Judge of this Territory has for a number of years past neglected to discharge the duties required by Law and the nature of his office in frequently failing to hold the Superior and Circuit Courts, of this Territory by reason whereof, Justice has been most shamefully delayed, and whereas, the said Peter B Brewin has of late years been much addicted...
Agreeably to the Resolution of the Senate of the 30th. Novr. last, the Secretary of State, has the honor to submit to the President for the information of the Senate, the statements herewith enclosed, from No. 1. to 11, inclusive. No. 1. A statement of impressments from American Vessels, into the British service, since the last report made from this Department, on the 5th. March 1806, founded...
I think it my duty to enclose a letter to you received by me—I believe it contents to be true, from an overture very recently made to me, on the Subject of the Candidate for the Sn Chair—which have had no effect but disgust on me I think it proper also solemnly to declare that the Essays which appeared in the Aurora concerning Michigan were not written by Mr Griswold—I should have stated this...
Private Secretary of War Payment at Detroit in Detroit bills— recommends Joseph Farrow for keeper of light house at Cape Hatteras The propriety of appointing Joseph Farrow is respectfully submitted to the President DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Joseph Farrow of Cape Hatterass, is, take him all in all, the best man thereabouts, for any imployment, and if he will undertake it, will I think...
I have given the directions to Mr. Gelston on the subject of the fraudulent papers used at Amsterdam. But I do not think that at this moment any thing more either by way of publication or message would be expedient. Brown the N. Orleans collector writes that he had cleared 42 vessels since the embargo was known, because he had no copy of the law. A packet from New York had brought the...
In your note to me Oct 12 You express’d a wish to obtain some Cedars of Lebanon. I beg leave to inform you I have recently received a few Cones from Europe of that Tree and which I reserve ’till I know your pleasure. and am sir Your obedt Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Agreeably to the resolution of the Senate of the 30th November last, the Secretary of State has the honor to submit to the President for the information of the Senate, the statements herewith inclosed from No. 1 to 13 inclusive. No. 1. A statement of impressments from American vessels into the British service, since the last report made from this Department on the 5th. March, 1806, founded...
The Petition of William Esenbeck at present Messenger to the Secretary of the Treasury most humbly sheweth: That your Petitioner is one of those unfortunate persons who was sold by his Prince and sent to America to fight against a virtuous nation who never injured him, and only struggled for their liberty. To prove that I am one of those, it is necessary to relate the following fact: I am the...
It was my Intention to have presented Myself before you & to have Stated to you my wish of engaging in an extensive trade with the Indians Provited two objects could be obtaind viz the countenance & good wishes of the Executive of the united States and a Charter from this State to Incorporate Such a Company. for the Latter I have addressed the Honorable Dewitt Clinton who is Disposed to favr...
It seems that fourteen american vessels, which had entered last summer in Amsterdam as coming from America & with cargoes not of British growth have been detained under suspicion of having in fact come from England with English cargoes. The clearances have been sent to Heinicken the Dutch Consul, in order to ascertain the fact. Four of the vessels having thus entered as if coming from New York...
I have recieved letters from Orleans stating that James Brown Esq has resigned his office of atto. for that Teretory. I am requested to mention to you for that office Mr. Benj. Porter—I am not well enough acquainted with Mr. Porter to recommend him upon my own knowledge. I have been informed by letters that he is a young man of merit. & a republican . I could not however wish his appointment...
My great anxiety to forward to you the account and receit for the sum which I paid for your mathematical instruments at London, when I should acknowledge your kind letter of the 18th, prevented my answering it sooner. To obtain them I was forced to ransack all my papers, which required much time, & in truth I did not succeed in finding them till this morning. I have now the pleasure to inclose...
The Presidents Note of this Day came duly to Hand, I understand Mr. Topham to be now in Prison, & am the more confirmed in that opinion, when I consider Mr. Topham to have been committed to Prison, under a Judgment obtained in part in favor of the United States. In which case it would seem impossible that the Statute of an Individual State could any more opperate to a discharge of...
Inclosed is an account handed me by stewart: when he left Monticello. I no of his doing the wirk for Mr Walker and had Concluded Stewart had Gave you an account of it long ago, Mr Randolph has been over to day but did not make much alterations as he said he would Come again on munday, when I wrote you I had done 250 f. I did not inform you I believe I had takeen a new levil and a small part of...
At the request of several of the decided friends to the national administration of the first respectability in every branch of our Government I ask to be indulged with your attention for a moment. They have been informed that an application has been made for the appointment of a Mr Weston to the attorneys office for the US. in the Eastern district. This office is now ably & satisfactorily...