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Quoique je soye bien persuadé que Monsieur Le Gouverneur Lewis Vous a instruit avec detail de tout ce qui s’est passé dernierement entre les Nations Grands et petits osages, j’espere que vous me pardonnerez de vous entretenir un moment a ce Sujet. Le general Wm. Clarke dans un voyage qu’il a fait a la prairie du feu a environ 300 milles dans le Missoury ayant trouvé un parti d’Osages...
In going out of the usual course by addressing you upon a subject that belongs to the War department, I trust to your goodness for an excuse, and to the proofs of kindness I have experienced from you upon more occasions than one. Mr. Sumter (who you know) wishes a military appointment. He could, had he wished it, had the highest civil appointment in the state, but he says that is time enough...
Judge Tucker having left this for Williamsburg on Monday last, I shall forward your letter to him by the present mail. I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
hearing that the enclosed Phamplet, has met with the approbation of the Friends of your Administration; in Washington. and that it has not been printed there,—I take the liberty to inclose you a Copy being with respect & high Consideration your most Obedient hum Sert DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have just recieved your polite Letter of this day. I am Sorry that the nominations made by the House of representatives of Indiana, to supply the Vacancy in the Legislative Council Occasioned by the resignation of Mr. Gwathney has miscarried. Should it happen that neither the Vice President or the Speaker of the House of Representatives are in possession of the Nominations, I will...
Having this day had an opportunity of an Intimate Interview with my Friend David Humphreys, I seemd to feel a Divine Impulse on my heart to Grace the Colr. Chrismas Supper of Green Trout with your Exelencys Presence DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The reverend Wm. Dawson of this Place, is desirous to obtain from the Government, the office of Chaplain to one of the regiments; & wishes me to write you a Letter in his favour. Knowing how much you are engaged in the most arduous Duties, I have taken the liberty, as it relates to you, with reluctance: you can, however, at once turn over the letter to the proper Department. I have known Mr....
I should not so often intrude, Sir, on your time, if the circuitous route I am compell’d to adopt, render’d less uncertain the conveyance of letters to the U’States, for all direct communication, has long since been suspended.—On intimation being given me that exequaturs under the new government would be requir’d from the foreign Consuls here, I applied to mr Armstrong, to know what steps I...
When last in Philaa. I suggested to Dr. Mease the idea of a work on the manufactures of that city, and I thought its utility might be such as to encourage its extention afterwards to those of the U.S. describing the particular branches, the quantity of work done in each, & estimating the comparative amount of imported with that of home manufactured goods. &c.— He has now written me a letter...
Agreeably to your request I wrote to Mr Rea for information respecting a small article in his line which you had been pleas’d to call on him to furnish—I yesterday receiv’d his answer, in which he states that he should have sent it long since, but waited for an opportunity of putting it into a safe hand coming here; which he met with on Friday last, and the packet is now on its way, in the...