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W. Lee has the honor to present his respects to the President of the United States and takes the liberty to send him a specimen of French Typography. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have shipped a few campeachy hammocks and a barrel of paccannes in a vessel for George Town to the care of the Collector of that port which I pray your acceptance of with Sentiments of the highest respect & esteem I am yr obd. Hble Servt (in the Schooner Sampson Gilbert H Smith master—) DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
You will find a bill of lading inclosed for 1050 bushels of Coal, which with 400 bushels for Mr. Madison, was as much as the vessel would carry.—3 or 400 bushels of the last put in, Mr. Nicolson informs me is entirely in lumps. Mr. M. and yourself had better therefore both begin to receive at the same time, so that each may get a proportion of it. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi :...
In the absence of the Secretary and Mr. Graham, I do myself the Honor of forwarding to you the Copy of a Letter which was received at the Office on Saturday, the 6th Inst, from Mr. Pinkney, that the delay of one Turn of the Post between Mr. Madison’s House and Monticello may be avoided. I am with perfect Respect, Sir, Your Obedt. & Hble Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the Honor to inform you that you were this Day elected (by the City Council) a Trustee to the Institution for the Education of Youth in the City of Washington, for the ensuing Year. By order of the Council The Trustees will meet at the Capitol on the 1st Monday in Augt. at 11 AM. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation George Templeman, to be appointed a Cadet in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the US. Accept, Sir &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
I take the liberty to introduce Capt. Ingram to you.    He is a respectable merchant of this City, and a man that with firm American Principles unites an active and enlightened mind. I have the honor to be Sir, Yr. most obt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I enclose a copy of my intended report to Congress. Will you have the goodness to say whether you approve it, and, if you can, to return it to morrow, as now that your messages have been delivered, it will be expected that no delay should attend the detailed statements of revenue— With respectful attachment Your obedt. Sert. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
My Father has desired me to determine for myself & communicate to you my answer on the subject of the appointment, you have done me the honor of offering me— I must confess Sir, that had I expected or wished for a public employment, no appointment would have been so agreeable to me as one of this nature; & no one so acceptable, for several reasons, as this particular one.— I am therefore not...
The Vice President being absent, the Senate proceeded to the election of a President pro tempore, as the constitution provides, and the honorable Mr. Smith, of Maryland, was elected. Attest, DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Understanding that the office of a Judge for the Mississippi Territory is vacant & will probably be filled during the present session of Congress—We take the liberty to recommend Mr. Obadiah Jones of Georgia as a gentleman whom we consider well qualified for that station— We have the honor to be Your Obt. Servts— DNA : RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.
Should this letter not be returned, J. Wagner will conclude that it has been approved and that the President has had the goodness to cause a wafer to be put in it and sent it to the Post office. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The inclosed, rec’d Yesterday is presented. you for your Government.– The Painter– W. Dougherty– informed me was in Town a few days ago.– said he abt. to set out for Monticello – in a day – or two – I desired WD. to take him – I wished to see him not having called. presume he is on his way to M. The within Articles I hope will reach Rd. & M. in time for a seasonable use of them—with due...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Nathaniel Smith of New York, Thomas Jones Beall of Rhode Island, Henry Lynd Martin of North Carolina & Luther Dyer of Vermont as Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists. I am, Sir, with respect and consideration Your Obedt. Servt. PHi : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
By a Letter of this Date, I have applied to the Secretary of the Navy, for a Warrant for one of my Nephews who is anxious to enter into the service of the United States.— As I am not personally acquainted with Mr. Smith, I shall consider it an additional favor granted to me, if you will state to him what degree of confidence may be placed in my recommendation. With real respect and esteem, I...
A number of Gentlemen of both Houses of Congress having express’d a great desire to see in print, the Sermon preach’d to us on the 9th. Inst. by the Reverend Mr. Glendy; and knowing how gratifying & flattering it woud be to that Gentleman to have your name & sanction to the measure; I take the liberty of enclosing a paper for that purpose; to which, shou’d you think proper to put your name,...
Before this reaches you, I have no doubt you will have been informed of the alarm which has been excited in this quarter in consequence of the collection of Indians which lately took place in the neighborhood of Fort Greenville—I have however considered it my duty to transmit to you an account of what I have good reason to believe the cause of its Origin and progress—The first information I...
The Officer complained of by Mr Taber is Hull the Nephew & protege of Genl Hull and has been therefore considered by me correct in his political principles. However He & all others act in such cases under instructions to employ those who work upon the most reasonable terms & who at the same time are capable of the work—I will have the necessary enquiries made in the particular case & will...
You will herewith recive the Silk Rug: I hope it will answer the purpose for which you want it.   cost 6$ Yours with great regard MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Presuming too much upon Mr Jeffersons polite attention to me while I resided in the United States of North America, I take the liberty of announcing the Bearer of this, Counsellor Sampson, as a man whose honour integrity and patriotism have so much attached me to him as to make me guilty of this almost impertinent intrusion. I am with sincere respect your obedient servent DLC : Papers of...
I send for your consideration & animadversion my annual report. The loose sheets in my hand writing immediately follow the part wh. is transcribed. Respectfully Your obet. Sert. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Enclosed is the Chocktaw Treaty. I have requested Mr. Dinsmore to wait on you for the purpose of giving you such information as he possesses in relation to the qualities of the lands ceeded by this Treaty. Yours, respectfully DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the pleasure of informing you that a letter to Norfolk will reach the Chesapeake in time & that Mr Higgins can draw on me as before for the amount of your purchase Respecty DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I now forward you Major Newtons report of the 6th. instant. I am with the highest respect Sir yr. ob. St. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have not time this post but will certainly write the next I am dear Grandpapa your affectionate grand Daughter. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
The inclosed I forward for your acceptance. Yr. Very humble Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I have the honor of proposing for your Approbation Thomas H. Holland of N. Ca. to be appointed Surgeons Mate in the Army of the U. S. Accept Sir &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
J’ai l’honneur, de Vous envoyer cijoint un billet de Mr. Guestier avec une bouteille de Champagne—et Vous prie, de vouloir bien m’y repondre par le Courrier, qui partira le 21 le soir de Federal City. J’ose, en meme tems, Vous presenter mes respectueux hommages. Le Commis, qui M’a remis la presente—m’a ajoutè, que Mr. Guestier n’en avoit, que 3 Caisses encore—2 a 50—et 1 a 30 bouteilles—et...
Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be laid before the Senate, copies of all the orders and decrees of the Belligerent powers of Europe, passed since seventeen hundred and ninety one, affecting the commercial rights of the United States. Ordered, That the secretary lay this resolution before the President of the United States. Attest, DLC : Papers of...
Le General Turreau presente l’hommage de Son Respect a Son Excellence Monsieur Le Président de Jefferson. A luy envoye Ses Journaux et Ses Remerciemens. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor to forward the inclosed by the direction of the Judges of the Circuit Court. With Respectful consideration I am Sir Your most obed Serv DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Le Chevalier d’Irujo presents his comps. to Mr. Jefferson & according to his promise, he takes the liberty to sent to him with this two hampers of Champaing which he wishes may prove as good as in reputation— RC ( MoSHi : Jefferson Papers); endorsed by TJ as received 20 Nov. and so recorded in SJL .
I wrote you on the 17th . to which I refer—The business of the Rising Sun is over and settled very much to my satisfaction but I impute it very much to Mr. Dallas and Captain Jones being there—The Citizens on both sides were very full of Fire—Colonel Ferguson had a sett of Resolutions had they been proposed would have divided the Whigs in the County—it is very True C Ferguson said he did not...
Agreeably to your orders of the 24 Ulto I have shipped on board the Schooner Caroline one box of glass 12 by 15. contg. 77 lights. addressed to Messr. Gibson & Jefferson in Richmond, requesting them to hold the same at your disposal The cost is $19.45. inclusive of porterage on board. No other opportunity offering to forward it sooner, I am sorry for the unavoidable delay, and remain...
The publishers of Walker’s dictionary presume to solicit the honor of your Subscription. The influence of your example will do much to promote the success of the work; & at the same time that your patronage will essentially serve the interests of the publishers, you will have the satisfaction, also, of advancing the literature of the country. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The St. of Maryld has since 19 Decr 91, sold to a considerable amot., lands within the City of Washington wch. she had become possess’d of under her acts of confiscation. Amongst other sales was one of about 56 A. @ £50 ⅌ A. to James Williams & U. Forrest who passed their bond for the amount, the Agt. of the State at the time of the Sale entering into the enclosed agreemt. mark’d A.— It...
I deem it proper to submit to your perusal, the inclosed letter, from Major Seagrove, with its enclosure, which I recieved by this mornings mail— I am very respectfully Your Ob. Svt DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
It being important that early notice should be given of the suspension of the prohibitory act, Mr Madison, Mr Rodney & myself have drawn a form of proclamation which is enclosed for your signature or corrections. In either case will you have the goodness to send it to Mr Madison’s office; and he will take care that it be published in the National intelligencer of Wednesday. With respectful...
Dr. Shaw who was nominated as a Surgeon in the navy has withdrawn his application. I beg leave to mention to you the name of Doctor Jasper Hand in his place. Doct. Hand was nominated a surgeon’s mate at the same time that Doct Shaw was nominated a Surgeon: tho’ by a mistake in his name made by the gentlemen who recommended him, his name was written Jesse instead of Jasper Hand his real name.—...
The enclosed letters were delayed for the purpose of being forwarded by the direct Charlottesville Mail—I have informed Majr. Newton, in answer to his letter of the 19th that his construction of the Proclamation is correct, and that the course which he proposes to pursue, is warranted by his instructions The letters enclosed by you from Mr. Clay, and from Mr. Belscher, shall receive a due...
John Davis recommended as Collector of Barnstable vice Otis Of John Davis I know nothing except that he was a republican elector for President DNA : RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.
Mr. Austin takes the liberty of submitting to the President, the consideration of a momentary interview. It may be had in the closet, or in the presence of any persons the President may think proper to admit. Mr. A. will submit to any interrogations the President may think proper to propose, in view of illucidating, more fully, the subject of former communications. The time & place are...
I am directed by the Wall-about Committee to transmit to your Excellency a Copy of the publication issued by them, on the Subject of their Appointment—This Duty I perform with high personal gratification— The Committee have directed me to say that it will oblige them, to learn, that your Excellency has received their Communication. I am with great Consideration Your Excellency’s Mo: obt....
I was yesterday honored with your note of the 26th. Inst. and, in compliance with its direction, immediately gave orders to the Contractor, for furnishing the necessary supplies of provisions to such of the Militia of New York as the Governor might detach under the authority given him. I am with perfect respect and esteem, Sir Your Ob: Servt DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have to day sold your 3 Hhds of checked Tobacco to a Manufacturer at 33/. on a credit of 90 days. I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
The departure of the Revenue Cutter intended for New Orleans being delayed only by the appointment of a second Mate, the propriety of directing a commission to issue in favour of George W. Perry in conformity with the Collector’s of Baltimore recommendation is respectfully submitted to the President of the United States by his most obedient Servant DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
an other of the Quakers who visited the western Indians the last Spring has arrived and has brought the papers which accompany this note, they are desirious of seing you this evening if agreable—Wells has undoubtedly dictated that part of the Little Turtle, of each which expresses a desire to have no more to do with the Quakers. he is an unfaithful unprincipled fellow. DLC : Papers of Thomas...
I have the honor to enclose for your acceptance, Stephen Cathalan Junrs bill for $421.21 with letter of advice— I am very respectfully, Sir, yr obt. Servt MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I sind you Capt. Pikes Journal and remarks, &c &c, his map of the Country through which he passed will soon be completed. may it not be proper to concider whether Capt. Pikes services in exploring the sources of the Mississippi, & the Arcansas will intitle him to some extra compensation, or other notice.—his Journal while passing through the Spanish Provinces, will form a seperate work. Yours,...
Permit me to introduce to thee the bearer, Joseph Dunbar, a respectable citizen of the Mississippi Territory. The family of which he is a member and his connexions are extensive and respectable. He is now on his way home, expressed a desire to see thee, and will think himself honored and obliged by any commands thou mayst have to that Territory. I duly received, at Brookville, thy note of the...