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J’ay Lu, dans L’introduction de L’importance des opinions religieuse de M. Neker, que la philosophie d’àprésent s’occuppoit de la recherche des moyens de s’assurer si les hommes ne pourroient pas se bien conduire et se très bien gouverner, sans aucun espèce de Culte, ni prêtres, ni Eglises, ni temple par conséquent. Et hier, au soir, un vieux Anglais m’apprit au licée que, dans une des...
Paris, 22 Mch. 1788 . Acknowledges TJ’s letter of 18 Feb. 1788 ; is pleased to inform him that, after consultation with the controller general, Barrett’s request for refund of extra duties paid on oil imported into France will be granted, and that this decision has been communicated to the farmers-general. RC ( DLC ); 1 p.; in French.
Dunkirk, 23 Mch. 1788 . Informs TJ of the arrival of the ship Portsmouth , “on board of which Coll. Banister of James River near Petersburg, ship’d four Cases young Trees,” which were assigned to Limozin at Le Havre but could not be unloaded there because of the short time the ship stayed in that port; will take the trees to his house to await TJ’s orders; fears it would be dangerous to ship...
The Hague, 23 Mch. 1788 . Hopes TJ received the last letter he forwarded from Paris; saw Adams when he passed through The Hague again and learned through him of Adams’ and TJ’s kindness in arranging for the payment by the U.S. bankers in Amsterdam of the arrears in funds due him; the Van Staphorsts have just confirmed this information. Has attached to the enclosed letter for the U.S. foreign...
Copenhagen, 25 Mch. 1788 . Is sending the present letter in care of the Van Staphorsts at Amsterdam. “My mission here is not yet at an end, but the minister has promised to determine soon and I have wrote to claim that promise.” Before receiving this letter TJ will have been informed by Simolin that TJ’s “proposal to him, and his application on that Idea, have been well received.” Jones has...
J’eus l’honneur de vous écrire dernierement pour savoir si vous voudriez bien vous charger de faire passer un pacquet qui m’avait été remis, à M. franklin. J’ai trouvé une occasion pour le lui faire parvenir avec la Collection des feuilles de cette année dont je lui fais l’hommage. L’Etablissement, l’ayant eu pour juge et ayant obtenu son approbation publique; J’ai pensé que vous ne trouveriez...
Marseilles, 26 Mch. 1788 . Has received TJ’s letters of 3 and 4 Mch.; hopes TJ has safely returned from Holland; is surprised the oil has not arrived; thanks TJ for paying Lambert. Bernard of the observatory has sent meteorological observations covering seven years, in accordance with TJ’s wishes; they have been given to John Turnbull, who will be in Paris about 15 Apr. Bernard has left to...
L’expression, Mon Cher Ami, est au dessus de ce que je sens du plaisir de Vous revoir. Je me réserve donc tout à notre entrevue, persuadé que la Main Serrée de l’Ami sincèr dis plus que toutes les plumes de l’univers peuvent exprimer. J’ai donné ordre à l’aubergiste de la Maison rouge qui Vous remettra celle-ci de m’avertir d’abord de Votre arrivée. Si donc Vous voullés me dire quelques Mots,...
[ Paris ] 29 Mch. 1788 . Transmits letters from the son of the late Comte de Grasse to George Washington and the President of Congress requesting that he be admitted to the Society of the Cincinnati; has no doubt this request will be granted if TJ will attach to these letters a word of recommendation; wishes to take the occasion, also, to recall to TJ’s memory a request of his own to Congress...
Paris, 31 Mch. 1788 . Encloses invitations for an assembly which she hopes to make useful as well as pleasant; has been assisted in this effort by Mmes. de Sillery and Duborcage; hopes some foreigners will attend. RC ( DLC ); 1 p.; in French. Enclosures missing.