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We take the liberty to enclose to you a copy of a catalogue of our books and to assure you, that we will take pleasure in executing, with promptitude, any order with which you may honour us We have the honour to be Respectfully Yr. Obt. Servts MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Thos. Freeman will do himself the honor of dining with the President of the United States on Tuesday next agreeably to invitation. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
In obedience to an act of the General Assembly of the Mississippi Territory, I transmit herewith, a Digest of the Statutes thereof. I have the honor to be with respectful consideration Yr. mo. Ob. Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor as Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Territory of Orleans to inclose two resolutions on subjects of serious moment to our interest and trust they will claim your early attention. I have the honor to be Sir With high consideration & Respect Your Most obedt. Servant DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
You have done much better than I expected in the Course of your administration—You have my thanks for your Conduct and the thanks of thousands—“The Sun Seems largest at its Setting.” Yours &c DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Thomas Jefferson Esqr Dr 1805 To Thomas Davis July 5th To 1 Plaster Mashine { $34.86 249th @ 14 ent. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
[ Rouen, 10 Feb. 1786 . Recorded in SJL as received 12 Feb. 1786. Not found.]
Mr Jefferson Dr  1806  to Thomas Carpenter
[ 20 Mch. 1788 . Recorded in SJL Index. Not found.]
  Mr. Jefferson subscribed for  1 copy of Discourses on Chemistry $ 3: $ 3:
Cadiz, 2 Jan. 1793 . Contrary winds having detained the vessel by which he intends to proceed to Setúbal on his way to Lisbon, he may go by way of Ayamonte. He encloses “a letter of some Consequence” he has just received from Gibraltar and hopes to reach that place this month. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD ); 1 p.; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Feb. 1793 and so recorded in SJL . FC (disassembled Lb in...
I received your favor of the 2d. no wine having yet arived I hardly beleive any will, but should any arive, you can have what you please of it, tho if you should want, I can procure at any time for you, what you shall order, of as good wine & same kind, shpped by the house in Madeira, that in London & those in Madeira, I have heard have disagreed. I am glad to hear of other wines being...
Nîmes, 4 Jan. 1789. Has changed his intention of going to the North of France. “The severity of the winter here … induces me to search in the milder atmosphere of Italy … the reestablishment of my health; an happiness denied me in this Country.” Will leave in a few days for Marseilles; requests letters of introduction for Rome or Naples. RC ( DLC ); 2 p.; endorsed: “Graves Thos. Russell.”...
I act in conformity to my Sense of Duty in presenting to you the enclosed Paper, which was received yesterday as the Subscribers thereto are Inhabitants of the District which I have the honor to represent, although not of the Town, or of a place connected with the Town, in which the is alluded to is held— I am, very respectfully yr. mo. Obt. DNA : RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and...
I am sorry I cannot announce to you any definitive result as to the object of my visit here to-morrow however the bill will be brought in without fail; there will be opposition but wither by silent vote or active debate is not known; your friends are sanguine there has been no pause or hesitation with them since I last wrote. By the next mail or by private conveyance if any offers earlier I...
At the particular request of Captain Hull—I have the honor to send you a young ram, of the Turkish broad-tailed breed. Which it is sincerely hoped will prove acceptable. I have the honor to be most respectfully Sir Yr Obedt Serv MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Agreeably to the instruction of the President A Thomas had the honor to Submit the enclosed *Statement to the Secretary of State, who approved of the information it contains being communicated to Mr. Pichon. [ In TJ’s hand :] *of French prizes carried into Mass. New Hamp. Connecticut & Rhode island. RC ( DLC ); with TJ’s note written in margin; address on verso partially torn away:...
after my kind respects to you Suffer me to trouble you once more with giting this peice of the old soldeir inserted in the Republican papers and to send on this Letter to Mr. Duane as I wish to promot your honour and the intrest of my Country Sir I remean your real freind MHi : Coolidge Collection.
T. Munroe presents his best respects to the President. The demands against the public buildings requiring a further sum of money T. M. has the honor of inclosing a blank Draft for the Presidents signature, in case it should be his pleasure to sign it—T. M will send to the President (if desired) An Acct of the Disbursement of the $8,000 Drawn 1t. Feby. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T Munroe’s best respects to the President. The Demands against the public buildings, including 3000$ to G Blagdin & the rolls of the other workmen & Labourers, amt to nearly 8,000$. TM therefore respectfully asks the Presidents signature to the enclosed requisition. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Mr Law presents his respects to Mr. Jefferson, with the production of his leisure hours last Summer, and which the subsaquent agitations of Agues & Fevers have prevented him from finishing more worthy Mr Jeffersons perusal— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Enclosed I send some of the Alpines or monthly strawberry seed. It wile be proper to sow them next month & replant the young plants in may. Very respectfully I am sir your obet. st. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
By my freind Mr Myers, at the request of Mr. Campo, a spanish Gentn I send you two boxes of best Segars, which be pleased to accept off. they are such as cannot be purchased & if you do not smoke our freinds Mr Burr & Mr. Galatin &c. who doeth will enjoy them when you meet—I am most respectfully Yr. obt. Servt RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as received 23 Feb. and so recorded in SJL . Enclosed in...
Herewith is forwarded a summary of the Journals of the Commissioners while exploreing the Country for the western Road. I attended at the Presidents House on this day week with our Surveyor, but the President being engaged the Map was left with the Door keeper— Very respectfully DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I enclose to the venerable & almost adored Patron of my youth the Copy of an oration the sentiments of which I hope he will be pleased with MHi .
T. Munroe, with his best respects to the President, Encloses Statements of the interest & last Instalmt of the Loans from the State of maryland to the City, which TM recd from the Treasurer of that state a few days since— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Since I last took the liberty to address you I received a certificate from Dr. Rush. The certificate I have sent to Mr. Smith; and here send for your consideration a true copy of it. With the highest respect I have the honor to be yr. ob. Servt. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
The President Bot. of Thos. Main 2000 Prime Transplanted plants of the American Hedge Thorn @ 650 Cents p M. $13.00 4
Tho L M c Kenney to Tho Jefferson—greeting—& begs leave to present him with a prospectus of the “Washington Republican & Congressional Examiner,” and to assure M r Jefferson of his veneration for him.—Tho L M c Kenney begs leave to add his best wishes for M r Jefferson’s happiness, present & future.— MoSHi : Thomas Jefferson Collection (formerly Bixby).
I have the honor, with the most profound respect, to inclose a Memorial signed by a very considerable number of Respectable Merchants of this City recommending Mr Richard Worsam Meade, now at Cadiz, to the appointment of Consul at Cadiz. Should it be your pleasure to accord with this solicitation, the favor will be acknowledged by him who subscribes himself with the highest Respect Sir Your...
[ L’Orient, 2 Aug. 1787. Recorded in SJL as received 7 Aug. 1787, together with a letter of Zachariah Loreilhe [ca. 3] Aug., q.v., in which Barclay’s letter was probably enclosed. Not found.]
We Destroat Seamen of Philadelphia Petitioners to you Honour Thomas Jeffarison President of the united States We Humble Bag your Honur to Sum weekly allowance Sir at as Hard times pon us Seamen your Honur Nos 50 or 60 Coasting vissels will not Carry 4 or 5000 Seamen Out of this Port Sir we Humble bag your Honur to Grant us destras Seamen Sum relaf for God nos what we will do your Petitioners...
Since last Court when, at Charlottesville, you desired me to send in my account—one circumstance or another has occured to prevent my attention to the subject untill now,—I send it enclosed. MHi .
Agreeable to your desire, I have the honour of forwarding to you one of the best copies of the New Testament published in London last year, and the four Succeeding numbers of the Unitarian pieces and tracts published in this city. The price of the New Testament is $5.50 and of the four numbers    .50
I was extremely concerned to hear of your Loss the account of which had reached us some time ago. As I have a pretty good collection of Books, it will give me pleasure to have it in my power to furnish you with any you may want. The bearer carries 4 pr. dovetail-hinges for doors, 2 Mortise locks, 20 Pullies, and 20 pr. of Shutter-hinges. I have none of the sort proper for the Leaves, which may...
Thomas Paine’s compliments to Mr. Jefferson desires to be enformed if he received a letter from him beginning as follows—“I write you this letter entirely on my own account, and I begin it without ceremony.”—The letter then speakes of a Motion made in the Virginia legislature for making an acknowlegement to Thomas Paine for his services during the revolution— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
T Munroe tenders his most respectful salutations to the President, and hopes he has returned to the City in good health. The workmen, and some other persons who have claims against the public buildings, being very desirous of getting their money, TM has promised to try to pay them on monday morning; He therefore hopes to be excused for troubling the President, so soon after his return, for his...
Believing that you Still continue to cherish an interest in the literary & Scientific institutions of this city as well as those of our country generally I take the liberty to forward to you a circular of the Medical School recently established, together with a copy of an introductory lecture delivered at its opening. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Capt Garrett having informed me that It will be necessary for me to make out a statement of the Corrections made by me on account of the University against the next meeting of the Visitors I hope it would now Suit your Convenience to Pay the other Fifty Dollars on a/c of your assumpsit to Eppes. MHi .
The American Convention for the Abolition of Slavery & improving the condition of the Africans, lately assembled in this City, have directed me, as one of their members, to present you Clarkson’s History of Slavery— I perform this task with much pleasure, as it affords me an opportunity of assuring you that I am with great respect, Your friend DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Mr Dougherty’s bowels are very much disordered. I have alowed him to take magnesia as a laxative & absorbent I hope when the irritable condition of the bowels is done away the fever will subside & perhaps the cough with it—tho I have some fear respecting the state of his lungs as I understand he had a brother who died from an affiction of the pulmonary kind—his situation will be better known...
Ostend, 25 Aug. 1787 . Asks whether United States colors and passes for voyages may be granted for vessels fitted out in Ostend for the East Indies; and, if so, what the conditions and expenses are. Danish and other colors are granted under these circumstances. He would prefer those of the United States. RC ( DLC ); 2 p.; endorsed. Recorded in SJL as received 8 Sep. 1787.
T Munroe’s best respects & sends for the Presidents signature a blank requisition, together with a rough Sketch of outstanding claims against the public buildings—Some of those to whom the $2374 is due are, doubtless much more needy than the others, but It will probably not be an easy matter to avoid murmuring if a discrimination be made— RC ( DLC ). Requisition not found.
I have the Honor of transmiting you the enclosed Resolutions Agreeable to the instructions of the House of Representatives of this Territory I have the Honor to be sir your Very Humble Servt. MoSHi : Bixby Collection.
The good Opinion I have of you and your administration while our Chief Magistrate induces me to trouble you with these lines as I wish my Country well and you my friend can you devise no means to git rid of so obnoxious a Character as Wilkinson has he not been conserned for a great many years with this notorious traytor Burr Only Sir look at it and then judge has he not ever since the happy...
[ Paris, 10 Apr. 1785 . Joint entry in SJL under this date reads: “Mr. Carmichael at Havre. Mr. Barclay. l’Orient and Nantes. Mr. Bonfield. Bourdeaux. Whether any vessels going to Virga. before middle of May or when? To Mr. Barcl. I acknoleged receipt of China. Whether a gentleman with valet could get passage.” None of these has been found.]
T. Munroe presents his best respects to the President. The demands against the public buildings requiring a further sum of money T.M. has the honor of inclosing a blank Draft for the Presidents signature, in case it should be his pleasure to sign it—T.M will send to the President (if desired) an acct of the Disbursement of the $8,000 Drawn 1t. Feby. RC ( DLC ); addressed: “President”; endorsed...
Bordeaux, 13 Aug. 1787 . Hopes that being presented by Mr. Barclay is sufficient excuse for writing; if not, “being an american may; for we are told that your Excellency’s goodness and attention, extend to the most inconsiderable of your Countrymen.” Has established himself at Bordeaux as an American ship broker with the advice and approval of Bondfield who vouches for him and suggested that...
Le Havre, 29 Jan. 1787. With “these few illiterate Lines” he is compelled by necessity to ask TJ’s assistance in getting to America. Was mate on the brig Sally , Shuball Coffin, master, from Nantucket. Is willing to work his passage across, but has been told “to procure an order from you.” Is a native of Boston. Assures TJ that he will “ever while Life Be ready and Willing to Compensate … for...
T. Munroe’s most respectful Compliments, and asks whether it is the pleasure of the President to renew the enclosed proclamation or whether he will direct any alterations in the provisions or duration of future proclamations as to wooden houses.— DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.