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The United States } Circt. Ct. for the East Dist. of Penna.—May Session 1802 Larceny on the High seas. Trial and Conviction 14 May 1802 vs David Jackson David Jackson, a boy of fifteen years of age, was yesterday convicted of Larceny in the Circuit Court. The Jury have requested me to transmit his petition, and their recommendation, for a Pardon. He is a poor Lad, without family, or friends,...
In an accidental conversation, with the Marchioness Yrujo, yesterday, I found that the Marquis was determined, without his family, to visit Washington after Christmas. I observed to her, that I wished he would not go, while the discussion on the Spanish papers continued. She answered, that it was her wish too; but that the Marquis declared, he thought it was his duty, at least, to appear at...
§ From Alexander J. Dallas. 9 January 1806. “On the receipt of your last letter, I called twice at the Marquis Yrujo’s, but did not, unluckily, find him at home. From the information, that I collected, however, I had every reason to presume, that he had abandonned the design of visitting Washington, and yesterday afternoon, about 2 o’Clock, a part of my Family met him in the streets. But as I...
Mr. Howell has requested me to transmit to y ou, his answer on the subject of the communication, from the Minister of P olice, at Paris, to Genl. Armstrong. At the same time, he exhibited to m e several papers, with a view to support the facts of his narrative; bu t of these, I do not think myself warranted in saying more, than that th ey shew him to have had some business in France; that he...
In compliance with the instructions, contained in your letter of the 16. of May last, an Indictment was instituted against John Nagle for an assault, and battery on Capt. Brouard, commanding the Schooner Supérie ure , a public vessel of France, lying in the port of Philadelphia; and, also, an Indictment against the same person, for an assault and battery on Mr. De Douzey, the Vice-Consul of...
As Mr. Beaujour has requested a transcrip t of the proceedings against Nagle, permit me to add our correspondence, to the papers before you, on the same subject. I have the honor to be, Sir, Yr. mo obed Servt. DNA : RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.
In compliance with your instructions, William Liddle was indicted, in the Circuit Court of the United States, for an assault and battery, upon Don Ignacio Peres de Lema (a gentleman discharging the duties of the Secretary of the Legation from Spain) under the 28: section of the Act of the 30. of April 1790. At the trial, the Counsel for the Defendant urged, 1o. That, on the evidence, Don de...
¶ From Alexander J. Dallas. Letter not found. 8 October 1814. Offered for sale by Walter R. Benjamin, ed., in the Collector, Catalogue No. 68 (1893), 91, as a two-page autograph letter, signed, accepting the appointment of secretary of the Treasury and reading in part: “Be assured that I feel all the obligations of the confidence which you have reposed in me. The sincerity of my...
Mr. Dallas has the honour to submit to the President, the following views of the case of Mr. Jacob Barker, a subscriber for 5,000,000 of dollars, to the ten million loan, under the contract of the 2d of May, 1814, printed in the Appendix to Mr. Campbell’s report of the 23d of September last. 1. The contract was concluded in the terms of Mr. Barker’s offer of the 30th of April, and Mr....
That you may see some proof of my diligence, I send a part of the proposed work. It grows upon my hands. The search into facts, is more tedious than I thought it would be. I wish, however, to give you the whole of my own views of the subject; and you can then mould the matter as you please. But I am afraid of the stint of time. I have no opportunity to write on the present occasion, except at...
I send the conclusion of the narrative. Two pages are left blank, for the insertion of the additonal outrages, which I had not the documents to specify. I am afraid, I have not improved your reputation in this business. I know that I have not equalled my own design. But you will recollect, in what a scene of toil and trouble, I have been obliged to snatch the time, for this particular object....
I am so urged by Mr. Pinkney, as well as by my Clients, whose cause I argued in New-York last May, that I feel disposed to join the argument on the Appeal, if you do not think it wrong. It is, indeed, in the nature of unfinished business. As I have not hesitated to state my design of leaving the Treasury, whenever I have put it into the order, required by the laws passed at the present...
Mr. Dallas, with his best respects, sends for the President’s perusal, a private letter, relative to the vacant office of District Attorney, for New-York. It is of the first importance, that the Attornies should be men of talents; and firmly attached to the Government. There is no office capable of giving a direction, so decisively good, or bad, to the business of the nation, as this office,...