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It is with extreme regret I learn, that the British Prisoners, detained in Kentuckey and Ohio, and who were to have been released and delivered, by the Convention concluded on the 16th of July, are still retained within the United States. As I was the Agent, on the part of the U. States, in concluding that Convention, which I beleive was highly advantageous to our Country, I feel a deep...
On my reaching this place at noon, I had the honor to meet your kind and friendly letter of the 9t instant; and feel highly gratified with the new mark of confidence which you shew, in the offer of the place of accountant of the War Department. But as I do not consider myself as competent to that place, for the want of sufficient practical knowledge of accounts, I must beg leave to decline the...
I have the pleasure to inform you that I have just arrived from Cadiz, after a pleasant passage of 38 days; and have forwarded to The Honble. The Secretary of State, a copy, in the Spanish language, of a communication made by the Regency of Spain to the Cortes, on the 31st of december last, on the subject of the conduct of the U. States towards Spain and her American colonies; which is a...
On the 31 st. Decr the Regency of this Kingdom presented to the Cortes General and Extraordinary what they termed an exposition of the conduct of the United States toward Spain before the revolution in Spain to the present time . This paper enters generally into the conduct adopted by the agent of the United States resident here
The long time that has elapsed since the receipt of your respected favor of the 26th of October, with which I was honored on the 18 of december, by the Brig Paul Hamilton, might lead to the suspicion of an unpardonable neglect and inattention on my part, which would be truly distressing to me, did I not think you would be so well assured of the respect and sincere attachment which I have for...
It is a long time since I have had the honor to address a letter to you personally; but I hope you will not impute my silence to a want of respect, or to a forgetfulness of your favor and friendship; for I can most truly assure you that it has not been owing to either; but more to an apprehension of intruding upon your time, which must of late, have been very much occupied, and which is too...
I have the honor to transmit herewith my accounts with the United States for the last year, vizt. 1808, leaving a balance in favor of the U. States of $7628.16, say, seven thousand six hundred and twenty eight dollars and sixteen Cents, which I hope will be found correct, and passed accordingly. Accompanying this account are the following documents relating thereto, vizt. No. 1. Account with...
I have the honor to send herewith a copy of my respects to you of the 12th. and 14th. of August, with the enclosures there i n mentioned, which were delivered to Captain Mackenzie of the Ship Leonidas. I now transmit an account of the settlement of the cargo of the Ship Leonidas with this Regency; which will be found fa vorable beyond any precedent, so far as relates to the losing articles. I...
With a duplicate of my respects to you of the 16th. of July, I have the honor to forward Copies of all my letters mentioned therein, which I had sent to General Armstrong to be sent by any conveyance which might offer from France to the U. States; and also duplicates of my accounts with the U. States, and o f the agreement and representation of the Consuls residing in Algiers, togethe r w ith...
I take the liberty of putting under cover to you a letter for my mother and one for my son, from neither of whom have I heard anything for two years past. You will readily con ceive the anxiety I feel to know of the welfare of persons so near and dear to me. As I have not heard from the Gentleman (Captn. George Lang of Portsmouth N. H.) with whom I left my pecuniary concer ns for the support...