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Yours of the 23d. of November came this day to hand; and I thank you for the paper inclosed. The letter you wrote from Orange has not yet come to hand, and fear from the long delay that it will totally miscarry for which I shall be extreamly sorry. Nothing meterial has tra[n]spired here lately excerpt the late unluckey affair of Genl. St Clairs defeat, wherein it is said he lost between 900 &...
Your favor of the 22d. Feby. came to hand early in March. I return you my sincere thanks for the remarks, and information it contains; and shall always feel my self extreamly happy to have your future observations on any thing respecting our infant Country. Inclosed you will recive the Resolves passed by the Convention, [on] which our Constitution is to be builded. The emancipation of Slaves...
I now inclose you a copy of that part of our Constitution that provides for the establishment of the Judiciary, on which I will thank you for your opinion & also in what manner it wd. be most proper to regulate our inferior Courts, which together with the Revenue Law is a matter of the utmost consequence to this state. The Legislature of this State meets at Lexington on the first Monday in...
Letter not found. Ca. 12 May 1792. In his letter to JM of 8 May , Taylor wrote, “I shall have another opportunity of writing you again soon and inclosing you the Constitution,” in that of 17 May, “I wrote you a few days past and inclosed you our Constitution.” Taylor’s enclosure was A Constitution or Form of Governmen [ t ] for the State of Kentucky (Lexington, 1792; Evans Charles Evans, ed.,...
I wrote you a few days past and inclosed you our Constitution, and its probable this will reach you by the same conveyance. Yesterday the Electors made the inclosed return, of Governour and Senators, which has given pretty general satisfaction. The party that persued the Indians that was about Frankford returned without success—making a discovery of a great deal of sign of large parties, and...
The first session of our Assembly ended the 29th. June, during which time only two acts of considerable importance passed, One respecting the Revenue, the other the Judiciary. The first occationed much altercation on the mode of taxing Land whether it should be by the acre only, or to class it in three qualities—it was ul[t]imately fixed at 2/ ⅌ 100 on all Grants and entrys. Each clamant to...
When I wrote you last I expected to have had the pleasure of Spending the Winter with you but have got disappointed by the loss of my election which I beleave will close in favor of Colo. Alexr. D: Orr—the particulars of which you’l be informed by my Brother James. I hope Mr. Robert Brackengridge will be the Repe. for the South District. I have sent by my Brother the acts of our first session...
Your favor by Majr Lee of the 29th. Sepr. was duly received. I am much oblige to you for your good wishes on my behalf while the election for Respres. ⟨to⟩ Congress was depending in this state. As I failed the Successfull Candidate stood first in my view, in whoom I hope you will find a sound republican, and good Representative; should this be the case I shall not (as to myself) so much regret...
Your last of the 16th. March was handed me by Colo. Orr. I am much obliged to you for the papers inclosed. I am sorry to find the necessaty of calling the conduct of so high an officer as the Secretary of the Treasury into question: but at the same time am very happy to find such strict enquiry and examination of Matters so important to the publick good. Indian Affairs are in my opinion in a...
Inclosed you will receive some papers of a public nature that has very lately made their appearance; considerable exertions will be made by many to carry the design into effect. As the navigation of the Mississippi is held up as the primary object it will avail much. That we have some cause of complaint on that head is very clear to me, but wheather the present plan is the most proper and...
I wrote you in February and inclosed you some publications of the Democratic Society of this State, and hope they got safe to hand. At that time I thought the remonstrance would have met with a great majority of signers, but now think differently. Altho’ there are but few (if any) but most ardently wishes for the grand object the Mississippi yet many think the remonstrance couched in too harsh...
Letter not found. 22 August 1794. Acknowledged in JM to Taylor, 15 Nov. 1794 . Provides information on Ambrose Madison’s and JM’s Kentucky lands and promises to make further inquiries about them.
I Recd. yours soon after my arrival in Kentucky, informing me that you had acceeded to my proposition in settleing with Majr Moore. Your Land on Sandy was surveyed by direction of Majr Lee previous to my return, it Joins as I am told a tract of John Greens. If so, it may be of more value than was apprehended, as there is a valuable Salt lick on the Land claimed by Green. It is also said that...
Inclosed you will receive some papers respecting a late decision of our Court of appeals, which has given rise to great deal of argumentation respecting the Claims of Settlements & pre-emptions granted by the Commissione[r]s in the years 79 & 80. The Memorial is said [to] be drawn by Mr. Jno. Brackengridge, signed chiefly by the holders of Settlts. & preemptts. That great indavidual disstress...
On looking over some of my papers found the Memdm. your brother Ambrose gave me. And also a copy of the entry of Mr. paynes, the former I send you, & a copy of the latter, as it was in a book. Majr Lee signifyed to me it wd. not be convenient for him to pay the next years taxes for many persons. I shall have to pay Majr Moore some money previous to my leaving this state; & should it be...
I Recd. yours soon after my arrival in Kentucky, informing me that you had acceeded to my proposition in settleing with Majr Moore. Your Land on Sandy was surveyed by direction of Majr Lee previous to my return, it Joins as I am told a tract of John Greens. If so, it may be of more value than was apprehended, as there is a valuable Salt lick on the Land claimed by Green. It is also said that...
Since my last I have seen Mr. Edmd. Bullock and have confered with him about Mrs. payns lands, the two thousand acres near the upper blue licks has been surveyed, by a Mr. Allen Ajent for Smyth payne of Goochland, on a supposition that it was his as heir to his father, whose name was John. I beleave Mr. Bullock has satisfied Mr. Allen, & Mr. Breckinridge who also does business for S. payne,...
I have omitted in my letter of this date to comply with the requ[e]st of our relation Jonathan Taylor Jur. He supposes there will be agents or superentendants appointed to carry on a trade with the Indian tribes, and he wishes to get into that department—and wishes your aid in the matter. The Carrecter of Mr. Taylor as an Officer, & paymaster in the Army has been (from every information I have...
Letter not found. Ca. 14 June 1796. Mentioned in Taylor to JM, 16 July 1796 . Discusses Kentucky lands. Encloses letter to Mary Coles Payne and copy of John May’s entry that interferes with Madison family claim in Kentucky. Sent by Hancock Lee (Lee carried a letter from Taylor to James Madison, Sr., 14 June 1796 [DLC]).
I wrote you not long since by Capt: H. Lee to be left in Orange, which I suppose you have recd. ee’r this. I also wrote Mrs. payne and inclosed it to you. Since that time I have seen Mr. E. Bullock, he has recd. Mrs. paynes letter inclosing her husbands Will, and he told me he would write Mrs. payne very shortly. I have not as yet secured the connected platt of our lands that interferes with...
I have to acknowl[e]dge the rect. of 40 dollars by Mr. Jno. Brown. I will take care to have it properly applied as you directed. I cannot give you any information respecting your land business at this time more than I have heretofore mentiond it wd. be needless to repeat any thing of that kind. H: Marshall has found himself very disagreably situated in this Country since his return from...
As this will be handed you by Mr. Brown it will be unnec[e]ssary for me to give you any information respecting what is going forward in this Legislature of this State. I acknowledged the rect. of the 40 Dollars by Mr. Brown and gave amt. into the hands of his brother and have informed him thereof. I am collecting the Meterials for our Claims against Mays And will take such steps as may be...
Yours of the 27th. of March has come to hand by Mr. Brown. Mr. Bullock is now in Virginia. I shall take particular care of his Letter, when Mr. Bullock left this country he told me he wd. see Mrs. Payne if in Richmond, or any ways near that, as there are many Items to be assertaind, to distinguish her claims under Jno. payne, from those of Jno. payne, father of Smith payne; To obtain this Mrs....
Being out of paper I am obliged to have recourse to an old Book. Since I wrote you last I recd. a letter from Mesrs. Watts’s of New york, with a power of Atteo: & Deed of Trust to them but neither of them are properly proved—either before a Court, Majestrates, or thro Notory public. I have answerd their Letter & observed those deficiencies to them. I do not think the Authority I have is...
You will no doubt be informed by Majr Lee that 1000 Acres of the land on Panther Creek in the name of your brother Ambrose has not been Patented, a circumstance which never came to my Knowledge untill Majr Lee told me. I surveyed the Land in Augt. or Sepr. 1780, the returns were delayed for & on acct. of the division of the Counties I afterwards sent them all to the office those of...
Majr Welch’s starting sooner than I expected I have only time to inclose you a letter from Colo. Geo. Nicholas, to Colo. C. M. Thrusten, in answer to one written to B. Thrusten, who was desired to shew it to Colo. Nicholas. It is universally approved of in this state. You no doubt have seen the Resolutions passed by our assembly, there were only 3 descenting to one, 2 to another & only one to...
Memo. for Colo. James Madison Jur. A Madison 1000 Acres of Land On panther Creek adjoining Majr John Lee. A. Madison, 1000 Acres   Do.    Do. adjoining his other tract, both of the Tracts lies, 4 Miles from Green River, about 20 Miles from the Mouth, & about 6 Miles from the Ohio, the Land is of a good quality lies level, & the extream part from the Creek is inclinable to be sandy, it is well...
A Madisons Lands 1000 Acres Panther’s Creek 1000 Do. Do.  both Patented  500 Do. Elk horn. Platt retd to W. Green Location on sandy made by H Green: W. Green can give information respectg it & they are to have one half the land one fourth of 1000 Acres (Deed to H. Taylors Devisees) at the mout[h] of Locust Creek on the Ohio—part of Mercer Survey. 1000 Acres Military Lands Ms ( DLC ). Docketed...
In consequence of a letter from my old and worthy friend your father dated last fall, I have lately drawn on him for 66⅔ dollars, in favor of John Lourdin of Lexington in this state, with a promise to get the bill negociated with Robt. Patton of Frdricksg. Since this transaction, I have been informed of your fathers death and altho I had written him what I had done, which probably has fallen...
By the inclosed you will find my intention of soliciting the appointment of Marshall of this State, should the present one not be reappointed. I should have been an earlier applicant, had I not been informed of the Certificates that had been given by the Judge of the Fedreal [ sic ] Court, & the Gentleman of the Barr, since which Mr. Innes has written the President that some circumstances has...