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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...
15 July 1801, Kentucky. Renews his request for appointment as U.S. marshal for Kentucky; mentions his 21 June letter with its enclosure, a letter from Judge Innes to the president supporting him. Hopes that letter has not miscarried, for the office he seeks “is profitable & not difficu[l]t.” Will obtain another letter from Judge Innes if necessary. RC ( ViU : McGregor Library). 2 pp.;...
Having some business to forward you for and by direction of my brother James—which I could not get done untill a few days past, has prevented me from writing you before now. I called to see yr Mother on my [way] in. I sincerely regret that [it] is not in my power to see you while in Virginia, I leave this place on the 24th. for Kentucky—where it will ever give me great satisfactin to hear from...
Letter not found. 13 February 1802. Calendared in the lists probably made by Peter Force (DLC, series 7, container 2) as a two-page letter.
I have lately been settling up the Accts. of my friends with officers of the Direct tax, which have been commited to my care, Among which are the Lands of yr fathers estate and those of yr brother Ambrose’s & your own, 1000 Acres of Military land in the name of yr brother was omitted by some misunderstanding between Majr Lees Exor. & myself, but means has been taken to correct the error which...
This will be handed you by Mr. John Jordan, one of the most respectable merchants of this town, who has been very much engaged in the exporting trade from this Country, he also expects to make arrangements while at Philadelphia to encrease the business, unless the situation of the trade of the Mississippi frobids [ sic ] it—any information you may receive from him may be strictly relied on, and...
This will be handed you by Capt. Richard Taylor (son of Come. Richd Taylor) who has been chosen to take the Votes of the Electors of this State for President & Vice President, which has been unanimous for Mr. Jefferson & Mr. Clinton. Capt. Taylor like his Father has been unfortunate in the defence of his Country having recd. a wound which ere long will prove very troublesome, government has...
Herewith you will receve an Acct. of the disbursement of the Money long ago deposited in my hands for your Land purposes. I called at your house on my way in & saw Mr. Willis, & he has paid me some Money for the future, demands of his Intrest, to the lands in right of Mrs. Willis. I wish to be informed if any agremt. has taken place between your & your Neice, & what is the proportion you now...
The Hon’ble John Allen of this State, (not having the pleasure of a personal acquaintance with you) has requested me to make known his willingness to fill the office now vacant by the non-acceptance of the Hon’ble John Boyle for the Illinoise Territory. This Gentleman has served as one of the Judges of the district & Circuit Courts of this State for many years, and a portion of the time in the...
Permit me to introduce to your acquaintance our relation Major Jonathan Taylor (son of Jonathan). He is one of the Principal Leasees of the Saline Salt works, and the principle superintendent on their part. He is a Gentlema⟨n⟩ of unquestionable integrity and indefatigable industry. His visit to Washington is solely to make some propositions for the renual of the Lease of those works or a...
I have just met with Major Morrison on his Way to the City of Washington, and I cannot omit droping you a line. I wrote you since the return of Major J. Taylor, wherein I informed you of your Land business &C. and also took the liberty to say some thing on the subject of Leasing the Saline Salt Works, & probably I may have exceeded the limits of an individual. If so hope you will excuse it, as...
Notwithstanding the length of time since I addressed a letter to you, be assured it has not been in the least degree owing to the want of respect for your person, or a steady adherance and full confidence, in the wise political system you have invariably recommended, and so far as depended on yourself decisively adopted, to promote the peace, happiness & preservation of our much beloved...
Our Venerable Governor with his suit arrived here last evening on his return home, from Canada. He says the Indian Warfare is compleately at an end in the Northwest, unless the British again get possession of the Country in that quarter, which I hope will never again be permitted there. The importance of this campain in its issue, I flatter myself will be an evidence to the those who have...
I this day compleated the purchase of Ten Mules for you, at the request of my Brother James. They are not entirely of the discription we first contemplated, for such were not to be got in time, if at all, in this quarter. All except three, are very good at the prices, & they are small tho young. I have given for the Ten $487.50, I have to give a young man $25 dollars to take them to your seat...
Some months ago Judge Todd inquired of me for a Pamphlet, published by Jas. Smith of this State giving an acct. of his captivity with the Indians many years past, that he wanted it for you, having found one in the neighbourhood I got it, and have herewith inclosed, it by a safe & private hand, one or two pages (the last) is lost. I hope it is the one requested—never having heard of any other....
Your favor of the 25th. Ulto: came to hand yesterday, altho’ I had Known of two interfering claims I had not supposed, they had intended to set up any claim to either of the two tracts sold by you & Mrs. Willis; The elder Grant held by you I deem a sufficient guard angt. [ sic ] either of those interfering ones; however I will write immediately to Bell on the subject, to be made acquainted...
Mr. Martin Hardin (Son of the late Genl. Hardin) is the bearer hereof and who I have taken the liberty to introduce you. The great respectability of this Gentleman with his uniform discreet deportman has gained him the universal esteem of all his acquaintances Any civilities you shall be pleased to shew him will not be improperly placed & respectfuly received by him and acknowledged a favor by...
Permit me to introduce you to the acquaintance of Mr. Jessee Bleadsoe & Mr. Henry Gist; two Gentlemen of my particular and long standing friendship they are respectable Carrecters, of strict integrity and punctuallity in engagements; and are possessed of hanzome property. the object of their visit to the City of Washington they will make known to you, and I hope it will prove mutually...
Com’dore Richard Taylor, is the bearer of the votes of the Electors of this State. They were unanimous; Genl. Walter lamented much at his not being able to attend. His Vote was concurrent, with those properly given I can assure you there is great uninimity in this State as to the Embargo, and the approbation of the measures of the Administration, and will readily support such measures as may...
I am sorry to have to announce to you the Death of the Hon’ble Harry Innes, the Federal district Judge for this State. He departed this life very suddenly on the 20th. Inst: it is said, with the Dropsy in the breast. The appointment to fill the Vacancy will no doubt occation numerous recommendations for different persons, and I hereby take the liberty to name Robert Trimble esquire, as a...
I was much gratified to hear by our relation Lieut. Joseph Taylor of the health of yourself and family, mine at present enjoys that blessing. I addressed a letter to you not long since, on the subject of the appointment of a district Judge for Kentucky I should not now again mention it, was it not for the circumstance of a report that has got into circulation which may reach you, that Mr....