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The sale of Mazzei’s lots is at length concluded and the purchaser having deemed it necessary for me also to sign the deed as co-attorney with yourself, altho’ by a separate instrument, which being special did not revoke the power given to you, I have not hesitated to do so. I now forward it for your signature, and as that must be certified by some court, I must ask the favor of you to execute...
Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations to mr Randolph and incloses him a note by which he will percieve that the pardon to Moss was sent from hence on the 11th. inst. under cover to the Marshal as is the usage. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I recieved yesterday your favor of the 22d. it was the first information I had had of the sentence against Moss, the District attorney not having written to me as you supposed. I referred the case to the Post M. Gl. who in his answer says ‘his is not a single crime, but a series of crimes for months, if not years. there were found upon him between 1300. & 1500. D. which he had robbed in small...
Your favor of the 6th. was recieved yesterday. the copy of the judgment v. Pendleton & Lyons was assigned by me by an indorsement to the Treasury of the US. and was sent to messrs Pickering & Wolcott; but returned to me with a request to keep it till called for. I do not recollect whether, since I came into the administration it has been given up to the Treasury, or is still in my hands. if...
Letter not found. 23 April 1801. Mentioned in Randolph to JM, 29 June 1801 . Queries Randolph on his reference to inheritance case of Hoomes v. Hoomes .
Letter not found. 25 March 1801. Mentioned in Randolph to JM, 29 June 1801 . Asks Randolph a series of legal questions concerning settlement of father’s estate.
I recieved only two days ago your favor of the 12th . and as it was on the eve of the return of our post, it was not possible to make so prompt a dispatch of the answer. Of all the doctrines which have ever been broached by the federal government, the novel one of the common law being in force & cognisable as an existing law in their courts, is to me the most formidable. all their other...
Your favor of the 7th. inst. came to hand yesterday. those of Nov. 15. 21. & 28. had been recieved in due time. that of the 21st. covered the assumpsit of Messrs. Pendleton and Lyons to pay the amount of the decree of Royle’s admrs v. Robinson’s admrs, to the use of mr Short. I should sooner have acknoleged these but that in that of the 21st. you mentioned that you had arranged the balance...
I have to acknolege the receipt of your two favors of May 26. and 29. which came to hand in due time and relieved my mind considerably, tho’ it was not finally done. During the vacation we may perhaps be able to hunt up the letters which are wanting, and get this tornado, which has been threatening us, dissipated. You have seen the speech and the address, so nothing need be said on them. The...
In several of the public Gazettes I had read your note to the Editor of the Philadelphia Gazette, with an extract of a letter addressed to me of the 8th instant; but it was not until yesterday, that the letter itself was received. It is not difficult, from the tenor of that letter, to perceive what your objects are; but that you may have no cause to complain of the withholding any paper...