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I received from mister Gore by yesterday’s post the evidence on the aggression committed by mister Duplaine Vice Consul of France at Boston, and it appears fully to establish the fact against him. I have therefore prepared & countersigned a Revocation of his Exequatur, with letters on the subject to him, to mister Genet, & mister Morris; as also instructions to mister Bankson in what way to...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President has the honor to inclose him a commission from the French Executive council to mister Dannery to be Consul for them at Boston, also an Exequatur, countersigned by himself, which will want the Presidents signature, & then the seal of the U.S. with these is a letter to mister Genet, & a cover to mister Bankson directing him what to do. should the...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President a letter he has received from Mr Bournonville, & his answer. he is in hopes mister Dandridge will be able to translate the letter to the President, & if he approves of the answer he will be pleased to stick a wafer in it, as well as in the cover to mister Bankson. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; AL (letterpress copy), DLC :...
I have the honor to inclose herewith the following papers. 1. a Note from mister Coxe which covered a letter from Nassau. 2. a letter from George Nicholas which covered his commission, returned. 3. a letter from mister Gore, relating to mister Duplaine, & the communications between him & Govr Hancock, which I asked at the desire of the Secretary at war, & which are for him. 4. a letter from...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President has the honor to inclose him a commission from the French Executive council to Mr. Dannery to be Consul for them at Boston, also an Exequatur, countersigned by himself, which will want the President’s signature, and then the seal of the US. With these is a letter to Mr. Genet, and a cover to Mr. Bankson directing him what to do. Should the whole...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President a letter he has received from Mr. Bournonville, and his answer. He is in hopes Mr. Dandridge will be able to translate the letter to the President, and if he approves of the answer he will be pleased to stick a wafer in it, as well as in the cover to Mr. Bankson. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The President of the United States at...
I received from Mr. Gore by yesterday’s post the evidence on the aggression committed by Mr. Duplaine Vice Consul of France at Boston, and it appears fully to establish the fact against him. I have therefore prepared and countersigned a Revocation of his Exequatur, with letters on the subject to him, to Mr. Genet, and Mr. Morris; as also instructions to Mr. Bankson in what way to make up their...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President a Note to Mr. Coxe and a letter which is the subject of it. When perused he will ask the favor of the President to stick a wafer into the cover and forward it by post. Mr. Coxe’s note to Th:J. is put into a separate packet among papers to be returned to Th:J. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The President of the US. Mount Vernon”;...
I have the honor to inclose herewith the following papers. Mr. Genet’s answer with respect to his opposing the service of process on a vessel is singularly equivocal. I rather conjecture he means to withdraw the opposition, and I am in hopes my letter to Mr. Hammond will have produced another effort by the Marshal which will have succeeded. Should this not be the case, if military constraint...
I have the honor of answering, by the return of post, your favor of Sep. 27. recieved this day, inclosing the letter & memorial of messieurs King, Pratt & others, owners of the ship Andrew, & her cargo, desiring the interposition of the Executive on account of the cargo of rice taken by a decree of the general council of L’orient, & of the freight & detention of the vessel. the memorialists...
I have the honor of answering, by the return of post, your favor of Sep. 27. recieved this day, inclosing the letter and memorial of Messieurs King, Pratt and others, owners of the ship Andrew, and her cargo, desiring the interposition of the Executive on account of the cargo of rice taken by a decree of the general council of L’orient, and of the freight and detention of the vessel. The...
I was the day before yesterday honored with your favor of the 7th inst. by post and yesterday I received that of the 11th by express from Colo. Carrington. I will take care to be at Germantown by the 1st of the month. as the ploughing thro the roads of the month of January would be disagreeable with my own horses, I shall send them back from Fredericksburg, for which place I will set out...
I was the day before yesterday honored with your favor of the 7th. inst. by post and yesterday I received that of the 11th. by express from Colo. Carrington. I will take care to be at Germantown by the 1st. of the month. As the ploughing thro the roads of the month of January would be disagreeable with my own horses, I shall send them back from Fredericksburg, for which place I will set out...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President sends for his perusal some of the letters which had been accumulating at his office, & which he received yesterday. he will wait on the President to-day to translate the Spanish papers sent by mister Short, as also with some other letters in foreign languages. Th: J. sends to the President a supply he received yesterday of paper, of which the...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President sends for his perusal some of the letters which had been accumulating at his office, and which he received yesterday. He will wait on the President to-day to translate the Spanish papers sent by Mr. Short, as also with some other letters in foreign languages. Th:J. sends to the President a supply he received yesterday of paper, of which the...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose several letters for the perusal of the President. when he wrote to the Governor of Kentuckey, on a former intimation from the Spanish representatives, there was no probability that the intervention of military force would be requisite, and as far as illegal enterprizes could be prevented by the peaceable process of law, his writing was proper. it is...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose several letters for the perusal of the President.— When he wrote to the Governor of Kentuckey , on a former intimation from the Spanish representatives, there was no probability that the intervention of military force would be requisite, and as far as illegal enterprizes could be prevented by the peaceable process of law, his writing was proper. It is...
Mr Smith supposes the bill he incloses must be laid before Congress. on a former suggestion of the same kind Th: J. being able to find nothing which rendered it necessary, consulted the Attorney General, who was of opinion it was not necessary, but promised make more diligent enquiry. the result will now be asked of him by Th: J. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59,...
The Secretary of State having received from the Secretary of the territory South of the Ohio a report of the Proceedings of the Governor of that territory from Mar. 1. to Sep. 1. 1793. has examined the same and Reports to the President That he finds nothing therein which will require his immediate agency. ALS , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; ALS (letterpress copy), DLC : Jefferson Papers;...
The Secretary of State having received from the Secretary of the territory South of the Ohio a report of the Proceedings of the Governor of that territory from Mar. 1. to Sep. 1. 1793. has examined the same and Reports to the President That he finds nothing therein which will require his immediate agency. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The Pr[…]”; endorsed by Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr....
Mr. Smith supposes the bill he incloses must be laid before Congress. On a former suggestion of the same kind , Th:J. being able to find nothing which rendered it necessary, consulted the Attorney General, who was of opinion it was not necessary, but promised [to] make more diligent enquiry. The result will now be asked of him by Th:J. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); undated, but endorsed by...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President has the honor to inclose for his information the following letters written in consequence of the two last consultations preceding his departure. there being quadruplicates of most of them, the trouble of looking over them will be proportionably diminished to the President. Nov. 8. four letters to the foreign ministers on the extent of our...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President has the honor to inclose for his information the following letters written in consequence of the two last consultations preceding his departure. There being quadruplicates of most of them, the trouble of looking over them will be proportionably diminished to the President. Nov. 8. four letters to the foreign ministers on the extent of our...
Notes Text. Cases where individuals (as Henfield &c) organize themselves into military bodies within the US. or participate in acts of hostility by sea, where jurisdiction attaches to the person .     The Constitution having authorised the legislature exclusively to declare whether the nation, from a state of peace, shall go into that of war, it rests with their wisdom to consider     What is...
At sundry meetings of the heads of departments and Attorney General from the 1st. to the 21st. of Nov. 1793. at the President’s several matters were agreed upon as stated in the following letters from the Secretary of state. To wit: Nov. 8. Circular letter to the representatives of France, Gr. Brit. Spain and the U. Netherlands, fixing provisorily the extent of our jurisdiction into the sea at...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President returns the inclosed. he will mention M. de la Fayette to mister Pinckney in a letter he is now about to write, to go by the William Penn on Thursday. The other paper was inserted in Brown’s paper of Friday, probably by the governor. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, George Washington’s Correspondence with His...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President returns the inclosed. He will mention M. de la Fayette to Mr. Pinckney in a letter he is now about to write, to go by the William Penn on Thursday. The other paper was inserted in Brown’s paper of Friday, probably by the Governor. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The President of the US.”; endorsed by Washington. Tr ( Lb in same, SDC ). Not...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President some letters brought by the Rider yesterday afternoon, & which he found on his return home in the night. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, George Washington’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. According to GW’s journal, these enclosures were letters “From Thos. Pinckney Esqr. of the 25 Sept. 93,”...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President some letters brought by the Rider yesterday afternoon, and which he found on his return home in the night. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); endorsed by Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr. Tr ( Lb in same, SDC ). Not recorded in SJL . Enclosures: (1) Thomas Pinckney to TJ, 25 (two letters) and 27 Sep. 1793
Th: Jefferson presents his respects to the President & incloses him some letters just received. Mr Pinkney’s & mister Morris’s information relative to the doing & undoing the decrees of the National assembly, in the case of the ship Lawrence and some other expressions in mister Morris’s letter seem to render it proper to lower the expression in the message purporting the just & ready redress...
Th: Jefferson presents his respects to the President and incloses him some letters just received. Mr. Pinkney’s and Mr. Morris’s information relative to the doing and undoing the decrees of the National assembly, in the case of the ship Lawrence and some other expressions in Mr. Morris’s letter seem to render it proper to lower the expression in the message purporting the just and ready...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President has the honor to send him the letters & orders referred to in Mr Morris’s letter, except that of the 8th of April, which must be a mistake for some other date, as the records of the office perfectly establish that no letters were written to him in the months of March & April but those of Mar. 12. & 15. & Apr. 20. & 26. now inclosed. the enigma...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President has the honor to send him the letters and orders referred to in Mr. Morris’s letter, except that of the 8th. of April, which must be a mistake for some other date, as the records of the office perfectly establish that no letters were written to him in the months of March and April but those of Mar. 12. and 15. and Apr. 20. and 26. now inclosed....
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President has the honor to inclose him three copies of the Proclamation and of the Rules. Having only heard the speech read, he cannot recollect it perfectly enough to decide by memory what documents it requires from his office, and therefore is obliged to ask of the President if any more be requisite? RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The Presid[…]”;...
At a meeting of the heads of departments and Atty. Genl. at the President’s on the 7th. of Dec. 1793. Mr. Genet’s letter of Dec. 3. questioning the right of requiring the address of Consular commissions to the President was read. It is the opinion that the address may be either to the US. or to the President of the US. but that one of these shoud be insisted on. A letter from James King was...
The President doubtless recollects the communications of Mr. Ternant expressing the dissatisfaction of the Executive council of France with Mr. Morris our minister there, which however Mr. Ternant desired might be considered as informal: that Colo. Smith also mentioned that dissatisfaction , and that Mr. LeBrun told him he would charge Mr. Genet expressly with their representations on this...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inform the President that the Spanish papers are now all ready. he sends him a set for his examination & will send two others Monday morning. he also sends the draught of the message he would propose, with the blank filled up which had been left in it whenever the President is satisfied about it, either with or without amendments, Th: J. will have copies made...
The Secretary of State having duly examined into the Papers and documents of his Office relative to the negotiations proposed to be undertaken with the Governments of Morocco and Algiers, makes thereupon to the President of the United States, the following Report. The Reports which he made on the 28th of Decemr 1790, on the trade of the United States in the Mediterranean to the House of...
The Secretary of State having duly examined into the Papers and documents of his Office relative to the Negotiations proposed to be undertaken with the Governments of Morocco and Algiers, makes thereupon to the President of the United States, the following Report. The Reports which he made on the 28th. of Decemr. 1790, on the trade of the United States in the Mediterranean to the House of...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inform the President that the Spanish papers are now all ready. He sends him a set for his examination and will send two others Monday morning. He also sends the draught of the message he would propose, with the blank filled up which had been left in it. Whenever the President is satisfied about it, either with or without amendments, Th:J. will have copies made...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to return to the President the letter of mister Rumaine praying to be relieved from duties on the wrecks of fortune with which he escaped from St Domingo. Th: J. has put the letter of the same person to himself, with those of mister Genet into the hands of mister Murray, to make them the foundation of a bill of relief. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB ,...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to return to the President the letter of Mr. Rumaine praying to be relieved from duties on the wrecks of fortune with which he escaped from St. Domingo. Th:J. has put the letter of the same person to himself, with those of Mr. Genet into the hands of Mr. Murray, to make them the foundation of a bill of relief . RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The President of...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the President’s approbation the draught of letters to mister Genet and the Attorney Genl on the subject of the prosecution desired by the former to be instituted against Messrs Jay & King. He also incloses the form of a warrant for D=2544.37 for the Director of the Mint for the purchase of copper. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; AL (letterpress...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the President’s approbation the draught of letters to Mr. Genet and the Atty. Genl. on the subject of the prosecution desired by the former to be instituted against Messrs. Jay and King. He also incloses the form of a warrant for Đ 2544.37 for the Director of the Mint for the purchase of copper. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The Pres[…]”;...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President translations of papers received from Mr Jaudenes. he submits whether it will not be proper to communicate them to Congress, as being nearly similar to those which closed the great communication on Spanish affairs. if the President thinks they should be sent in, Th: J. will have copies prepared. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; AL...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President translations of papers received from Mr. Jaudenes. He submits whether it will not be proper to communicate them to Congress, as being nearly similar to those which closed the great communication on Spanish affairs. If the President thinks they should be sent in, Th:J. will have copies prepared. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President incloses a letter from the Governor of Pensylvania in answer to one from mister Genet praying him to deliver the French sailors (whom he calls deserters ) on board a vessel to be transported to New York, there to be put on board a man of war. The Convention having directed the proceeding to be observed in this case, and the laws having directed...
Th: Jefferson with his respects to the President incloses a letter from the Governor of Pensylvania in answer to one from Mr. Genet praying him to deliver the French sailors (whom he calls deserters ) on board a vessel to be transported to New York, there to be put on board a man of war. The Convention having directed the proceeding to be observed in this case, and the laws having directed the...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to return to the President Govr Clinton’s letter. also to send him a statement of mister Genet’s conversation with him in which he mentioned Gouvernr Morris. this paper Th: J. prepared several days ago, but it got mislaid which prevented it’s being sent to the President. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, George Washington’s Correspondence...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to return to the President Govr. Clinton’s letter. Also to send him a statement of Mr. Genet’s conversation with him in which he mentioned Gouvernr. Morris. This paper Th:J. prepared several days ago, but it got mislaid which prevented it’s being sent to the President. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The President of the US.”; endorsed by Bartholomew Dandridge,...