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Th: Jefferson has the honour to subjoin the alteration he suggested in the last paragraph of the President’s speech. Having read Colo. Humphreys’ letters after mister Short’s he had been led into an erroneous arrangements of the facts they state. Colo. Humphreys’ letter mentioning the king’s refusal of the constitution is of Aug. 22. while it appears by mister Short’s letter of Aug. 30. that...
Th: Jefferson has the honour to subjoin the alteration he suggested in the last paragraph of the President’s speech. Having read Colo. Humphreys’ letters after Mr. Short’s he had been led into an erroneous arrangement of the facts they state. Colo. Humphreys’ letter mentioning the king’s refusal of the constitution is of Aug. 22. while it appears by Mr. Short’s letter of Aug. 30. that it had...
We were detained on the road by the rains so that we did not arrive here till yesterday about two oclock. as soon as horses could be got ready, we set out & rode till dark, examining chiefly the grounds newly laid open, which we found much superior to what we had imagined. we have passed this day in consultation with the Commissioners, who having deliberated on every article contained in our...
We were detained on the road by the rains so that we did not arrive here till yesterday about two oclock. As soon as horses could be got ready, we set out and rode till dark, examining chiefly the grounds newly laid open, which we found much superior to what we had imagined. We have passed this day in consultation with the Commissioners, who having deliberated on every article contained in our...
[Philadelphia] 23 August 1791. Reports on the official communications from the secretary of the Northwest Territory from 1 Jan. to 30 June that “none of the said communications appear to require any thing to be done on the part of the Government of the United States; That they contain indeed the titles of several acts passed by the Territorial Legislature; but the Acts themselves not being yet...
The Secretary of State has had under consideration the Official Communications from the Secretary of the Territory of the United States North-West of the River Ohio, from January 1st. to June 30th. 1791 inclusive: and thereupon reports to the President, that none of the said Communications appear to require any thing to be done on the part of the Government of the United States; that they...
Th: Jefferson has the honour to send for the President’s perusal, his letters to Govr Sinclair & Judge Symmes: as also letters received from the postmaster at Richmond on the subject of the two cross posts. he has gone further as to that towards the South Western territory, than Th: J.’s letter authorized, as he only submitted it to his enquiry & consideration whether a post along that rout...
Th: Jefferson has the honour to send for the President’s perusal, his letters to Govr. Sinclair and Judge Symmes: as also letters received from the postmaster at Richmond on the subject of the two cross posts. He has gone further as to that towards the South Western territory, than Th: J’s letter authorized, as he only submitted it to his enquiry and consideration whether a post along that...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to inclose to the President a note of such articles as he supposes will be interesting to Mr. Young, so far as he is enabled to do it with some degree of certainty. RC ( DLC : Washington Papers); undated, but date is established from that on enclosure and from entry in SJL reading: “[Aug.] 3. Washington Presidt. for Young.”
The writer hereof is best acquainted with that tract of land which crosses Virginia from North East to South-West by the names of the Bull-run mountains, South-West mountains and Green mountains, and is generally 6 or 8 miles wide, one half of which is the mountain itself and therefore steep; the residue lies at the foot on each side, in large waving hills, perfectly accessible to the plough....