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Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the President the rough draught of an answer to Mr. Genet’s letter of June 22. It is left unclosed, in case any other matters should be thought proper to be added. Otherwise he would propose to close it with reiterations of friendship to his nation. RC ( DNA : RG 59, MLR ); addressed: “The President of the US.”; endorsed by Tobias Lear. Tr ( Lb in same,...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the President his answer to mister Genet on the subject of the French debt. he had prepared it yesterday morning, but unluckily left it at home, which has delayed it a day. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, George Washington’s Correspondence with His Secretaries of State. Jefferson’s letter to Edmond Genet of 11 June explained...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to return to the President the letters of the Commissioners on their discharge of the workmen &c. in the Federal city. The copy of the Extracts from them for Majr. L’Enfant was not finished till last night, and therefore could not be sent to him till to-day. Consequently the conference with him is put off to tomorrow. Th: J. incloses a copy of his letter to Majr....
Since the Letter which I had the Honor of last addressing to your Excellency, the military movements in this state have scarcely merited Communication except a very late one. The Enemy after leaving Williamsburg came directly up James River and landed at City point being the point of Land on the Southern Side of the Confluence of Appomattox and James Rivers; they marched up to Petersburg where...
The Secretary of State, to whom was referred by the House of Representatives of the United States, the Petition of John Rogers, setting forth that as an Officer of the State of Virginia, during the last war, he became entitled to Two thousand Acres of Lands on the North east side of the Tennissee at it’s confluence with the Ohio, and to 2400 Acres in different parcels, between the same River...
Colo. Mc.Gillivray, with a company of British merchants, having hitherto enjoyed a monopoly of the commerce of the Creek nation, with a right of importing their goods, duty-free, and considering these privileges as the principal sources of his power over that nation, is unwilling to enter into treaty with us, unless they can be continued to him. And the question is how this may be done...
Th: Jefferson has the honor to submit to the inspection of the President a set of copper promisory notes, & coins, made by Boulton, the superiority of which over any thing we can do here, will fully justify our wish to set our mint agoing on that plan. they are obscured by the sea-air. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DNA : RG 59, George Washington’s Correspondence with His...
On further consideration I have thought it may be as well to omit the proposition for making any addition however small to the foreign fund, till the next session of Congress, by which time it will be more evident whether it is necessary or not. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect Sir Your most obedt & most humble servt ALS (letterpress), DLC : Jefferson Papers. Congress voted to...
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 sends to the President a letter he has received from mister Hammond, with the general sketch of an answer he had proposed to write to him. he will have the honour of seeing the President on the subject to-day. AL , DNA : RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters; LB , DLC:GW . For the background to this letter, see GW to Thomas Jefferson, 4 April 1791, n.3 , Jefferson to GW, 10 April, n.1 ,...