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The President of the United States requests that the Secretary of State will write to the Governor of New York, by the post of tomorrow, for authenticated Copies, under Seal, of the several treaties between the Six Nations and the Governors of New York from the year 1683; and especially those with Colo. Dongan. They were preserved under the old Government of New York, in the Office of the...
The President returns to the Secy of State the letters from Mr Short & from Mr Vanderhorts which were sent for his perusal —likewise the Secretary’s answer to the Communication from the Minister of France, of the 17t[h] inst. which meets the Presidents’ approbation. AL , DLC : Jefferson Papers. Jefferson had given these letters to GW on 23 Feb. ( JPP, Dorothy Twohig, ed. The Journal of the...
The enclosed letter came under cover to the President, and is by his direction transmitted to Mr Jefferson. The President sends likewise a letter from Mr Vall Travers to him, with a request that Mr Jefferson will peruse the same, and if it requires an acknowledgement that Mr Jefferson would give it to Mr Vall Travers. AL , DLC : Jefferson Papers. Jefferson mistakenly endorsed this letter as...
By the President’s command T. Lear has the honor to send to the Secretary of State a Copy of the proceedings to the Executive Department of the Government of the North Western Territory —and a copy ⟨of⟩ the laws passed there from the 1st day of July to the 31st of december 1792, which the President requests the Secretary to look over, and to report to him any thing that may therein appe[a]r to...
The President requests that the Secretary of State will consider the enclosed letter, written on behalf of the French settlers at Gallipolis, and return an answer to the writer as favourable as circumstances can warrant. The President wishes Gov. Paterson’s commission to be made out & sent to him by the Post of this day that he may be making his arrangements to go the Circuit allotted him. The...
The President returns to the Secretary of State the letter & enclosures from Colo. Humphreys—and sends him a letter just received from Mr Ellicott. The President wishes the Secretary’s opinion wheth[e]r the direction to the Director of the Mint for collectg & assaying certain foreign Coins agreeably to the law—“Regulating foreign Coins” &c.—should go directly from the President to that...
The President encloses a draft for the Director of the Mint to receive five thousand dollars for the purposes of that establishment —likewise a letter for Mr G. Morris, which he requests the Secretary of State will be so good as to forward with the public dispatches he may send to that Gentleman. AL , DLC : Jefferson Papers. The enclosed draft to Alexander Hamilton of this date reads: “Pay to...
T. Lear has the honor to return to the Secretary of State the letter which he this day sent to the President —and to inform him that the President expects the Gentlemen to be at his house on monday at nine o’clock to decide upon the other questions which are before them. T. Lear begs leave to observe to the Secretary (if it has slipped his memory) that Colo. Humphreys mentions in his letter of...
The President of the United States requests that the Secretary of State will lay the enclosed letter before the Gentlemen who are to meet today—that it may be taken into consideration with the other matters which may be before them. AL , DLC : Jefferson Papers. At the bottom of the manuscript page, Jefferson wrote, “viz. a letter from T. Newton.” For the enclosed letter, see Thomas Newton,...
The President sends to the Secretary of State the enclosed Extract which he has just recd from a respectable Gentleman in this City—who informs him that the writer is a person of respectability & good information in London—The President wishes it to be shewn to the Gentlemen if they are still together. AL , DLC : Jefferson Papers. The enclosed unsigned letter from John Vaughan to GW of 14 May...