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June 25, 1793 Jefferson vets official correspondance with the Secretaries at War and Treasury Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Jefferson solicits the views of the Secretary at War of enclosed draft letters addressed to the French Minister.
December 4, 1796 Lists Support for Jefferson and for Adams Samuel Chase James McHenry Refers to tension between Jefferson and Adams, listing their support.
November 28, 1796 State of Political Affairs, 1796 Charles Carroll James McHenry Carrol ruminates on contemporary politics and worries that the election of Thomas Jefferson may prove damaging to the federal government.
June 19, 1793 Letter Citation Thomas Jefferson Multiple Recipients Cited in Jefferson to Hamilton and Knox, 06/19/1793.
June 22, 1792 Recommendation for Thomas Diver Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Letter, recommends Thomas Diver as clerk.
June 22, 1793 Regarding detention of ship William Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson writes about the detention of the ship William. Detaining her within the limits of protection. Detention can only be by the military. Takes liberty of submitting whether the governor should take possession of the vessel. Mentions the President is much engaged and it is a plain case and may require immediate interpretation. Document is highly illegible.
November 15, 1793 Jefferson sends to Knox copies of official correspondance Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Letter, encloses Jefferson's letters to the Attorneys of Pennsylvania & Delaware, and Mr. Kilty's report.
August 11, 1793 Publishing the Rules of August 3rd Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Jefferson has reflected on the proposition for publishing the rules of August 3rd and thinks that inserting them in the newspapers with the appropriate preface would be as effective as any other method.
March 2, 1798 Peter Hagner acts in the absence of William Simmons Peter Hagner Thomas Davis Peter Hagner asks Representative Thomas Davis to forward a letter to John Thruston of Jefferson County.
June 10, 1800 Implications of a Federalist defeat in November Charles Cotesworth Pinckney James McHenry Letter from General Pinckney to the former Secretary at War. Pinckney focuses on the 1800 election throughout most of the letter. He fears the "Jacobinical Party," directly associating Thomas Jefferson with the Jacobins of the French Revolution.
October 17, 1800 Regarding Promotions and the Election of Thomas Jefferson Caleb Swan William Simmons Discusses the difficulty of keeping paymasters due to frequent promotion, and steps he has taken to try and remedy the situation. Also discusses the likely election of Thomas Jefferson. He doubts the rumors of vast changes in military operations when Jefferson takes office.
May 23, 1800 "Democratic Influence" in Government Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Due to the military reductions that were occasioned by a new "democratic influence" in government, Major Craig offers sympathies to Samuel Hodgdon for being removed from office. Craig also expresses regret that Colonel Pickering was among those fired. Craig is referring to the ascension of Thomas Jefferson into the White House, along with the Democratic-Republicans in Congress - the opposition...
June 11, 1793 Public Business Thomas Jefferson Major Jackson Jefferson discusses the public business which he takes the liberty of troubling Jackson with.
December 10, 1800 Electors Pledged to Vote for Jefferson and Burr Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Hagner received the lottery tickets, and some sums of money. General Pinckney has written that the appointed electors have pledged to vote for Jefferson and Burr in the presidential election.
November 6, 1793 Hostility between Spain and Kentucky Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Letter from Secretary Jefferson to Secretary Knox. It is possible that the measures complained of by the representatives of Spain as exhibited for attempting hostilities from Kentucky against Spanish settlements may require employment of military force by Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky. Encloses letter to the Governor stating facts Jefferson received from Spanish gentleman.
September 14, 1793 Request for a safe conveyance Thomas Jefferson Samuel Sterett Thomas Jefferson with compliments to Mr. Sterrett will thank him for giving a safe conveyance to inland, which he prefers making from Baltimore. Mentions bill of exchange, Van Shepherd and Hubard.
April 28, 1793 Recovering Three Captured Negro Men Thomas Jefferson Beverley Randolph Jefferson discusses three Negro men that have been captured by Indians and whether or not they can be recovered. He observes that it is not a question of whether they are slave or free but whether they shall remain among the savages or in the country of their birth or connections. Mr. Innes is willing to meet any reasonable expense that will attend their recovery.
October 9, 1794 Pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County Joseph Howell John Thurston The sum of $1,633.34 has been handed to attorney James Ware for the pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County during the period August 11 - Nov. 26, 1792 and April 13 - Dec. 28, 1793.
October 28, 1796 Makes Predictions about Presidential Elections Hugh Williamson James McHenry Speaks of dealings with those who do not support the treaty. Refers to local conversation about who will be the next President; predicts John Adams over Jefferson. Acknowledges differing opinions.
December 12, 1800 Results of Diplomacy Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Pinckney informed Wolcott that all electors of South Carolina will vote for Jefferson and Burr. North Carolina gave Jefferson and Burr eight votes. Expressed disgust with results and lack of favorable results from diplomacy.
June 19, 1793 Somewhat the Appearance of Evasion Thomas Jefferson Alexander Hamilton '"Thomas Jefferson has the honor to enclose to the Secretaries of the Treasury and War drafts of two letters of this day's date to ministers of France and England. He confesses himself not satisfied with the latter altogether as it has somewhat the appearance of evasion. The gentlemen will be pleased to propose any alteration either may desire, handing the letters round to him to be finally...
May 25, 1795 Pay of the Scouts of Jefferson County Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $446.66 is due the Scouts of Jefferson County in Kentucky for their service between June 25, 1794 and January 2, 1795.
September 13, 1793 $100 to John Ross Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Bankson Jefferson promises to pay to John Ross one hundred dollars for value received.
August 22, 1793 Ship Taken to Baltimore Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox In a letter received from Maryland, Jefferson has learned that a ship has been taken into Baltimore. He is forwarding to Knox the letters that have come into his hands that should go to the War Department.
June 25, 1793 The Ships "William" and "Snow Suckey" Thomas Jefferson Alexander Hamilton "Thomas Jefferson has the honor to submit the correction & approbation of the Secretaries of the Treasury & War, the enclosed drafts of letters to the French minister on the subject of the ship 'William' & others in her situation & to Mr. Hammond & Mr. Pinckney on the subject of the 'Snow Suckey.'"