Letters written to Albert Gallatin during the years 1801 thru 1816

Albert Gallatin

127 Letters written to Albert Gallatin from 5 author(s) including Thomas Jefferson , and James Madison from places such as Washington, MD, Monticello, VA and Orange, VA. Who did Albert Gallatin know?

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  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 26 June 1801

    I do not see sufficient reasons for preserving a revenue cutter at Charleston on a larger scale than elsewhere. I see no reason to expect pirates from St. Domingo, no instance of it having yet occurred

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 14 August 1801

    my opinion is generally that when a case is exactly that which the law meant to punish, it is one for which the power of pardon was not intended

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 21 August 1801

    I like much the idea of giving Clay the consulship of Lisbon. I deem it the most important consulship in our gift.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 28 August 1801

    I am sorry Mr. Clay declines the consulship ; it would have been very pleasing to us to replace our minister at Lisbon by such a consul as Clay.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 5 September 1801

    I learn with sincere regret the continued illness of your child. My sympathies with you in that distress flow from great trials in the same school at a former period of my life.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 18 September 1801

    I approve of your intended application to General Heard for a successor to White, and wish you to appoint any one whom his recommendation or other better evidence shall place in your view as the best.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 3 October 1801

    The inducement which you propose in order to engage Powell to bring up his accounts is approved; so is also the idea of collecting men of talents about us, even in offices which do not need them.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 9 October 1801

    I return you Mr. Dallas's opinion on the question whether the goods of a citizen taken by one belligerent in the bottom of another may be received here, with the consent of the captor, by the owner.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 12 November 1801

    The supervisor of New Hampshire (Rogers) was a Revolutionary Tory. I am therefore ready to change him.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 14 November 1801

    Thomas Jefferson asks the favor of Mr. Gallatin to examine the enclosed rough draft of what is proposed for his first communication to Congress

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 28 November 1801

    Your own opinion and that of the Attorney-General are sufficient authorities to me to approve of prosecuting in the case of the schooner Sally.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 3 August 1802

    What are the subjects on which the next session of Congress is to be employed ?

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 9 August 1802

    We have received information that the Emperor of Morocco, having asked, and been refused, passports for two vessels loaded with wheat to go to Tripoli while blockaded by us, has ordered away our consul.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 14 August 1802

    I have duly considered the regulations concerning the Mississippi trade enclosed in your letter of the 7th, and should have signed them but that a single fact

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 14 August 1802

    I have been taught to have great confidence in him, yet we all know how frequent it is for the best persons to be warped as to personal character by views peculiar to themselves, and not agreeing with the general opinion.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 20 August 1802

    Your favors of the 16th and 17th were received the last night ; the contents of the latter shall now be distinctly noted.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 23 August 1802

    I had written yesterday to Mr. Smith, after a conference with Mr. Madison on the measures to be pursued with respect to the Barbary powers

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 30 August 1802

    The commission for Bloodgood for Albany is approved, the application for it left to yourself, as you are on the spot.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 8 September 1802

    I have received from Delaware another application on the subject of the piers, &c., to be erected in their river. It is on behalf of Wilmington

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 13 September 1802

    I have always forgotten to ask of you a general idea of the effect of the peace on our revenues so far as we have gone.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 17 September 1802

    Mine of the 8th will have informed you that I had countermanded the sailing of the John Adams on an invitation of the Emperor of Morocco to Simpson to remain.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 20 September 1802

    In my last I informed you I should have an opportunity of getting Mr. Madison's opinion on the expediency of the sailing of the John Adams. I have done so

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 7 October 1802

    The application of the Bank of Baltimore is of great importance. The consideration is very weighty that it is held by citizens, while the stock of the United States Bank is held in so great a proportion by foreigners.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 0 January 1803

    I observed to him yesterday that as he had a right to resign, his act of resignation was final, and did not need an acceptance to validate it.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 28 March 1803

    I am in all cases for a liberal conduct towards other nations, believing that the practice of the same friendly feelings and generous dispositions which attach individuals in private life will attach societies on the large scale, which are composed o

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 12 June 1803

    The strengthening the revenue cutters by the addition of another mate and two hands is approved.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 25 June 1803

    We agreed that the address of the ward committees ought not to be formally answered. But on further reflection I think it would be better to write a private letter to one of the members

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 18 August 1803

    There ought to be no further hesitation with E. Livingston. The importation of negroes from the French islands ought to be vigorously withstood

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 23 August 1803

    The appointment of a successor to Samuel Bishop must await our reassembling at Washington.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 3 October 1803

    Th. Jefferson asks the favor of Mr. Gallatin to examine with rigor the enclosed project of the message to Congress, and to note on a separate paper the alterations he thinks advantageous.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 29 October 1803

    I must ask the favor of you to meet the heads of Departments here to-morrow at 12 o'clock and afterwards to dine with us.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown -

    I have always proposed to reappoint General Gibson to his present office, wherein I hear of no complaint against him. Neither his age nor understanding entitles him to anything beyond that, and equal to his ancient military rank.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 15 April 1804

    According to the letter of Mr. Wagner enclosed in yours of the 7th inst., on the subject of the misnomer of the inspector for Indiantown, a commission should have been enclosed ; but none came.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 27 April 1804

    The case of the Louisiana squatters is a serious one from its magnitude, yet to be touched with a hand as careful as firm. A proclamation must doubtless precede any act of force.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 9 June 1804

    Will you give to the enclosed observations of Mr. Madison as [careful ?] a perusal as you can ? I have always been in hopes that you and he would by discussion come to a common opinion.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 12 June 1804

    Mr. Rapp (who has been exploring the country) has pitched on, on Sandy Creek of Muskingum River, where they wish to have 40,000 acres at the usual price, but with longer indulgence as to the time of payment.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 1 September 1804

    I am just returned from a visit to Mr. Madison, whom I went to consult on certain matters.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 3 April 1805

    I learn with real concern the danger that a temporary loan may be necessary, because we know how it will be perverted to throw dust in the eyes of the people.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 29 May 1805

    I have no information that the Act dividing Orleans into counties is passed.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 2 June 1805

    The answer to Morris is perfectly well, as it leaves the case open for decision as the fact or law shall be

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 7 August 1805

    You have probably learnt through other channels that our Commissioners to Spain have terminated their mission without success in a single point.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 11 October 1805

    The reasons of the bank against importing coin seem good under their views of the subject, which perhaps are not broad enough.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 23 October 1805

    The war on the Continent of Europe appears now so certain, and that peace is at least one year off, that we are now placed at our ease in point of time.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 3 November 1805

    I suppose the best way of estimating will be by our tonnage, including coasters, bay and river craft, and everything employed on the tide-waters.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 6 November 1805

    In the case of L. H. Guerlain, of New Orleans, it Is undeniable that a fraud on the revenue was meditated.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 16 November 1805

    The Jersey law puts the lands on Sandy Hook completely in our power ; and having paid the money, the fee-simple is fixed in the United States unconditionally forever; nor would it be in the power of the Jersey Legislature to alter it were they dispos

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 20 November 1805

    Can you be so good as to let me have the financial paragraph this morning

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 24 November 1805

    I send you the message to ask a scrupulous revisal, and as early an one as you can, because there does not remain more than time enough to submit it successively to the other gentlemen for their corrections

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 4 December 1805

    Enclosed is a revised edition of the Spanish resolutions, in which you will find most of your ideas conformed to.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 7 December 1805

    J. Randolph has just called to ask a conversation with me

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 15 December 1805

    I return you the papers respecting the Sandy Hook business, which I am content should be closed on the terms already proposed by you.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 24 February 1806

    Th. J. proposes to Mr. Gallatin to insert into his appropriation law the above article

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 14 June 1806

    A law of the last session provided for making a road from Nashville to Natchez, and another from Cincinnati, by Vincennes, to St. Louis.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 15 June 1806

    Congress has permitted lots to be taken for M. de la Fayette as low as 500 acres.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 19 June 1806

    I have had a consultation with Mr. Madison on the application of the British vessel of war for stores.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 26 June 1806

    The Attorney-General being absent, we must decide for ourselves the question raised by Colonel Newton's letter, whether Mr. Cooper can own a registered vessel? or, in other words, whether he is a citizen of the United States ?

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 15 August 1806

    The skill and spirit with which Mr. Sandford and Mr. Edwards conducted the prosecution give perfect satisfaction, nor am I dissatisfied with the result.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 16 August 1806

    I have made it a rule to grant no pardon in any criminal case but on the recommendation of the judges who sat on the trial

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 28 August 1806

    I am much pleased with the expectation of Mr. Thompson's continuance in office in the Orleans land office.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 31 August 1806

    I now return you the papers respecting the Louisiana Board of Commissioners, with only the alteration of omitting the words in the Xth instruction, about which you had doubted yourself.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 14 November 1806

    As to the 500 cavalry. If we have peace with Spain, we shall not want them; if war, all our plans must be new moulded.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 23 November 1806

    The words "ere long" and "systems of fortifications" were omitted by oversight in correcting the copy I sent you yesterday.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 12 December 1806

    Although I have the most perfect confidence in the integrity of Briggs, and very little in Davies, his accuser, yet where a charge is so specific and direct, our duty calls for investigation.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 0 January 1807

    The sale of Dufour's land appears to have been regular. The purchase, too, by Mr. Mansfield is valid in law and in the equity of the courts.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 13 January 1807

    The appointment of a woman to office is an innovation for which the public is not prepared, nor am I.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 22 February 1807

    I have the names of three persons whose evidence, taken together, can fix on him the actual endeavor to engage men in Burr's enterprise.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 31 March 1807

    I return you the circular letter to the registers on the subject of intruders on the public lands, with a proposition for a single alteration.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 1 June 1807

    If you arrive before half after three, come and take a family dinner with me, that I may put you in possession of what is under contemplation, so that you may have to reflect on it till to-morrow

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 16 June 1807

    If Mr. Grallatin will be so good as to call on Th. J. on his arrival at the office, the other gentlemen will then attend oa being notified

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 25 June 1807

    The capture of the Chesapeake by a British ship of war renders it necessary to have all our council together.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Orange, VA - 26 August 1807

    The country news consists of the ravages made by the late deluges of rain. Almost all the mill-dams have been swept away, with all the wheat and hay in low situations.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 17 October 1807

    If you could call on me conveniently this forenoon, Mr. Smith will meet you here with an entire readiness to modify his estimate to our mutual liking.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 21 October 1807

    I enclose you the form in which I would wish to place the financial paragraph, with blanks which I must ask you to fill up

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 24 October 1807

    can you therefore do me the favor to call on me this forenoon, to consult about the estimate you enclosed me yesterday

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 4 November 1807

    As it will be necessary to decide how this question of the Batture is to be settled, we must of course take the trouble of understanding it.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 5 November 1807

    I return you the report with great approbation. One or two verbal changes, and, in one place, the striking out two or three lines, not affecting the sense, are all I have to suggest.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 25 November 1807

    It seems, I think, that a pardon may be justly expected in the enclosed case.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 8 December 1807

    Your proposition of yesterday has some good phases and merits consideration.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 18 December 1807

    Monroe will be here on Sunday ; he will bring us no new information, as far as can be judged from his letter

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 14 January 1808

    The idea of our having a power to give special permits getting abroad will overwhelm us with applications.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 13 February 1808

    I send you Mr. Brown's papers respecting the public property in New Orleans. I see nothing in them which is proper to lay before Congress until the commissioners shall have decided in whom the property is.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 18 February 1808

    General Dearborn's plan for raising 6000 regulars and 24,000 minute-men or volunteers is submitted to the heads of Departments

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 11 March 1808

    The Act concerning revenue bonds was presented to me the night before last, signed yesterday, and will be deposited to-day.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 11 March 1808

    I have this moment received the embargo law

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 13 March 1808

    There have been several appointments of marshal to North Carolina, all of whom have refused to accept.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 30 March 1808

    A bill supplementary to the several Acts for laying an embargo on vessels, &c.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 2 April 1808

    On the amendments to the embargo law I am perfectly satisfied with whatever you have concluded on after consideration of the subject.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 6 May 1808

    In the outset of the business of detentions, I think it impossible to form precise rules.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 16 May 1808

    This draft I enclose for your perusal. I salute you affectionately.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 19 August 1808

    The law of nations leaves neutrals free to allow or refuse the sale of prizes, provided the same rule be applied to all the belligerents.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 31 August 1808

    What does Canning mean by declaring that no communication whatever had been received from this government subsequent to the return of Mr. R. ?

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 2 September 1808

    I appoint Eugene Sullivan at West Point. Rose turns out to be a great sot.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 25 October 1808

    In the case of the schooner Anne, carried off forcibly by a British crew, I think the removal of the inspector should be permitted to take place.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 30 October 1808

    I am puzzled about the Martinique paupers.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 14 December 1808

    Th. Jefferson returns the enclosed report to Mr. Gallatin with his entire approbation and affectionate salutations.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 22 February 1809

    Have you obtained the name and character of the son of Madame Bonneville ? I believe there remains a single vacancy of a cadet.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 28 June 1809

    The conduct of the British government in protesting the arrangement of its minister surprises one, in spite of all their examples of folly.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 30 June 1809

    If the sketch of Erskine's instructions be faithful, it shows as clearly that Canning was determined to prevent an adjustment as that Erskine was to effect it.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 25 September 1809

    I had entered into the same train of ideas with yours as to the probable state of Jackson's situation and wishes.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 14 August 1810

    I understand that the measures taking by the Bank of the United States for provisionally winding up its affairs are likely to bear hard on the other banks, and that the evil will be increased by the drain on the latter for paying the bonds

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 22 August 1810

    The appointment for the revenue cutter at New Orleans is approved, and so noted to the Treasury Department, and a commission for Freeman ordered to be made out without delay.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 5 September 1810

    It appears that Brown, partly by the application of the Alien law, partly in consequence of his operations under a fictitious name, had fallen completely under the power of PInkney

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 12 September 1810

    I have received your favor of the 5th, enclosing one from Mr. Astor.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 27 September 1810

    Yours of the 10th came safely to hand and laid me under new obligations for the valuable observations it contained.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 14 September 1811

    The accounts by the John Adams fortify the ground on which we stand as to the cessation of the French decrees, but are liable to unfavorable remarks in several points of view.

  • James Monroe letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 1 June 1812

    I am convinced that it is very important to attempt at present the maritime war only.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 0 August 1812

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  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 8 August 1812

    The communications from the British government, lately received through Baker, are of a curious character.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 15 August 1812

    I expect Mr. Monroe every moment; and Mr. Pinkney being within call, I shall be able to decide with the best advantage the several important questions on hand.

  • James Monroe letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 5 January 1813

    My decided opinion is that if the 35,000 can be got into the field early in the spring, they will be abundant to every purpose, especially if we do not press at once against Halifax.

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    unknown - 5 April 1813

    It is determined finally to associate Mr. Bayard in the Mission Extraordinary to St. Petersburg.

  • James Monroe letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 5 May 1813

    As the contemplated arrangements on the subject of impressment will be reciprocal in form ; as what Great Britain may deem a concession will be balanced by a concession on the part of the United States

  • James Monroe letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 6 May 1813

    My candid opinion is that if we do not secure, in a clear and distinct manner, the forbearance of the British practice, in consideration of the exclusion of British seamen from our service, that it were infinitely better that nothing should be done.

  • William Crawford letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Paris, FRA - 22 September 1813

    Within a few days past I have received a letter from General La Fayette, addressed to you respecting his lands in Louisiana.

  • Marie-joseph-paul-yves-roch-gilbert Du Motier Lafayette letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Paris, FRA - 25 May 1814

    I am much obliged to you for the care you have been pleased to take of my patents, and still more grateful for the beneficial kindness I have experienced from you in the whole course of that transaction.

  • Marie-joseph-paul-yves-roch-gilbert Du Motier Lafayette letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Paris, FRA - 3 June 1814

    Here is, however, another copy of the observations which I had put under the eyes of Emperor Alexander, while I transmitted to him, through a particular friend, the excellent and more extensive note of Mr. Crawford.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 19 March 1815

    This letter will be presented to you by Mr. George Ticknor, a young gentleman of Boston. He favored me with a visit here, and brought high recommendations from Mr. Adams and others

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Montpelier, VA - 11 September 1815

    It was not much to be expected that the British government, on the pinnacle of its elevation, would look with solicitude on her relations to the United States.

  • James Monroe letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 4 December 1815

    To your other letter I have felt a repugnance to give a reply. We have been long in the public service together, engaged in support of the same great cause, have acted in harmony, and it is distressing to me to see you withdraw.

  • James Monroe letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 16 December 1815

    The appointment of the Duke of Richelieu was made in opposition to the British Cabinet, and was resented by the Duke of Wellington in an open and harsh manner.

  • James Monroe letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 27 January 1816

    I had hoped that it would have been in my power to have assured you before this that the salary of our ministers abroad would be raised, or the accommodation in house-rent and a private secretary afforded; but I can say nothing yet

  • James Monroe letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 13 February 1816

    We were much gratified to find by your last letter that you accepted the mission to France.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 11 April 1816

    Louis XVIII. is a fool and a bigot, but, bating a little duplicity, he is honest and means well. He cannot but feel the heavy hand of his masters

  • James Madison letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 12 April 1816

    Will it be most agreeable to you to proceed on your mission to France? or are you willing again to take charge of a Department heretofore conducted by you with so much reputation and usefulness

  • William Crawford letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 6 May 1816

    Mr. Dallas has informed the President of his determination to resign his office in the month of September, or sooner if a successor can be found. The President has offered, and indeed pressed it upon me.

  • William Crawford letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Washington, MD - 10 May 1816

    Knowing as I did that you considered the Presidential contest to lie between Mr. Monroe and Mr. Tompkins, and that you preferred the latter to the former, I never suspected that you had any agency in obtruding my name in the discussions of that quest

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin.

    Monticello, VA - 18 May 1816

    I have just received a request from M. de la Fayette to send him two copies of the Review of Montesquieu, published in Philadelphia about four or five years ago