Duplicate Letter signed version of document 4309. Enclosures not present.
Difficulties of sending mail overseas in these times. Forwards letter from Colonel
Williamson concerning attempts of Governor Simcoe to prevent settlemen...
Introduces Mr. Anstey, who has been sent by Great Britain to inquire into
the position of the Loyalists. Whatever America's opinions may be concerning these
people, she should give Mr. Anstey every possible assistance in his in...
Virginia council have considered the terms of the Moroccan treaty to mean
that the signals shall be issued to masters of vessels of American registry, regardless
of the nationality of the captain involved. If they are mistaken,...
They have construed the Morocco treaty to mean that vessels belonging to
American owners should be granted signals, regardless of the nationality of the master
of the vessel. Please advise if this interpretation is correct.
Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813, United States. Continental Congress. Virginia Delegates
1788 August 02
The books enclosed in the letter were obtained from a British sea officer
who stole them during the war. As they were put into the hands of the state of Virginia
without authority, they are reluctant to retain them, and if they...
The Virginia Executive report on the Ferrier affair. Governor and his
Council feel that they have acted correctly. Can do no more within the bounds of
Virginia law and American custom to aid the French government in seizing Fer...
Received Jay's letter of 13 June. Council of State will consider de
Moustier's request on Wednesday next. Had not heard of consular convention Jay referred
to until Jay's letter. If the convention has been violated by Virginia,...
Transmits copy of the Franco-American commercial accord passed 29 December
1787 together with a letter on the subject from the French Comptroller General of
Finance to Jefferson of the same date. Act and letter from M. Lambert
Reports on progress concerning matters discussed in Randolph's letters of
30 June and 2 July. John Jay's attendance at Convention and de Moustier's trips out of
New York have delayed any action. Before de Moustier left for Bost...
Secretary of State objects to forwarding the Case Stated to John Jay.
Questions forwarded - 1. Do terms in Act "if not exceeding par or true value" preclude
redemption of public debt if the market price does not exceed 20 shill...
In Jefferson's hand, John Jay's reply to the "Case stated ...by the
Trustees of the sinking fund"--enclosure in Randolph to John Jay, 29 March 1792 (see
8634 and 7067). John Jay concludes his discourse on "legal" and "market" v...
Notifies him of Senate consent to his appointment to post of U.S. envoy in
London. Commission will be forwarded to him. Writes to give him earliest intelligence of
matter as he will have but little time to prepare.