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1817.02.26 to Noland (106351 to).pdf
JM intended to sell slave Ralph and his wife to Colonel Mercer; JM's overseer has mistreated Ralph and he has come to Washington; sending Ralph to Noland to be delivered to Mercer; sending German indentures to Oak Hill and hopes they will work out…

1817.02.21 to Shelby (106324 to).pdf
offers appointment as secretary of war

1817.02.20 to Onis (106314 to).pdf
will delay any further negotiation until Onis receives full authority to conclude a treaty settling all points in contention between the United States and Spain

1817.02.19 from Slaughter (106304 to).pdf
problems with German indentured servants; farm in bad shape

1817.02.15 to Tompkins (106280 to).pdf
notification of election as vice president

1817.02.10 Indenture Deuss (119421 to).pdf
indenture of Jacob Duess and his family to JM for two and a half years

1817.02.10 from Onis (106250 to).pdf
awaiting additional instructions from Madrid before agreeing to commence negotiations; proposition for negotiations between Spain and the United States on territorial claims on the Gulf coast and settlement of claims of both nations for maritime…

1817.02.02 to DuPont (106203 to).pdf
orders black cloth for a suit

1817.01.31 From Pinkney (106192 to).pdf
congratulations on election as president; horrible winter; magnificence of the Russian court; superficiality of Russian upper class; great expense of living in St Petersburg; wants to return home as soon as possible; importance of appointing a highly…

1817.01.28 from Pinkney (106171 to).pdf
friendly reception by Czar Alexander

1817.01.25 to Onis (106162 to).pdf
disappointed that Onis lacks authority to negotiate a treaty in relation to the cession of Florida and the determination of boundaries between the United States and the Spanish possessions; inquires if Onis is prepared to negotiation American claims…

1817.01.23 to Worthington (106155 to).pdf
instructions as agent to Buenos Aires, Chile and Peru

1817.01.20 from Gallatin (106137 to).pdf
conversation and correspondence with Duc de Richelieu regarding American claim for compensation for ships seized by France; Richelieu claimed that the present government was not responsible for acts of Napoleon Bonaparte

1817.01.16 from Onis (106115 to).pdf
proposition for commencement of negotiations between Spain and the United States on territorial claims on the Gulf coast and settlement of claims of both nations for maritime depredations

1817.01.14 to Onis (106104 to).pdf
Onis's position on cession of Florida to the United States is unacceptable and makes further negotiation on the subject pointless; inquires if Onis is prepared to negotiate on American claims for compensation from Spain
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