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GALLATIN TO JEFFERSON. - Albert Gallatin, The Writings of Albert Gallatin, vol. 1 
The Writings of Albert Gallatin, ed. Henry Adams (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1879). 3 vols.
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GALLATIN TO JEFFERSON.
New York, September 8, 1808.
I enclose the following papers:
1. Application to Havana, at particular request of the parties.
2. A letter from Soderström. Shall the collectors of Baltimore be directed to give him the certificates he requires? The object is to subject to penalties Swedish or Americo-Swedish subjects trading to this country contrary to certain regulations of the Swedish government, and to enforce on those subjects here the authority claimed over them by Soderström. His unanswered letter of July, I sent long ago to Mr. Rodney for his opinion, with a request to transmit both to you. Your decision has never been received.
3. Recommendations for office of receiver at Steubenville. The question seems to lie between Wilson and Dickenson. I do not recollect whether you have filled the place of commissioner of loans in Georgia vacant by the death of Alger, deceased near three months ago.
I have given the directions for the vessel intended to go to Europe. But I think she might have been delayed till we had received answers to the proposals sent by the St. Michael. Till then we do not know precisely the ground to be taken in Russia. You know that my opinion was contrary to the mission there during the recess of the Senate, and our critical and doubtful situation at home does not seem to recommend at this time an appointment which must necessarily be unpopular. Last accounts from the collector of Champlain have induced me to request the Governor of New York that he would send a company of militia there.
In relation to the embargo, we have nothing else new of importance.
With respectful attachment, your obedient servant.