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I now inclose you 260. D. to be paid as follows John Perry 100. Colo. Nicholas Lewis 103. 89 Wurtenbaker for Wm. Stewart 10.  taking in my note Terril on acct. of James Walker 47. 98 261. 87 inform mr Peyton that I have paid for him to the Postmaster General 28. D 53 c. the true balance of his account after correcting the error of addition. my best wishes attend you. Privately owned.
I promised Henry Williams to send him by this day’s post 87 D. 13 C for William Stewart. I therefore now inclose you 90. D. out of which you will be so good as to pay him immediately. I expect to be on in a fortnight with what may be necessary the demands still remaining on you. I offer you my best wishes. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
By a letter from mr John Peyton I percieve he is not satisfied that there was an error of addition in the account I left with you to be shewn to him. will you be so good as to return it to me by the first post. I mean the account in which he had corrected some of the figures on your shewing them that they were wrong. you will know it by my having stated some of the figures in my own hand. I...
Your’s of the 8th. came to hand last night, and I now inclose you 30. D. for Bishop’s order in favor of Brown. this pays all the debts of which I have any note except that of Mullins’s which I informed mr Higginbotham should be paid at the beginning of the next month. it is possible I may be at Monticello on the morning of the 22d. but it is possible I may be one, two or three days later.   I...
We have no mail from Milton this week, so that any letters committed to that will not come to hand until next week. I must pray you to send me a little of the wool shorn from my old breed of sheep (Merinos) about the bulk of an apple, done up flat in a letter. I believe it is the identical kind which is now selling for 1 ¼ D. a pound. I offer you my best wishes. ViU : Edgehill-Randolph Papers.
I send by post some Beny seeds which I must pray you to plant. take any open space in the South orchard, and prepare it as you would do for wheat, smoothing it with a harrow after it is ploughed. Then at about every 12.I. in a row drop a few seeds by hand, and just cover them—the rows are to be 3. f. apart. about half an acre will suffice altho the seed now sent would plant a great deal more....
I inclose you 240. Dollars which be pleased to pay as follows. D  c to  Hancock Allen 92. 80
Will you be so good as to desire mr Stewart to fit up my cutting knife to be used at Monticello, and to make me another for my own use at this place. he has in his shop what remains of the old one to be repaired. by the next week’s post I shall send you money to pay the balance of your corn debt. I salute you with my best wishes. P.S. The Burr milstones for the toll mill are gone on. The...
In writing to you yesterday I forgot to send you the inclosed letter to Doctr. Wallace at Fauqr. C.H. he has promised me a pair of wild geese, a pair of Summer ducks & some other things, which are at some little distances from there. by delivering him this letter as you come by Fauqr. C.H. he will have them all ready in place by the time you get back there again, so as not to detain your...
I recieved yesterday your’s of the 15th. two tons of nailrod were ordered on the 5th. instant and would leave Philadelphia by the first vessel after that. they may be expected at Richmond in all next week. I expect to be at home in the morning of the 8th. of May. I wish mr Chisolm to hurry himself as to the South Outchamber, as the opening & moving my books into that will require all the spare...