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My letter of Aug. 30. informed you of my departure on a journey before I could consult the person who has charge of my small spinning establishment as to the kind of roll which a hand carding machine should make to suit us. I am but just returned from that journey, and on consulting him he sais the perpetual roll would not suit us, that it should be the short roll, such as is given off by...
My letter of Jan. 14. has been followed with such a constant succession of ice & snow as to have kept our river impracticable for the passage of produce down it till within a few days past. I state this as an apology for the remittance for the carding machine not having followed that letter earlier than this. it has been a subject of deep regret & mortification to me, & the more so as living...
Your favor of Dec. 2. arrived here while I was on a journey which occasioned me an absence of between 5. & 6. weeks. I found it on my return here, and learning at the same time that the carding machine was on it’s way up the river, I waited a? till I could acknolege the reciept of both together. the machine arrived safely, and has now been at work some days. the person who directs my factory I...
I was much concerned to learn by a letter from Mess rs Gibson & Jefferson of Richmond that they found difficulty in procuring a bill for the remittance I desired to be made to you. I immediately wrote to them to inclose you a hundred dollar bank bill of Richmond , which I doubted not you could have exchanged. the difference between this & the amount of your bill would be no more than a just...
Your favor of the 19 th comes to hand in the moment of my setting out on a journey which will keep me from home some weeks, and it happens that the person who has charge of my small spinning and weaving establishment is absent also, so that I cannot consult him on the particular kind of hand-carding machine which will suit us. the establishment is small, being merely for houshold use. be so...