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On my return from Bedford lately I found here your two favors of Aug. 22. & 31. I thought I had the form of an order on the bank of Pensylva for Kosciusko’s dividends, such as I used to sign for you; but on searching my papers I do not find it. I have endeavored therefore to make out an order for the last half year’s dividends which I am in hopes may be substantially sufficient, tho’ not so...
Your favor of the 7 th came to hand last night, and I now inclose you the order on the bank of Pensylvania for General Kosciuzko’s dividend. his interest due from me Apr. 1. shall not be delayed a moment, as the distance of that day gives me time for the sale of my crop of 1810. this has been so good, that with the prices now going it will nearly liberate me from that part of my Washington...
By the present post I desire mess rs Gibson & Jefferson to remit you 360.D. for Gen l Kosciusko , being the interest on his money in my hands for the last year. I am labouring & employing all the resources I can spare to wipe out my Washington debt paid for me by the bank of Richmond . the crop now going to market reduces it so that the one now preparing will clear it off entirely. this done,...
Your favor of June 18 th is recieved as had been in due time that of Apr. 25. I now inclose you the July order on the bank of Pensv a for Gen l Kosciuzko’s July dividend. I inclosed to him one copy of the bill of exchange you sent me by mr Barlow , & a 2 d
I have just recieved your favor of the 15 th and learn with concern that a doubt can exist that our friend Gen l Kosciuzko may have failed to recieve his remittance of 1810. for as to that of 1811. mr Barlow’s safe arrival ensures it. of that of 1810. the 1 st 2 d & 4 th of Exchange were sent by different opportunities thro’ the department of state, and altho’ I trust they have been recieved,...
Having several small sums to pay in George town , in order to spare Mess rs Gibson & Jefferson the embarrasment of making so many fractional remittances, I have taken the liberty of desiring them to include the whole in a round sum of 200.D. and inclose it to you, presuming on your usual goodness that you will make the distribution for me, to wit to Henry Foxall 55. 46½ Richard Barry 70. 52
Your favor of Mar. 27. did not get to hand till yesterday. I avail myself of the return of the same post to write the inclosed letter to mr Morton an american merchant established at Bordeaux and who has been very succesful & become very wealthy. he is known to me personally, is a very good man, and at present in this country but about to return shortly to France . he is an intimate...
I have this moment recieved a letter from Gen l Kosciuszko dated Feb. 1. in which he acknoleges the reciept of two letters from me, one from you and a bill of exchange . knowing it would give you pleasure to be ascertained of this, and supposing the General , who is not a man of business, may not have written to you, I drop a line for him. always affectionately yours PoC ( DLC ); at foot of...
Your favor of the 20 th came to hand last night only, and the same post brought me an answer from mr Morton which I inclose for your perusal & consideration, with a request to return it to me. mr Morton is a native of this state, not personally known to me till lately, but long ago much recommended to me by many here; but most particularly by mr Coles , who was much with him in Bordeaux ,...
I have purchased a spinning machine in Washington , thro’ the friendly agency of Doct r Thornton , for which the bearer Davy is now sent with a cart. he is furnished with provisions for himself & horses to Washington and back, and 5.D. for his ferriages & other accidental calls, and therefore I have no reason to expect he will need any thing more. should any extraordinary accident, or a longer...