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I have forwarded by Aleck in good order To your address Two Boxes Candles, Two <...> Lim<...> one Small Bundle Silk Two reams writing paper One Keg rice One Keg Mace Pepper Cinnamon Jug blue &c. &c. and Four Bundles Cotton Yarn Yours very respectfully I Received of Aleck Two Hhds Tobco. B. P pr ⅌ J. G. L. RC (DLC) .
Sales Tobacco by Bernard Peyton For account James Madison Esqr 1833 June 5 For Cash. . 4 Hhds Tobacco (viz) J. M. #3. 1424. 134. 1290 @ $8— $103.20 4. 1316. 134. 1182. . .7.50 88.65 5. 1392. 142. 1250. . .8.50. . . 106.25 6. 1444. 434. 1310. . .7.50. . . 98.25 _________ $396.35 Charges Paid for notes $2—Commission 2 1/2 pr cent $9.91 11.91 Nett proceeds $384.44 Account (DLC) .
By your own Waggon you will receive six sacks salt one bundle Domesticks and two Barrels Whiskey delivered in good order yours Respectfully 6 Sacks Salt 2 Bbls Whiskey 1 bundle Domesticks RC ( PPPrHi ).
Not being able to find such a Cask of Sicily Madiera Wine as I liked, concluded to send but ten gallons at present, & wait until a better parcel was rec d , before I send a larger quantity—if you will let me know when this is out, will send you some better which is expected. I expect to go up in the stage with this, on my way to Lexington for a week, & shall regret if I am unable to call on...
I forwarded to shadwell mills, a day or two since, a keg of Tongues & sounds, & a package of dumb Fish, for you, just rec d from M r Coolidge of Boston, which I hope will reach you safely— MHi .
Yours of the 17th: is now before me. Your Tobacco from Bedford I have never yet heard from; I have rec d from Albemarle, since last fall, 430 Blls Flour on your a/c, and finding no prospect whatever of selling it here, to advantage, ship d it long since to the Eastward, where I hope it will yield you a better return than could possibly be anticipated here, if indeed a sale of it could have...
I am favor’d with yours of the 21st, covering receipts for four Hhds Tobacco, which I will have pleasure in disposing of, to the best advantage, whenever you may so direct. I quote it at present from $3 3/4 to 10, general sales, a very fine Hhd: might reach $11, this price tho’ I fear is temporary, & to continue only whilst the supply is limited, which is yet the case, the receipts up to this...
The balance of Trade being in favor of the North at present, we cannot obtain dfts: in that direction, I have however written to M r E. Copeland J. of Boston, to draw on me at sight, for the acc t you specify, on ℀ Messrs: Dodge & Oxnard of Mersailes, which will no doubt be very satisfactory to him. MHi .
The enclosed was sent to me, no doubt, thro’ mistake—I thank you for its contents, and regret the trouble you have been occasioned in relation to it. M r Madison has sent his Tobacco to this market for some years past, & may now be without an agent for the sale of it, & under that impression I offer my services to him:—his former agent, altho’ still living here, since his failure, will...
The half ton Ground Plaister you order, in yours of the 6th:, is this day forwarded, by a Boat, to Shadwell Mills, care Ch s Vest.— MHi .
Your favor sof the 27 & 29 th have both been rec d , the former covering one to Messrs: C & A. Warwick, which I deliv d , & the collector has commited to deliver the articles, which I will forward by first careful Boatman, care Ch s Vest, at Shadwell Mills, & will pay M r Warwick’s bill of chg s on them—Nig l Gibbon will expect, after they are opened, an invoice of their contents, & value, to...
Your esteem d favor of the 21 st is to hand, & contents observd. The dfts: you intend to draw shall be duly honor’d when presented. I am glad to hear you are recruiting again in health & stength—the approach of spring weather will I trust be beneficial to you. I suppose Jefferson will be down soon to arrange the scheme of your lottery, the sooner the better, as many tickets might be sold to...
It affords me heart felt pleasure to inform you that your bill has passed the Senate, and is now a law of the Land—It was rec d in that body yesterday morning, read three times, (the rule of the House being suspended for the purpose) & passed forthwith, only four voting in the negative, (viz.) Ruffin, M c Carty, Morgan & Armisted.I hope it will afford you the most ample relief from your...
I have great pleasure in informing you that your bill was ordered to be engros d to=day by an overwhelming majority, a very few indistinct naes only heard, tomorrow it will pass without a division, & in the Senate the minority will be about four to six against it, probably none:—this will be cheering news to you I hope, & verify what I predicted in my last, that when understood, & reflected...
I have been grievd to hear from Jefferson of your bodily & mental afflictions, which I hope will be relievd in a great degree, speedily, by the passage of the bill now before the Legislature, granting you a Lottery, for the disposition of a part of your property, for the payment of your debts—on this subject I have conversd freely with the members of my acquaintance, & cannot entertain a doubt...
Your esteem d of the 21 st has been rec d , covering bill lading for 11 Cases &c: from New York, which have just arrived, & 8 of them already forwarded by a Waggon, to J & Raphael Charlottesville, the other three will follow by first chance. The money you request remitted to J. Thompson, collector of New York, shall go by tomorrow’s mail. Jefferson is here, & I trust will accomplish all his &...
Your esteem d favor of the 3 d has been rec d , & I have this day remitted a check for $20 Dolls:, to Harrison Hall of Philad a , as requested. Your dft: favor J & Raphael, for $59.22 Dolls:, has also been presented & paid, & the Box of Tin you order will probably be forwarded this day, by a Waggon, care J & Raphael Charlottesville. MHi .
I hand herewith statement your ℀ current to this date, shewing a balance due me of $3.96000/100 Dolls:, which agreeable to our understanding, (made from the absolute necessity of my situation only,) I rely on rec g in January, when I shall be compel d to raise more money than I can command from my own resources. I shall be very sorry indeed if it should inconvenience you to raise it, & hope it...
M r Thomas Jefferson D r In ℀ current with B. Peyton 1825 Rich d 31 July To Balance due me p r ℀ to this date $1,726.78
You have no doubt heard before this of the failure of Samuel Williams of London, for an enormous amount; on references to my letter book, I find I remitted him a bill, of £112.10 Stirling, on the 9 th: of August last, on your ℀ , & really fear it has been swallow d up in the general vortex—if so, I shall sincerely regret it, & I mention it to you, hoping you may be apprised of other...
The Corks you write for shall be forwarded by first conveyance to Charlottesville, care Jacobs & Raphael. I am truly delighted to hear you are able to resume your former healthful exercise on Horseback, & sincerely trust it will be long before you are again deprived of it. M r Monroe is seriously talked of as our next Governor, & it is said with his approbation—M r Giles, Pleasants, & Henry...
When the Box spoken of in yours of the 26th, now before me, is rec d will immediately forward it to Mr. Coolidge, Boston, with a check for sixty, $ 60 Dolls:, as desired. MHi .
The Box refer d to in my last, was the one rec d at this place, direct from Liverpool, per the Philip Tabb, to your address, & forwarded on to you, but since I wrote, have rec d a letter from Mr. Trist, stating that the Box was for him, & inclosing a list of its contents, the duty on which I have paid, & ch d the whole bill to him, which settles the matter, & I return under cover Mr....
The dft: you speak of intending to draw on me, favor J. & Raphael, for $350 Dolls:, shall be duly honor’d. The collector here wishes to obtain a copy of the invoice of the Books (I suppose they are) imported from Liverpool, p r the Philip Tabb, for you, which I have forwarded on some time since, in order that he may Know what the duties will be, if they are for the University, they will be...
I have procured the white Lead and oil ordered in yours of the 30th: ulto, which shall go by first waggon for charlottesville— MHi .
Your much esteem d of the 9th:, covering M r R’s letter has been rec’d, & am at a loss for words to express to you the obligations I feel myself under for this, & other marks of your esteem & confidence—I beg you to be assured I am duly sensible of them, & shall ever feel proud to have merited the good will of one as exalted in every respect—I only regret that I have it not in my power to make...
I sent forward your cask Wine some days ago, & hope it is safely with you before this—the Bundle of Books from New York, of which you enclosed me a bill of lading, was rec d to day, & immediately forwarded to J. & Raphael, together with another small parcel, from a M r Lewis of Spottsylvania, intended for yourself & D r Blaettermann—I hope they will also get safe to hand— I am deeply mortified...
I have procured the Cask Wine you write for, but have not obtained a Waggon to carry it on yet, I hope to do so early next week, & will direct it to care J. & Raphael— I have made the remittance you desired to Jonathan Thompson, collector at New York, & paid your several dfts: to Heiskell, Leitch, & J. & Raphael— The marble from N. York is deposited safely on the margin of the Basin, ready for...
By the last mail I rec d your of the 29 th & send by this days mail, well packed, the articles you wrote for, which I hope will reach you safely, & prove beneficial as well as those already sent. no apology is necessary, I assure you, my dear sir, for calling on me to perform any kind of service for you, as it is a source of real happiness to me to have it in my power to be useful to you. I...
I am distres d that my absence from Town a day or two should have delay d the forwarding the Catheter’s ordered, one Mail, they will go by the same with this, & being carefully packed, hope they will reach you safely—I sincerely regret to hear that your discard is unabated, I hope the approach of cool weather will be beneficial— MHi .