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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 .
Agreeable to your request, hand under cover herewith, the triplicate of the bill of exchange, the first & second of which are now on their way to London & Liverpool— Your dft: favor & for fifty dollars has been presented & paid— MHi .
Agreeable to the request contained in yours of the 4th, have procured, & will forward this day to Lynchburg the four Boxes of Tin ordered— Until the rest of yours now before me, never heard of your wish to transmit a bill for $500 to S. Williams of London—Jefferson Randolph wrote me some time ago that you would need $500, & asked me to advance it for you, which I wrote him I would do with...
Agreeable to the request contained in yours of the 20th:, have remitted check to E. Copeland of of Boston, for $64.57 Dolls:, have procured the medecines ordered, which are deposited in the same mail with this, and hand herewith your a/c current to date—all which hope will be satisfactory— The cheese ordered was forwarded by a Waggon to charlottesville yesterday, care of Jacobs & Raphael— I...
I have this day rec d a Box from Boston for you, which is forwarded by a Waggon to Charlottesville, care Jacobs & Raphael,—hope it will reach you safely— In sending blanks for the renewal of your several notes at Bank, I observe you omit one of $2,000 at Farmers Bank MHi .
( Private ) I fear you will think me your greatest & most constant pest in your old age, It grieves me that it should so happen, as you are certainly the very last person on earth I desire to be troublesome to, & what I mention now, is only by way of suggestion, for you to act upon or not, as you may feel inclined— Finding my excellent old friend Major Gibbon gradually declining daily, tho’...
Yours of the 2 d has been rec d covering blank notes for the renewal of yours at the Banks which shall be attended to. The dft: you advise of having drawn shall be paid when presented. I was in hopes you had quite recovered your health before this, hearing you had been at the University since your first attack. I hope Judge Dade has accepted the Professorship of Law in the University, if it...
I rec d this morning the letter you address d to my care, for Judge Dade, & have forwarded it on to Brents=ville, Prince William County, near his residence, he having left here on Wednesday last— I hope this letter covers an offer of the Professorship of Law, in the University, to him, firmly believing him qualified to fill the station full as well, if not better, than either of the Gentlemen...
I have rec d yours of the 8th:, and agreeable to your request, have remitted Jonathan Thompson, collector of New York, a Bank check for $34.87 Dolls:,—$21.97 Dolls: of which is at your debit, & $12.90 Dollars at that of A S. Brockenbrough, on ℀ the University.—The Wine & Books both reached me yesterday, & were immediately forwarded on, by a careful Waggoner, to Charlottesville, care M r...
I have heard with the deepe s t regret of your present, or late indisposition, & agreeable to your request, have this day deposited in the post office ½ lb Gum Arabic, to your address, which I hope will reach you safely—Hoping soon to hear of your entire restoration, remain MHi .
The Tin ordered in yours of the 6th:, now just to hand, is off to Lynchburg, & the Cask of Wine shall go by the first Waggon, to J & Raphael Charlottesville—The price of Tin has advanced to $ 14 p r Box, the last I bo’t for you was at $ 11, I believe.—I have had it marked for “Francis Eppes”, & consigned it to Mr. Archibald Robertson Lynchburg. MHi .
Yours of the 29 ulto: is now before me—when the articles from D r Green how of New York are rec d I will forward them, by a careful Boat, to Milton or shadwell mills, if possible, I will pay his dft: for the same, when presented, as you direct—the remittance from Mr. Brockenbrough, of $100 Dolls:, as mentioned in yours, was not made by last mail, but it no doubt will be, in due time— MHi .
I hand herewith your ℀ current to date, agreeable to your request, & regret that I should have omit d rendering it on the 1st Instant, according to your standing order— I rec d your covering notes for the renewal of yours at Bank, which shall be properly applied, if I had not been furnished with a power of att’y, inconvenience would have frequently occur d in renewing your notes—it is very...
I hand above ℀ sales the last parcel of 42 Blls:, fine flour, rec d on your ℀ , at $4⅛ Cash—I have been anxious to close sales of it ever since it was rec d , but the article has been almost entirely without demand, as indeed it is yet—super fine is very dull at $4½— In haste Sales of Forty two barrels Flour by Bernard Peyton 1825 Rich d for ℀ Thomas Jefferson Esq r — 11 April—
The two Boxes of Books for M r M. Jones, & the Box for you, from New York, have arrived, & are this day forwarded, by a Waggon, together with a bundle each from Nash & Fitzwhylsonn, of this City, for you, care J. & Raphael Charlottesville—all which I wish safe to hand— MHi .
I have understood that some persons have been prevented from sending their sons to the University because reports have gone abroad that there were already as many students in attendance, as can be accomodated within the walls of the institution, & not being disposed to board them elsewhere, have declined sending them.—Would it not be well for the papers to say, unofficially, that a greater...
Yours of the 16th reached me last evening, and I have this day, agreeable to your request, forwarded a check, for $15.25 Dollars, to William F. Gray Esq r of Fdksburg, on your a/c—Your dft favor Leitch, for $192—, & in favor of J. & Raphail, for $60, have been presented and paid, & those you now advise of having drawn, will also be duly honor’d, when presented— The Box of engravings of the...
I have the pleasure to announce to you the safe arrival of the Competitor, in James River, with the Professors on Board, who we expect up in tomorrow’s Steamboat—I shall expedite & facilitate their movement to Albemarle, all possible, where I have no doubt they are as anxious to arrive, as you are to receive them— Agreeable to your suggestion, I wrote to the President in Nov. last a polite...
Your much esteem d of the 30th: ulto: reach d me last evening, & I have this morning procured the Vinegar & Corks you order, which shall go by first Waggon, together with 5 Boxes of Books & aperatus, for the University, just to hand, from London, via New York— We have accounts of the sailing of the Competitor, on the 17 th of December, from Plymouth, for V a , so that she may be expected about...
When Mr. T. J. Randolph was down the other day, he directed a sale of your nine Hhds: of Tobacco, which have been here for a year past—I sold them accordingly, as per a/c sales here with—I found them a miserable parcel of bugs, not much wanted by any description of purchasers—they would not command, at public Auction, in presence of all the dealers, more than is here exhibited, which is, to be...
Sales of Nine Hhds: Tobacco by Bernard Peyton 1825 Rich d for a/c. Thomas Jefferson Esq r 20 Jan y To Sundry persons for cash TJ x 64— 1149 〃〃 65— 1305=2,454. lbs nett, to D. W. & C. Warwick at $3.05 $ 74.84 〃〃 8— 1231 〃〃 11—