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Your Coffee and Corks went by a Waggon on tuesday last, to Charlottesville, care M r Raphael, the Wine is double cased, & ready for the first trusty Boat— MHi .
I send herewith, agreeable to your request, Adams’s Roaman Antiquities & Valpy’s Greek Grammar, both of which I wish safe to hand— MHi : Coolidge Collection.
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...
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—
Sales of Sixty Barrels Flour by Bernard Peyton 1823 Rich d for a/c Thomas Jefferson Esq: 13 Jan y To Jn o & W m Gilliat in Store at 30 Days: 42 Blls Superfine flour at $4⅞ $204.75 18 do. Fine do. 〃 4½ 81. 60
I have just returned from my Northern trip, & am sincerely thankful for the facilities you afforded me, by the letters enclosed to Washington, they ensured me a warm reception every where, & were, in other respects, of real value to me—I have no doubt my business will be much improved by it— I called on the collector of New York, & paid the small sum you were due him, mentioned in one of your...
I should have done myself this pleasure by the last mail, but finding on my arrival M r Eppes had not reached Town & not having sufficient time to execute your order for the Harpsichord strings determined to defer it until to=day. M r Eppes has still not arrived, & as I had no blank of yours for the Farmers Bank of $2,500 instead of $3,000, was obliged to offer the note without the curtail,...
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...
Your Tobacco was inspected and sold yesterday, in presence of every dealer, in that article, in this city, & in the manner wished by them, of course every one had a fair chance, & the Tobacco, the best prospect of doing well—the first choice Hhd: brot $8.35, the next five choice, brot $8, the next Hhd: $7.05, & so on down to $2.45, which was the lowest, for the refused buys — eight of the...
Sales 80 Barrels Super fine flour by B. Peyton For a/c M r Tho s Jefferson 1821 Rich d 2 d May To Cap: Reynolds for Cash in store } $300 .00 80 Blls: Super fine flour at $3.75 Charges cash paid freight at 2/6 is $33 .34
The bearer of this M r Baker Beaven is the Gentleman who I have employed to examine your Quarry of Slate & who I am persuaded you will find entirely qualified to discharge that duty— I have written you more fully by this day’s mail on this subject to which I now refer you In haste RC ( MHi ); endorsed by TJ as received 21 June 1818 and so recorded in SJL .
I am favor’d with yours of the 9 th current, covering later to Sam l Williams Esq r of London—I will tomorrow obtain from Jo: Marx & son, a bill on London, for the am t you wish, at a premium of 6p r C t (which is the current rate held at present) I remit the two first, by different conveyances, to M r Williams, the first accompanied by your letter:—the triplicate, I will remit you by next...
I have your esteemed favor 30 th ulto: covering Deed of Trust, which is perfectly satisfactory to me; as to the recording , it is of no sort of consequence, and what I never wished or intended—In fact it was of no consequence to have such a deed at all, but it can do no harm, & gives me authority to demand a similar security when it is of real consequence. I have, agreeable to your request,...
I have just rec d , & this day forwarded to Charlottesville, care Jacobs & Raphael, a half Bll:, containing Botled scuppernong Wine, ship d by Tho s Cox of Plymouth North Carolina, by request of M r Burton of that state, for you—which I wish safe to hand—In haste— 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...
I hand herewith a/c sales the last five Hhds: of Tobacco, rec d from Lynchburg, on your a/c, which were the most indifferent part of the crop— The 12 Boxes of Tin you ordered, were for d on Saturday last, to care J. & Raphael at Charlottesville— M r Ro: G. Scott, chairman of the committee of arrangements at York Town, tells me he has rec d no reply from you, to the invitation he sent you, a...
Seeing no prospect of an opportunity by water soon, have asked the favor of Co l Randolph to allow his servant to take up a small Box for you, which has been detained here with the Cement for a considerable time waiting a conveyance. Understanding that you have been much afflicted with the Rheumatism lately, mentioned it to my friend Major Gibbon, who has also suffered greatly with it, & he...
By M r Johnson you will receive 2 Boxes Bursts which have been delivered to him in good order, if so delivered to you please pay Freight as is customary. 2 Boxes Bernard Peyton By Cesario Bias MHi .
I am favor’d with yours of the 21st: & 22 d Inst: with their several enclosures: I will forward, without loss of time, to M r W. J. Coffee of New York, a dft. for $100, as directed by you, to cover which, you have credit by Th: J. Randolph’s dft:, in your favor, for that am t , on recd. The Books you write for shall be immediately procured, & forwarded, as directed—one by this mail— The...
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...
Agreeable to the directions contained in your last, now before me, have this day ford d to Lynchburg, care Archibald Robertson, six Blls: Herrings, I will by the first Milton Boat, send you 4 Blls Herrings & two of Shad, & the Nail rods written for, if to be had. I have already ford d the 3 Boxes tin to Raphael at Charlottesville, you wrote for in a former letter; the package from Petersburg &...
Our highly respected fellow citizen D r Foushee, has taken his final leave of us, & the applicants for the office he thus vacates, are inummerable; of course the greater efforts are necessary, on my part, to obtain such a recommendation, from here , as will respectably sustain the one you will have the goodness to forward to Washington, in my behalf, to the President and Post Master...
Sales 6 Blls: fine & 28 Blls: X midlings Flour by B. Peyton for a/c M r Th: Jefferson 1821 Rich d 31 July To D & Allen for Cash on the Basin } $117.75 6 Blls: fine Flour at $3.87 ½ 28 ″ X midlings do ″ ″ 3.37½ Charges Cash paid fght at 2/6 is $14.17 Canal Toll $3.54– Inspection 68¢ 4.22 Comss n at 2.½ p r
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 was duly favor’d with yours of the 3 d cur t covering notes for the renewal of yours at the different Banks, which shall be attended to. On the sixth ins t rec d the above 45 Blls: Flour from Shadwell Mills on your a/c, which was sold yesterday, as p r a/c sales above, which was the best that could be done with it—nett proceeds at your credit, say $212.42; I have rec d as yet, no other Flour...
I reached Richmond last even g , & this morn g rec d yours, advising of having drawn for $200, which was presented about same time, & paid—The other dft. you expect to draw, shall be likewise honor’d. I was greatly alarmed for you & my other friends, growers of Tobacco, on the 23 d Inst::—but discovered the frost was not sufficient to do you harm, & trust we shall now have a spell of fine warm...
Your much esteem d of the 11th is now before me, I have just procured a Cask of the best Sicily Madeira Wine I have seen for a long time, which will go by first Waggon, as will also a Telescope, just rec d from M r Short, of Philad a , for you, all to care Jacobs & Raphael at Charlottesville— P. S. Your friends here are all delighted with your address, at the University, at the Dinner in honor...
I hand herewith your quarterly a/c, to 31st: ulto:, shewing a balance against you of $2066.48,—You will observe the balance due me on last a/c rend d , to 6 Oct r , is stated at $1334.78, it should have been $1334.98, as you will see, by an error of addition, of 20¢, in that a/c— Your favor of the 28 ulto:, together with the enclosures, are rec d , & I have this day p d your dft:, for $200,...
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...
Agreeable to the request contained in yours of the 23 d now before me, have this day remit d check to John Steele Esq e of Philadelphia, (collector of the Port) for sixty and 85/100 Dollars— The Wines have not yet arrived, when they do, will forward them by Johnson’s boat as requested— Jefferson has not yet arrived, but is expected to-day, he will be in time for my purposes, & I have to thank...